Posts Tagged ‘fashion’

Giveaway! Win an eco friendly designer top from Gypsy05

Chickdowntown is an online women’s clothing retailer, promoting green and environmentally friendly designers. Chickdowntown offer green clothing from many designers. The one I want to talk about today is Gypsy05. Gypsy05 is an expression that stands to make a difference in the world. “Good planets are hard to find” is the motto that began Gypsy05’s…

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New designer label – designed to reduce your carbon footprint

We’ve all heard about our carbon footprint, our water footprint and even our paper footprint. Have you ever stopped to wonder about the carbon footprint of the clothes you are wearing? Ethical and eco-chic manufacturer, Continental Clothing, working with the Carbon Trust, is launching the world’s first Carbon Reduction Label for textile products. The new…

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Mission Playground for ethical clothing

With a tag line “The earth is our playground. Our mission is to preserve it” how could I resist shining the spotlight on this ethical fashion company? The beautifully named Mission Playground is a conscious lifestyle clothing company that uses apparel as a vehicle for change. They began in 2003 with a graphics-driven range of…

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Free bag for life with Rapanui – ethical clothing company

According to green clothing company, Rapanui, around 750 trillion plastic bags are consumed worldwide every year. The Marine Conservation Society state that 50% of beach litter is plastic and 5% of this is disposable plastic carrier bags. These bags are a particular bugbear of mine and it was reading a story about the devastating effects…

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Learn to make your own green shoes

I’ve always been rather covetous of Green Shoes. These ethical, sustainable beauties are hand made to order in the UK. You actually draw around your own feet and send the drawing in with your order, so you know these will be the most comfortable shoes you have ever worn! In today’s society of throw away…

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Soil Association Organic Fortnight

I can’t believe it’s this time of year again! The Soil Association’s Organic fortnight is upon us. It began on Saturday 6th September and runs until 21st, so there are plenty of opportunities to get involved. There are events taking part up and down the country, which will be your chance to  enjoy things such…

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Quail by Mail – ethical, fairtrade and organic fashion

The lovely Shauna from Quail by mail left a message on the blog last night – and I’ve just been taking a peek around her site. Shauna sells a gorgeous range of ethical, fairtrade and organic fashion for women that is made in Britain. Devon, to be precise. It’s not often I hit on a…

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