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Posts Tagged ‘sustainable’

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

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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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Wood Festival 2011 Review: Sarabeth Tucek, Khaira Arby, Willy Mason, The Epstein and more!

Wood Festival was a wonderful way to kick off the festival season - here's my review of Saturday's bands. And so much more - make sure you take a peek!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Willy Mason at Wood Festival by Sam Parr. I woke to a parent discussing the merits of dressing up as a crocodile with her child, viagra buy and when I […]

Wood Festival 2011 Review: Goodnight Lenin, Thea Gilmore, Telling the Bees

The first night at Wood Festival in Braziers Park was a relaxed sign of the weekend to come: wonderful folk music set against a beautiful backdrop.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Tents by Lorna Scobie. Wood Festival is billed as one of the greenest festivals in the UK, treat a fully sustainable event that takes place in the lovely sun dappled […]

Wood Festival 2011: a special preview interview with founder Robin Bennett

The wonderful Wood Festival was founded by the brothers Bennett, the fabulous family behind Truck Festival and Truck Store. I decided to get the downlow from Robin in advance of this year's Wood Festival at Braziers Park.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Wood Festival is mere weeks away, sale so what better opportunity to catch up with one of the founders? I asked Robin what inspired him to create this fabulous boutique […]

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London Fashion Week A/W 2011, Catwalk Review: Prophetik (by Helen)

This show was a beauty of grand proportions. Inspired by Louis XV and featuring cactus silk, and the quilts of Lola; designer, Jeff Garner's grandmother. I adored it. And I found my wedding dress at the end.

Written by Helen Martin
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123 Bethnal Green Road: An interview with Ross Barry and Michelle Goggi

In the first of a series of tasters from Amelia's Compendium of Fashion Illustration meet the brains behind eco fashion store 123 Bethnal Green Road. Soon to be the official book launch party venue!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Gareth A Hopkins 123 SS2011 Illustration by Avril Kelly So it started on January 3rd, visit web I was in a bad mood. Well, it’s that whole palaver of taking […]

An interview with ethical designer Charlie Boots

Charlie Boots is an ethical designer who keeps it sustainable but stylish, using re-claimed materials (from cloth to zips) and producing unique reversible items in her quest to banish fast fashion…

Written by Lauren Smith

Detail of Interrogator/guard’s call button in Camp Five courtesy of Edmund Clarke. Photograph by Valerie Pezeron Where is the fire in Edmund Clark’s exhibition? Guantanamo: If the Light goes out […]

Colourful Coffins become a Happy Journey

A few of the illustrators that feature in Amelia's Anthology of Illustration have got together to set up an exciting new venture: the Happy Journey Collective. Read on to discover what you can do to get involved.

Written by Abigail Daker

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London Fashion Week A/W 2010 Catwalk Review: Prophetik

A review of the Prophetik show at the Freemason's Hall on Friday 19th February. Featuring eco-fashion by designer Jeff Garner.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Prophetik by Etiene Del Monte We were shepherded into the one of the grand rooms at the Freemasons’ Hall by a blonde lady on a very high horse. In the […]

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Reclaiming power at Copenhagen!

Creating Social change at the Copenhagen Climate Change Summit

Written by Adam S

Earlier last week I ventured down to Somerset House to see the eagerly anticipated SHOWstudio: Fashion Revolution exhibition which charts this rise of the iconic website from its creation in […]

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Earth Listings: 2nd – 8th November 2009

Written by Adam S

Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2009 Diamond Tears by Verena Paloma Jabs at Tatty Devine PANIK – CHANGING FACES 6 NOVEMBER – 28 NOVEMBER 2009 PRIVATE VIEW THURSDAY 6.30 – […]

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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 […]

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, A one stop shop for all your ethical clothing needs

Written by Becky Cope and Sally Mumby-Croft

Putting the words Sustainable Fashion together can appear to produce an oxymoron, malady doctor how can an industry synonymous with the fast free consumerism mimicked in high fashion magazines pages […]

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Green straight talking?

Written by Tom Russell

Since Ewan MacGregor sang to Nicole Kidman to the light of a Moulin Rouge, viagra information pills or perhaps since Don Quixote tilted heroically over the hills to La Mancha […]

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Beyond the Green Machine

Sustainable Worldviews

Written by Tom Russell

With many universities leaning heavily towards womenswear – in some cases wholly – Epsom pleased many with several of its strongest collections coming from menswear designers. One of the running […]

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New London Eco-village

Saturday, Occupying Disused Land

Written by Tom Russell

This Saturday, information pills pill The Land Is Ours collective will occupy some disused land near Hammersmith. An eco-village will take root, viagra sale peacefully reclaiming land for a sustainable […]

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New London Eco-village

Saturday, Occupying Disused Land

Written by Tom Russell

This Saturday, information pills pill The Land Is Ours collective will occupy some disused land near Hammersmith. An eco-village will take root, viagra sale peacefully reclaiming land for a sustainable […]