Ethical Fashion Forum's Blog – June 2009 Archive (6)


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Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on June 30, 2009 at 14:30 — No Comments

July's Spotlight on Sourcing event: BRAZIL AND LATIN AMERICA


21st July 2009 at 6:00 pm at the Rich Mix

When it comes to how fashion can change lives, Brazil is a pretty inspirational model. Brazil is currently the world’s second largest denim fabric producer, third largest knitted fabrics producer and fifth largest apparel producer. Brazil is also becoming an important market for designer fashion. At the same time Brazil is taking… Continue

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EFF India Correspondent- Sarah Murphy. Blog 5

The Dhankuta Sisters Handicrafts Nepal:

I had heard so much about Kathmandu, and its reputation for banana, hemp, and organic production, so was eager to see some fibre processing in action. But, I was out of luck, it turns out production season was over and I had missed the chance…this time!

On a very positive note wondering in Kupondel, in the district of Lalitpur, Kathmandu we came across an ace shop called The Dhankuta Sisters Handicrafts, Nepal. A Personal and… Continue

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We are currently looking for budding new writers to contribute regularly to our blog. So, please get in touch if you are an enthusiastic blogger and would like to share with us your knowledge and ideas in ethical fashion.

We are looking for writers with a passion for ethical fashion, whose expertise may range anything from consumer to business level. We would especially like to hear from you if you are outside of the UK or if you are able to commentate on fashion news and… Continue

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EFF India correspondent- Sarah Murphy. Blog 4

When Samant Chauhan told me there was a handloom in every household in Bhagalpur, I took it rather lightly. Then I went into Manali, North India where tradition and tourism seem to sit comfortably side by side. Watching Himachal women prepare their handloom for the day, proceeding to climb into to it and begin weaving. They really are everywhere, most of the women I witnessed spent around 30 minutes working before having a break chatting,… Continue

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