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Eco Fashion Design
Ethical, ecological, fair trade, artisanal, slow design, craft, but always fashion!
Curated by Sass Brown
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Feral Childe Spring 2013: The Searchers

Feral Childe Spring 2013: The Searchers | Eco Fashion Design | Scoop.it
In our ongoing search for the underpinnings of the good life, we are continually looking for better ways of doing things, slowing our pace even, and carving out a better future. Some folks might sa...
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Abigail Doan on Feral Childe's eco collection

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EcoAge

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Liva Firth launches thier new Eco Age website.

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Fair Trade – does it need to be certified to count? | Magnifeco | eco-fashion, sustainable living, ethical style

Fair Trade – does it need to be certified to count? | Magnifeco | eco-fashion, sustainable living, ethical style | Eco Fashion Design | Scoop.it
Here at Magnifeco, we are vocal advocates of Fair Trade. People and their livelihoods are extremely important when we are evaluating brands to feature on this
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Why Fair Trade counts by Magnifeco

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10-06-13-orsola-de-castro

10-06-13-orsola-de-castro | Eco Fashion Design | Scoop.it
Great Western Studios, West London offers affordable community work space and studio space for artists working in the UK Creative Industries.
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Orsola’s Inside Design exhibition will celebrate her visionary and ethical approach to clothes making. The exhibition will be about the design process and about what is important to her: touch, colour, how dresses fall and how clothes fit. The show will explore how fashion has responsibilities and yet must look great. This exhibition will also celebrate with the launch of the new From Somewhere website.

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Marc le Bihan | Sass Brown

Marc le Bihan | Sass Brown | Eco Fashion Design | Scoop.it
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This weeks Eco Fashion designer is the amazing Marc le Bihan. Honoring craftmanship and traditon, le Bihan painstakingly deconstructs vintage garments and combines them with the finest luxury fabrications to produce his ethereal creations.

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ASOS Africa | ASOS

ASOS Africa | ASOS | Eco Fashion Design | Scoop.it
Click here to browse and buy from our range of ASOS Africa | ASOS
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Asos Africa in partnership with Soko to produce contemporary designs from traditional fabrications.

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Savar Tragedy, Garments Industry and Bangladesh

Savar Tragedy, Garments Industry and Bangladesh | Eco Fashion Design | Scoop.it
Both the national and the international businesses should feel as though the workers are a part of their family. The days of slave labor have to come to an end. It is better to start the process now, before more ugly incidents occur.
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Muhammad Yunnus, Nobel Peace prize winner on the Bangladesh building collapse tragedy and the response for the future of garment production in Bangladesh

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Urban Outfitters Launches Eco, Vegan Fashion Line | EcoSalon | Conscious Culture and Fashion

Urban Outfitters Launches Eco, Vegan Fashion Line | EcoSalon | Conscious Culture and Fashion | Eco Fashion Design | Scoop.it
Being vegan used to mean slim pickings. Urban Outfitters aims to change that with an eco vegan fashion line launch.
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Urban Outfitters launch eco vegan collection

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Fashion still doesn't give a damn about the deaths of garment workers

Fashion still doesn't give a damn about the deaths of garment workers | Eco Fashion Design | Scoop.it
Lucy Siegle: A campaign launched this week aims to ensure the tragedy is a tipping point for both the industry and consumers
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An excellent article by Lucy Siegle of the Guardian newspaper on why fast fashion doesn't give a damn about Bangladesh!

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Leaving Facebook... | Facebook

Facebook is a social utility that connects people with friends and others who work, study and live around them.
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Great infographic on compartive CMT price to manufacture a shirt in Bangladesh as opposed to the US.  Its a little over simplified, no shipping, order timelines etc, but never the less pretty acurate.

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H&M: can fast fashion and sustainability ever really mix?

H&M: can fast fashion and sustainability ever really mix? | Eco Fashion Design | Scoop.it
H&M's recycling scheme is a step in the right direction, but when the retailer's focus is on selling more and more - it won't save the planet
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Fast Fashion and sustainability, is it an oxymoron?

