Ethical Fashion Forum's Blog – July 2011 Archive (10)

Ethical Fashion Label People Tree Launch Design Competition

Design a t-shirt graphic for the People Tree’s 2012 collection. 

Fancy yourself as a fashion designer? Well, fair trade fashion label, the People Tree is giving you the opportunity to design a t-shirt graphic as part of their…

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Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on July 26, 2011 at 0:05 — No Comments

Drapers launches indie online directory

Drapers magazine has launched the UK’s first searchable online directory of UK fashion independents. Listings in the directory are free, and include links to the retailers’ websites.
 
The database already features details of almost 150 indies from across the country and Drapers subscribers can access it free of charge by visiting independents.drapersonline.com.
 
Drapers editor-in-chief Caroline Nodder said: “This is a fantastic resource for our…
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Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on July 26, 2011 at 0:02 — No Comments

CALL FOR PAPERS: Research Journal of Textile and Apparel

Two calls open till Sept 2011 and Dec 2011

 

CfP: Research Journal of Textile and Apparel

RESEARCH JOURNAL OF TEXTILE AND APPAREL

CALL FOR PAPERS



Special Issue on

Fashion and Textile Strategies for Sustainable Design and Consumption

Guest Editor

Kirsi Niinimäki, School of Art and Design, Aalto University, Finland

 

Special Issue on

The…

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Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on July 25, 2011 at 23:30 — No Comments

UN to Promote Biodiversity in Fashion

The United Nations trade and development agency has set up three new partnerships with the fashion industry in the UK, Spain and the Netherlands in a bid to encourage designers to use recycled or natural materials.

 

In its first initiative, the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has jointly created an award category within the Fashioning the Future Awards campaign based at the Centre for Sustainable Fashion of the London…

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Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on July 25, 2011 at 22:39 — No Comments

The Green Fashion Competition Launches

The Green Fashion Competition is challenging you to:

Design three outfits and write a business plan, which explain how your fashion enterprise contributes to sustaining Biodiversity.

PRIZES

The Green Fashion Competition aims to facilitate talented fashion entrepreneurs in founding their ventures in the fashion industry and has…

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Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on July 25, 2011 at 22:30 — No Comments

SUSTAINABLE FASHION GOES GLOBAL

PLEASE NOTE REVISED DATE:

16TH AUGUST: SUSTAINABLE FASHION GOES GLOBAL

An exclusive preview of sustainable market and supply intelligence on EFF's recently launched SOURCE Magazine

Venue:…

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Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on July 21, 2011 at 10:55 — No Comments

Mainstream press: Who features ethical fashion?

VOGUE.COM UK

Format: Online

Launched: 2009

Hits: 800,000 unique visitors per month

In a nutshell: Owned by powerhouse publisher Condé Nast, the Vogue brand is the world’s style bible. With an international readership,…

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Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on July 18, 2011 at 16:52 — No Comments

How government procurement can usher in a more ethical economy

Mention the word 'procurement' to most people and you will likely be met with an expression somewhere between boredom and indifference. Procurement (or 'buying') is not an exciting topic, like social innovation or social media. Yet, it is one of the most important tools in developing the market for social enterprises and remains a vast, largely…

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Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on July 18, 2011 at 16:30 — No Comments

SOURCE EXPO 2011: EARLY BIRD DISCOUNTS END 15TH JULY

Don't miss out on major discounts on stands and tickets

SOURCE EXPO 2011, the only fashion industry trade show dedicated to ethical sourcing, will take place on the 17th and 18th October at Sadler's Wells, Rosebury Avenue, London…

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Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on July 11, 2011 at 10:00 — No Comments

THE SLOW SUMMIT - THIS FRIDAY 8TH JULY 2011

The Slow Summit 2011

a TFRC/Craftspace event

 

Open Lecture with Prof.Alastair Fuad-Luke (author of 'Design Activism') and Prof. Helen Carnac (curator of 'Taking Time; Craft and the Slow Revolution')

 

The fourth event from the 2011 TFRC Open Lecture series, run in…

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Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on July 4, 2011 at 11:17 — No Comments

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