I love living in Manchester. I do. And I wouldn’t have it any other way. But sometimes recently I’ve found myself missing London. Just a little. Now and again. I didn’t make it along to The London Design Festival last month. Work was so busy here that[.....]
Archive for the ‘Ethical Designers’ Category
Earth Hour takes place tomorrow (Saturday 28 March) at 8.30pm. Individuals, businesses and iconic buildings all over the world will turn their lights off for one hour to send a message to world leaders to take action on climate change.
The following film outlines the history of WWF Earth Hour.
For further information and to[.....]
Just time for one more post before I head off to start the weekend.
Herban Lifestyle is about well being. Recognising that everything we put onto our skin is absorbed into our bodies, Herban Lifestyle promises never to use chemicals, preservatives, synthetics, artificial fragrances, artificial colors or GMOs. Not ever. [.....]
Heidi & Seek was created from the idea that that ethical fashion does not have to be boring. Designs are one-of-a-kind, handmade and reconstructed from reclaimed materials. They are eco-friendly and sweatshop free.
The garments have a retro feel and combine colours and textures in fresh and often unexpected ways.
To find out more go[.....]
Think of all those coffee / tea sleeves you throw away when you buy a drink ‘to go’. Consider a more eco-friendly and, I have to say, jaunty alternative, such as this Cable Knit Cozy by Wayside Voilet.
For more options go to www.waysideviolet.etsy.com.
Don’t forget Fairtrade Fortnight.
ella georgia jewellery offers a stylish range of ethically and sustainably sourced jewellery and accessories. Hence their strapline ‘jewellery with a heart’. Their beautiful online shop lists limited edition pieces from the ella georgia collections and those of over 20 other designers from the UK and worldwide.
Each listing is accompanied[.....]
Sarah Lucy Smith and Rose Cleary-Southwood started Green Knickers to prove that ethical choices can be funny, beautiful and sexy. They have put ethics at the centre of the business, from their choice of suppliers, to the use of Fairtrade cotton and sustainable fabrics including hemp and bamboo, right down to the use of recycled[.....]
Today marks the start of Fairtrade Fortnight – 14 days of raising awareness on why Fairtrade is vital for poor producers in developing countries. To coincide with with this event, this week’s posts will focus on ethically minded designers / makers.
Our first feature is on Quail – a British label producing ethical and[.....]