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Archive for January, 2010

Eco Jewellery by Hovey Lee

Eco Jewellery by Hovey Lee

posted in Contemporary Jewellery , Style Guide

Sumptious and Eco, EcoChic's view of the Hovey Lee range. As a child Hovey adored her mother's great sense of style and always loved the visits to the tailors and jewellers. ...

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Launching NV London Calcutta

Launching NV London Calcutta

posted in Style Guide

NV London Calcutta launches with EcoChic Collection. Handmade, Guilt-Free, Luxurious Accessories. NV It's not always a Deadly Sin. Introducing NV London Calcutta- a heavenly range of beautifully designed bags and accessories created ...

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Ethical Business a celebration beyond profit.

Ethical Business a celebration beyond profit.

posted in EcoChic Revealed , Fair Trade Matters , Style Guide

Perhaps we should begin by saying this all gets a little technical and perhaps a bit dry, but wrapped up in all these logos, campaigns and causes are International campaigns by ...

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Healthy Child Healthy World

Healthy Child Healthy World

posted in Body & Soul , Campaigns We Love

Healthy Child is a  not- for- profit organisation the brain child of James and Nancy Chuda who following the loss of their daughter Colette in 1991, aim is to inspire parents to protect ...

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The Do Lectures

The Do Lectures

posted in Campaigns We Love , Events , Green Events

At EcoChic we love to do, to think and to be inspired and the Do lectures are all about just that. The Do Lectures. A real inspiration in fact, a time to ...

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Camilla Welton

Camilla Welton

posted in Style Guide

Camilla Welton, entrepreneur, artist and eco fashion designer, creates a striking collection for her own label. Based in Södermalm, Stockholm "The aim of my creativity in fashion is to make clothes that ...

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CRED Ethical Jewellery To Inspire

CRED Ethical Jewellery To Inspire

posted in Campaigns We Love , Designer Interviews , Fair Trade Matters , Style Guide

Ethical and Fair Trade Jewellery is unique and truly special in many ways.  CRED Jewellery is no exception and aims to  inspire and achieves this elegantly with a beautiful collection that has been ...

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EcoChic thought for the day

EcoChic thought for the day

posted in Body Beautiful

Life "Life is an opportunity, benefit from it. Life is a beauty, admire it. Life is bliss, taste it. Life is a dream, realise it, Life is a challenge, meet it. Life is a duty, complete ...

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Fairwear & People Tree Fashion Show 2010

Fairwear & People Tree Fashion Show 2010

posted in Campaigns We Love , Events , Green Events

Emma Watson's designs for People Tree will be featured at the Fairwear 2010 fashion show on 25 February at Bristol Cathedral, UK. Better known as Hermione Granger in the Harry ...

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Aid For Trade- Is the EU helping small producers?

Aid For Trade- Is the EU helping small producers?

posted in I.D , New ways of thinking

The World Fairtrade Organisation (WFTO) represents Fair Traders from grassroots through to the G8 and is the authentic voice of Fair Trade, having driven the movement for 20 years. It is ...

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The Scarlet Hotel, gorgeous & green.

The Scarlet Hotel, gorgeous & green.

posted in Body & Soul , EcoChic Escape & Getaway

As we turn our attention to eco travel and many new and exciting ecochic escapes throughout the world, we couldn't help but notice  a newcomer to the UK eco spa scene, The Scarlet Hotel, ...

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Vigilius Eco Resort

Vigilius Eco Resort

posted in Body & Soul , EcoChic Escape & Getaway

Perfect happiness brings about inner peace  Vigilius mountain resort could not be the place that it is, if it were not open to the very persons seeking this fortitude - beyond ...

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Turquaz Fairtrade Kids Range

Turquaz Fairtrade Kids Range

posted in EcoChic Revealed , Family Matters , Style Guide

Turquaz has been known for its collection of nightwear and bedroom accessories for many years. To this they have now added several extensive collections of baby and children's daywear, as ...

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The protagonists of the shift- THEKEY.TO

The protagonists of the shift- THEKEY.TO

posted in Campaigns We Love , Ethical Fashion , Events , Green Events

Be part of the shift. The Fashion Event THEKEY.TO announces the count down to the opening of the international event for green fashion, sustainable lifestyle and culture and will raise the curtain on ...

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EJF & Climate Refugees Report

EJF & Climate Refugees Report

posted in Climate Change , New ways of thinking

No Place Like Home - Climate Refugees A new report predicts millions to become climate refugees, and leads calls for a new global legal framework to protect those displaced by climate ...

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Love Heals – Jewellery with a heart

Love Heals – Jewellery with a heart

posted in Style Guide

Over the last few days, EcoChic Magazine has focused on it's theme for the month, ethical jewellery. We just love the Love Heals range of equisite jewellery with an exceptional ...

