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Brand Preview: The 2013 Global Showcase for Sustainable Fashion

Source Sustainable FashionTaking place ONLINE on the 30th and 31st January 2013, the SOURCE Brand Preview will break new ground as a platform for connecting sustainable brands and designers with buyers and press.

You can attend Brand Preview free of charge, from anywhere in the world- all you need is a computer and an internet connection. Download a copy of the event preview and details.

DAY 1: Wednesday 30th January : Womenswear and Menswear

9.30- 10.30 Womenswear – Casual/ Basics

Showcasing brands specializing in basics and casual wear with a sustainability focus:

Showcasing: Ayuvastra, Arlette Lee, Collective Clothing, Do U Speak Green Eco Boutique, Eco Eco, Ecoology, INHEELS, Mantis World, Marzipants, Mata Traders, One Colour, Pure Pod, Rant Clothing, Shanti Sundays, Sosume

11.00-12.00 Womenswear- Young Brands

Sustainable womenswear by young brands that are gaining profile for innovative sustainable product.

Showcasing: allenomis, Atelier-Laure Paschoud Cecilia Hammarborg, Feng-Ho, Halasi Online, Julika Works, L-L-B, MuMu Organic, NearFar, Samanuscha, Sara-C, The Social Studio, Titania Inglis, Umoja, Vigilantia,

Knit wear: Arlette Lee, Killa Knits, Vyosna

12.30- 13.30 Womenswear – Established Brands

Womenswear by established brands in the sustainable fashion sector.

Showcasing: Animanà, Bhu:sattva, Choolips, Etrala London, Eternal Creation, Goodone, Johari, Maiya, Nancy Dee, Nurmi, People Tree

14.30- 15.30 Premium Womenswear, Eveningwear, and Bridal

Presenting premium and luxury brands and product ranges, that are combining design excellence with sustainability.

Showcasing: Accessuri, Antithesis, Camilla Wellton, ECOMACO, Eden Diodati, Gracia Woman, Jaida Hay, Phillipa Long, Rachael Cassar, Rebecca Street, Sanyukta Shrestha, Taree Birse, Tluxe, YVIAN

16.00 – 17.00 Menswear

Offering, for the first time, and by popular demand, a platform and showcase for sustainable menswear.

Showcasing: Arthur & Henry, Ayuvastra, Bhu:sattva, Clorophile, DaDa Underwear, Eternal Creation, Pants to Poverty, Riz Boardshorts, Samanuscha, 8045

17.30 – 18.30 New Generation

Meet some of the newest emerging designers and brands, pioneering in sustainable fashion ranges.

Showcasing: Aikya Designs, Amy DeCew, Tu&Tu, Fée Uhssi Facebook, Veltimera, Playsuit Parlour, EcoVogue365, Mermadeit, Creation26, Umoja

DAY 2: Thursday 31st January: Accessories, Footwear, Lingerie, Swimwear, Childrenswear

9.30- 10.30 Bags and Scarves

Showcasing bags, scarves, and other accessories which are innovative both in design and in their positive impact on the environment and communities.

Bags and Totes: ABURY, Apoccas, Doodle-Bag, Embellished Truth, Gunas, Heidi Mottram, Inez Osvald, Katcha Bilek, Kerala Crafts, Ketzali, Maya Kotan, Mifuko, Milican Ltd., NV London Calcutta, Organic Leather

Scarves: ABO London, Bhavna, Evolvemint, Panchachuli, Slow Color, Marmalade Textiles, Cocccon, Sawang Boran

11.00-12.00 Jewellery

A platform for sustainable and ethical brands specialising in jewellery that is handcrafted, fair trade, recycled or made with sustainable materials.

Showcasing: Abacus, Alter Equo, Amanda Li Hope, Arabel Lebrusan, Hearts, Ifat Nesher, Kokku, Love Sweet Freedom, Lumoi, Moonshined Designs, Nakate, Raven and Lily, Savannah Chic, SeeMe, Shadki,

12.30- 13.30 Footwear and Headwear

Showcasing exemplary footwear, headwear, and eyewear brands that are pioneering the use of sustainable materials and manufacturing.

Headwear and eyewear: Colin Leslie Eyewear Ltd, Hatastic!, Pachacuti, Wear Panda

Footwear: Beyond Skin, Cholesburys

14.30- 15.30 Lingerie, Swimwear, and Nightwear

Putting the spotlight on brands and designers of sustainable and ethical underwear, swimwear and nightwear.

Underwear: Blysia, In Bloom, Pants to Poverty, Who Made Your Pants

Swimwear: RubyMoon, Curlee Bikini, DaDa Underwear, Riz Boardshorts

Nightwear: Shamanic Nights Online, A.L.A.S

16.00 – 17.00 Childrenswear

The first global platform for childrenswear made to fair trade, ethical, eco and organic standards:

Showcasing: Animal Tails, Alter Equo, Ayni Bolivia, Beibamboo, Dhana EcoKids, Eternal Creation, FourZero, Jakeandmaya, Tatty Gems, The Fableists, 106, Marzipants

Register here.

Written by 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.

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