About Shanley Knox

Shanley Knox Founder/owner of the Nakate Project, an initiative bringing third world female artisans to high fashion. I am passionate about all things that are truly sustainable, and truly making a positive difference in the world around us.



Author Archives: Shanley Knox

Rampant: Bringing Locally Sourced Menswear to your Doorstep

September 26th, 2013 | by Shanley Knox

Jason Powers is exactly what you'd expect him to be. Funny, tattooed to the hilt, living in a beautiful apartment at the top of the Castro in San Francisco with a hyper boxer named Daisy and his boyfriend, James, who's running business development on a line of menswear Powers says he's been dreaming about for years


Celebrate Day of the Girl in San Francisco

September 18th, 2013 | by Shanley Knox

Shop handmade accessories from across the globe to support the work of female artisans across the globe with keynote speaker Jamila Hashimi, who risked her life to run a secret school for women and girls in Kabul, Afghanistan.


Offset Warehouse: Your Resource for Sustainable Textiles and Eco-Fabrics

June 21st, 2013 | by Shanley Knox

When it comes to sourcing eco, fabrics are still being produced in relatively small quantities. Finding sustainable textiles can a huge amount of time and research. Offset Warehouse wants the whole world to buy ethically, so their company has set out to make it easy by doing all the sourcing for you!


FareFashion: BIG Green Week Launch Party!

June 13th, 2013 | by Shanley Knox

Join FareShare South West and Bristol Fairtrade for a gala evening of eco-fashion, eco-food, music, recycling and sustainability to officially launch this years sold-out BIG Green Week Festival


Five Ethical Suppliers to Support in Bangladesh

June 6th, 2013 | by Shanley Knox

In a country where garments made up £11.9 billion total exports of £15 billion in 2012, and women account for over 90% of the workforce in the garment sector, it is important to continue engaging in and encouraging ethical trading in Bangladesh. Here are five key suppliers to support


5 Must-Have Ethical Summer Dresses

May 30th, 2013 | by Shanley Knox

Whether you're spending the day playing in the sun, or putting your heels on for a warm night out on the town, we've got you covered with our top five ethical fashion picks for summer.



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