September 2012 Blog Posts (25)

Sass Brown, Eco Fashion, Kotoba

Check out this weeks Eco Fashion Designer overview on local New York label Kotobo, and their very first collection of whole garment technology knitwear designs at http://www.ecofashiontalk.com/2012/09/kotoba/…

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Added by Sass Brown on September 30, 2012 at 19:59 — No Comments

The Eco-Friendly, Fashionistas Handbook

Thrifty Style: Clever Ways to Revamp your Wardrobe by Janine Chisholm



THE book to discover how to transform vintage finds and well-worn clothes into fashion-forward pieces. Whether you trawl markets for pre-loved clothing that's in need of repair, or simply want to update your existing wardrobe, eco designer and stylist Janine Chisholm offers plenty of inspiration here. Take 'make do and mend' one step further by not just…

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Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on September 28, 2012 at 14:48 — No Comments

Consume Until You're Consumed

Consume Until You're Consumed



'Consumed' aims to make people question their spending habits, and think about whether they need all the luxuries they
indulge in. The aim of the campaign is to question our society and the messages that are put out to us.



At the beginning of the year 'Consumed' targeted three Primark stores in…

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Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on September 26, 2012 at 13:03 — No Comments

EJF opens ‘Just’ Pop Up shop on Carnaby Street

 

‘Just by EJF’ at 46 Carnaby Street is the new home for EJF’s exclusive Vivienne Westwood War/Peace t-shirt which has been designed to raise awareness of EJF’s No Place Like Home campaign for climate refugees.
 
Shop with a guilt-free conscience and green your wardrobe…
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Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on September 24, 2012 at 16:42 — No Comments

Innovations and Opportunities from Africa

Design Africa's Panel Discussion: 

9th October, 7 - 10 PM, Shoreditch House, London

 

Design Africa is a movement towards building trade and transformative change in Africa by elevating the perception of design and quality of works from the continent. 



Their aim is to make positive, measurable change…

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Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on September 24, 2012 at 12:56 — No Comments

Eco Designer Overview on Maggie Smith by Sass Brown

Check out this weeks Eco Fashion Designer post on the amazing artisanal work of Maggie Smith. In a bit of a departure from my usual postings, I explore these beautiful, non functional, instalation bags and purses woven from willow. http://www.ecofashiontalk.com/2012/09/maggie-smith/…

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Added by Sass Brown on September 23, 2012 at 23:28 — No Comments

Julia Skergeth - Turning Heels Wherever She Goes

A Pair of Stilettos made from Pistachio Nuts and Coffee Beans - thats Julia Skergeth!



A Kingston University fashion student has turned the traditional high heel on its head for her sustainable project that was shown at London Fashion Week’s largest independent showcase, Vauxhall Fashion Scout.



Challenged to be sustainable and use bio-renewable materials to create luxury fashion, Julia Skergeth – who is originally from…

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Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on September 20, 2012 at 13:25 — No Comments

Nina Bloom - Pioneering the Up-Cycling Boom

Nina Bloom talks about the Challenges and the Experiences of her Up-Cycled Business.



Fellowship 500 member Nina Bloom is dedicated to creating extraordinary fashion and accessories from recycled materials. Her products find compelling original uses for one of the largest components of global…

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Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on September 20, 2012 at 12:02 — No Comments

Eco Designer Overview on Patricia Ayres by Sass Brown

Check out this weeks Eco Fashion Designer overview on Brooklyn based multi-disciplinary artist, Patricia Ayres. http://www.ecofashiontalk.com/2012/09/patricia-ayres/…

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Added by Sass Brown on September 17, 2012 at 0:28 — No Comments

TellusFashion - A Fashion World Designed For You

Tellus is Latin for our Earth and the name embodies the concept of a global platform and hive for the fashion industry. 



TellusFashion was launched in November 2011 by Swedish founders Staffan Elfver and Daniel Johansson as a hub uniting everyone who loves fashion. The TellusFashion marketplace sells talented new designers who offer their most…

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Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on September 12, 2012 at 15:02 — No Comments

VELECO - Worlds First Ethical Cyclewear

VELECO - Ethical Cyclewear to appear on TV show Be Your Own Boss.

 

Hove based business…

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Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on September 12, 2012 at 13:29 — No Comments

Ethical, Creative and Motivated? Nancy Dee want you!

Social Media Intern position – Nancy Dee Clothing.

(Internship, with flexible working hours)

 

Nancy Dee are looking for an intern to work on social media. 

If these words describe you then you will absolutely love the internship…

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Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on September 10, 2012 at 16:07 — No Comments

Join the Sedex team for an Evening of Good fun and Great food.

To coincide with the 2012 BSR Conference, Sedex will be hosting an exclusive drinks reception in the heart of New York City.

 

Relax and enjoy breathtaking views of the Manhattan skyline over delicious drinks and nibbles as we present the business case for managing supply chain risk. The event will be held on 24 October 2012 at glamorous rooftop lounge Mad 46, located at the Roosevelt Hotel just 2 blocks from the BSR…

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Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on September 10, 2012 at 15:37 — No Comments

Eco Designer Overview on Fake Natoo by Sass Brown

Check out this weeks Eco Fashion Designer overview on Chinese designer, Na Zhang's line, Fake Natoo …
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Added by Sass Brown on September 10, 2012 at 0:33 — No Comments

Meeting Between The CEO Of H&M, Karl-Johan Persson, And The Prime Minister Of Bangladesh

On Monday evening, the CEO of H&M, Karl-Johan Persson, met the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina, in Dhaka, Bangladesh. During the meeting, Karl-Johan Persson presented H&M’s request for an increased minimum wage and annual wage reviews for workers in the Bangladeshi textile industry.

“Since foreign trade plays a major role in the development of countries as a source of economic growth, we believe that it is in the interest of the Bangladeshi textile…

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Added by Jessi Copeland on September 9, 2012 at 20:58 — No Comments

From Sole to Soul...

Soul of Africa and VIVOBAREFOOT Collaborate

This season Soul of Africa, a non-profit charity organization based in South Africa, have partnered…

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Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on September 7, 2012 at 13:30 — No Comments

Soul of Africa - Shoes that do More than just Look Good!

Creating self-sustainable employment and changing the lives of orphans and vulnerable children…

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Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on September 7, 2012 at 12:00 — No Comments

High Street becomes Highly Aware

H&M Bans Toxic Perfluorinated Compounds From Clothing Line

H&M are banning the use of perfluorinated compounds, a class of industrial chemicals used primarily to repel water and oil in outerwear. The Swedish apparel label says it has developed an alternative that “fulfills [its] demands on water repellence and has good environmental and health properties.” Although perfluorinated acids have been incorporated into many brand-name chemicals since World War II,…

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Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on September 6, 2012 at 16:15 — No Comments

Something Precious Straight from Kenya

Empowerment through Opportunity

 

Johari, which means ‘something precious’ in Swahili, makes stylish beautiful clothing and accessories that people love. Every Johari products is handmade in Kenya by Social Enterprise Johari Designs and the print…

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Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on September 6, 2012 at 12:30 — No Comments

To Dye For...

Whatever Man does he can not Compete with Nature

 

Dyeing has almost ceased to exist as a traditional art. The importance of colour in our lives seems to be realised less and less. It has been forgotten that strong and beautiful colour, such as used to abound in all every day things, is an essential to the full joy of life. A sort of fear or nervousness of…

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Added by Ranganathan on September 6, 2012 at 9:31 — 1 Comment

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