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Jewellery designer Jon Dibben presents his first Fairtrade & Fairmined gold ring

Jewellery designer Jon Dibben presents his first Fairtrade & Fairmined gold ring

The John Dibben Jewellery workshop in rural surrey has now established for 21 years, and without any formal training, ...

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Scratching the surface – Ethical Jewellery

Scratching the surface – Ethical Jewellery

As ethical jewellery finally starts to seep into the public consciousness, Laura McCreddie from Retail Jeweller.com reports on ...

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Source – Jewellery’s Fairtrade Journey – now published

Source – Jewellery’s Fairtrade Journey – now published

We are delighted to announce that Source - Jewellery's Fairtrade Journey, putting ethics & the environment at the ...

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Fifi Bijoux – ethical jewellery – for the love of elephants

Fifi Bijoux – ethical jewellery – for the love of elephants

Fifi Bijoux is an ethical luxury jewellery design company. Vivien Johnston founded her ethical jewellery business based on the values of sustainability, ...

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Child Voices of Nepal & Climate Change

Child Voices of Nepal & Climate Change

Child voices: children of Nepal speak out on climate change adaptation Authors: Gautam,D &  Oswald,K. Produced by: Children in a ...

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The Anne Wiggins Essentials Collection

The Anne Wiggins Essentials Collection

"The most comfortable and flattering item of clothing I have ever owned." Lila Beainy-Oberhuber (Beirut, Lebanon) The Anne Wiggins ...

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Cotton made in Africa – a real CSR innovation

Cotton made in Africa – a real CSR innovation

Cotton made in Africa is a social business initiative run by the Aid by Trade Foundation. It helps ...

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The Ethical Fashion Forum presents The SOURCE Awards 2012

The Ethical Fashion Forum presents The SOURCE Awards 2012

This year the Ethical Fashion Forum is expanding on its annual INNOVATION competition to launch the SOURCE ...

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Editor Picks – Paper Themes – designer eco edge stationery

Editor Picks – Paper Themes – designer eco edge stationery

The one-stop-shop for personalised cards and wedding stationery...Paper Themes Paper Themes has been trading for over 100 years, designing ...

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Step into Fairness – in celebration of Fairtrade Fortnight 2012

Step into Fairness – in celebration of Fairtrade Fortnight 2012

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Designers in Ethical Fashion – beyond the boundaries

Designers in Ethical Fashion – beyond the boundaries

Whilst the principles behind it may have been universally respected (in theory, at least) since it first began, ...

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Ethical Fashion in 2011 – towards an eco high street

Ethical Fashion in 2011 – towards an eco high street

Ethics is becoming an increasingly important issue in the world of fashion, with a recent YouGov Ethical Living ...

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Aid by Trade Foundation Presents its Initiative at House of Lords

Aid by Trade Foundation Presents its Initiative at House of Lords

Cotton made in Africa Engaging with Fashion Leaders.  The Aid by Trade Foundation yesterday presented its initiative Cotton made ...

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Politics in Ethical Fashion

Politics in Ethical Fashion

History was made in the House of Lords this year when, for the first time, the ethical fashion ...

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Delivering sustainable business models and a fair deal for producers

Delivering sustainable business models and a fair deal for producers

Dear Friends of Fairtrade, We would like to invite you and your Fairtrade groups to attend the Sussex Development ...

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More to milk than meets the eye

More to milk than meets the eye

  Eco Fashion is constantly adapting and improving. Now there is a revolutionary concept coming out of Germany. Clothes ...

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Fifi Bijoux- Exquisitely ethical

Fifi Bijoux- Exquisitely ethical

"We believe in luxury as it should be; without the blood, sweat or tears" Fifi Bijoux - an elegant ...

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Sussex Business – Product Quality Assurance in Fair Trade

Sussex Business – Product Quality Assurance in Fair Trade

Announcing the first in a series of Fair Trade Business Sessions in Sussex. Do join us and hurry as ...

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Studio Vintage – the most elegant vintage boutique in Stockholm

Studio Vintage – the most elegant vintage boutique in Stockholm

 Stockholm's Studio Vintage , stunning vintage clothing, jewellery & accessories, where luxury and unique styling are made available for ...

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2011- Ethical Fashion

2011- Ethical Fashion

2011: Ethical Fashion is grabbing more headlines and being endorsed by a variety of different celebrities and designers, ...

