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London Fashion Week: 1/13 of 13

Is Paris on course for a greener future?

The future's vert: why green is the new black in Paris

Lida Hujić

21st February, 2012

Paris is famous for its chic spin on glamour but also for its fur, its waste and its excess. But with green designers slowly making inroads, things could be about to change, says Lida Hujić more...
PHOTO GALLERY: Reclaim to Wear

PHOTO GALLERY: Reclaim to Wear and Central St Martins

Ben Martin

21st February, 2012

As London Fashion week draws to a close, don’t miss the chance to see the work of a talented band of up-and-coming young designers who are helping to make upcycling this season’s hottest new trend more...
And this season’s colour is…green

Fashion special: And this season’s colour is… green

Ruth Styles

20th February, 2012

From local manufacturing to natural textiles, times are changing in the fashion industry. What’s more, the new look eco fashion isn’t just green – it’s seriously cool as well. Ruth Styles reports from London and Copenhagen more...
The Ecologist meets…Orsola de Castro

The Ecologist meets… Orsola de Castro

Ruth Styles

17th February, 2012

The designer and Estethica founder chats to Ruth Styles about upcycling, showcasing new green talent and why eco-design has earned its place at the top table of British fashion more...
People Tree in Bangladesh

Safia Minney: fashion’s impact on the earth

Safia Minney

15th September, 2011

In an exclusive extract from her new book - Naked Fashion - the People Tree founder looks at the environmental damage caused by modern fashion – and sketches out a radical new way forward
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Esthethica

The Ecologist guide to Estethica

Ruth Styles

15th September, 2011

London’s environmental fashion initiative celebrates its fifth birthday this year and this season looks set to be the best yet. Ruth Styles takes a closer look
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defunct mannequins

Craftsmanship: a dying art?

Lida Hujic

15th September, 2011

As London Fashion Week kicks off, Lida Hujic looks at the reasons behind the decline of British craftmanship and asks if we're in danger of losing it altogether more...
SHOPPING

The fashion industry has the potential to be a real force for good

Ruth Styles

15th September, 2011

Yes there have been scandals, and yes, there is more to do, but the fashion industry is working hard to become greener and more ethical. It’s time to start supporting these efforts, argues Green Living Editor Ruth Styles


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Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration

Ruth Styles

24th February, 2011

Wonderful illustrations featuring the work of some of the world’s best and brightest eco-fashion talent show exactly why we need to start taking green fashion designers seriously, says Ruth Styles
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Ada Zanditon: London Fashion Week's greenest rising star

Ruth Styles

21st February, 2011

One of London Fashion Week’s hottest new talents, eco-designer Ada Zanditon is one to watch, says Ruth Styles
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Eco-fashion: how green became the new black

Lida Hujic

15th February, 2011

With London Fashion Week just around the corner, Lida Hujic, author of The First to Know, charts eco-fashion’s journey from naff to hip to even-sold-at Tesco more...

The new face of eco fashion

Matilda Lee

24th September, 2010

PHOTO GALLERY: The Estethica exhibition at London Fashion Week showcases pioneering designers who make clothes you never want to throw away. This exclusive photo shoot highlights some of the season's best looks more...

London Fashion Week: 1/13 of 13

PHOTO GALLERY: Changing the language of fashion

Matilda Lee

25th February, 2010

London Fashion Week's ethical show 'estethica' is more than just a niche offering: it is changing the landscape, and language, of the fashion industry more...

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