Offset Warehouse's Blog – June 2011 Archive (6)

D.I.Y THURSDAY| Do it like Gwen Stefani – Tie Dye! (...without the horrid chemicals of course)

There's no two ways about it - Tie dye is in!  So we're going to show you how to recreate these designs without all the harsh chemicals and dyes!

 

 

 

What you might not know is that you can create your own tie dyed garments in the comfort of your own home, using things around the house!  Things such as tea leaves, peaches and raspberries, can create the same effect as what you would find in the…

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Added by Offset Warehouse on June 30, 2011 at 11:38 — 1 Comment

RESOURCES | Exactly how ETHICAL is Viscose?

At Offset Warehouse, we're always thriving to find the latest fabrics that are both eco-friendly and socially beneficial, but no fabric is 100% "ethical", which is why education is central to our ethos: it is vital to first understand the pros and cons of a fabric and make decisions whether to use them, based on this knowledge.

 

Recently, we've noticed a little confusion surrounding VISCOSE - so today, we'll hopefully shed a little light and get some…

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Added by Offset Warehouse on June 29, 2011 at 9:52 — No Comments

Whistles' Eco-Chic Beachwear Fit For Royals

Whistles, one of Princess Catherine's (a.k.a Kate Middleton's) favourite haunts, has collaborated with Ciel, creating eight pieces of beachwear, including sun dresses and bikini bottoms. 

 

£150, Silk Dress

 

 

With a long, celebrity client…

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Added by Offset Warehouse on June 28, 2011 at 10:45 — No Comments

VIDEO RESOURCE| We revisited this gem and couldn't resist sharing it...

  Michael Moore confronts the chairman of Nike about his company's ethical policies, amongst which, paying less than living wage to their women workers and funding a regime that was responsible for genocide in Indonesia.

 



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Added by Offset Warehouse on June 16, 2011 at 9:30 — No Comments

DIY TUESDAY | What to do with your old toys, cuff links & safety pins...



Trine Jensen 2011 (Research Book)

We're all about turning heads for the right reasons - standing out, looking unique and beautiful (not because you're wearing the same dress as the girl that just walked past.

 

 

The other day, we were clearing out the office, and stumbled across a load of safety…

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Added by Offset Warehouse on June 14, 2011 at 14:28 — No Comments

From one show to another

It's all about the graduates this week, so we headed down to the hub of graduates, Graduate Fashion Week in Earls Court, to check out the shows, the latest talent and what the unis had to to offer!

 

 

 

 

 

Our Rhiannon reported back on some of the shows she went to:

 

I was very impressed by the…

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Added by Offset Warehouse on June 8, 2011 at 14:46 — No Comments

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