Thursday, April 7, 2011

BoBelle London's new Central London boutique is OPEN

You've seen us online, you've followed us in the press, now come and visit us in our new central London boutique! BoBelle London have just launched their first boutique in the heart of the West End. A stone's throw away from Oxford Street, Marylebone High Street and Wigmore Street, BoBelle London is situated on the fabulous New Quebec Street:
BoBelle London

9 New Quebec Street


Surrounded by gorgeous fashion labels, restaurants, beauticians and gastropubs, BoBelle London certainly adds a special something to this buzzing street. Why not come and enjoy a glass of champagne with us and browse our new accessories collection in person, before heading off for a gin and tonic in the famous Grazing Goat pub and hotel? Spoil yourself in this gorgeous sunshine! We look forward to seeing you very soon..... Love from the BoBelle London Team

Wednesday, November 5, 2008


Equa are sponsoring a fantastic ethical fashion show at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London on Sunday 9th November.
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

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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

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Visit Pure Design in store, London.27th October ~ 22 November 2008

Visit Pure Design in store, London.27th October ~ 22 November 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

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

Passchal Bags

Check out these fantastic bags, made from recycled rubber inner tubes!

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.
The unqiue markings on the inner tubes, ensures that every bag is unique.

All leathers used are by-products, vegetable dyed and chrome free.

Check out the gorgeous range at

Friday, October 10, 2008

Fashion Forward Vegan Accessories

Check out this fab ethical clothing range. RoZCoo LLC, a company that specializes in fashion-forward vegan accessories for men and women.
The company was founded in 2005 with a line of luxury yoga mat bags and has expanded to include everyday accessories. Our products have been featured in nationwide magazines such as Elle Italy, FitYoga, and Pilates Style.

The full collection and more information can be accessed at

Monday, October 6, 2008

Ethical Fashion Forum Workshops

New Entrepreneurs

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: or email 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.