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Ethical, ecological, fair trade, artisanal, slow design, craft, but always fashion!
Curated by Sass Brown
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Decadent Lingerie That Will Save The Environment

Decadent Lingerie That Will Save The Environment | Eco Fashion Design | Scoop.it
For shoppers who are looking to recycle their clothes with the seasons, Petits Secrets is happy to transform any unwanted piece of fabric into a distinctive lingerie set specifically designed for the consumer.
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Flirty lingerie for the ethically minded

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Interview: Sass Brown of "ReFashioned"

Interview: Sass Brown of "ReFashioned" | Eco Fashion Design | Scoop.it
The UK-based author and fashion designer talks about upcycling and its role in the world of fashion
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Some really great press from Cool Hunting for my new book ReFashioned out in less than a week!

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Apolis Middle East Project

Apolis Middle East Project | Eco Fashion Design | Scoop.it
A new film about how making leather sandals united two people across the Israeli-Palestinian border
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Fashion as an unifying force. East meets West across Isreal and the West Bank to produce sandals
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School of Art and Design

School of Art and Design | Eco Fashion Design | Scoop.it
Just another Blog.fitnyc.edu weblog
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A really lovely blog post by Rachel Elner at FIT on my new book ReFashioned and up coming talk and signing at FIT NY on the 15th October 6pm.

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AP Photographer’s Haunting Portraits of Rana Plaza’s Amputee Survivors Rana Plaza Survivors – Ecouterre

AP Photographer’s Haunting Portraits of Rana Plaza’s Amputee Survivors Rana Plaza Survivors – Ecouterre | Eco Fashion Design | Scoop.it
27-year-old Rikta, 27, who worked on the third floor of Rana Plaza, had her right arm amputated inside the rubble nearly 72 hours after the building came 2
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A series of powerful images of survivors from the Rana Plaza building collapse.

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West Elm Announces $35 Million Commitment to Artisan Sector and Increased Supply Chain Transparency

West Elm Announces $35 Million Commitment to Artisan Sector and Increased Supply Chain Transparency | Eco Fashion Design | Scoop.it
West Elm Announces $35 Million Commitment to Artisan Sector and
Increased Supply Chain Transparency
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West Elm announced a $35 commitment to the Artisan Sector at the Clinton Global Initiative

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ReFashioned: Cutting-Edge Clothing from Upcycled Materials - Coming Soon

ReFashioned: Cutting-Edge Clothing from Upcycled Materials - Coming Soon | Eco Fashion Design | Scoop.it
The area of recycling and upcycling is a rich and growing source of innovative design in the fashion and accessories industries.
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The second book by Sass Brown on eco fashion, this one on a range of global, cutting edge designers, working with upcycled materials. Available for pre order from Amazon US and UK, and also translated into Spanish from Art Blume. Out of 15th October.

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“Relatos de Moda” – Chilean Fashion Blog Becomes Book

“Relatos de Moda” – Chilean Fashion Blog Becomes Book | Eco Fashion Design | Scoop.it
Share this:FacebookTwitterLinkedInPinterestGoogleTumblrDiggRedditMoreStumbleUponPrintEmailFor the first time a Chilean blog will be released as a book. On the September 5 at 7 p.m.
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Sofia Calvo, just released her book “Relatos de moda” a culmination of her fashion blogging in Valparaiso, Chile over years of commentary and showcasing uniquely Chilean creativity.

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SAVIA | Sass Brown

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SAVIA is a clothing and textile art project founded by sisters Fabiana and Patricia Persia. One of a group of seven designers based in Santiago, Chile, under the collaborative name of Moda Lenta de Chile, or Slow Fashion Chile. The group comprises of a range of talented Chilean fashion, accessories and jewelry designers, invested in taking the time to design slowly and with care.

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Feral Childe | Sass Brown

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Eco Fashion Designer Feral Childe's new fall collection from Eco Fashion Talk.

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Future Fashion

Future Fashion | Eco Fashion Design | Scoop.it
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Amisha Ghadiali of Future Fashion start their monthly discussions in September. All are welcome to contribute to the conversation on sustainable design.
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Trash To Treasure With Sass Brown

Trash To Treasure With Sass Brown | Eco Fashion Design | Scoop.it
In an exclusive interview with Urban Times, author Sass Brown shares her insights on eco fashion and opens up about the release of her new book, ReFashioned, featuring the work of innovative upcycling designers.
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A lovely article by Urban Times on the upcoming release of my new book ReFashioned

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Antithesis | Sass Brown

Antithesis | Sass Brown | Eco Fashion Design | Scoop.it
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This weeks Eco Fashion Designer overview is on brand new label Antithesis, just on their third collection and still in fundraising mode, while producing a modular, multi-functioning collection for the modern multi-tasking woman.

