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Archive for May, 2010

Heaven by Panchachuli UK, transforming and liberating, one loom at a time.

Heaven by Panchachuli UK, transforming and liberating, one loom at a time.

posted in Eco Design , Fair Trade Matters , Home is the heart , Style Guide , Sustainability

Panchachuli UK is proud to launch their ethical and exclusive range, Heaven, within the UK. A versatile range of high-quality, handspun and beautifully embroidered shawls and pareos to luxurious covers. ...

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Ecofashion brand Rapanui injects some cool in to ethical fashion

Ecofashion brand Rapanui injects some cool in to ethical fashion

posted in Eco Design , Ethical Fashion

Ethical Clothing Company Rapuni Clothing has unveiled a new range of clothing which aims to ‘put cool in ethicool'. View HERE.  The small Isle of Wight based brand have been trading ...

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H&M Fashion against aids collection

H&M Fashion against aids collection

posted in Campaigns We Love , Style Guide , Sustainability

Whilst we can never be completely clear on the validity and transparency of the supply chains of larger brands, it is certainly worth noting great causes supported by the bigger ...

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Celebrity Leona Lewis is loving ethical style

Celebrity Leona Lewis is loving ethical style

posted in New ways of thinking

British singer Leona Lewis has spent thousands of dollars on ethical clothing, which she will wear during her first solo tour when it kicks off later this week. The Bleeding Love hitmaker, ...

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A powerful letter of resignation

A powerful letter of resignation

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

March 2010 was a momentus turning point for the ethical jewellery industry with the launch of the Fair Trade and Fairmined Gold mark. Much of this innovation was due to ...

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Tesco, Boots and Subway accused of selling unethical tuna

Tesco, Boots and Subway accused of selling unethical tuna

posted in Body & Soul , Campaigns We Love

The Ecologist Magazine today highlights important research on the use of unethical tuna in our supermarkets.Research shows that high street chains using 'dolphin-friendly' claim on tuna tins are misleading customers about ...

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Loss of nature a greater problem than climate change

Loss of nature a greater problem than climate change

posted in Biodiversity , Body & Soul , Campaigns We Love , Climate Change

Our philosophy is to encourage the use of Fair Trade and environmentally sound products. Over the weekend, it was widely reported how the loss of our natural resources is becoming ...

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Fashion Footprints: Sustainable Images visit & be inspired

Fashion Footprints: Sustainable Images visit & be inspired

posted in Ethical Fashion , Events , Green Events , Sustainability , Sustainable Textiles

This inspiring image Portable Pelt, 2009 by Tara Boath Mooney is part of a major new project, Fashion Footprints: Sustainable Approaches (31 July - 21 November), originated and organized by CCANW in ...

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Good for the Climate – Good for Health

Good for the Climate – Good for Health

posted in Body & Soul , Body Beautiful , Campaigns We Love , Climate Change , Green Living , Health & Wellbeing , New ways of thinking , Sustainability

Research Scientists Mike Gill and Robin Stott argue that climate change already affects human health, creating problems that will increase if no action is taken. The most vulnerable are the ...

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The Climate Dividend

The Climate Dividend

posted in Body & Soul , Campaigns We Love , Climate Change , New ways of thinking , Sustainability

"Climate change is the biggest global health threat of the 21st century." So concluded a Lancet-UCL Commission earlier in 2009..1 A systematic appraisal of available evidence showed that the risks from ...

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European Union calls for fair trade procurement

European Union calls for fair trade procurement

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

The European Parliament issues a clear call to action in today's report "New developments in public procurement" as it renews pressure on the European Commission to support Fair Trade Public ...

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Ethical Fashion Forum Innovation Award 2010

Ethical Fashion Forum Innovation Award 2010

posted in Fair Trade Matters , Style Guide

The Fairtrade Foundation has teamed up with the Ethical Fashion Forum to launch its major sustainable design competition, INNOVATION Award. For the first time, the competition will run a Fairtrade ...

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Cycling towards a fairer fashion industry

Cycling towards a fairer fashion industry

posted in Events , Green Events

Toxic pesticides used in cotton production kill over 20,000 people a year, reveals the Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF) in a candid interview with FashionUnited. As you read this article, there is ...

