Archive for January, 2010

Ethical fashion gets super-stylish – The Sunday Times January 10, 2010

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

The clothes that help save the planet and the people that make them are now among the most stylish. Everyone from Vivienne Westwood, Stella McCartney and Asos.com are getting in on the act – Read On

I think it has been stylish for a long time but a feature in the Sunday Times definately means the concept of “Ethical Fashion” is going mainstream. The article gives a good overview as to what ethical fashion is ” The definition of “ethical fashion” is woollier than a hand-knit mohair jumper, covering anything from recycled-leather bags to vegan shoes or dresses made using surplus milk processed into fabric. Some brands focus on Fairtrade production, eco-friendly materials and manufacturing, or support social initiatives in local commmunities. . . Others use organic fabrics and recycled materials, while some take a principled stand on materials.”