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An Interview with Bruno Pieters « The WILD Magazine

An Interview with Bruno Pieters « The WILD Magazine | Eco Fashion Design | Scoop.it
fashion, arts magazine
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A lovely interview with Bruno Pieters from WILD Magazine

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Eco Fashion Event at Nottingham Trent University 30th October - Free for East Midland’s SME’s

Eco Fashion Event at Nottingham Trent University 30th October - Free for East Midland’s SME’s | Eco Fashion Design | Scoop.it
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There are still a few spaces available for my Nottingham, Trent UK talk and workshop for small and medium sized business's on sustainable business, on the 29th October. Last time I did this we had a packed house at the talk and a really good range of small emerging designers through established businesses at the workshop. I don't remember every having a more successful and productive 'conversation' with brands before or after, with each one leaving with a concrete step they could undertake to make their business more sustainable. And I'm excited to repeat the experience!
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Canepa Becomes World's First Textile Mill to Publicly Commit to Greenpeace's Detox Plan | Ecouterre

Canepa Becomes World's First Textile Mill to Publicly Commit to Greenpeace's Detox Plan | Ecouterre | Eco Fashion Design | Scoop.it
Canepa has pledged to eliminate toxic chemicals from its supply chain and products by 2020, the first textile manufacturer to do so.
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Canepa, the worlds first textile mill to commit to Greenpeace's Detox campaign. All hail Canepa!
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ReFashioned: Cutting-edge materials and processes for upcycling | The Ethical Fashion Source

ReFashioned: Cutting-edge materials and processes for upcycling | The Ethical Fashion Source | Eco Fashion Design | Scoop.it
The Ethical Fashion Source - Fashion business success without compromise
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Some lovely early press from @EthicalFashionF on my new book ReFashioned out in a couple of weeks!

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Susan Davis Cushing's curator insight, October 2, 2013 4:46 PM

If you have missed @Sass Brown's incisive, highly moral writings on Ethical Fashion, do check her out! Clicking through will lead you to a wealth of resources, inluding a new book from her in October and links to many other pathways in this complcated push-me-pull-you world of great humanitarian concern.


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Eco Fashion Event at Nottingham Trent University 30th October - Free for East Midland’s SME’s

Eco Fashion Event at Nottingham Trent University 30th October - Free for East Midland’s SME’s | Eco Fashion Design | Scoop.it
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Nottingham Trent University talk on sustainable fashion with Sass Brown and Alison Gwilt, followed by consultations for UK SME's.

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Adidas by Stella McCartney Spotlights Sustainability at Spring/Summer 2014 London Fashion Week | Ecouterre

Adidas by Stella McCartney Spotlights Sustainability at Spring/Summer 2014 London Fashion Week | Ecouterre | Eco Fashion Design | Scoop.it
Adidas by Stella McCartney's Spring/Summer 2014 collection showed an increased emphasis on sustainable textiles.
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Stella McCartney ups the sustainability anti at Adidas

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Brook There: Luxurious Organic Lingerie, Made in the United states | Ecouterre

Brook There: Luxurious Organic Lingerie, Made in the United states | Ecouterre | Eco Fashion Design | Scoop.it
Brook There makes domestically sourced, exquisitely luxurious organic lingerie in Portland, Maine.
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Brook There: Locally Sourced Organic Lingerie, Made in the United States
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SOURCE AWARDS: MEET THE JUDGES | The Ethical Fashion Source

SOURCE AWARDS: MEET THE JUDGES | The Ethical Fashion Source | Eco Fashion Design | Scoop.it
The Ethical Fashion Source - Fashion business success without compromise
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Very happy to be listed by the Ethical Fashion Forum as one of the Source Award Judges!
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Round table on sustainable textile : C.L.A.S.S. Creativity, Lifestyle And Sustainable Synergy

Round table on sustainable textile : C.L.A.S.S. Creativity, Lifestyle And Sustainable Synergy | Eco Fashion Design | Scoop.it
During Première Vision (Paris, 17-19 September 2013) will be held a conference on sustainable textile organised in partnership with the Italian forum CLASS
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Premier Vision, the premier textile trade show in the word has thier first sustainable fashion roundtable at the show, which I am participating in along with representatives from Gucci Group, NICE, Max Mara, C.L.A.S.S. and Eco Age. Cant wait!

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Fast Retailing, Uniqlo's Parent Company, Signs Bangladesh Safety Accord | Ecouterre

Fast Retailing, Uniqlo's Parent Company, Signs Bangladesh Safety Accord | Ecouterre | Eco Fashion Design | Scoop.it
Asian's largest retailer agreed to hold itself accountable for safety and labor conditions in the factories it employs in Bangladesh.
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Uniqlo signs the Bangladesh Safety Accord!

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Paula Coles Haiti » Products Page

Paula Coles Haiti » Products Page | Eco Fashion Design | Scoop.it
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Lovely Paula Coles cotton T-shirt scrap bags, totes and clutches all in aid of children's education in Haiti.

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5 Horrifying Images Of Sweatshop Working Conditions

5 Horrifying Images Of Sweatshop Working Conditions | Eco Fashion Design | Scoop.it
Sweatshops are characterised by horrifying working conditions, low wages and long hours.
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Distubring sweatshop images from Urban Times

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