April 2013 Blog Posts (28)

Eco Designer Overview on Charini by Sass Brown

This weeks Eco Fashion Design overview is on Sri Lankan design label, Charini, who  specialize in luxurious and ethical lingerie. Charini celebrates the tradition of lingerie design, while eliminating metal and plastic components from all their designs.…


Added by Sass Brown on April 28, 2013 at 4:00 — No Comments

Riz Boardshorts: Spring/Summer 13 collection

Riz Boardshorts produce beautiful and environmental boardshorts. They're made with 100 percent recycled and recyclable fabric and are digitally printed with earth-friendly water-based inks here in Britain.…


Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on April 26, 2013 at 15:30 — 1 Comment

Bangladesh factory collapse! Want to find out what you can do.

This week more then 200 workers died in the collapse of a factory building in Bangladesh, following previous factory fires that have also happened in the last few months. 



Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on April 26, 2013 at 12:00 — No Comments

Earth to Junky!

Founded by Annika Saunders and Kerry Seager in 1997, Junky Styling is an innovative design-led label. All garments are made from the highest quality second hand clothing, which is deconstructed, re-cut…


Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on April 26, 2013 at 10:30 — No Comments



- I hope many mainstream fashion brands will now rethink their policy of using cheap labour, or at least employ more staff to monitor and ensure buildings health and safety.

Do they have an obligation? I think they do, since they profit from such cheap labour.  They may not care, so long as they can get a cheap garment for penny pinching fashion hungry Europeans to buy.  I can't…


Added by Amelia Jane Hoskins on April 26, 2013 at 9:23 — No Comments

Nula Kids First Collection Just Launched on Kickstarter


Nula makes playful, vintage-inspired kids clothes designed to fit for three years. Everything is sustainably made in the USA.


The first collection is available for pre-order now on Kickstarter.


Kids clothes don't have to…


Added by Erica Murphy on April 24, 2013 at 16:56 — No Comments

FareFashion: BIG Green Week Launch Party! Featuring Managing Director of Ethical Fashion Forum - Tamsin Lejeune

FareFashion: BIG Green Week Launch Party!

The UK's festival of eco ideas, art and entertainment is back in the centre of Bristol from 15h to 23rd…


Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on April 24, 2013 at 14:00 — No Comments

Greenpeace suspending sales of all textiles - Find out why

The environmental nonprofit organisation Greenpeace is suspending sales of all textile products until brands and suppliers are able to provide them with transparent information proving that they are able to produce clothing using zero hazardous chemicals throughout their supply…


Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on April 24, 2013 at 11:30 — No Comments

EFF's wish for the future

'Bottled Wishes' - 50 of the UK’s leading voices on building a more sustainable way of living were invited by Friends of Glass UK to share their hopes for the future. Each one has now been carefully inscribed onto…


Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on April 22, 2013 at 14:26 — No Comments

Eco Designer Overview on Deborah Lindquist by Sass Brown

Deborah Lindquist is an LA based environmentally conscious designer that specializes in one-of-a-kind creations made from vintage fabrications, cashmere, hemp and organic linen. Catering to a young, hip urban audience, Lindquist ‘s couture inspired creations are produced from a mix of recycled and new sustainable and organic fabrications.  For the full blog and a resource of…


Added by Sass Brown on April 22, 2013 at 2:29 — No Comments

Let’s fix fashion: 1% campaign launches



Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on April 19, 2013 at 14:30 — No Comments

Do you want to become apart of Fellowship 500?

About Fellowship 500

The FELLOWSHIP 500 brings together pioneers and innovators dedicated to working collaboratively towards sustainability in the fashion industry. Members of the Fellowship commit to supporting other members and in turn benefit from a supportive network spanning the fashion industry,…


Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on April 19, 2013 at 13:55 — No Comments

launch of innovation vouchers for sustainable materials

InCrops and Kingston University London are launching industry-focused Innovation Vouchers and showcasing the use of novel bio-based materials in product and built design. The event is aimed at design companies,…


Added by Brenda Parker on April 18, 2013 at 10:43 — No Comments

Scottish jewellery designer Jane Gowans has launched her new collection, Captain, for 2013.

Jane Gowans is a contemporary Scottish Jewellery designer, with her studio based in Dundee. Celebrating the quality and heritage of traditional craftsmanship, each piece is made exclusively in the UK and hand finished by Jane herself in her studio. Each collection holds a…


Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on April 17, 2013 at 10:30 — No Comments

Autumn Leaves

This is elegant! I covered the base with Japanese chiyogami paper. The colors are white, orange, brown and gold. This is a bold ring-it really makes a statement!

It is on a silver tone adjustable band that will fit most ring sizes. It measures about 2.2 cm wide.

Though many layers of lacquer have been applied, I wouldn't get this ring…


Added by from japan with love on April 17, 2013 at 10:21 — No Comments

Ethical Fashion Forum is featured in this months issue of WeAr Magazine

This issue also features  Fellowship 500 members Eden Diodati and Titania Inglis!

For more information about WeAr…


Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on April 15, 2013 at 13:30 — No Comments

Upcycled paper challenge

Jake and Maya have launched an upcycling competition called 'Trash 2 Treasure', aimed at rewarding innovative uses of waste material. The programme will be a year long series of monthly challenges running from March 2013 to March 2014, with a different theme each month - Last month featured the Upcycled Denim Challenge. At the end of 12 months, an…


Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on April 15, 2013 at 12:39 — No Comments

Eco Designer Overview on Amanda Henderson by Sass Brown

This weeks Eco Fashion Designer preview is on recent FIT grad Amanda Henderson and her fabulous knitwear collection. Showing for the first seaon during New York fashion week in February of this year, the collection was 2 years in development, and it shows!  . http://www.ecofashiontalk.com/2013/04/amanda-henderson/#sthash.bgSWk9t2.dpbs…


Added by Sass Brown on April 14, 2013 at 19:36 — No Comments

High End Vegan Footwear Collection on Kickstarter

Hello everyone!

I launched a 30 day Kickstarter campaign on March 22nd for my new company KRŽE STUDIO and I NEED EVERYONE'S HELP to raise funds to put my first collection of high-end vegan footwear for Fall 2013 into production! I would absolutely love it if you checked out my project:…


Added by Leila Kerze on April 10, 2013 at 12:42 — No Comments

Not Fashion but earth friendly......

Not Fashion but very earth friendly I spent the weekend helping to plant this biological corridor -  linking two ancient woodlands. After many false starts this winter due to the weather we're now well on our way to finishing - 1000 trees in. Great to feel some sunshine at the…


Added by Wendy Nicolic on April 9, 2013 at 12:53 — No Comments

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