October 2011 Blog Posts (14)

Eco Fashion Designer Overview on Juana Diaz by Sass Brown

This weeks Eco Fashion Designer overview is on the work of Santaigo based designer Juana Diaz, who works with factory pre consumer textile waste, as well as the waste from her own collection.   http://www.ecofashiontalk.com/2011/10/juana-diaz/

Added by Sass Brown on October 31, 2011 at 15:51 — No Comments

We didn't have the green thing back then

My uncle found this article and sent it to me in an email. It points out something very important about "the green thing".
The Green Thing
In the queue at the supermarket, the cashier told an older woman that she should bring her own grocery bags because plastic bags weren't good for the environment. 

The woman apologised to him and explained, "We didn't have the green thing back in my day." The cashier responded, "That's our problem today. Your…

Added by Katrina O'Brien on October 31, 2011 at 14:38 — No Comments

Delicious Rings

Added by from japan with love on October 26, 2011 at 15:04 — No Comments

Important: Improvements and changes to the Ethical Fashion Network

The Ethical Fashion Network is growing fast- and we want to make it as useful as possible for members. The Ethical Fashion Forum team will be dedicating time and resources over the next few weeks to make improvements to the network. We hope will make it more effective as a platform for networking as well as promoting the work of members.

If you have ideas on how we can make the network work better for you- please tell us! We have created a discussion on the forum so that we can take… Continue

Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on October 26, 2011 at 12:28 — No Comments


Now in the aftermath of the SOURCE expo (17th and 18th October) the EFF offices are still buzzing with all the follow up excitement. Industry professionals, exciting and innovative traders, packed out seminars, consultancy sessions and a running SOURCE cinema were some of the highlights of the 2 day event. The spacious Sadlers Wells venue offered four floors filled…


Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on October 24, 2011 at 11:30 — No Comments

Tights maker walks away with M&S eco award

A factory in Derbyshire employing more than 400 people will be able to compete with the Far East and secure its future after it turned itself into an eco factory – halving its energy bill and saving millions in costs.


Marks & Spencer has awarded the factory in Belper, Derbyshire, with its Plan A eco-factory status.

Factory owner Courtaulds – which supplies a third of the 180 pairs of tights…


Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on October 21, 2011 at 14:16 — 1 Comment

A few recent bespoke rings we have made with Fairtrade gold

Fairtrade gold launched in February 2011 and we were lucky enough to b one of the first jewellers allowed to used this new certificated Fairtrade gold.

We had supply problems at first but are now almost managing a supply of Fairtrade gold when we need it, at least in some forms.  Here are a few of our…


Added by Harriet Kelsall on October 21, 2011 at 11:17 — No Comments

6 reasons to buy Fairtrade

Hi - thought you might be interested to read this article - 6 reasons to buy a few Fairtrade things each time you shop.  Hope you like it!  Harrietx

Added by Harriet Kelsall on October 21, 2011 at 11:12 — No Comments

Fashions Finest Boutique

Added by Fashions Finest on October 19, 2011 at 23:21 — No Comments

Fashions Finest London Fashion Week Show Feb 2012

Added by Fashions Finest on October 19, 2011 at 23:18 — No Comments

Eco Fashion Designer Overview on Evgeni Petkov by Sass Brown

Finally, after a couple of weeks hiatus it is back to Eco Fashion Designer overviews as normal and every week on my website at www.ecofashiontalk.com.  This weeks designer overview is on the Bulgarian designers Evgeni Petkov. Also, lots of new additions to the Resources section of the site, with recent uploads on Ultra, Titania Inglis, Vitamin A and lots of others. Please feel free to comment, reach out, Tweet and share, but most of all enjoy!

Added by Sass Brown on October 16, 2011 at 18:26 — No Comments

Fashion Trends In Ethnic Formal-wear



Added by Urban Fashion Network on October 13, 2011 at 1:30 — No Comments


Sass Brown is the Resident Director for the Fashion Institute of Technology’s study abroad program in Florence, Italy.  Originally from London, England, Sass established herself as a designer with her own signature collection selling in the UK and across Canada. Sass has a BA in Fashion Design from…


Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on October 4, 2011 at 15:00 — No Comments

Trends Without Spends ... 40's Glam!

Trends Without Spends ... 40's Glam!…

Added by Offset Warehouse on October 3, 2011 at 7:10 — No Comments

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