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News in! Victoria Secret, Burkina Faso and Fairtrade cotton – Child Labour Allegations

December 19, 2011

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Some of you my have heard about this already about  recent article published by Bloomberg alleging that Victoria’s Secret has used Fairtrade and organic cotton from farms in Burkina Faso that use children to work on picking cotton. Please click to see the story here: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-12-15/victoria-s-secret-revealed-in-child-picking-burkina-faso-cotton.html. According to WFTO 10 principles that Fair Trade organisations must comply too […]

To Die For Is Fashion Wearing Out The World? – BOOK REVIEW + Interview With Author

December 15, 2011

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REVIEW by Donalea Scott – Founder of blog  Get A Perspective To Die For: Is Fashion Wearing Out The World by Lucy Siegle Publishers: Fourth Estate (12 May 2011) ISBN-13: 978-0007264094 Environmentalist writer and journalist for the Guardian, Lucy Siegle explores the effect our ‘throw away’ culture has had on our attitudes towards consuming fashion and […]

Future Fabrics Expo 2011 – EVENT REVIEW

December 12, 2011

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Held in London College of Fashion’s Oxford street campus on the 29th and 30th of November, the Future Fabrics Expo  organised by Sustainable Angle showcased a wide selection of fabrics with environmental sustainability at the centre of their design. With around 400 fabric samples from 53 production companies and suppliers, the Expo was one of the […]

Ethik-All PR & Fee Uhssi present FAIRETAIL and Bolo’no Mali

November 6, 2011

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FAIRETAIL is a new concept show, aiming to highlight upcoming creative & innovative talents in ethical fashion, arts, music and businesses. After a successful first edition in July 2011 at Open the Gate in East London, Fairetail returned with a very rich line up, an exciting blend of performances bursting with flavours with influences from […]

Source Expo 2011 – TRADESHOW Review

October 30, 2011

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The Ethical Fashion Forum Source Expo 2011 edition was held in Sadler’s Wells on the 17th and 18th of October and brought together suppliers, producers, designers, and industry professionals all working towards a more sustainable fashion industry. Source Expo is the worlds first and only fashion industry trade show dedicated to ethical sourcing and gives […]

Fairtrade Pioneers – soleRebels – Shoes for Heart and Soul

October 27, 2011

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This year, TEDx a non-profit events organisation devoted to “ideas worth sharing”, and bringing together Technology, Entertainment and Design, collaborated for the first time with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) to bring a truly inspiring conference to Geneva on the 13th of October 2011. This conference brought together forward thinking individuals who “shared their endeavours and insights (scientific, adventurous, artistic or […]

Fashion & Design POP UP SHOP + Ethical Fashion Conference

October 20, 2011

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AFRICAN Fashion AND Ethical fashion event this weekend! Get on down to THE POP UP SHOP @ OPEN THE GATE to showcase a new generation of Designers from the Diaspora ▲ ALL AFTERNOON :: SHOWROOM + EXCLUSIVE SALES + STYLE & BEAUTY ADVICE ▲ 2PM ::  ECO-FRIENDLY & ETHICAL DESIGN TALK + Q&A by Fee Uhssi Not only can […]