Featured Blog Posts – October 2012 Archive (20)

TOP UP SAMPLES | Just £3.99 for 12 samples!

Did you buy one of our UK Sample Books before October 2012? Purchase our 'top up' fabric samples to add to your previous sample books:…

Added by Offset Warehouse on October 30, 2012 at 11:00 — No Comments

Sass Brown, Eco Fashion, Saisei

Check out this weeks Eco Designer overview on Italian bag brand Saisei, who work with a wide range of upcycled military and merchant navy textiles. http://www.ecofashiontalk.com/2012/10/saisei…


Added by Sass Brown on October 29, 2012 at 20:53 — No Comments

Flordemano - Beautifully Sustainable for Beautiful Little Ones.

Behind Flordemano

I am warm, I am colourful, I am holding you….

Warm, colourful, comfortable original designs that are ethically produced.


Flordemano offers a unique hand knitted and lambskin collection for babies and young children. They work closely with suppliers using natural materials whilst ensuring…


Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on October 29, 2012 at 17:52 — No Comments

The Royals Make A Stand for Ethical Fashion

Only last week Prince Charles was supporting the Campaign for Wool and it's now Princess Eugenie's time to shine.  The Duke of York's daughter was spotted adorned in ethical fashion label "Beulah", and claims herself to be a big fan: “They are such a great brand, and the fact that they are supporting Anti-Slavery Day is incredible, it’s a cause I truly believe in.”


It just goes to show that the origin of our clothes is important.  Nobody wants to support sweatshops,…


Added by Offset Warehouse on October 25, 2012 at 9:00 — 1 Comment

London: Popping Up with Sustainable and Ethical Fashion

Pop In to the PureThread Pop Shop in London at 67 Old Street in Shoreditch

ethical fashion

For many, fashion doesn’t hit their radar when they think of living sustainably, but sustainable and ethical fashion is…


Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on October 24, 2012 at 13:23 — No Comments


Looking for fresh ideas and more ways to manufacture your designs? Offset are hosting another free collective event in London THIS THURSDAY!

This free event is exclusively for all you designers to get honest opinions from your fashion peers and answers to all those nightmares: from fabric sourcing problems, cheap marketing ideas and…


Added by Offset Warehouse on October 23, 2012 at 9:29 — No Comments

WANTED: UNWANTED TEXTILES | Fabrics piling up in your cupboards? About to throw them away?


Send them to Offset Warehouse and we’ll find them a wonderful new home!

Every year 1.5 million tons of clothes and textiles go to landfill in Britain. This means 9500 garments are thrown into landfill every five minutes. That is the equivalent of every one in four garments sold.

While every…

Added by Offset Warehouse on October 22, 2012 at 9:30 — No Comments

The Conscience Collective - British Wool Week 2012

Read our short story in celebration of British Wool Week-- CARIBBEAN SOUL BRITISH WOOL and take a peek at our first attempt at felt making.…


Added by Stacy Hope on October 22, 2012 at 1:03 — No Comments

The Conscience Collective - The Slow Revolution, What is it good for?

We are constantly consumed by the need to go fast: driving, food, fashion and even sex. Read about The Slow Revolution, which advocates the slowing down of life's pace "in order to meet fundamental human needs, while allowing for the earth’s natural regeneration to take…

Added by Stacy Hope on October 19, 2012 at 16:15 — No Comments

Livia Firth and the BFC partner for the Sustainable City Awards

Green queen Livia Firth and the British Fashion Council have teamed up to support the Sustainable Fashion Award, the Sustainable City Awards' newest category.

Livia Firth at the 2012 Golden Globe Awards in her Green Carpet Challenge gown designed by…


Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on October 19, 2012 at 13:09 — No Comments


We are currently creating a directory on our website for all to use.

Please pop by and throw up an ad for your label, shop, business, etc.

We'd love to hear from you.


Added by Katie Gannon on October 18, 2012 at 7:39 — No Comments

Natural Dyed with out Mordants !

Natural dying has great depth of beauty  is well known.  In fact the gallexies visual impact example quoted    to natural non mordant or non chemical dying of fabrics is right .There is great depth to all natural dyed garments . They are just a living…


Added by N.J.Bond on October 18, 2012 at 1:30 — 2 Comments


Our industry experts are on hand to provide you with the core knowledge and skills you need to design, source and manufacture in a socially and environmentally safe way.




rn the tools required to design in a more efficient, environmentally safe and…

Added by Offset Warehouse on October 17, 2012 at 10:36 — No Comments

Free Event for Ethical Designers - Next Thursday 25th October!

OFFSET COLLECTIVE EVENT | Free event for ethical designers next Thursday!

From fibre sourcing problems to customs & duties solutions, great marketing ideas and precious PR & sales contacts, the Offset Warehouse Collective event is the perf
ect opportunity to meet and talk with other ethical designers.

We'll be bringing along a range of fabrics that you can purchase in a group, so you can meet…


Added by Offset Warehouse on October 17, 2012 at 7:03 — No Comments

Eco Designer Overview on Jan-Jan Van Essche by Sass Brown

Check out this weeks Eco Fashion Designer Overview on Belgian men's wear designer Jan-Jan Van Essche. Not an eco designer in the full sense of the term, but never the less a wonderful exploration into heritage dressing that doesn't follow the seasonal norm and focuses on personal style, not trends. http://www.ecofashiontalk.com/2012/10/jan-jan-van-essche/…


Added by Sass Brown on October 14, 2012 at 22:09 — No Comments

The Conscience Collective - The blog that provokes your ethical conscience

The Conscience Collective

Take a look at our most recent blogs on International Day of the Child, Leah Borromeo's upcoming film Dirty White Gold, 20 Ethical Ways to Keep Warm and our Meat Free Monday post HERE.Follow us as we question the ways in which we live and contribute to the global…


Added by Stacy Hope on October 12, 2012 at 18:17 — No Comments


FABRIC LOVE| Don't you love waking up in the morning to a whole new set of sumptuous samples?! Lime green peace silk? Eeee!


PEACE SILK | Luxurious…

Added by Offset Warehouse on October 11, 2012 at 10:30 — No Comments

Cutting through eco-confusion: Organic Cotton Campaign

World’s first Global Organic Cotton Campaign launches at Hong Kong Textiles Conference 

Major players in the international textiles industry were challenged yesterday to sign up to organic – the most reliable and trustworthy standard of sustainable textiles production.

Speaking at the Sustainable Textiles…


Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on October 5, 2012 at 13:25 — No Comments

ESMOD Berlin present their 2012 M.A Graduate show - Sustainability in Fashion

What is the future of fashion? How will fashion producers incorporate new standards of sustainability within their production? Is sustainable fashion luxurious? How will industry evolve to meet the demands of increasingly informed consumers in a socially, economically and environmentally conscious climate?…


Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on October 2, 2012 at 15:06 — No Comments

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