Links

In case you do feel like shopping try spending your money on something that has less impact on the environment or was made under fair trade conditions.

Link of the month: 

Clothing Stain Removal Guide


BAGS / ACCESSORIES

www.bohocrafts.com Natural & fair trade jewellery, gifts & crafts. Carefully sourced from the most ethical local & international crafting partners.

carataylor.com handbags

Affentor.de Handbags, Laptopbags, Accessories

Noen.com Jewellery - Noën combines the sense of design, the fascination of jewellery and the 
demand of treating our environment carefully and respectfully

Royalblush.ch Handbags with a conscience!

 A young Swiss accessory label for exceptional, sustainable, high-end handbag

Justbazaar.co.uk Contemporary Fair Trade accessories from around the world - Jewellery, Bags, Scarves, Toys, Furniture, Home Furnishings & Consumables

fifibijoux.com Ethical jewellery

feedprojects.org supporting the UN World Food Programm

lejudesigns.com Jewellery made using vegetable ivory 100% sustainable

mybagcares.com a 100% reusable and washable canvas bag that can replace hundreds of paper or plastic bags and help save the environment

morsbags.com making reusable bags, sociably!

bagsofchange.co.uk Reusable eco-bags that reward you for shopping at over 70 local independent ethical retailers. Shopping that doesn't cost the earth

hattitrading.co.uk Hatti Handbags are Design Led, Beautifully Made and Fair Trade

jungleberry.co.uk specialises in fair trade clothing, jewellery, furnishings, gifts and kids stuff from India, Nepal, Thailand, and Indonesia

manumituk.com

made.uk.com fair trade jewellery designed by influential designers, then sourced and created within disadvantaged communities across East Africa

sarah-smith.co.uk

abteil-shop.de handbags made form re-used materials

nahuiollin.com unique candy wrapper handbags

pibiones.com exclusive fashion accessories with hand-woven eco-friendly fabrics from Sardinia

sonyakashmiri.com designer recycled eco-friendly leather handbags, purses, belts and accessories using chrome free, vegetable-tanned leather lined with organic

seccoshop.com the Treasures of Wasteland

bakesaledesigns.com unique, handmade gifts

porkchopgirl.com Reconstructed :: Handmade :: Vintage

 

FOOTWEAR

 

Veja.fr fairtrade trainers

wornagain.co.uk Recycled fashion

beyondskin.co.uk Ethical womens shoes - handmade, vegetarian and sexy high heels including stilletto, pumps and flats

Po-zu.com

freerangers.co.uk Breathable vegan shoes made to order, fleeces and clothing suitable for vegans

vegetarian-shoes.co.uk Cruelty free shoes, boots, trainers, sandals, belts, jeans and para boots. All leather free, ethical, animal friendly

Terraplana.com variety of sustainable products

www.thefaircorp.com Fairly Traded trainers,
sports balls as well as other fashion, sport
& leisure products

ethicalwares.com vegan products to promote a cruelty-free lifestyle

ninadolcetti.com the shoes are designed and constructed to reuse off-cuts and unwanted pre-consumer waste

 

CLOTHING

 

modtomodern.com unique, recycled wool sweaters are as beautifully wearable as they are sustainable

anti-factory.com unique items out of recycled garments

whereisjosienow.com giving new life to vintage

inhabitatshop.com Green Design Blog

si-su.com ecologically minded clothing

Goodone.co.uk award winning sustainable fashion company which creates innovative directional recycled clothing

revampfashion.co.uk Collective Designs Beautiful, One-of-a-Kind and Limited Edition Clothing and Accessories from Vintage and Reclaimable materials

minna.co.uk  determined to minimise the impact on the environment by using organic, fair trade and recycled materials wherever possible

markliu.co.uk Zero Waste Range

lunarlife.co.za Lunar has been sensitive to environmental concerns, making use, almost exclusively of natural fibres and pigment dyes

deborahlindquist.com Environmentally conscious fashion

elenagarciastudio.com blends daring design, traditional techniques, and luxurious, eco- friendly textiles to create beautiful, timeless pieces for women of all ages

anatomyfashion.co.uk chic sustainable fashion for women who care about the planet

Makepiece.com Beautiful clothes with ethics. Natural yarns from sustainable farming. Undyed and natural dyed options. Low impact manufacture. Fair employment. Working to be carbon neutral.

