Ethical Fashion Forum's Blog – August 2012 Archive (17)

Pants to Poverty Need your Help

Hey Members!
 
Pants to Poverty are getting ready to smash another pantastic Guinness World Record at Bestival next weekend and have encountered a small disaster that we hope someone here could help out with...
 
The seamstress working on extending the giant pants (pictured) has just become ill (nothing to do with the pants!) and so we urgently need to find someone to cut the new fabric and stitch it into the waistband and gusset to enlarge the…
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Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on August 31, 2012 at 13:30 — No Comments

3 Ethical Skin Care Companies You Should Know...

....Because Ethical is Sensible

 

APIVITA 

APIVITA has been creating natural effective and holistic products since 1979 to promote health and beauty. Its sources of inspiration are: the society and the products of the bee, the rich Greek nature and the holistic approach of…

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Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on August 31, 2012 at 13:27 — No Comments

Cortina: A “Cradle to Cradle” Solar Fabric Made From Recyclable Polyester

CORTINA\ˈkôr tēn ä \

n 1 a: A Cradle to Cradle-certified solar-protection textile used primarily for window shades. b:Made by Mermet from 100 percent PVC-free, recyclable polyester. c: Has a 5 percent openness factor with a…

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Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on August 31, 2012 at 11:30 — No Comments

Invitation to John Martin Gallery for Vogue's Fashion's Night Out 06.09.12



Invitation to all network members. The Ethical Fashion Forum's network has been invited to John Martin Gallery to join as part of Vogue's Fashion's Night Out.

 

 

The evening of Vogue's Fashion's Night Out will mark the opening of John Martin Gallery's exhibition…

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Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on August 30, 2012 at 13:00 — No Comments

Eco Fashion World - keeping you Green, Gorgeous and Growing with a Comprehensive GUIDE to finding Sustainable Fashion

Eco Fashion World is home to the world’s essential eco fashion guide, where Visitors, Fans, and Followers can search by Brand, Store, Category, Eco Criteria, and/or Country.

Eco Fashion World is one of the internet’s longest running websites dedicated to helping shoppers “green their closets.” With the internet’s best guide to eco fashion brands and stores, combined with news (including feature articles, interviews, event…

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Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on August 30, 2012 at 12:24 — No Comments

Mehera Shaw Textiles at Munich Fabric Start

 

Mehera Shaw Textiles at Munich Fabric Start

Autumn Winter 13/14  ---  4th - 6th September

 

Fellowship 500 member Mehera Shaw Textiles Pvt. Ltd. is an ethical design house in Jaipur, India, that uses fair trade labour and sustainable…

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Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on August 29, 2012 at 14:29 — No Comments

Upcycling Wrapping Paper Gown

Check out Si wai Cheong's latest sustainable work - Upcycling wrapping paper gown and rice mash (natural glue)
 
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Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on August 29, 2012 at 11:00 — No Comments

CONSCIOUS SWAP SHOPPING LAUNCH EVENT 17.09.12

CONSCIOUS SWAP SHOPPING LAUNCH EVENT

Monday, September 17th, 6pm - 11pm.

@ Rich Mix, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch, E1 6LA, London

Pre book tickets in advance for £8, or £10 on the…

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Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on August 29, 2012 at 10:49 — No Comments

Safia Minney of People Tree: The Sustainable Fashion Solution

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Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on August 29, 2012 at 10:13 — No Comments

Ecoenstyle - Style, Environmental Friendliness, and Affordability...with a little fabulous thrown in!

Ecoenstyle is an American based group of “eco-conscious individuals who think that fashionable products can, and should be made from recycled and sustainably produced materials.” Using materials varying from bamboo, cork, hemp, soy, organic cotton, and recycled rubber, they believe that products should be fair trade, sustainable, and accessible (pricewise) to everyone. The more of us that buy the products, the cheaper and more available new products become. Therefore fewer textiles are being…

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Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on August 24, 2012 at 14:26 — No Comments

Sustainable Innovation: Reducing Fashion’s Carbon Footprint

Sustainable Innovation: Reducing Fashion’s Carbon Footprint

Would you be more likely to dump your unwanted garments in a used-clothes bin if you knew that they were being remade into next year’s fashion?

 

With the British high street churning out more and more cheap…

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Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on August 23, 2012 at 14:30 — 2 Comments

Iconic TV Weatherman Michael Fish B.A.S.E Jumps for Climate Change

Michael Fish MBE, the iconic British TV weatherman, has completed a B.A.S.E. jump from a London tower block to raise awareness of climate change.

Fish, who is 68 years old and, made the freefall jump from the rooftop, landing by parachute on the ground more than 200 feet below. Fish trained with experienced urban B.A.S.E jumpers prior to the jump. 

Eco fashion brand Rapanui captured the event on video and has…
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Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on August 21, 2012 at 15:30 — No Comments

Katcha Bilek giveaway - 10 lucky winners receive prizes!

10 lucky winners will receive prizes from the collection once the page reaches 1000 likes! 

Like their page: Katcha Bilek Facebook Page

Fellowship 500 member Katcha Bilek (KB), an exciting UK fashion accessories brand for men & women, is currently running a campaign where 10 lucky winners will receive prizes from the collection once the…

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Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on August 17, 2012 at 9:30 — No Comments

1st Moon Clutch, hand crafted by Emirati women artisans

Fellowship 500 member Fashion ComPassion has partnered with a social enterprise, Sougha from the U.A.E. Below is the 1st Moon Clutch, hand crafted by Emirati women artisans, made from biodegradable leather with intricate Telli work. These will be available online in September.…

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Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on August 15, 2012 at 12:00 — No Comments

Special call for contributors and writers

Special call for contributors and writers

Ethicool Groove

Be part of a new and exciting project by sharing local knowledge to an international audience that embraces diversity and progressive points of view.

Become an ethiCool groove contributor!

EthiCool Groove…

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Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on August 14, 2012 at 11:00 — No Comments

The True Costs of Cotton: Cotton Production and Water Insecurity

Environmental Justice Foundation’s latest report, The True Costs of Cotton: Cotton Production and Water Insecurity, highlights the danger of irresponsible cotton production. 

Read it here: The True Costs of Cotton: Cotton Production and Water Insecurity…

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Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on August 13, 2012 at 14:00 — No Comments

Eco Fashion World: The World's Essential Eco Fashion Guide

Eco Fashion World is home to the world’s essential eco fashion guide, where Visitors, Fans, and Followers can search by Brand, Store, Category, Eco Criteria, and/or Country.

Search the EFW…

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Added by Ethical Fashion Forum on August 6, 2012 at 10:00 — No Comments

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