July 2010 Blog Posts (28)

Seattle Fashion Designer to release firt line of Steampunk swimwear EVER at Chance: Where the Art of Fashion Innovates

You heard right.

Seattle Fashion Design company Lastwear will be releasing the first line of steampunk swimwear EVER at an independent local production know as "Chance: Where the Art of Fashion Innovates." Chance is an event that was developed by Active Entertainment to be a networking resource for aspiring designers, photographers, models, hair stylists and makeup artists, giving them the resources and confidence needed to push forward in the Fashion Industry. Over the last year, the… Continue

Added by Ryan Muller on July 31, 2010 at 11:29 — No Comments



DESCRIPTION=The collection is made out of traditional hand spun merino wool...the knitting is done on 4 gauze hand flat knitting machine as well as handknitting..direct use of sliver has

been introduced in the collection...no colours has been added also there is no trims n buttons in the whole collection.to ensure sustainability.i…

Added by NAVEEN NEGI on July 29, 2010 at 11:00 — 2 Comments

The Green Fashion Competition

The Green Fashion Competition
Sewing the seeds for the future of fashion

Amsterdam International Fashion Week (AIFW) and the Dutch Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality have joined forces for The Green Fashion Competition: A design contest in token of the International Year of…

Added by Holly Louise Syrett on July 29, 2010 at 11:00 — No Comments

New Report Offers Insights to Marketers on How to Brand to EcoAware Dads

(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) St. Petersburg, FL - July 27, 2010 - A new consumer marketing report from EcoFocus Worldwide entitled Make Way for EcoAware Dads provides valuable insights to brand marketers as the new EcoAware Dad trend continues to evolve. The study shows that there is a strong and unattended market for home building, home improvement, durables, electronics, household goods, lawn and garden products, energy, transportation, and more. Already, more than 1 in 2… Continue

Added by 3BL Media on July 28, 2010 at 15:30 — No Comments

Untold VII - Seeking Designers, Students, Graduates or Fashion Lovers

Untold returns to an exciting 7th season, and with several solid shows under our belt we intend to turn the volume up another notch to ensure no story is left unheard.

Next season's venue will be the Design Museum, a space synonymous with design in its many forms, so we are seeking designers who have conceptual & artistic collections as well as those who take influences from merging a cross section of different art forms. Expressions of interest now invited!

Also… Continue

Added by Maame Baryeh on July 27, 2010 at 12:59 — No Comments

Looking for a pattern cutter/sample maker in the UK


I am looking for a pattern cutter and sample maker, to put together a couple of handbags.

I had a look on the supplier page and contacted "Eden Studios" but their email no longer works!
Can anyone suggest a reliable & talented company with reasonable rates in the UK?

Please post here or email directly at liloultd@gmail.com


Added by L on July 27, 2010 at 7:09 — No Comments

The myth of the ethical consumer

While watching a talk given by management scholar Timothy M. Devinney,

entitled ”why the ethical consumer is a myth“ it got me thinking about ethical ethical

consumers take a look at it here:-


From the research I have done I arrived at the same conclusion that

only a small percentage of people would specifically go out to purchase

ethical clothing. How did I come to this conclusion, well while

working… Continue

Added by krishna s on July 26, 2010 at 19:30 — 3 Comments

Seattle Fashion Designer Lastwear to release first line of Steampunk Swimwear at Chance: The Northwest's Fashion Networking Event

Active Entertainment Presents the Swimsuit Edition of Chance, Seattle's Original Fashion Networking Event. Habana Sodo, 2942 1st Ave S. August 13th.



Added by Ryan Muller on July 24, 2010 at 10:45 — No Comments

African Wax Prints


I am searching for real African wax print fabrics to buy for my sampling.

It is essential that i can find the same fabrics later on for production,
so i need to find a company/person that sells these fabrics wholesale.

Does anybody know a company that sells wholesale African Wax Prints?

Thank you

Added by Athena Bentila - MuMu organic on July 23, 2010 at 10:30 — 3 Comments

Eco Fashionista and Proud!

Do you get slack from your friends about your passion for green fashion? Are you burned out from the momentary let downs of looking for the perfect EcoFashion garment or accessory and not finding what you

need? Have you lost your drive to seek out, defend and WEAR EcoFashion?