emmeline4re.co.uk recycles textiles for environmental gain, leading the way in the fashion market

patagonia.com organic cotton clothing, sportswear, travel clothing

izzylane.com ethical fashion ethical knitwear vegetarian shoes vegan shoes ethical clothing luxury cashmere wensleydale shetland ethical menswear coats skirts

liv-uk.com Naturally stylish Fairtrade and organic cotton designer clothing and homeware

gossypium.co.uk Offer organic and fair trade cotton clothes, bedlinen, t-shirts, hoodies, tops and underwear for men, women

earthandwear.com fair trade and ecologically sound clothing and accessorie

amana-collection.com beautiful ethical fashion

quailbymail.co.uk ethical, organic and fairtrade fashion designed and made in Britain

thtc.co.uk urban eco wear

americanapparel.net

Howies.co.uk active clothing company that believes in making higher quality, lower impact products for our sports and day-to-day lives

lalesso.com

aaronchang.com

Finisterreuk.com was founded to push innovation and develop technical apparel that will provide for the surfer and protect the environment

armedangels.de/en Webshop and sustainably produced clothing manufacturers. The Fairtrade certified clothing is produced of categorical exclusion of child labor and pollution

leny-icons.com The Project LENY was launched by Mariel Gamboa with its main goal to mobilise the fashion industry to take part in a project dedicated for a good cause. LENY is a gathering of Celebrities, Fashion Icons and designers that donate their design to support the project

fashion-conscience.com Eco Friendly Clothing, Ethical Clothing and Fair Trade Clothing, eco boutique

parkvogel.com Made from the finest fabrics and yarns, ParkVogel pieces are affordable without compromising quality. Our environment friendly Swiss cotton is knitted by one of the few textile mills in the world which implement recycling and energy saving programs to reduce emissions and pollutants in compliance with strict European standards

peopletree.co.uk fair trade fashion pioneer and online garment retaile

kuyichi.com

smileycollection.net Helping people in need

ciel.ltd.uk makes a more ethical and environmental choice available to the fashion conscious woman

stewartbrown.com eco-fashion

junkystyling.co.uk re-used / recycled

unicorndesign.net specialises in designing women's clothing made from organic, fairly-sourced fabrics such as organic cotton, hemp, organic linen, organic wool

wildlifeworks.com a company dedicated to saving the world's magnificent wildlife and the wilderness they call home.

NOIR-illuminati2.com for young eco aware women with a look that’s edgy, exclusive and rock ‘n’ roll

Raffauf.de Raffauf Rainwear is an urban outdoor collection made of natural materials. The design of the items gives you the freedom to move freely in the country as well as in the urban jungle

Adili.com

Hess-Natur.com

Greenfibres.com (Garments made from organic cotton, organic linen, hemp, organic wool and untreated silk and cotton)

stellamccartney.com

katharinehamnett.com

camillanorrback.com swedish women's fashion that is good for both environment and conscience

ekonoiz.com London eco wear label selling ethical eco-fibre t-shirts

gudrunsjoden.com Colourful eco friendly jumpers, t-shirts, tops, shirts & much more

 

LINGERIE

 

Greenknickers.org

Enamore.co.uk

eco-boudoir.com

pantstopoverty.com

 

VINTAGE

maggiesdress.co.uk 

absolutevintage.co.uk

steptoesantiques.co.uk

porkchopgirl.com Reconstructed :: Handmade :: Vintage

The Oxford Tea Party - A beautiful selection of vintage and antique homewares to enhance your home and lifestyle. Whether you are organising a party and are looking for the perfect accessories, or looking for gorgeous homewares for everyday use, we're sure you'll find it all here. Browse through a huge selection of tableware, glasses, porcelain, pottery, decorative ceramics, silver, linens, kitchenalia, and homewares, all pieces are hand selected and guaranteed authentic antiques and collectibles.

 

ONLINE SHOPS

ethicalsuperstore.com ethical gifts, gadgets and groceries

nigelsecostore.com environmentally friendly products for sustainable living, including low carbon products, recycled products, organic products, green products

goodnessdirect.com


Information on environmentally-friendly habits and turning to renewable sources for our energy needs

Busy Bee: Getting Clean by Going Green 

keslighting.co.uk - The Complete Guide to Eco-Friendly Lighting 

Recycling-guide.org.uk - Recycling activities for home and school 

Aerial-direct.co.uk - The eco-friendly guide to recycling electronic waste

Petitfashion.com - The Ultimate Guide to Sustainability and Recycling for Kids


ORGANISATIONS / CHARITIES / Other Groups, Forums, Blogs, Campaigns and other related links

makedoandmendonline.co.uk This site brings people who offer bespoke craft products and services together with customers.   

Do you want to order a craft product made to your exact specification?  In your favourite colour or with your name on?  Look in the 'craft products' section of the site to see the range of products available.  Do you make craft items but want to reach a wider range of customers?  Then Make Do and Mend Online is the site for you, click here to have a look around.

reclaimfashion.com Reclaim fashion workshops aim to generate enthusiasm, knowledge, understanding and skills in groups of young people

cleanclothes.org Campaigns aim at improving working conditions in the garment and sportswear industry worldwide

antislavery.org Campaigns for the freedom of millions of people worldwide who are trapped in situations of slavery or slavery-like practices

fashioninganethicalindustry.org a Labour Behind the Label project that works with students and tutors on fashion related courses

