The Vine is running an article on the Commune. Creative producer, Patricia O’Brien was happy to bring attention to the many areas of sustainable fashion including low-impact fabrics, slow design and even compostable garment technology. Read the article
Created for the rapidly-growing number of consumers who appreciate good design, fashion and creativity, but also care about social and environmental issues and where their clothing comes from. Buy online at Leeloo
Work at the Blue Sphere ethical clothing workshop in Hanoi Vietnam, helping with garment design, pattern-making and training staff. You will be fully trained and prepared for your assignment, as well as having travel, living and accommodation allowances when you’re there.
Applications close May 27. Via Peppermint Mag
Peppermint Magazine is Australia’s only green fashion and lifestyle magazine. 100% carbon neutral, we are committed to promoting positive change for the environment. We love all things green, organic, recycled, vintage and fair trade.
Issue #9, Autumn 2011, features David Suzuki, Akira Isogawa and Baked Relief, and you can download a free skirt pattern in Sewing School.
Available in newsagents nationwide, and online at Etsy and eBay, issue #9 is one of our proudest moments.
April 7, 2011
Addressing Evolving Sustainability Challenges in the Fibre, Textile, Carpet and Apparel industries.
The Pier Geelong – 10 Western Beach Foreshore Road, Geelong
Etiko, Australia’s pioneering Fairtrade fashion brand, is seeking T-shirt designs Australia wide that promote the Fairtrade movement for a chance to win great prizes.
The ‘Design for Good’ competition , which will launch on March 1 will create greater awareness of the Fairtrade organic cotton industry.
The winners will be announced during Fair Trade Fortnight (May 7 – 22) via the Fairtrade ANZ website and the Etiko website: http://www.etiko.com.au