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Posts Tagged ‘Ethical Fashion Forum’

An interview with illustrator Antonia Parker, as featured in Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration

ACOFI illustrator Antonia Parker creates wonderfully colourful and unique fashion illustrations, portraits and vignettes. She got involved with many eclectic projects in 2011: and here's a fabulous overview.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Amisha Ghadiali at the ACOFI launch
Amisha Ghadiali at the ACOFI launch.

Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration featured illustrator Antonia Parker talks us through her year... be inspired!

You've said that the launch party for ACOFI early last year was a great kick start to 2011. Why do you think meeting people in person is so important when it comes to gaining work and making contacts in the creative world?
It was really fun illustrating live at the launch. I like to chat with my sitters as I draw them, because it'd be a bit odd to study someone so intently and not try to get to know them. As a result, it was really handy for meeting people. It was also a really happy event, so everyone I met that evening was pleased to talk.… read more

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The Papered Parlour: Fashion in the Age of Austerity

Fashion in the Age of Austerity brought together a whole host of top notch ethical fashionistas to ask the question: is fashion wearing out the planet? Held at the V&A Museum of Childhood on Thursday 3rd March 2011.

Written by Hannah Bullivant

Designers Remix by Charlotte Eskildsen. Illustration by Faye West. Designers Remix is a somewhat ridiculous name for the signature brand from Danish designer Charlotte Eskildsen. The press release states that […]

Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration launch party illustrations: meet Naomi Law

Naomi Law, also known as NimLawDraws, created wonderful images of Jessica Bumpus from Vogue, Fiona of Save Our Shoes, photographer Liz Johnson-Artur, Michelle Urvall Nyren, 6 Day Riot, and Amelia's Mag fashion editors Jonno Ovans, Matt Bramford and Sally Mumby-Croft. All from images taken at the ACOFI launch.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Jessica Bumpus of Vogue gets the Naomi Law treatment. Here’s her blog in case you missed it previously. Naomi Law has taken a rather circuitous route towards the land of […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Presentation Review: Ada Zanditon

A review of Ethical Fashion Designer and Esthetica Innovator Award Winner, Ada Zanditon with beautiful illustrations by Paolo Caravello

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

Illustration by Kellie Black Illustration of Little Shilpa by Yelena Bryksenkova Illustration of J Smith Esquire by Kellie Black Illustration by Kellie Black The Headonsim exhibition is hidden in the […]

Graduate Fashion Week 2010: London College of Fashion Graduate Natalie Rae

Sally Mumby-Croft celebrates Natalie Rae's accomplished collection with a conversation discussing her creative inspiration and ethical fashion credentials

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

Natalie Rae graduated from the London College of Fashion 2010 class with a BA in fashion design technology (Womenswear). The designer caught Amelia’s Magazine’s attention for her stance against the […]

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Explore the world of Beautiful Soul

How a one-time insurance broker is transforming women's lives, one vintage kimono at a time!

Written by Ali Schofield

The inaugural round of graduates from London College of Fashion’s new MA course entitled Fashion and the Environment, about it site exhibited their findings this weekend within the Southbank Centre’s […]

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10 eco designers to watch out for in SS10: Part One

A who's who of responsible fashion

Written by Rachael Oku

Loads of actions and demonstrations will be taking place this week and next in Copenhagen to protest against COP15 and to demand real effective solutions to the climate crisis… Image […]

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Fashion Listings 16-22 November

Written by Rachael Oku

      Angela Palmer’s Ghost Forest Mediumly-interesting fact:

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Fashion and Ethics – A timely discussion

Victoria and Albert Museum, Tuesday 27th October

Written by Becky Cope

Ciel (photography by Ben@bengold.co.uk) The V&A have a knack for putting on stylish events for the stylishly minded and the “Fashion and…” lecture series was no exception. Taking off in […]

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Rivington Place – A different take on the plight of Globalisation and the textiles industry

NS Harsha and Chen Chieh at Rivington Street, East London

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

Check out the range of talks and discussions this week, treatment there is a chance to vent some anger at some cops in a more legitimate manner than normal as […]

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Let’s Clean Up Fashion – Let’s take action

The Annual Report. Let's make a difference all over the world.

Written by Becky Cope

London-based 12-string guitarist is known for his compositions possessing a subtle complexity beyond his twenty something years. The Hanbury Ballroom inspires a hushed reverence as you enter. It may be […]

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Let’s say No to Mass Production

Cambridge Design Collective

Written by Camilla Sampson

Do you have a band that soundtrack your life? The music of your memories? Mine was, cure treatment is and always will be The National, a band who’ve been playing […]

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The Ethical Fashion Forum’s Innovation Winners 2009

London , September 2009

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

I’ll put up my hands and admit that as a girl, health medications not yet a quarter of a century old, remedy talking about music is utterly intimidating. Yet I […]

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Fashioning an Ethical Industry Conference 2010

Stop Sweatshops Now.

Written by sally mumby-croft

Last week an email dropped into my inbox announcing that the March 2010 Fashioning an Ethical Industry : Fast Forward conference will be held in London. Fashioning an Ethical Industry […]

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Fashion Favours

Written by Jennifer McNulty

If you try to describe this to someone (which you shouldn’t, this web sales don’t give anything away), doctor medications you will sound like you are conjuring from memory a […]