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Far from being a frivolous fashion holiday, Fashion Revolution Day on April 24th encouraged fashionistas (and consumers in general) to ask, “who made my clothes?”
In a Norweigan sweatshop reality show, Sweatshop: Deadly Fashion, three young fashion bloggers head to Cambodia to experience sweatshop work first hand.
Earlier this month, Forbes released the 2015 30 Under 30 listing, which included several eco- and ethically-minded fashion-folk.
These fair trade shoes feature 100% organic hemp uppers, soles made from recycled tires, a logo made from recycled inner tubes, and include a red spot on the toe “for kicking corporate ass.”
You might remember Lauren Conrad from her reality television debut on The Hills, but this past fall she launched The Little Market, an online artisanal marketplace. The Little Market sources and sells handmade artisanal goods, partnering with artisans in Bolivia, India, Mexico, Nepal, Peru and Tunisia. Conrad is working with her best friend, Hannah Skvarla, […]
This weekend only, ethical design studio Atelier Tammam is hosting sample sale of winter coats, dresses, separates, underwear and evening wear – up to 80% off the original price!
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.
Fashion week fever is fresh in New York. But how is the shift toward ethics in the industry? Here’s five strides ethical fashion has made in the past year – a kind of runway of our own, so to speak, highlighting some of the best of the industry’s shift toward ethical sourcing.
“Who Made Your Clothes?” Ethical fashion leaders, Orsola de Castro and Carry Somers are calling on the fashion industry to take action on April 24 with Fashion Revolution. They have initiated a commemorative day remembering the tragedy of Rana Plaza. The initiative is led by a Board of industry leaders, campaigners, press and academics from within […]
KNO Clothing makes organic, fairly traded clothing. They also help clothe those in need. Read on to find out how you can be a part of all this…
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.
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.
Sustainable fashion favourite, Eco-age.com re-launched their website this week and Firth announced her new Green Carpet Challenge (GCC) partnership with luxury jeweller Chopard, in Cannes. Chopard has worked with the Cannes International Film Festival for 15 years. Partnering with the Alliance for Responsible Mining, Chopard and Eco-Age have produced an exquisite set of jewellery called “The […]
New York and Uganda based ethical accessories brand Nakate is hosting a trunk show and ethical fashion networking event tonight in Manhattan’s East Village.
This Spring, Redress Raleigh hosted their first ever Eco-Fashion & Textiles Conference. The purpose and goal of the event was to bring industry leaders together to talk about where the fashion and textile industry is currently and where its headed in the coming years. Mor Aframian, Director of Branding and Community Relations, gave FGS an inside perspective on the conference, and what they discovered in terms of upcoming trends and sustainable practices.
Sustainability strategist and branding consultant Shannon Whitehead and ethical fashion stylist Lucy Harvey weigh in on what we can expect from sustainable fashion in 2013.
There is perhaps no one as influential in the current sustainable fashion movement than Orsola de Castro, creative director at From Somewhere and Reclaim to Wear, and the co founder and co curator of Estethica, a showcase promoting sustainable fashion at The Exhibition at London Fashion Week.
I was able to catch up with Castro this past week in regards to her plans for From Somewhere’s expansion this year, what we can expect from Estethica in 2013 and who she projects will be the sustainable brands and trends to watch in the coming year.
Two weeks ago, we had a delightful lunch in Brooklyn with David Dietz, the founder of the newly launched online retailer Modavanti. Italian for “fashion forward,” Modavanti is an online retailer for high-end sustainable fashion. In our Q&A with David, he shares the vision for his new platform – and what we can expect Modavanti to bring to high-end sustainable fashion.
Taking 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.