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Posts Tagged ‘ciel’

Beautiful Soul collaborates with ACOFI illustrator Faye West for A/W 2011: Painting by Numbers

English Rose meets Japanese style in the new collection from Nicola Woods, which features heritage tailored coats made from British wool and some delightful printed silk dresses featuring designs from ACOFI illustrator Faye West.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Swallows and Dog roses Beautiful Soul print by Faye West
Swallow and Dog Rose print design for Beautiful Soul by Faye West.

Painting by Numbers is the A/W 2011 collection from Beautiful Soul, click featuring gorgeous textile prints put together by ACOFI's very own Faye West. Ethical designer Nicola Woods took many long coach trips as a child - not the result of any particular ethical ideology, viagra but because her parents were petrified of flying - and during these journeys her father would entertain young Nicola by drawing long picture stories that she would then colour in afterwards. As a result the print designs… read more

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The London Fashion Week Virgin: Estethica Review

Thoughts from a London Fashion Week virgin and a review of Estethica, the ethical fashion showroom, featuring Little Glass Clementine, Goodone, Joanna Cave, North Circular, Ciel, MaxJenny, Lu Flux, Tara St James, and Kumvana Gomani.

Written by Hannah Bullivant

Illustration by Avril Kelly http://cargocollective.com/avrilkelly There’s something about coming out of the Tube in an area you’ve never been to before. I realise this is an extremely London-centric point, order […]

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 […]

Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration is OUT NOW!

My new book hit the shelves just in time for Christmas 2010. Read on to find out more about Amelia's Compendium of Fashion Illustration

Written by Amelia Gregory

Willow Organic Gold Frankincense and Myrrh candle by Daria Hlazatova. I don’t know what it is about candles that gets me so excited. I think it has a lot to […]

Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration: Open Design Brief

My brand new open design brief is designed to champion the work of fashion illustrators. It runs until Sunday 18th July 2010, for production of a book due out at the end of this year. Read on for more info...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Bora Aksu A/W 2010 by Gemma Milly. See original post here. ***Please note that this brief is now closed: you can now order a copy of this book online by […]

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

A who's who of responsible fashion

Written by Rachael Oku

© Becky Barnicoat Becky Barnicoat works as the commissioning editor on the Guardian Weekend magazine, more about but is also a cartoonist and currently works on a new comic about […]

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Fashion Listings 23-29 November

Written by Rachael Oku

Our pick of the best fashion happenings in London this coming week, as always with the emphasis being on the best things to do for free– we are in the midst of a recession don’t you know?!

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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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January Sales – Ethical Style

Online shopping, January

Written by Jennifer McNulty

Monday 5th January An Experiment On A Bird In The Air Pump, ed salve Durrr at The End Think 80s influenced punk-grunge from this girl trio with smatterings of riot […]