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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, addicted. We need to ask ourselves – this t-shirt, where did it come from? A devastated place with devastated people?” – Bia Saldanha, […]

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

Illustrations by Zoe Barker Sustainable Fashion, what does that mean? This was the question posed by Vanessa Friedman at the beginning of London Fashion Week’s Estethica guide. I approached LFW […]

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Andrea Crews, French Fashion Collective

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

This week Climate Camp 2009 swoops on London, aiming to pressure politicians ahead of the Copenhagen climate change summit in December. Climate Camp will achieve this by encouraging individuals to […]

EFF Innovation Awards

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Written by Becky Cope

One of the organisations we’ve been following of late at Amelia’s Magazine is the Ethical Fashion Forum. Springing up in 2004 following the concerns made famous in the international press […]

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Not Just A Label: THE SHOP

Written by Audrey Rogers

So. A whole new batch of graduates all with a different vision – and what to do with them? With the music industry completely revolutionised beyond recognition by the internet, […]

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Competition: Fashioning the Future

Written by Jonno Ovans

The future of fashion is always on the fashion-conscious mind – in fact the nature of the industry means that the future of fashion in seasons to come is actually […]