In the UK alone we buy 2million tons of clothing, with a staggering 1.2million tons going into landfill. With the fast fashion that we’re buying into, we’re encouraged to throw away clothes instead of buying pieces that we cherish and keep for years. But if we’re savvy about what we buy we can make our clothes last.
The Fairtrade Foundation and the Alliance for Responsible Mining are proud to announce the launch of the world's first ever Fairtrade and Fairmined certified platinum jewellery made by pioneering platinum jeweller Cox & Power.
Introducing the ‘Laila’ Collection “Every street of Kabul is enthralling to the eye Through the bazaars, caravans of Egypt pass One could not count the moons that shimmer on her roofs And the thousand splendid suns that hide behind her walls” Innovative and wearable luxury jewellery brand ST•ERASMUS introduces their new collection
Katcha Bilek (KB) encourages sustainable living through a range of exciting fashion accessories, exclusively made in England. Focusing on the design and aesthetic of each product, KB makes stylish and durable bags and accessories from repurposed inner tubes, car seatbelts, and bike tyres. These materials lend their hard-wearing, waterproof qualities to wallets and bags that are smart enough to pair with business wear, yet have an edgy urban aesthetic
Having a banana for breakfast? Moisturising your skin with aloe vera cream? Get those healthy things into your wardrobe! Enjoy the immense benefits of stretchy and durable banana or smooth and skin-caring aloe vera fabrics in your active wear with the new Carrot, Banana & Peach AW 2012 collection.
01 Nov 12 Eczema is rising rapidly in Australia with as many as one in four children developing the disease before the age of two. With the first signs of eczema surfacing between 2 and 6 months, new mums already challenged by night time sleeping have the added strain of baby being woken by a need to itch and scratch as well as the visible damage to delicate skin.Kelly Northey is the creator of the Bamboo Bubby Bag™ which assists eczema suffering babies in two ways: firstly the all natural bamboo-cotton fabric doesn't irritate the skin, is breathable and adapts to climate changes, and secondly the unique Adjust-a-Sleeve™ design covers the hands, preventing harsh scratching and with the sleeves designed to grow it is suitable for toddlers too.
Wearing environmentally friendly fabrics is one of the best things you can do for the planet, as well as the people who produce them. 300,000 Indian Farmers are said to commit suicide every year due to the slave labour demanded by the cotton trade. As a shopper, we have lots of power to help in these kinds of situations.
Every time you buy a beautiful Betty product you continue the story of two English girls who met in Bangalore. Overwhelmed by the poverty around them they hatched a dream, to build a future for people who have been forgotten. Our Betty & Betts range introduces this season's Fairtrade Betty accessory collection.
Katcha Bilek (KB), an exciting UK fashion accessories brand for men & women, is currently running a campaign where 10 lucky winners will receive prizes from the collection once the page reaches 1000 likes. We’d like to offer MissEcoGlam readers the opportunity to join in at http://www.facebook.com/KatchaBilek.
The new Crosskase Solar 15 backpack - a stylish urban accessory which is perfect for fashionistas who love their essential gadgets and want to make sure they stay protected and full of charge whilst away from home. From luxury holidays to backpack adventures and from meetings to fun festival days, the ability to charge up essential gadgets can be a real time saver for busy bees and the Solar 15 backpack does just that, whilst adding a modern, urban chic to any outfit.
With tribal prints making their cyclical comeback this spring/summer, *rYico and *www.Shop4Rwanda.com, a charity set up in the UK in order to fund raise for projects in Rwanda, has launched its new range of skirts, dresses and accessories that reflect the bold colours and graphic prints seen on the catwalks of spring/summer 2012. And with prices that are far cheaper than high street copies you can ease your purse strings as well as your conscience.