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Archive for May, 2009

Make it a Yes vote for ethical fashion

Make it a Yes vote for ethical fashion

posted in Fair Trade Matters , New ways of thinking , Style Guide , Sustainability

What do the European elections and fashion have in common? In the shadow of the MPs' expenses scandal along with Jordan and Peter André's break-up, the European elections are drawing nearer. ...

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EcoChic & the Ethical Fashion Forum

EcoChic & the Ethical Fashion Forum

posted in EcoChic Revealed , Events , Sustainability

EcoChic are thrilled to have become official partners with the Ethical Fashion Forum,  leaders in the field of ethical fashion. We will be working together to promote events and to ...

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Ethical Fashion Forum- Spotlight on sourcing events

Ethical Fashion Forum- Spotlight on sourcing events

posted in Events , Sustainability

FASHION+ The latest spotlight on sourcing events. The Ethical Fashion Forum's latest event series is part of Fashion +, a DFID funded project aimed at reducing poverty and creating sustainable livelihoods ...

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Patients call for NHS Complementary Therapy

Patients call for NHS Complementary Therapy

posted in Body Beautiful

In essence Fairtrade and ethical fashion practices and complemetary therapies all have a common theme and that is a sense of holism at their core and the need to treat  how we relate ...

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EcoChic-Product of the week

EcoChic-Product of the week

posted in EcoChic Revealed , Fair Trade Matters , Style Guide

African roots combined with a twist of sophistication. We are delighted to have discovered this beautiful, highly polished brass cuff, handmade in Nairobi Kenya. The small business in the Mathare Valley, now ...

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EcoChic-Product of the week

EcoChic-Product of the week

posted in Fair Trade Matters , Style Guide

We are delighted to share with you how many of our EcoChic pieces are handcrafted by skilled artisans both here in the UK and in the developing world. Skills that ...

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The real price of a bargain?

The real price of a bargain?

posted in New ways of thinking

DEMANDING CHANGE FROM THE WORLD'S GIANT RETAILERS. Discount retailers like Aldi, Lidl, Tesco, Carrefour, and Walmart try to lure consumers into their shops with low, low prices. A man's suit for ...

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World Fair Trade Day 2009

World Fair Trade Day 2009

posted in Events , Fair Trade Matters , New ways of thinking

An Historic Day, World Fair Trade Day, today,  9th May 2009. World Fair Trade Day was adopted by the International Fair Trade Association (IFAT) and its members in 2001 to promote global ...

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Tropical Wholefoods-making the most of nature

Tropical Wholefoods-making the most of nature

posted in Body Beautiful , Yummy Delights

Making the most of what nature has to offer - and helping smallholder farmers in Pakistan at the same time. When we think of an apricot, we think of the soft ...

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The Yakanaka Foundation & Zimbabwe today

The Yakanaka Foundation & Zimbabwe today

posted in Campaigns We Love , EcoChic Revealed , Fair Trade Matters

For some months now EcoChic has been supporting the work of the Yakanaka Foundation in Zimbabwe and we are about to send further funds to support the programme. Please support ...

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EcoChic partners with People Tree

EcoChic partners with People Tree

posted in Body & Soul , Events , Fair Trade Matters , Style Guide

EcoChic are delighted to work with and promote People Tree the Fair Trade Fashion pioneer. Who better to tell you all about their work than People Tree themselves. About People Tree A ...

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EcoChic partners with Devidoll

EcoChic partners with Devidoll

posted in Style Guide , Sustainability

DeviDoll is an onine boutique that offers chic, up-to-the minute fashion; pure, organic products for the body and exquisite soft furnishings for the home. It is also a boutique that ...

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The Heartfelt Story

The Heartfelt Story

posted in EcoChic Revealed , New ways of thinking , Sustainability

Creating employment, empowering women & giving hope to a community. View our gorgeous, handmade EcoChic Hearts here. The heartfelt Story: In 2005 Martha Letsoalo’s youngest son Emanuel (aged 26) was put into Pretoria ...

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The People Tree Foundation

The People Tree Foundation

posted in Body & Soul , Fair Trade Matters , New ways of thinking , Style Guide

People Tree had its beginnings in 1991, and is the pioneer of Fair Trade Fashion internationally, promoting environmental justice and Fair Trade. The People Tree Foundation is an independent charity, ...

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Cotton On Conference

Cotton On Conference

posted in Events

Cotton On-a one day Conference Saturday 9th May 2009, World Fairtrade Day Council House, College Green, Bristol A day conference to explore and debate the many ethical issues surrounding the world’s most popular ...

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