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Shopping with Soul – The Rise of Vintage

Shopping with Soul – The Rise of Vintage

Second-hand savvy buyers have been finding vintage gems in amongst rails of stained and faded clothes for years, ...

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Beyond Skin – the ultimate ethical shoe designers

Beyond Skin – the ultimate ethical shoe designers

How many footwear companies, even ethical ones, can truly claim that "No humans, animals or small children were ...

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Beyond Skin – Ethical Footwear Winter 11 SALE

Beyond Skin – Ethical Footwear Winter 11 SALE

BEYOND SKIN Winter 2011...THE SALE IS ON...NOW Wintter 11 introduces a fabulously vintage styled collection of elegant footwear, offering a ...

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NAG & BJA Join Forces

NAG & BJA Join Forces

National Association of Goldsmiths & British Jewellers' Association June 2011 The British Jewellers' Association this week demonstrated it's commitment ...

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Rubymoon – look gorgeous in ethical swimwear

Rubymoon – look gorgeous in ethical swimwear

Get the feel-good factor with Hot Limited Edition Swimwear that's Ethical Too.The Limited Edition prints are reversible, creating ...

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Kerala Crafts – a fairtrade success story

Kerala Crafts – a fairtrade success story

In January 2011, a small group of women in Ponnani, Kerala, were facing a difficult future with no ...

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Greg Valerio – Global Campaign Winner pays tribute

Greg Valerio – Global Campaign Winner pays tribute

Now I have finally settled back down to normal life I wanted to take this opportunity to thank ...

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Celebrating a thoroughly British Occasion

Celebrating a thoroughly British Occasion

"By all means marry. If you get a good wife, you will be happy. If you get a ...

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Killer Jeans – How distressed is your denim?

Killer Jeans – How distressed is your denim?

Labour Behind the Label's new report KILLER JEANS: a report on sandblasted denim uncovers that operators who blast ...

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TRAID recycles for Good

TRAID recycles for Good

The culture of fast throwaway fashion is having a seismic effect on our landfills. In some parts of ...

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Lost and Found – Adventures in the Sustainability Space

Lost and Found – Adventures in the Sustainability Space

Students from last years MA in Sustainable Design from the University of Brighton have created a collective portfolio ...

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Jeff Garner, the man, the mind, the designer

Jeff Garner, the man, the mind, the designer

The creator of the Eco Fashion label, Prophetik and Jeff Garner's approach to fashion goes far beyond the ...

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Celebrate Fairtrade Fortnight – Come See Us

Celebrate Fairtrade Fortnight – Come See Us

Celebrate Fairtrade Fortnight Monday 28th February - Sunday 13th March 2011. Events in Brighton throughout Fairtrade Fortnight aim to ...

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Esthetica 2011- Five full years of ethical fashion at the heart of London Fashion Week

Esthetica 2011- Five full years of ethical fashion at the heart of London Fashion Week

Tenth edition of Estethica - quite an achievement. Five full years of ethical fashion at the heart of ...

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Ore-Inspiring – Gold gets a comprehensive Fairtrade & Fairmined makeover

Ore-Inspiring – Gold gets a comprehensive Fairtrade & Fairmined makeover

The last piece of jewellery I bought was from the workshop of a Brazilian craftsman in Costa Rica. ...

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Fairtrade Gold on mainstage for first time at LFW

Fairtrade Gold on mainstage for first time at LFW

Diary of an ethical stylist. When I visited Estethica and EcoLuxe during London Fashion Week back in February, I ...

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The Fairtrade & Fairmined Gold launch – a day to remember

The Fairtrade & Fairmined Gold launch – a day to remember

"I have a dream" Martin Luther King. There are days in all of our lives that we store as ...

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The World’s Biggest Gold Story 2011 – Fairtrade & Fairmined Gold

The World’s Biggest Gold Story 2011 – Fairtrade & Fairmined Gold

About half the worldʼs gold, once itʼs been mined, refined and traded, finds its way into jewellery. Itʼs ...

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The authentic voice of the Fairmined Gold pioneer in Sierra Leone

The authentic voice of the Fairmined Gold pioneer in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone is apparently one of the poorest countries in the world. Definitions of poverty of course vary dramatically ...

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CRED – The Fairtrade & Fairmined Gold Pioneers

CRED – The Fairtrade & Fairmined Gold Pioneers

2011 is an exceptional year for Fairtrade Jewellery and is witness to a historial moment that empowers responsible ...

