Bonnie Wright and celebrity pals will judge T-shirt designs for the Edun and Made-By sustainable design competition. Maria Kaski writes.
‘Knitted by grannies, supported by supermodels’ is the motto behind Lily Cole’s new eco knitwear label, The North Circular. Amiee Jones writes.
Comptoir des Cotonniers, a French label now well established in Great Britain, does laid back chic like no other brand. Their collection is full of garments ideal for weekend layering. Lucie Goulet picks today’s Daily eBay.
With Paris Fashion Week starting tomorrow, the focus this week is on French designers. Zadig & Voltaire first made its name among fashion editors thanks to its cashmere jumpers and Tunisiens tees adorned with skulls, band names and hemp leaves is now the epitome of Left Bank glam rock chic. Lucie Goulet picks today’s Daily eBay.
Remade fashion involves using unwanted clothes to create new garments and accessories. The ever-quickening pace of fashion has significantly increased the number of clothes bought and gotten rid of. According to an article published in Style in May 2008, “we now consume 2m tonnes of clothing and textiles a year. 1.1m tonnes go straight in the bin, while just 300,000 tonnes are recycled”. Lucie Goulet reports on the remade craze.
As the official partner to designer Jasper Garvida at London Fashion Week 2010, Japan’s premium beer Asahi not only featured as the main sponsor for the designer but actually made an appearance on the Catwalk itself. Jennifer Ebert writes.
Melissa, the Brazilian plastic shoes brand and the Campana brothers, famous South American designers, are teaming up for a range of sandals, the Campana Zig Zag, the Carioca model and the newest Melissa + Campana Corallo. Lucie Goulet writes.
Last night saw the launch of Reclaim at Eco Age, an exhibition promoting the greener side of design and just one part of the many activities held in association with the London Design Festival. Jen Marsden writes.
No wardrobe is complete without a collection of elegant clutch bags, and even when one’s closet is fit to burst, there’s always room for one more little bundle of joy. Amiee Jones picks today’s Daily eBay.
GreenmyLIFEstyle personal fashion stylist Zoe Robinson picks her top 10 Spring Summer 2010 dresses, from the designers taking part in Estethica, London Fashion Week’s ethical fashion zone. From home, to office, to parties, find out now what you’ll be wearing next year.