A bit of creativity (and scissors, a needle and thread) is all that’s needed to produce stylish new clothes and accessories from things one might otherwise throw away.
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Designs by Bottletop are a work of art for the craftsman and consumer alike. Blending design with technique across cultures, Bottletop creates collections that celebrate true craftsmanship. A timeless ‘created by hand’ aesthetic. The creation of Bottletop products not only enhance the techniques of some of the most highly skilled artisans from around the world but our training programs enable others to join them, supporting themselves and their families in the process.
The Bottletop Foundation (100% funded by Bottletop) empowers disadvantaged young people to take control of their lives through health education and vocational training projects; in turn supporting their wider communities. We tackle sensitive issues including the prevention of HIV/AIDS, unplanned teenage pregnancy, substance abuse, gender inequality, low self-esteem and vocational skills deficits. Our vision is for all young people worldwide to be equipped with the necessary health education, transferable skills and self-confidence necessary to make healthy, informed choices and achieve their full potential.
This site is more than just a celebration of pretty jewellery and accessories. Behind the brand is a complete ethos that’s as much about people as it is about products. The idea behind ella georgia is simple: we…
Extinct Design is all about having fashion fun whilst not upsetting the planet! Lets use our creative gifts and look and feel our best individual selves by dressing in the finest and cleverest recycled, redesigned, reused and rethought…
Maiya launch an exciting new ethical fashion womenswear label with its debut collection for Spring/Summer 2012.
The first ready-to-wear collection focuses on tailored day and eveningwear dresses alongside a classically styled double-breasted trench coat.
Maiya use a range of organic,…
With a keen eye for the exquisite, KOKKU selects only the highest quality gold and silver filigree rings, earrings, necklaces, pendants, bracelets and charms. Handmade filigree jewellery straight from the ancient island of Sardinia supporting the preservation of a…
Katherine Feiel makes custom wedding and special occasion gowns from new and vintage fabrics, reclaiming beautiful beaded silk garments, discarded wedding gowns, handmade laces or tapestries, and giving them new life. Each gown is handmade to order and…
Founded in 2005 by maverick Italian fashionista, Cristina Cisilino, Made creates stunning designer accessories that are 100% fair trade. Dramatically unique, Made’s gorgeous products are designed by influential designers as well as hot guest celebrities. (more…)
Nature Shop is an online retailer selling premium “inspired by nature” brands and products that are kind to your body and kind to the environment. They are a company with a conscience and are passionate about supporting brands with strong ethical and environmental values. Nature Shop is mindful of all that they do as a company and are proud to stock high quality, premium clothing and footwear brands with ethical and visible supply chains.
Nature Shop currently stock Icebreaker Merino Wool Clothing, Howies Organic Cotton Tees, EKO - Earth Kind Originals - Womenswear, Snugs 100% Sheepskin handcrafted slippers & Bearpaw Boots. Now that winter is upon us, we will be adding to our fantastic brands with a selection of Didriksons1913 Rain Gear, new Snugs styles and colours, a great welly boot range is coming soon, along with a small selection of meticulously chosen ethical brands with some amazing products with them.
It is our vision to sell products that are produced with environmental and social responsibility in mind and that is how we choose our brands. The impact of mass produced, low quality clothing and footwear on our precious environment and communities is immense and we hope to encourage people to be more conscious of where their products come from and the effect of their production.
We believe positive actions, no matter how big or small, towards respecting our planet and all its inhabitants, can make a difference and we hope our small actions will contribute to making our world a better place.
Goodone is an award-winning independent fashion label that reflects contemporary London through conscious design. We create high-end fashion-forward collections, reinventing the potential of what upcycled garments can be.
Antiform is a forward thinking fashion company producing womenswear from high quality upcycled materials. Antiform has a partner organisation, ReMade in Leeds, who run upcycling events, clothes swaps, recycled fashion courses and workshops.
A striking collection of handmade vintage jewellery, each piece is unique. Recycled and reclaimed materials are used wherever possible.
A stunning ethical Womenswear collection; each item is hand embellished and made from sustainable, organic, recycled and locally produced textiles. Minna also produces a range of pretty and playful children’s clothing.