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Livia Firth is the green queen of the red carpet

Livia Firth is the green queen of the red carpet

Hilary Alexander reports in the telegraph.co.uk today. The dress which Livia Firth, Golden Globe winner Colin Firth's wife, wore ...

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Fairtrade Certified Gold Launches this Valentine’s Day

Fairtrade Certified Gold Launches this Valentine’s Day

Let's face it, most women LOVE jewellery. Whether it's a diamond ring or an inexpensive beaded necklace, jewellery ...

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Kiri London, Where Fair Trade Fashion Inspires

Kiri London, Where Fair Trade Fashion Inspires

Welcome to KIRI LONDON.  KIRI, introduces us to it's very first collection of luxury gemstone gift-ware. Like today's consumers, ...

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The Essence of Fair Trade Jewellery

The Essence of Fair Trade Jewellery

No one can deny that when a shiny new piece of jewellery glimmers in the corner of your ...

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The Essence of Fair Trade Jewellery eBook

The Essence of Fair Trade Jewellery eBook

 The EcoChic team are delighted to introduce the first in our collection of eBooks, the Essence of Fair ...

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Clean Clothes Campaign Cambodia Appeal

Clean Clothes Campaign Cambodia Appeal

EcoChic Magazine in support of the Clean Clothes Campaign, gently urges all our readers to support over 300 Cambodian workers sacked ...

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A peek into sustainable Italian design: Regenesi’s accessories and homeware

A peek into sustainable Italian design: Regenesi’s accessories and homeware

I am an Italian living and working in London, and love to keep up to date with the ...

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An EcoChic Celebration – Why buy Ethical & Fair Trade Jewellery?

An EcoChic Celebration – Why buy Ethical & Fair Trade Jewellery?

As the saying goes, "diamonds are a girl's best friend", and gold and silver are the most sought ...

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Made-By, the little blue button with a big fashion impact agenda

Made-By, the little blue button with a big fashion impact agenda

Ethical Fashion has emerged and some of the big fashion names are evidently pressing the blue button for ...

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Man-u-Mit vt. to release from slavery – to set free

Man-u-Mit vt. to release from slavery – to set free

Manumit is a divine Fair trade Jewellery business, literally. EcoChic Boutique is delighted to be showcasing a selection ...

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EcoChic Introduces Apostle – A passion for purity- special offer

EcoChic Introduces Apostle – A passion for purity- special offer

EcoChic is delighted to introduce New Beauty, the sumptuous skin and body care range from Apostle. The launch of ...

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EcoChic Collection in the Observer Christmas Gift Guide 2010

EcoChic Collection in the Observer Christmas Gift Guide 2010

With special thanks to the Observer Magazine for featuring in their Christmas Gift Guide 2010, EcoChic's gorgeous Recycled ...

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EcoChic Product of the Week – Caipora’s Golden Grass Collection

EcoChic Product of the Week – Caipora’s Golden Grass Collection

Our EcoChic product of the week beginning 29th November 2010, is Caipora's elegant Golden Grass Collection as seen in ...

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Winners for 2010 Green Awards Announced

Winners for 2010 Green Awards Announced

The 5th GREEN AWARDS culminated last night with a glittering, ‘green carpet' event at the iconic Natural History ...

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Wrap up this Winter in the softest Ethical Knitwear

Wrap up this Winter in the softest Ethical Knitwear

With the bitter breeze that is sweeping over the British Isles, wrapping up warm has never looked so ...

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Izzy Lane Autumn Collection launch & Special Christmas Offer

Izzy Lane Autumn Collection launch & Special Christmas Offer

Dear Izzy Lane friends, Just a note to say that our fantastic Autumn/Winter 2010 Collection of Coats, Jackets, Skirts ...

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Get ready – here come the girls on a fairtrade crusade

Get ready – here come the girls on a fairtrade crusade

It's a star-studded crusade and now they're on the march. Lisa Snowdon, Andrea McLean, Ali Bastian, Laura Bailey and ...

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Should Ethical Jewellers Support The Botswana Diamond Boycott?

Should Ethical Jewellers Support The Botswana Diamond Boycott?

Survival International has called for a boycott of Botswana diamonds and they have targeted De Beers stores. Should ...

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Caipora – Ethical Elegance breathing life into Body and Soul

Caipora – Ethical Elegance breathing life into Body and Soul

EcoChic is delighted to celebrate Caipora's consciously gorgeous ethical jewellery collection. Caipora's designers magically mix their creative influences ...

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Slow is Beautiful or a Patchwork Planet?