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Primark and the high street: Why are the workers who make our cheap clothes paying with their lives?

Primark and the high street: Why are the workers who make our cheap clothes paying with their lives? | Eco Fashion Design | Scoop.it
Campaign groups around the world are rightly rounding on Primark following the tragic collapse of one of their suppliers' factories in Bangladesh last week which, at the last count, killed nearly 300 people.
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The Indipendant weigh in on Primark, the Bangladesh disaster and fast fashion.

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Charini | Sass Brown

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Charini produce a hand crafted collection from luxurious reclaimed materials & heritage hand woven Sri Lankan silk.

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Abercrombie & Fitch Gets a Brand Readjustment #FitchTheHomeless

Together, we can remake the A&F brand. #FitchTheHomeless Follow on Twitter: @GregKarber Shot by James DeLorean (@JamesDeLorean) and Daniel Lisi (@LisiDaniel)
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Love it, please join!

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Dhaka Rana Plaza: Our Collective Responsbility | katefletcher.com

Dhaka Rana Plaza: Our Collective Responsbility | katefletcher.com | Eco Fashion Design | Scoop.it
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An honest, sensitive and real response to the Bangladesh tragedy with now over 1,100 dead, from Kate Fletcher.
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Hetty Rose, bespoke shoe maker, famous for her vintage kimono shoes has her bi annual studio tour, 19th May, UK.

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Muhammad Yunus appeals to west to help Bangladesh's garment industry

Muhammad Yunus appeals to west to help Bangladesh's garment industry | Eco Fashion Design | Scoop.it
Nobel prize winner calls on foreign clothes companies to fix a minimum wage for workers to prevent further tragedies
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Appeal from Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammad Yunus to help support the Bangladesh garment industry.

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What does that $14 shirt really cost?

What does that $14 shirt really cost? | Eco Fashion Design | Scoop.it
Bangladesh disaster raises tough questions about cheap clothes
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Its about time consumers saw what the real cost of fast fashion is, and who is making the money and who is being taken advantage of!

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Was My Hat Made in a Factory Like Rana Plaza? | The Nation

Was My Hat Made in a Factory Like Rana Plaza? | The Nation | Eco Fashion Design | Scoop.it
A reader who unknowingly ordered hats from a Bangladeshi factory prompts a closer look into what we know about where and how our clothes are made.
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Elizabeth Cline, author of Killer Clothes on garment production transparency in Bangladesh

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Green Fashion

CCTV's Karina Huber in New York City reports on the multi-billion dollar green fashion industry.
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Sass Brown and Titania Inglis on green fashion in New York

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Fair-Trade Movement Extends to Clothing

Fair-Trade Movement Extends to Clothing | Eco Fashion Design | Scoop.it
Demand for information about how and where goods are produced has spread from its origins in food to clothing, recently gaining momentum after a factory collapse in Bangladesh.
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Fair trade and clothing manufacture, it seems that if the series of Bangladesh disasters serve no other purpose, it may at the very least wake some peope up to the real cost of fast fashion.

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To Darn at Hope & Elvis

To Darn at Hope & Elvis | Eco Fashion Design | Scoop.it
Last Friday I made my way up to Retford, Nottinghamshire, to stay with Louise Presley, owner of Hope & Elvis. Louise and her husband Nigel were very welcoming and made me feel right at home, ma...
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Old fashioned make and mend as high art with Tom of Holland!

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Nike Teams Up With NASA To Crowdsource Future Fabrics [Video] - PSFK

Nike Teams Up With NASA To Crowdsource Future Fabrics [Video] - PSFK | Eco Fashion Design | Scoop.it
LAUNCH 2020 calls for innovators to revolutionize how we make textiles.
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Nike, NASA and the US Agency for International Development launch this collaboration to support new material inventions that foster sustainability.

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What's in style: Eco-friendly, green fashion

What's in style: Eco-friendly, green fashion | Eco Fashion Design | Scoop.it
Fashion goes the way of food: organic and environmentally friendly. Designers such as Stella McCartney have embraced the trend, and so have stars.
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USA Today article on green fashion with quotes from Sass Brown, Timberland and H&M

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