Thursday, April 7, 2011
Wednesday, November 5, 2008
The show is part of the V&A’s Conscious Style day, an event to explore the growing popularity of ethical fashion, with swishing, styling workshops, talks and the fashion show, all taking place in the V&A’s new Sackler Centre for education.
The fashion show will feature high street and one-off pieces by labels such as Noir, Del Forte, People Tree, Stuart & Brown, Amana and Wildlifeworks.
All events are free. No prior booking is required; some events will be ticketed on the day as numbers may be limited. Tickets for the fashion show available from 1pm. For the full programme visit Conscious Style at www.vam.ac.uk/events.
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Monday, November 3, 2008
You may already know about UniquEco’s FlipFlop(i was) project, which makes and sells consumer items from thousands of discarded flipflops that wash up daily onto East Africa’s beaches. We are very excited to announce that UniquEco has been chosen as one of the 12 finalists (out of over 700 applicants) in the annual BBC World Challenge. This promotion is sponsored by the BBC, Newsweek and Shell to bring awareness to small eco-social responsible companies around the world. Public voting has started and UniquEco has the chance to win the competition if they receive more votes than the other finalists. WE NEED YOUR VOTE.
This email is asking for your support, given by simply VOTING on the World Challenge website at http://www.theworldchallenge.co.uk/html/project08_uniqueco.html.
Tuesday, October 28, 2008
Come and see work from our designers in London this October and November. For four whole weeks we will be showcasing work from severalof our designers in London boutique 'Bohemian Butterfly', located on Kensington Church Street.
Your chance to see some beautiful designereco products up close and personal.To read more about Pure Design Online Eco Boutique & Gallery, visit www.puredesigncompany.co.uk
Work on sale will include Eako's fantastic range of fire hose belts,bags and accessories for men and women; Julie Roberts enchanting sculpted lampshades and Laura's Loom heavenly soft Howgill Throws.
This is an exclusive opportunity to see work from a range of our ecodesigners under one roof. . Visit our website BohemianButterfly for more information."Details: Nearest tube is High Street Kensington.
Showcase from Monday27th October - 22 November. Shop opening times Mon-Fri 11am-6pm, Sat12-6pm Bohemian Butterfly Ltd. Ground Floor 18 Kensington ChurchStreet London , W8 4EP
Monday, October 27, 2008
The discarded tubes are collected from tire centres in VA, Ohio and GA and then cleaned up in an environmental way and turned into amazing bags.
Friday, October 10, 2008
The full collection and more information can be accessed at http://www.rozcoo.com.
Monday, October 6, 2008
New Entrepreneurs aims to help all budding fashion entrepreneurs learn about sustainable business practices. A series of two-hour fashion specific workshops will offer you the opportunity to learn from pioneers in the ethical fashion industry. The New Entrepreneurs website will feature downloadable resources to guide you through core elements of the business planning process and inspiring case studies of successful ethical brands.
The New Entrepreneurs will explore sustainable practices ranging from eco design to ethical marketing. The programme will introduce you to the ways in which businesses can support and benefit the people behind their products; reduce their impact on the environment through sustainable manufacturing processes and develop effective marketing tools to communicate sustainability to consumers.
The workshops will focus on four key areas and will be held at The Fashion & Textiles Museum in November 2008 and again in January 2009; each workshop will be facilitated by two fashion industry leaders, who have particular expertise in the specific area of business planning.
Funding & finance – 5th November 2008 6.30p.m-8.30p.m
Sustainable products and services – 12th November 2008 6.30p.m-8.30p.m
Sustainable Marketing – 20th November 2008 6.30p.m-8.30p.m
A sustainable supply chain - 26th November 2008 .30p.m-8.30p.m
Participants who complete at least three of the four available workshops, will be invited to a one to one business planning day after which a business plan can be submitted to a competition.
Competition winners will be offered a five week summer internship with a leading fashion business, focusing on gaining experience in areas ranging from ethical PR and marketing, to design, wholesale and fashion buying.
To find out more visit: www.ethicalfashionforum.com or email email@example.com New Entrepreneurs is delivered by the Ethical Fashion Forum in partnership with the Centre for Innovation and Partnerships at Newham College and supported by City Fringe Partnership with funding from the London Development Agency.