Slow is Beautiful or a Patchwork Planet?

Can the fashion industry lead the way to a more sustainable and equitable future by embracing the challenges ...

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Shared Talent India: Ethical Fashion with Eco & Social Impact

Shared Talent India: Ethical Fashion with Eco & Social Impact

Source more sustainably, the mantra of the Centre for Sustainable Fashion. More than 40% of fashion in the UK ...

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Caipora – Consciously Gorgeous Ethical Jewellery

Caipora – Consciously Gorgeous Ethical Jewellery

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Ethletic Christmas Discounts for EcoChic Magazine Readers

Ethletic Christmas Discounts for EcoChic Magazine Readers

The secret of the success of the Fair Deal Trading Partnership, world leaders in fair trade sportsballs, sportswear and everyday products ...

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Dispatches reveals UK Sweatshops

Dispatches reveals UK Sweatshops

Clothing on sale in the high street is being made in Britain in dirty, dangerous and "appalling" conditions, ...

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Ethletic – Small steps lead to big changes

Ethletic – Small steps lead to big changes

The words "I want to wear them now!" were made by 6 year old Oliver Doyle who kindly ...

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Top five considerations when shopping for Ethical Fashion

Top five considerations when shopping for Ethical Fashion

Just last week Channel 4's Dispatches investigated the working conditions of clothing manufacturing units in the UK. With ...

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EcoChic Ethical Christmas Gifts, For Her

EcoChic Ethical Christmas Gifts, For Her

                                        

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Caipora Ethical Fashion Jewellery – Consciously Gorgeous

Caipora Ethical Fashion Jewellery – Consciously Gorgeous

Launching our latest partnership for 2010, in perfect time for Christmas, we are delighted to introduce Caipora, the ...

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A fair hearing for Fairtrade

A fair hearing for Fairtrade

The heated debate around Fairtrade is getting in the way of a constructive conversation about the very real ...

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Fair Jewellery Action- It’s a sad day for Kimberley

Fair Jewellery Action- It’s a sad day for Kimberley

Fair Jewellery Action (FJA) is a Human Rights and Environmental Justice Organisation within the jewellery sector,  led by ...

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EcoChic Product of the week – CRED Jewellery

EcoChic Product of the week – CRED Jewellery

CRED's Designer Annabel Panes' stunning 30's inspired Penelope Collection as seen here in EcoChic Boutique. Lets face it, nowadays retro ...

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Studio Vintage Stockholm – celebrating a new vintage with a feminine form

Studio Vintage Stockholm – celebrating a new vintage with a feminine form

People often forget that vintage fashion shopping can be a beautiful, elegant and a one of a kind experience. More than ...

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Laura Bailey celebrates all things Eco Chic

Laura Bailey celebrates all things Eco Chic

The Fashion Business Club, London was recently treated to an inspiring afternoon off from the madness between London and ...

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The Ethical Fashion Source Expo, a reference in Ethical Fashion

The Ethical Fashion Source Expo, a reference in Ethical Fashion

Only last month the Ethical Fashion Forum hosted the SOURCE EXPO, the only fashion industry trade show dedicated to ...

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EcoChic Magazine interviews Gina from Chocolate Couture

EcoChic Magazine interviews Gina from Chocolate Couture

Our recent launch of the Ethical Fashion Connection for the South East was a huge success. We were ...

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EcoChic Magazine partners with the Environmental Justice Foundation

EcoChic Magazine partners with the Environmental Justice Foundation

EcoChic Magazine has discovered yet another kindred spirit  with our new partnership with the amazing charity the Environmental ...

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Forum For the Future – How to make a better world fashionably

Forum For the Future – How to make a better world fashionably

Forum for the future is a dynamic CSR organisation. Generally industry now recognises that global challenges like climate change, food ...

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For the love of Ethical Accessories, Esthetica 2010

For the love of Ethical Accessories, Esthetica 2010

London Fashion Week provided great insight into the world of ethical fashion at the Estethica exhibition last month, ...

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Made in Britain

Made in Britain

A focus at this years Ethical Fashion Source Expo on the October 6th, was the revival of the ...

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Ethical fashion generates the Wow factor at Esthetica

Ethical fashion generates the Wow factor at Esthetica

Season after season, ethical brands are gaining more and more visibility, and moving from the fringe scene well ...

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Little Purple Dot, the freshest UK eco directory

Little Purple Dot, the freshest UK eco directory

At the Launch of the Ethical Fashion Network at La Fourchette, I got a chance to speak to ...

