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Archive for April, 2010

Celebrate World Fair Trade Day 2010

Celebrate World Fair Trade Day 2010

posted in Campaigns We Love , Events , Green Events

Celebrate World Fair Trade Day 2010 You have the power to change lives. Support Fair Trade and join us for World Fair Trade Day 8th May 2010. Together, we can make a ...

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Sonia Kashuk Eco Chic Cosmetic Brush Collection

Sonia Kashuk Eco Chic Cosmetic Brush Collection

posted in Body Beautiful , New ways of thinking , Style Guide

Make-up artist and determined entrepreneur, Sonia Kashuk, is a unique talent with a can do spirit. Sonia began her career in the early 80's working with esteemed photographer Arthur Elgort. ...

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Swati Argade In love or…

Swati Argade In love or…

posted in Style Guide

Indian-American designer Swati Argade chooses fabrics and embroideries for her clothing designs that help to sustain the maintenance and development of local economies and ancient traditions like weaving, embroidery, and ...

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People Tree presents Ask Emma Watson

People Tree presents Ask Emma Watson

posted in Fair Trade Matters , Style Guide

Emma Watson, of Harry Potter fame has recently collaborated with fairtrade fashion pioneers People Tree to design a Spring/Summer 2010 Kids collection. In this latest short film People Tree presents ...

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EJF Eco Chic Pop Up Shop

EJF Eco Chic Pop Up Shop

posted in Campaigns We Love , Events , Green Events , Style Guide , Sustainability

At EcoChic Magazine we are firm believers in all things Eco Chic and are delighted to celebrate with the EJF and the opening of their new London Pop Up Shop ...

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URTH & Leblas ethical & eco-luxe Jewellery Collection

URTH & Leblas ethical & eco-luxe Jewellery Collection

posted in Contemporary Jewellery , Style Guide

New boutique jeweller, Leblas, has teamed with eco-luxe lifestyle brand, URTH, to design a collection of fine silver and gold jewellery available this Spring. Made entirely from ethical materials including ...

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War on Want, Sweatshops & plantations

War on Want, Sweatshops & plantations

posted in Campaigns We Love , New ways of thinking

The charity and highly successfull campaign organisation War on Want  fights poverty in developing countries in partnership with people affected by globalisation. War on Want campaign for human rights and against ...

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German retailer Lidl retracts claims of fair working

German retailer Lidl retracts claims of fair working

posted in Campaigns We Love , New ways of thinking

The Clean Clothes Campaign works to improve conditions and support the empowerment of workers in the global garment industry. It has national campaigns in 14 European countries with a network ...

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Tesco ‘Slave Labour’ Row better or worse since 2008?

Tesco ‘Slave Labour’ Row better or worse since 2008?

posted in New ways of thinking

The London Evening standard featured ar earlier article in 2008 on the supermarket giant Tesco and how it had been accused of exploiting workers who are paid an average 16p an hour. At that time, the ...

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Ethical fashion hits big time with German takeover

Ethical fashion hits big time with German takeover

posted in Events , Green Events , Style Guide

Green fair-trade fashion looks set to slip out of the closet as one of the world's top trade fair organisers, Germany's Messe Frankfurt, takes over the Paris-based "Ethical Fashion Show." The ...

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New Artisan’s Market Launch in George Street Hove, Sussex.

New Artisan’s Market Launch in George Street Hove, Sussex.

posted in Eco Sussex , Events , Green Events , Sustainability

George Street in Hove is about to witness the launch of the first Sussex based, Artisans market. Common Cause, the co operative set up to support sustainable and local produce, ...

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Oro Verde the most loved Gold in the world

Oro Verde the most loved Gold in the world

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

This is where it began. A small group of dreamers who thought they could change gold mining in the Chocó Region of Colombia. Miners, jewellers and all the consumers who ...

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Disputed Bay of Bengal island vanishes

Disputed Bay of Bengal island vanishes

posted in Body & Soul , New ways of thinking

According to the BBC, a tiny island claimed for years by India and Bangladesh in the Bay of Bengal has disappeared beneath the rising seas, scientists in India say. The uninhabited ...

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