H&M have launched an all American vintage insipred collection made from sustainable materials like organic cotton, hemp and recycled polyester. Hats off to H&M who have got some great ‘stand out’ pieces (my favorites are below) as well as flying that ethical flag with a press release stating “This collection shows how important sustainability is to H&M,”…
In stores from April 12th 2012, (100 stores nationwide) expect snaking ques and for me to be at the front!!
I have stumbled across this small brand (based in Belguim and launched in January 2012) whose philosophy is totally based around “ensuring customers know the entire manufacturing history of all its products.”
Continue reading to find out more about Honest by and see a short video!
If you havn’t yet attended a ‘Swap Shop’, get down to your nearest one ASAP! As of last night, I can hold my hands up and say I was a swap shop virgin, continue reading for a complete low down and more snaps of my fab evening!
Ethical Fashion expert Amisha Ghadiali calls on us to make 2012 ‘The Year of The Sustainable Wardrobe’ with each of us becoming conscious consumers and demanding that the fashion industry is changed. (EFW.com 2012)
Sorry I havn’t been posting much, it’s been a manic few days!! I have finally started writing up my dissertation (EEK!). After months of researching I am finally taking the plunge and putting finger tips to key board!
Starting with a introduction chapter about the background of sustainability, I thought I would share with you a couple of key points and quotes from my work. Feel free to leave a comment with any suggestions or criticisms (constructive only please!!) Read more!
Wanted to post a thank you to the NTU final year Fashion Design students that attended my focus group yesterday afternoon… it really gave me an insight into the higher education curriculum of next generation designers. For anyone undertaking any research I would really recommend focus groups, informal chats about peoples experiences really give you an insight into natural thoughts and behavior.