ILO.org The UN specialized agency which seeks the promotion of social justice and internationally recognized human and labour rights

fashion.arts.ac.uk/csf The Centre for Sustainable Fashion (CSF) has been developed by LCF to be an internationally recognised and globally connected catalyst for change, fully integrated with industry to create better lives through a sustainable fashion economy

freecycle.org Network to promote waste reduction and help save landscape from being taken over by landfills

ethicaltrade.org introduces international effort designed to promote ethical trade

labourbehindthelabel.org supports garment workers' efforts worldwide to defend their rights

Oxfam.com

ethicalfashionforum.com a new kind of trade association for the fashion industry, led by businesses, for businesses, and focused on social and environmental sustainability

pan-uk.org Organization working to reduce the use of hazardous pesticides world wide

soilassociation.org campaigning for organic food, organic farming and sustainable forestry

ejfoundation.org registered charity established in 2000 to empower people who suffer most from environmental abuses to find peaceful ways of preventing them.

Waronwant.org fights poverty in developing countries in partnership with people affected by globalisation

Defra.gov.uk UK Government department tasked with issues such as the environment, rural development, the countryside, wildlife, animal welfare

Iied.org

actionaid.org Large global anti-poverty agency, working with world's poorest people in Africa, Asia and Latin America

ifat.org authentic voice of Fair Trade

wateraid.org International NGO dedicated exclusively to the provision of safe domestic water, sanitation and hygiene education to the world's poorest people

global-standard.org International Working Group on Global Organic Textile Standard

newethics.com/en has made it is business to provide information about such companies and their products – companies whose thinking and actions are already defined through ethics, responsibility, fairness and transparency

hollyisstoppingshopping.blogspot.com

wearewhatwedo.org

ecochicinc.com

womens-institute.co.uk/section.aspx?id=8

fairwertung.de 

traid.org.uk/remade.html

supportus.cancerresearchuk.org/Shopping/Exclusive_eco-friendly_clothes_and_accessories/23718

forumforthefuture.org.uk

diycitymag.com/blog

threadbanger.com

smashingdarling.com

splendora.com

fabgreen.com/

venuszine.com

lmb.co.uk

katefletcher.com

charmcitycraftmafia.com

obsessiveconsumption.com

allsorts.typepad.com

garmentremake.com The Garment Remake Exchange organizes people in two different cities who contribute clothing to be remade

bransparent.com Portal for environmentally and socially friendly shopping

The Fabric Society -  A blog about textile work, process, collaborations and community 

REMADE MONTH: LEARN TO FIX YOUR FAVOURITE THINGS - Throughout April 10:10 are helping you to get the essential repair skills to keep your bike, computer and clothes feeling like new

MAGAZINES

 

Ethical Living

The Ecologist

New Consumer

Greenmystyle.com

Ethical Consumer

Sublime

Nu magazine

stylewillsaveus.com Magazine For A Peachy Green Lifestyle

bbc.co.uk/thread online fashion magazine dedicated to eco-fabulous style

Guardian Ethical Directory 

Venus Zine

Blueprint 

 

BOOKS


Green designed: Fashion

The Eco Chick Guide To Life

99 Ways T-Shirt

99 Ways Denim

99 Ways Scarf

Trend Set - das perfekte Outfit (german)

“Poseur”

Generation T

Sew Subversive

ReadyMade

The Crafter Culture Hanbook

D.I.Y Design It Yourself

The Travels of a T-Shirt in the global economy

Sustainable Fashion and Textiles

Recycling in Textiles

Women´s Institute Book Of the Home

Eco Chic

Waste and Want

Eco.Chic Weddings

Making Stuff

GoodHousekeeping - The Best of the 1940s

Make Do and Mend

 

FILMS

The 11th hour

A Disaster in search of success: Bt cotton in global south

 

SWISHING

 

swishing.org

Visaswap.com

news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/magazine/7563318.stm

y-shop.co.uk/2007/03/yswap_shop_parties_1.html

swaporamarama.org/events.htm

clothingswap.org/events.htm

rehashclothes.com

whatsmineisyours.com

visaswap.com/whenwhere.html

TRADE SHOWS / FASHION WEEKS

 

Ethical Fashion Show Paris

Esthetica@ Londonfashionweek.co.uk/news_details.asp?newsid=516 the world’s leading showcase of ethical designer fashion

Green Area Premium Berlin

Ethical Pure - Stylish and on-trend clothing, footwear and accessory collections - Fashion with a conscience -  

 

Exhibitions & Events


"India Recycled"

Horniman Museum & Gardens

100 London Road

Daily 10.30am to 5.30pm

Tel: 020 8699 1872

www.horniman.ac.uk

 

Visa Swap Shop

when & where:

www.visaswap.com/whenwhere.html

 

Craft Groups / Shop Crafty

castoff.info

craftivism.com

areathriftyone.blogspot.com

ohmystars.net

lekkner.com

womens-institute.co.uk/standard.aspx?id=790 (about craft & craft projects)

getcrafty.com

craftster.org