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People Tree & Swallows in Bangladesh

People Tree & Swallows in Bangladesh

Fair Trade Fashion aims to empower, to inspire and to create beautiful handmade garments that bring communities and ...

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Today’s Ethical Fashion Source Expo London

Today’s Ethical Fashion Source Expo London

The annual Ethical Fashion Source Expo on today, October 6th 2010, at Central Hall, Westminster, is the world's first and only ...

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The misery behind the six euro wedding dress

The misery behind the six euro wedding dress

As ever our friends at Ethical Weddings.com have highlighted another vital issue that befits within the wedding industry. What price is ...

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Vintage Fashion, A Celebration of Design and Recycling

Vintage Fashion, A Celebration of Design and Recycling

There's something special about walking into a vintage shop, rows upon rows of clothes nowhere to be seen ...

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From Somewhere with Speedo collaboration

From Somewhere with Speedo collaboration

A preview of an exciting new collaboration between Speedo, the world's leading swimwear brand, and award winning sustainable ...

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Laura Bailey announces Innovation Winner at Esthetica

Laura Bailey announces Innovation Winner at Esthetica

Laura Bailey announces Ada Zanditon Innovation 2010 Fairtrade Cotton Winner at Esthetica Widely acclaimed designer, ADA ZANDITON is the ...

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The Creative Fashion Forum & 10:10 are swishing by the sea

The Creative Fashion Forum & 10:10 are swishing by the sea

EcoChic Magazine have teamed up with the Creative Fashion Forum and 10:10 to announce the forthcoming Swishing Event ...

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Open Source Mineral Resigns From The Responsible Jewellery Counsel (RJC).

Open Source Mineral Resigns From The Responsible Jewellery Counsel (RJC).

Open Source, founded a few years ago by Mike Angenent, offers ethical, traceable and transparent sourcing in for ...

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Enter the world of Beautiful Soul

Enter the world of Beautiful Soul

Beautiful Soul invites you to enter their beautiful world with their first short film called Believe. Believe takes ...

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EcoChic Bags of appeal

EcoChic Bags of appeal

Chic, inexpensive and compact, the EcoChic line of environmentally friendly bags carry the message of re-use to a world ...

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Eco Open Houses 2010 in Brighton & Hove – September & October 2010

Eco Open Houses 2010 in Brighton & Hove – September & October 2010

Eco Open Houses 2010 is here - you can visit eco houses in Brighton and Hove during the ...

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Intricately woven Fair Trade Fashion by People Tree

Intricately woven Fair Trade Fashion by People Tree

Fair Trade Fashion is indeed an intricate weave of  fairness, quality and design by hand all carefully woven ...

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Gold Loving George shares his Blood Sweat and Luxuries on EcoChic Magazine

Gold Loving George shares his Blood Sweat and Luxuries on EcoChic Magazine

Blood Sweat and Luxuries' George tells EcoChic Magazine about his experience and why we should all perhaps put ...

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It’s not all beautiful for Prada workers, EcoChic Campaigns

It’s not all beautiful for Prada workers, EcoChic Campaigns

It is with great regret that the Clean Clothes Campaign is reopening the campaign to demand justice for ...

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Oria’s Ethical Jewellery, divine to its core.

Oria’s Ethical Jewellery, divine to its core.

When it comes to ethical jewellery, Oria's signature collection of exquisite, beautifully crafted, and stylish designs are not ...

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EcoChic’s Ethical Jewellery collection for brides to be

EcoChic’s Ethical Jewellery collection for brides to be

With the wedding season in full swing, EcoChic Boutique's ethical jewellery collection is celebrating beauty on the inside, ...

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Why Fair Trade Jewellery – CRED’s Founder shares his story

Why Fair Trade Jewellery – CRED’s Founder shares his story

In 1999 my friend Christian and I travelled to India on a trip to buy fair trade jewellery. ...

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EcoChic celebrates Mirabelle’s effortless ethical style and creative spirit.

EcoChic celebrates Mirabelle’s effortless ethical style and creative spirit.

EcoChic is delighted to be working in collaboration with Veronique Henry, founder and creative inspiration behind Mirabelle, and ...

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London Jewellery Week 2010 – The Ethical Debate Summary

London Jewellery Week 2010 – The Ethical Debate Summary

On the 12th June, London Jewellery Week entered into the world of ethical jewellery. For the first time ...

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