Fabric for Fashion: The Complete Guide covers all fibres; from man-made to animal and plant. It is the complete reference on all fabrics, their properties, their uses in fashion and the technologies and terminologies that define them. The book includes a certification index which includes commonly used and globally recognised environmental certifications. Read more »
Love Slow Fashion Show – Friday 14th February, 6pm to 8pm, London Newcastle Project Space, 28 Redchurch St, E2 7DP
On Friday, Valentine’s Day, a team of 15 young people will be running their own Slow Fashion Show to showcase their creations, and will be taking on make-up and hair, modelling, styling, photography and hosting – with a little help from some friends. Read more »
Provenance is a new website that allows shoppers to discover products by where they are made, out of what, and by whom has just launched. The free service, which features hundreds of lifestyle products ranging from fashion to food to furniture, helps shoppers to know more about where the things they buy come from.
When on the site, you can explore items by materials and location, suggest products, and follow your favourite makers. Once you’ve found something you like, you can click to buy and be transferred to the maker’s website where you complete the sale.
Paper Dress – An oasis of quirky vintage charm in the heart of Shoreditch
114 – 116 Curtain Road, Hackney, EC2A 3AH
If you’re feeling creative but aren’t quite sure where to start, buy this fantastic book. Using things from around your home or even charity shops you’ll transform them into something special.
A wide selection of stylish fashion clothing for all occassions including: dresses, tops, knitwear, skirts, eveningwear, coats, suits, jackets and more. Styles to suit a variety of tastes from classic to vintage and more inbetween: recycled and upcycled. This is sustainable ethical fashion at it's best.
If you're looking for something eco or ethical to wear for dress down friday, a casual weekend or holiday, you'll find it here. Tops, t-shirts, jeans, trousers from mainly fairtrade and organic cotton.
Green fashion for kids is fun and made mainly from natural fibres including organic cotton and Fairtrade cotton. From baby to early teens, there's something to make all kids happy. Bright colours, animals, fun shapes that children can wear all year round.
A treasuretrove of accessories from around the world can be found here. A vast selection of jewellery including necklaces, bracelets, rings and earrings to shoes, hats, bags, handbags and scarves. Whatever your style, these items will complete any outfit.
The dress must follow the body of a woman, not the body following the shape of the dress. —