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Ethical Jewellery – all sweet with Chocolate Couture

Ethical Jewellery – all sweet with Chocolate Couture

posted in Style Guide , Sustainability

Chocolate Couture is an ethical jewellery & gift company specialising in the Ethical Bond©- handcrafted wedding/commitment bands. Gina Johnson, Director of Chocolate Couture tells her story "What makes us different is that we ...

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The DEC Haiti Appeal

The DEC Haiti Appeal

posted in Campaigns We Love , New ways of thinking

A devastating 7.0 magnitude earthquake has hit Haiti, including the densely populated capital Port-Au-Prince and the surrounding area. Although there is as yet no accurate assessment of the death toll ...

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The Big Swish, London

The Big Swish, London

posted in Events , Green Events

London, Fashion Capital of the world, is now host to the BIG SWISH this coming 21st January at Tiger, Tiger, Picadilly, London. The BIG SWISH was launched in 2009 and celebrated the ...

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Sustainable Jewellery Label Leju Designs

Sustainable Jewellery Label Leju Designs

posted in Ethical Fashion , Sustainability

Sustainable jewellery label, LeJu's collections are exploding with colour. Muted lilac, citrus lime, dark red and deep aqua are contrasted with the natural earth-toned colours of the Vegetable Ivory and ...

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Letter from Environmental Justice Foundation

Letter from Environmental Justice Foundation

posted in Campaigns We Love , Climate Change

I'm thrilled to be getting in touch with the latest news from EJF including details of our most recent campaign called "No Place Like Home", on the plight of climate ...

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A weak Copenhagen deal for poor nations

A weak Copenhagen deal for poor nations

posted in Climate Change , New ways of thinking

After two weeks of negotiations the United Nations climate talks have failed to reach the ambitious legally binding deal that developing countries desperately need, say Christian relief and development agency Tearfund. It ...

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Tara’s New Year Ethical Style Diaries

Tara’s New Year Ethical Style Diaries

posted in Ethical Fashion , Events , Green Events , Style Guide

Each month EcoChic Magazine is delighted to welcome our Ethical Stylist Tara Scott from the well known BBC Documentary Blood,Sweat & T-Shirts. A New Year and new beginnings and Tara shares her ...

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Five Easy Actions from EJF 2010

Five Easy Actions from EJF 2010

posted in Campaigns We Love , Climate Change

Will you help the Environmental Justice Foundation make a difference in 2010? After a couple of weeks of festivities let environmental justice be the inspiration to get active! In the face of the ...

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Fashion Summit in Copenhagen

Fashion Summit in Copenhagen

posted in Climate Change , Ethical Fashion

As the world's most powerful leaders debated climate change in Copenhagen, the world's fashion leaders gathered in the same city to participate in this year's most important fashion event: The ...

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EcoChic Petite Wholesale

EcoChic Petite Wholesale

posted in EcoChic Revealed , New ways of thinking , Sustainability

Calling all retailers, we want you to be a part of the EcoChic story. Launching EcoChic Petite our small but sweet wholesale range. EcoChic Collection, like you, loves fashion, always have always ...

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VerdeRocks Feel Good Fashion

VerdeRocks Feel Good Fashion

posted in Fair Trade Matters , Style Guide , Sustainability

VerdeRocks are an inspiration. They have been designing eco-friendly and sustainable jewellery since 2004, before the term "Green" even existed. Verde Rocks create accessories that are a representation of how they live their lives, by causing as ...

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Recycle your Christmas Cards & plant trees

Recycle your Christmas Cards & plant trees

posted in Body & Soul

EcoChic is proud to be members of the Woodland Trust, the UK's leading woodland conservation charity and they've been working for nearly 40 years across the country. Why not recycle your Christmas cards and ...

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EcoChic Top Tips For Green Living

EcoChic Top Tips For Green Living

posted in Body & Soul , Climate Change , EcoChic Revealed , Green Living , Health & Wellbeing

Aswell as growing EcoChic, I continue to work working as a Lecturer in Public Health Medicine & the Environment at the University of Brighton. I love teaching on environmental issues and health, as nature ...

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JosyFlo Accessories- boldness with a beautiful story

JosyFlo Accessories- boldness with a beautiful story

posted in Fair Trade Matters , Style Guide

A range of stylish new  and Fair Trade produced belts give women the freedom to look good, shop ethically and keep their valuables safe and secure has been launched to ...

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Lets Clean Up Fashion

Lets Clean Up Fashion

posted in Campaigns We Love , New ways of thinking , Sustainability

The report, Let's Clean Up Fashion: the state of pay behind the UK high street, published by sweatshop campaigning group, 'Labour Behind the Label, criticised UK retailers for having "no ...

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