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Archive for February, 2010

London Fashion week launches SCAP.

London Fashion week launches SCAP.

posted in Events , Green Events , New ways of thinking , Style Guide , Sustainable Textiles

Fast fashion Culture under change, the buzz words for London Fashion Week, with new signatories to the Sustainable Clothing Action Plan (SCAP). London fashion week saw a ministerial address, from Environment Minister Dan ...

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Fairtrade Chocolate, another success story.

Fairtrade Chocolate, another success story.

posted in Campaigns We Love , Fair Trade Matters

Cocoa has served the whole of humankind well - not just the tens of thousands of Fairtrade cocoa farmers around the world. From the bitter frothy drink loved by the ...

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Fairtrade Fortnight Launch Event 2010

Fairtrade Fortnight Launch Event 2010

posted in Campaigns We Love , Events , Fair Trade Matters , Green Events , I.D

Fairtrade is big in Britain, 6000 faith groups, 70 fairtrade universities & colleges, 490 town or cities, it is quite frankly a unique phenomenon in the UK. The launch event last ...

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What is Ethical Fashion?

What is Ethical Fashion?

posted in Eco Design , Fair Trade Matters , Style Guide , Sustainability , Sustainable Textiles

Ethical Fashion is an umbrella term to describe ethical fashion design, production, retail, and purchasing. It covers a range of issues such as working conditions, exploitation, fair trade, sustainable production, ...

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Campaign against trafficking in the chocolate industry.

Campaign against trafficking in the chocolate industry.

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

As we are celebrating Fairtrade Fortnight, the EcoChic team are supporting a number of campaigns to raise awareness of the difference Fairtrade makes. Stop the Traffic have invited us all to ...

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The Big Swap Fortnight

The Big Swap Fortnight

posted in Fair Trade Matters

Put the kettle on! It's Fairtrade Fortnight 2010. For this year's Fairtrade Fortnight we're asking the nation to join us in The Big Swap. For two whole weeks we'll be asking ...

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The Perfect Handmade Gift of Teacup Candles

The Perfect Handmade Gift of Teacup Candles

posted in Body Beautiful , Ethical Fashion , Vintage Treasures

These gorgeous Vintage Cup Candles make a unique gift as you receive not just a candle but a piece of history...... Handcrafted in Brighton & Hove, England a stones throw from ...

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EJF – Our Landscape in Flux

EJF – Our Landscape in Flux

posted in Campaigns We Love , Climate Change , Events , Green Events

INVITATION Our Landscape in Flux / the social impacts.   An informal evening hosted by the Environmental Justice Foundation with acclaimed photographer Stuart Franklin and the United Nations refugee agency to coincide with ...

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CRED Valentine’s Competition

CRED Valentine’s Competition

posted in Events , Green Events , Homepage boxes

EcoChic Collection are delighted to be celebrating the work of CRED jewellery, the inspirational pioneers of beautiful fairtrade jewellery. View our CRED collection HERE. As love is in the air this Valentines, ...

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The Virtuous Jewellery Cycle

The Virtuous Jewellery Cycle

posted in Campaigns We Love , Fair Jewellery Action , Homepage boxes , Style Guide , Sustainability

Wishing all our readers a very special Valentine's Day. We have a special and  raptus treat for you all and that is the well known ethical and fair trade jeweller Greg ...

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Make love not war on Valentine’s Day

Make love not war on Valentine’s Day

posted in Campaigns We Love , Events , Green Events , Homepage boxes

If you're wondering what to get your love interest for Valentine's Day, it may be helpful to recall the legend of St. Valentine. As the story goes, Valentine was a ...

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Fall in Love with Ethical Jewellery

Fall in Love with Ethical Jewellery

posted in Campaigns We Love , EcoChic Revealed

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Remembering Mrs Goldsmith

Remembering Mrs Goldsmith

posted in Contemporary Jewellery , Ethical Weddings , Homepage boxes , Style Guide , Vintage Treasures

Want to plan an ethical wedding? My best advice is: remember Mrs Goldsmith. "I chose my wife," writes Oliver Goldsmith in the 1700s, "as she did her wedding gown, not for ...

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The inspiration behind Ethical & Fairtrade Jewellery

The inspiration behind Ethical & Fairtrade Jewellery

posted in Eco Design , EcoChic Revealed , Fair Trade Matters , Homepage boxes , Style Guide

As the saying goes, "diamonds are a girl's best friend" and gold and silver are the most sought after precious metals in the world. View our gorgeous collections HERE Behind the finished ...

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Ethical Silver sourcing, a view from La.

Ethical Silver sourcing, a view from La.

posted in Ethical Fashion , Style Guide

Silver sourcing, Ethics and Sustainable Development. EcoChic Collection are delighted to be partners with La Jewellery, designers of the most exquisite handmade jewellery. We asked La Jewellery Director, Lisa Anne for ...

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Tara’s Ethical Style Diaries

Tara’s Ethical Style Diaries

posted in Beautiful Trends , Campaigns We Love , Style Guide

This month we welcome our Ethical Stylist Tara Scott bringing her latest on Art, Beauty and Style.ART: Renowned fashion photographer, Rankin’s FROM CONGO WITH LOVE exhibition is on at the ...

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Celebrating Fashioning an Ethical Industry (FEI).

Celebrating Fashioning an Ethical Industry (FEI).

posted in Campaigns We Love

Low pay, lack of rights and poor working conditions are still the norm for millions of garments workers across the world. At EcoChic Collection alongside many of our partner organisations ...

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Winds of change in Bangladesh

Winds of change in Bangladesh

posted in Sustainability

Improving working conditions in Bangladesh. Eighteen months ago the BBC reported on the appalling conditions in one of Windy Group's factories in central Dhaka, Bangladesh. The company was supplying European brands ...

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The Greenshop Group gets greener

The Greenshop Group gets greener

posted in Ethical Fashion

The Greenshop Group was founded 25 years ago by Roger Budgeon. Within this time the business has evolved into separate, clearly focused companies that market environmental, technical and sustainable products ...

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Seeing Red – Free Greenland Ruby

Seeing Red – Free Greenland Ruby

posted in Campaigns We Love , Fair Trade Matters , New ways of thinking

Conflict diamonds hit the headlines in a big way - with a little help from Hollywood blockbuster, Blood Diamond - and while few would claim the issues are now resolved ...

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