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EcoChic Product of the week – Sparkling Silver T Light Holder

EcoChic Product of the week – Sparkling Silver T Light Holder

posted in Ethical Fashion , Fair Trade Matters

This T light really does sparkle. The rustic silver finish catches the candle light and exudes gentle flickers of light. Like all our products in our EcoChic boutique  this product has ...

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Refugee Week 2010

Refugee Week 2010

posted in Eco Sussex , Events , Green Events

Refugee Week is a UK-wide programme of arts, cultural and educational events that celebrate the contribution of refugees to the UK, and encourages a better understanding between communities. Refugee Week ...

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Great Fashion Cycle – London to Paris departs

Great Fashion Cycle – London to Paris departs

posted in Campaigns We Love , Events , Green Events

A team of adventure seeking style-savvy fashionistas are to embark on "The Great Fashion Cycle" from London to Paris in aid of their work addressing human rights and environmental abuses ...

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Win Cred Jewellery

Win Cred Jewellery

posted in Contemporary Jewellery , Events , Green Events

We are delighted to have teamed up with CRED Jewellery, purveyors of the finest Fairtrade Jewellery to offer one lucky reader this gorgeous entwined Gold Hanga Pendant. Winner to be announced. This ...

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We love ethical – what’s your eco style?

We love ethical – what’s your eco style?

posted in Eco Design , EcoChic Revealed , Ethical Fashion , Fair Trade Matters , Style Guide , Sustainability , Vintage Treasures

As our recent survey shows, Ethical Fashion means different things to each and every one of you, so EcoChic Collection and our twin EcoChic Magazine celebrates a whole host of ethical fashion labels from ...

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EcoChic Testimonials 2010

EcoChic Testimonials 2010

posted in About Us , EcoChic Press , EcoChic Revealed

It's the work that we do  and the testimonials that keep us up late into the night and rising in the early morning with such enthusiasm and working hard on all things ...

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Sussex Eco Awards 2010

Sussex Eco Awards 2010

posted in About Us , EcoChic Revealed , Events , Green Events

The EcoChic Team are delighted to have been nominated for the Sussex Eco Awards 2010 in both the business and champion categories. If you would like to support the work we ...

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Gold looks green as fair trade goes mining

Gold looks green as fair trade goes mining

posted in Campaigns We Love , Ethical Fashion , Events , Fair Trade Matters , Green Events , I.D , Style Guide , Sustainability

Fairtrade and fairmined gold is officially launched. First we had bananas and chocolate and at last it is officially official, the fairtrade and fairmined gold mark is launched. Greg Valerio and ...

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Swedish Designers Seek Sustainability without Compromising Fashion

Swedish Designers Seek Sustainability without Compromising Fashion

posted in Campaigns We Love , EcoChic Revealed , Events , Green Events , Style Guide

NEW YORK, May 8, 2010 / - Eco Chic - Towards Sustainable Swedish Fashion opened at the Scandinavia House: The Nordic Center in America on May 5, 2010 showcasing Swedish ...

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UK General Election & International Development

UK General Election & International Development

posted in Events , Green Events

As we know that UK Press are describing tomorrow's UK election as the most tightly fought campaign since the second world war. We have been following the debates closely and ...

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Industry Calls for Tax Breaks for Eco Fashion Businesses

Industry Calls for Tax Breaks for Eco Fashion Businesses

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

Today the Centre for Sustainable Fashion, London, UK cited  how Harold Tillman, Chairman of the British Fashion Council is spearheading a campaign that will incentivise fashion businesses to work in ...

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Earthbuilds

Earthbuilds

posted in Body & Soul , Eco Design , Ethical Fashion , New ways of thinking , Sustainability

Earthbuilds are a company based in Europe developing and promoting fully sustainable off-grid buildings based on the earthship design of Mike Reynolds in Taos, New Mexico. Earthbuilds is evolving the ...

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EcoChic On Film 2009

EcoChic On Film 2009

posted in EcoChic Revealed , New ways of thinking , Sustainability

Beautiful designs, changing lives... We were delighted to be shortlisted recently in the Sussex Innovation Awards and the amazing sponsorship that has awarded to us. Here I was interviewed about EcoChic's Philosophy, Vision ...

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Wild Planet Exhibition Brighton, Sussex

Wild Planet Exhibition Brighton, Sussex

posted in Eco Sussex

Wild Planet features images from Wildlife Photographer of the Year, which is owned by the Natural History Museum, London and BBC Wildlife Magazine. The Wild Planet exhibition will be on Brighton ...

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