Than this list is for you, the proud, the growing, the future of Haute

Verte Couture. Below you’ll find 10 Reasons Why It’s Delightful

to Be an…


Added by Haute Verte Couture on July 21, 2010 at 17:30 — No Comments

stroll on thursday!

Looking forward to meeting lots on intersting peeps on thursday! will be my first time at such an event and will be on my own. so pleeeeese hope you guys will come and talk to me! xx

Added by gill dibben on July 21, 2010 at 10:46 — No Comments

hello world!

Hi to you all! My name is Gill Dibben and i am a shop manager for the MInd Charity based in Ipswich. About a year ago, myself and a small team of my volunteers decided that a lot of the accessories avaliable in the "proper shops" wernt all that and that we could do the same, so Piece of MInd lable was born and we started making bags and corsarges using fabrics and items donated to our shop. Since then we have flourished and branched out into bracelets, multistrand necklaces belts hats scarves… Continue

Added by gill dibben on July 20, 2010 at 15:38 — No Comments

Retail Job Opportunity at Leblas Ethical Jewellery!

Leblas is young and exciting ethical fine jewellery boutique based on Sloane Street in Central London.

We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Assistant/Junior Store Manager to join our friendly and enthusiastic team.

We offer contemporary collections as well as a bespoke service, so…


Added by Nina Tukaj on July 20, 2010 at 14:21 — No Comments

Design a Stage Outfit for Florence+The Machine

Pretty cool design opportunity:


Welch, lead singer of Florence + The Machine has partnered with

Talenthouse and Lucky Magazine to open a world wide search for fashion

designers with the aim of helping designers further their careers in

fashion and provide them with world wide exposure.

The creative invite found on Talenthouse asks fashion designers to design a stage outfit for Florence that she will wear for her performance at Terminal 5 in New… Continue

Added by Steve Bishop on July 19, 2010 at 21:31 — No Comments

Volcom, In Partnership With National Coalition For The Homeless, Prepares To Launch Jeans Recycling Program For 2010

(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) COSTA MESA, CA – July 13, 2010Volcom, Inc. the youth clothing innovator, is giving your jeans a chance again in 2010.

In 2009 more than 5,000 pairs of jeans were collected by 100 North American stores featuring Volcom product and then donated to fifty local homeless shelters across the country. This year Volcom is hoping to collect upwards of 10,000 pairs from more than 300 participating stores around… Continue

Added by 3BL Media on July 14, 2010 at 19:40 — No Comments

MuMu is looking for a young designer

My name is Athena Bentila and i own and design the MuMu clothes.
I am looking for a young, passionate, innovative designer to help with the SS11 collection.

I will be launching wholesale from next summer and i need someone who would even be interested in a long term cooperation on designing ethical clothes for women.
If you are interested you can contact me at athenabentila@gmail.com
Feel free to take a look at my website :…

Added by Athena Bentila - MuMu organic on July 13, 2010 at 9:30 — 1 Comment

Need help planning your fall events or campaigns?

Charms To Change The World

July is an important planning month for your upcoming Fall campaigns. As you work with your committees and boards take some time to think about the impact your campaign or event will have before, during, and after it is over. A well run event or campaign has many facets and you want to make sure all your bases are covered.

As you strategize on the venue, theme, décor, marketing, financial… Continue

Added by 3BL Media on July 12, 2010 at 15:51 — No Comments

Looking For Fashion Designers & Models for a Creative Charity Event taking place in London in September !


Hope you are well., we are planning an event with different organizations and its the second time we all doing this, and i want it bigger and better than before, and its a chance to help charities that make a real difference for people living with HIV/aids and children living in the streets. We will have fashion shows, music artist performing, dancers, talks on the charities and dinner and dance as well; and all money raised…

Added by MEIAN LOW on July 12, 2010 at 14:48 — No Comments

Calling all Ethical Accessory Designers...

Next year I will be launching my

ethical womenswear label and via my website I would like to stock

complementary ethical/eco accessory collections.

Here is a bit about me... For the past 3 years I co-designed/directed the ethical

womenswear label si:su with two friends; had a great time/success with

UK and European stockists/buyers and showed at The Ethical Fashion Show

in Paris and Clothes Show Live in Birmingham NEC amongst others. We've

decide to… Continue

Added by Maiya on July 10, 2010 at 10:17 — 1 Comment

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