2013: The Year of Sustainable Fashion — Sustainable Fashion In less than 24 hours, we will be welcoming in the new year and saying goodbye 2013! But, before doing that, we thought it would be a great idea to look back at this year and see what 2013 brought to the sustainable fashion industry. So without further ado, here is our top 5 picks of 2013 sustainable fashion events! 1. SOURCE Summit 2013 Auralís NOUVEAUTÉ : Samatoa - Unique Fair Trade and fashion quality clothes made from natural fibers Samatoa is an exciting fashion house which manufacture fashion quality fabrics and apparels from natural fibers in collaboration with international designers. Samatoa was founded in Cambodia in 2003 on the three pillars of sustainable development : economic efficiency, social equity and protection of the environment. Following strict ethical practices which, as symbolism of the lotus, are purification of the body, the speech and the spirit.
March Eco Look – City Traveler Last month for the February’s Eco Look, I anticipated spring with a seventies-inspired fashion look and for many, spring is finally a reality. Despite the season you live in, I always try to keep in mind versatile attire that can be worn all year round. The inspiration for this month came after visiting the zoo a couple for days ago (blog soon to come). The beautiful colors, designs, shapes of nature and the animals were a real muse. The City Traveler Look - is a mix of city meets jungle, by using stylish, young and fresh eco, organic, vegan and ethical clothes and accessories for the modern eco-conscious woman on the go. Chiara Gadaleta – Ser Sustentável com Estilo A Comunidade de Paraisópolis em São Paulo convida para um dia de moda, beleza e claro muita dança e música. Veja a programação. Serviço: Dia 14 de Junho Das 10 às 16hs CEU Paraisópolis : Rua Dr José Augusto de Souza e Silva, s/n – Jardim Parque Morumbi Da Redação SSE O “Bordados de Passira” é um projeto colaborativo, feito a dez mãos amigas, que se juntaram em prol de uma boa causa: capacitar as artesãs da AMAP (Associação de Mulheres Artesãs de Passira), em Pernambuco, para que elas possam ganhar autonomia e vender seus produtos pela internet.
Made in Brazil : Fashion Revolution by Fernanda Simon17/06/14 Brazil: home of the 2014 World Cup and birthplace of some great sustainable fashion brands! Created by François-Ghislain Morillion and Sébastien Kopp, childhood friends, who after traveling the world for a year studying sustainability projects undertaken by large enterprises, got disappointed with what they saw. Delighted with the idea of preserving the Amazon forest, they decided to create a different brand of shoes which seeks to respect both humans and nature.
About Log in SIGN UP FOR FREE news and business bulletins direct to your mailbox. EFF SOURCE Fashion business success without compromise 2 April 2014 VIDEO: What is the SOURCE? The 11 Best Eco-Friendly Fashion Sites to Do Your Fall Shopping Summer is officially over, and your Instagram is about to blow up with Fashion Week pics. It might just be time to start thinking about fall shopping. I know EcoCult readers aren’t the kind of girls who go running to the nearest department store, filling their arms with clothes from Bangladesh. No, the EcoCult reader keeps a carefully curated closet, filled with classics mixed with updated looks that scratch your trend itch. If you’re as specific about I am about what you want to buy (“I’m looking for a pair of silk-ish, high-waisted trousers with a tapered leg and large print”), and you’re also looking for it in the sustainable option, you have some searching in your future.
Top 10 shops making sustainable fashion products work for them SOURCE Deputy Editor, Sarah Ditty, highlights 10 multi-brand fashion retailers that are making sustainable product ranges work for them - keeping customers coming back for more. Image: Fashion Conscience website Yooxygen Founded in 2009 to coincide with Earth Day, leading Italian e-tailer YOOX launched YOOXYGEN, an “eco-mmerce” platform for innovative eco-sustainable projects, a selection of eco-friendly fashion and design, and exclusive limited-edition collections. Offering thousands of sustainable and ethical fashion products for women, YOOXYGEN is the world’s largest stockist of sustainable fashion design. Its large list of brands includes several SOURCE Fellowship 500 members and SOURCE Award winners, including: Ada Zanditon, Beyond Skin, Goodone, Jux, Pachacuti, People Tree and more.
Sustainable Luxury and Social Entrepreneurship Miguel Angel Gardetti, Ph.D has been the head of the Center for Study of Corporate Sustainability (IESC) since its foundation in 2002, and he also holds the same position at the Center for Study of Sustainable Luxury. He is head professor in MBA and masters programs both in Argentina and abroad. He has provided training within frameworks of executive education and in house programmes to CEOs and Corporate Managers both from domestic and multinational companies in Argentina and Latin America. He has lectured at the Instituto de Empresa (Madrid, Spain), one of the top business schools in Europe. Moreover, he was a speaker in Identidad Uruguay, an event organised by the Universidad de Empresa (Montevideo), with a lecture on Fashion, Luxury, and Sustainability.