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Posts Tagged ‘Environmental Justice Foundation’

The Rodnik Band: S/S 2012 ‘Cod Save The Sea’ Diffusion Line for ASOS Interview with designer Philip Colbert

Our exclusive interview with The Rodnik Band designer Philip Colbert, talking about his work and the launch of a diffusion line for ASOS from his S/S 2012 'Cod Save The Sea' collection in collaboration with the Environmental Justice Foundation.

Written by Maria Papadimitriou

The Rodnik Band SS12 lobster by Claire Jones Art

The Rodnik Band SS12 'Cod Save The Sea' by Claire Jones Art

You studied History of Art and Philosophy. Tell me a little about these roots, how you ended up working in fashion and your first steps in the fashion world.
I have always been interested in art and art history because there is a lot of meaning to it, and studying philosophy made me interested in thinking about things in different ways. Coming from that background, it was really good I ended up going into fashion quite randomly as it meant I sort of made up my own rules. This is why with time I went away from a slightly more traditional focus, which I thought I should have when I first started. In the beginning I was importing scarves and getting design teams to create well made collections. It was just a business idea, but the end goal was not very personal to me. Being a bit of an outsider and trying to do something without the formal training helped create the fun, 'anyone can do anything' spirit of the brand. There is this naive, non rigid and fun approach in the other elements that make up the brand too, like the music or the… read more

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Introducing The Rodnik Band: S/S 2012 ‘Cod Save The Sea’ Diffusion Line for ASOS

We paid an exclusive visit to the studio of unique British brand The Rodnik Band to preview the launch of a diffusion line for ASOS from his S/S 2012 'Cod Save The Sea' collection. In part one we introduce designer Philip Colbert.

Written by Maria Papadimitriou

The Rodnik Band SS12 ‘Cod Save The Sea’ by Helena Maratheftis On a fine London morning in early June – I know, hard to believe – I had the privilege […]

Environmental Justice Foundation’s Pop Up Store hosts Ethical Fashion Social Network Event

We attend a social networking event hosted by the EJF to find out more about Think Act Vote project and the future of sustainable fashion…

Written by Nicola Machetti

The EJF Eco Chic Pop-Up Store on Carnaby Street has been a hub of enivoronmental and ethical fashion for the past few weeks. You might recall we had a sneak […]

EJF Eco-Chic Pop-Up Store

The Environmental Justice Foundation opens the latest in its series of Pop-Up stores - with two floors of fabulous ethical and environmentally-friendly fashion…

Written by Matt Bramford

I popped along to take a sneak peek at the Environmental Justice Foundation’s Pop-up store on Carnaby Street yesterday. It’s the latest in a series of pop-ups by the EJF, […]

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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: