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Posts Tagged ‘Sustainable Fashion’

An Interview with Jewellery Designer Kate Sibley, talking about her ‘Future Jewellery’ Collection

London based designer Kate Sibley, of design studio Sibley Grove, talks us through her new bold and sustainable jewellery collection created with beautifully folded stone paper.

Written by Maria Papadimitriou

Kate Sibley Jewellery by Laura Griffin
Kate Sibley Jewellery by Laura Griffin

When I first looked at images of Kate Sibley's stone 'paper' Future Jewellery I was reminded of a gorgeous book I fell in love with a few years ago called 'The Paper Jewelry Collection: Easy to wear and ready to make pop out artwear'. It features beautiful patterns printed on variously shaped paper which you can remove from the book and fold in different ways to create eye catching jewellery pieces. I still have this book and, like Kate Sibley's jewellery, find it hugely inspiring. Both push boundaries in terms of what form jewellery pieces can have and what materials they are made of - the latter being especially crucial at the moment in terms of sustainability. The limited edition pieces by Kate Sibley are transitory and deliberately have a short lifespan, agreeing with the… read more

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Good Fashion Show: London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Catwalk Review

On Saturday 18th February a new eco fashion exhibition took place at the London House. The Good Fashion Show was a brave attempt to bring ethical fashion to the masses, but failed to present some great ethical brands in the stylish context they deserve to be seen.

Written by Maria Papadimitriou

Good Fashion Show AW 2012 by Antonia Parker Following on the footsteps of other London Fashion Week off-schedule showrooms which focus on ethical fashion, such as Ecoluxe London, The Good […]

The Amazon: Can Fashion Save the Rainforest? A talk with Bia Saldanha

Bia Saldanha - fashion designer and eco warrior extraordinaire – sat down with The Observer’s Lucy Siegle and novelist Ed Siegle at The Hub in Kings Cross last Thursday, in an imperative discussion on the rainforest, our consumer choices and saving our planet from a slow death by fast fashion.

Written by Georgia Takacs

Illustration by Charlotte Hoyle “We are consumers, capsule addicted. We need to ask ourselves – this t-shirt, this where did it come from? A devastated place with devastated people?” – […]

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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Sustainable Fashion – an oxymoron?

The earth section reflects on London Fashion Week...

Written by Zofia Walczak

J Maskrey shone through at London Fashion Week as one of the most individual shows I saw during my time there; no doubt a favourite. Producing a collection of ‘body […]

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Andrea Crews, French Fashion Collective

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

Having spearheaded the new London folk scene with their debut album, there medical Noah and the Whale are back with their hands full up, releasing a new single, album and […]

EFF Innovation Awards

Competition

Written by Becky Cope

Featuring competitions in the already overly competitive world that is Art may seem somewhat crude to say the least. But in fact it’s through these well supported and sponsored prizes […]

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Not Just A Label: THE SHOP

Written by Audrey Rogers

Undercover: Lingerie Exhibition at the Fashion and Textiles Museum “Welcome to Limehouse.” With those words, about it Jarvis Cocker set off on the latest instalment of his 30 year musical […]

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Competition: Fashioning the Future

Written by Jonno Ovans

In the festival preview vein, no rx malady here’s one that promises stimulating discussion, patient music, viagra order dance, crafts and walks with fellow readers and contributors to the spiritual […]