A law in France banning the use of unhealthily thin fashion models came into effect this month. The country’s health ministry hopes it will help combat inaccessible ideals of beauty
This week’s Fashion Revolution Week, a movement that started in the wake of the Rana Plaza disaster, rallies people to change the course of the fashion industry. Heather Poore from Hubbub UK [...]
We list some of our favourite projects, charities and textile experts stitching together antidotes to wasteful fast fashion
Next week, clothes recycling charity Traid will be urging people to wear secondhand instead of buying new. Could instilling pride in wearing pre-owned clothes help avoid wasteful fast fashion?
When Abercrombie & Fitch CEO Mike Jeffries said that only attractive, cool people belong in his chain’s clothes, entrepreneur Mark Aink knew he had to respond. He did so by launching a range of [...]
Rin Hamburgh’s regular pick of the best ethical products
Rin Simpson rounds up some of the best buys for conscious shoppers. This month, she looks at must-haves for fabulous fashionistas
From Fair Wear to wardrobe surgery, fashion designers are not only coming up with new ways to recycle and reinvent their clothes, but are also lobbying MEPs for a more transparent labelling system
Blake Mycoskie, a 34 year-old philanthropist, has found a way to put brand new shoes on the feet of a million children in need
The theme of 2010 Fairtrade Fortnight - 22 February to 7 March - is The Big Swap. People in the UK and Ireland are being rallied to swap shopping basket items for Fairtrade counterparts.
EarthPositive Apparel boast ethical credentials throughout its production and distribution process. Their products represent the fashion world's latest solution to the threat of climate change.
The Big Swish', run by the Big Wardrobe and Daisy Green Magazine, isset to be one of the largest events in the clothes swapping calendar.
Transition Towns founder named Grassroots Campaigner of the Year at the Observer Ethical Awards 2009.
Safia Minney is a social entrepreneur created herfashion company People Tree with Fair Trade principles long before theyhit mainstream consciousness.
The Well-Fashioned exhibition examines the growing eco-fashion industry, showcasing the work of designers who are tacklings eco-issues head on
Organic Cotton is making its mark with more companies selling clothes and household products than ever before. Even some high street stores are now stocking organic cotton.
Disillusioned with the children's magazines available for their own children, Lucy and Clive Farndon decided to publish their own