At Ungalli we are fiercely determined to change the way people think about their clothing. We want people to realize the negative impact the clothing industry has on our people and our planet, and we’re dedicated to finding people who like us, believe its time for that to change. Our clothing is produced using 100% recycled and re purposed materials, by North American workers who are treated with respect, and supports causes that desperately need our full and complete attention.
A unique collection of recycled and reused jewellery made from jewels, lace, pendants and gems the artist finds on her travels.
Beautiful hand made shoes, made using traditional artisanal methods. Created using natural products from sustainably managed sources and recycled materials.
The concept behind the Hetty Rose brand is based on a theory of re-using and re-working vintage materials in a creative and sustainable way, hand making shoes to fit perfectly.
Linda Gray and Kally Laurence are life long stitchers and recyclers. These passions have come together to create the Queenie and Ted brand of unique customised clothing. Pre-loved womens garments are upcycled using stitch, vintage fabrics, trimmings and buttons to make one-off jackets, skirts and dresses with soul!
We believe that clothes shouldn’t be made by children or by workers on poverty wages. We believe that clothes shouldn’t damage the environment or the people that make them. TRAIDremade only works with waste textiles which would otherwise be thrown away.
Jonathan “JJ” Hudson is a club kid cum music industry stylist who goes by the name NOKI (a play on IKON). Noki experiments with customisation, by recreating garments through cutting, stitching and embellishment creating a new genre street couture. by this term Noki is referring to an exclusive garment that compliments the raw energy that defines ‘street style’ that all of what we see in designer collections. Noki aims to challenge the wearer and the viewer into new concept and reappropriation, using recognisable corporate iconography and rearranging the message.
Kate recycles biscuit tins to make her unique jewellery range that includes necklaces, earrings, brooches and a selection of wedding jewellery.
This collection of jewellery is made from unwanted materials such as recycled glass and coconut shell and is produced by craft groups in developing counties.
Bags, belts, purses & bespoke designs. Katcha bilek designs & handcrafts her collection using re-appropriated inner-tubes, car seatbelts & bike tyres with surprisingly stylish, versatile & waterproof results.
Metropolitan style tops and jackets for women and men. The fabrics used are ecological, buttons on the items are made from recycled paper and the dying processes are not harmful to the environment.
Recycle your jeans into …a stylish new pair of shoes, meaning you can personally benefit from your recycling. All recycling occurs in the UK so the carbon footprint of recycling is low too.
A timeless jewellery collection made using gems and natural stones from fair trade suppliers, vintage jewellery, with metals from eco-friendly producers and recycled sources.
Womenswear and menswear made from salvaged, vintage and organic fabrics made with traditional techniques such as knitting, pleating and patchwork – each item is unique.
A stunning collection of handmade footwear crafted from vintage fabrics. Kitty Cooper’s mission is to provide a glamorous alternative to traditional ‘eco-styled’ footwear.
Trash To Trend is an open concept to be used and shared by everybody. We welcome any organization and individual to take contact and help us carry on the upcycling concept in any way
An online ethical fashion boutique selling Womenswear and accessories made by many different ethical brands. Select from organic, recycled, vintage and eco fibre clothing.
Our production streamlines a method of creating quality and consistent products from post-consumer garments by taking into account any variability in the existing fibers, and unifying them through new design silhouettes with experienced craftsmanship.
The girlwithbeads range includes unique handmade bags from flat caps, suit jackets and vintage fabrics. T-shirts & hoodies customised with vintage ties and braces that are available for men, women and children. Plus, fun accessories like giant button brooches, bow tie hair clips and bunting necklaces.
Funki Pixi Womenswear collection is made from 100% recycled materials namely jumpers, blankets and curtains that have been recycled from a variety of second-hand sources.
A wide selection of stylish fashion clothing for all occasions including: dresses, tops, knitwear, skirts, eveningwear, coats, suits, jackets and more. Styles to suit a variety of tastes from classic to vintage and more in between: recycled and upcycled. This is sustainable ethical fashion at it's best.Women's Ethical Clothing
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.Men's Ethical Fashion
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.Kids Green Clothing
A treasure trove 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.Eco-Friendly Accessories
The expression a woman wears on her face is more important than the clothes she wears on her back. —