Just this past week was London’s Fashion and one essential part was Estethica featuring 15 ethical designers.
All Estethica designers adhere to at least one of the three Estethica principles of fair-trade and ethical practices, organic and recycled materials and are selected for both their ethical credentials and design excellence.
One of the collections show-cased was from Beautiful Soul a line that is progressive in its values at the same time paid tribute to very classic British fashion, and is my personal favourite.
Just this past week, Oct 16th -19th Canada hosted Eco Fashion Week. Robson Square, the city that aspires to be the greenest city by 2020, hosted the fashion-conscious, and sustainable-minded, alike, in a way that harmonizes beauty and the environment, during the recent eco-fashion week in Vancouver.
One of the presenting designers Nicole Bridger’s discusses in this video her inspirations in her fall line – namely the Hindu goddess Kali-ma.
I already wrote a few articles about Laura Siegel, and also showcased 2 of her collections. She recently showed her collection at Toronto Fashion Week, and again got great reviews and support. Here’s a glimpse of her show.
It’s a way to include people who otherwise wouldn’t be a part of Cambodia
Jessica Marati, curator of the Ethical Fashion Showcase,
said: “Doing a fashion week in Cambodia doesn’t feel right without acknowledging
the fact that there are organisations that are working with disadvantaged
communities to create really beautiful items as well.”
And it’s not a
fad, but a livelihood for marginalised women who could otherwise go into
poverty……READ FULL ARTICLE
Laura Siegel’s collection debuted at Toronto’s LG Fashion Week, this Tuesday. Her collection is largely influenced by her travels and her collaborations with artisans she met in her ventures through villages in Asia. Toronto is a good fit for the debut of Siegel’s collection since they are both strongly influenced by diversity and have a strong social concious heartbeat at it’s core.