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Posts Tagged ‘Labour behind the Label’

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 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 she took as her point of reference the Palais Royal de Paris, visit this site seek where architecture by the minimalist Daniel Buren exists alongside traditional buildings and opulent decor. This point was exemplified in the presentation in the Portico Rooms as Somerset House, which featured minimalist clothing worn by models stood against a plain white ground, versus beehived models in curvaceous boned ruffles who posed against painted backgrounds that alluded to the traditional Palais.

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Ciel: meet ethical fashion designer Sarah Ratty

Sarah Ratty of Ciel was one of the first designers to engage in ethical practice in the UK. Now she's involved with so much more. In this excerpt from Amelia's Compendium of Fashion Illustration she describes the best way to design ethically.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Ciel S/S 2011 by Jo Cheung. Sarah Ratty set up the label Conscious Earthwear in the early 90’s before creating the Ciel brand in 2005, website like this no rx […]

Fashioning an Ethical Industry: A Two Day Conference

Fahioning an Ethical Industry (FEI) hosts a two day conference at Rich Mix Cutural Foundation in East London to explore and address ethical fashion issues such as labour, communities and the environment, with a host of guest speakers…

Written by Sabrina Morrison

It was a bittersweet moment for Fashioning an Ethical Industry supporters last month as they invited educators, information pills students, sales designers, labour activists and business thinkers to join them […]

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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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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 […]