Fair Trade Friday: Fair Trade at London Fashion Week

Our DC center with a few words on fair trade!

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With Estethica, eleven leading brands in sustainable fashion will exhibit at London Fashion Week.

London Fashion Week originated as a trade show for the global fashion industry, but over the past years has attracted the eyes of fashion-conscious consumers as well as the press. From September 13-17th, designers from around the world come to exhibit their collections for Spring/Summer 2014.

The Estehetica Showroom in the west wing of Somerset House will feature designers chosen for creative fashion made in a sustainable way. Key Esethethica principles include Fair Trade and ethical treatment of producers and use of organic and upcycled materials. Since its inception in 2006, Estethica has supported over one hundred designers from 20 countries over fifteen consecutive seasons.

 

To be considered for inclusion into Estethica, designers must meet rigorous criteria, considering everything in the product lifecycle. From the amount of water used to grow the raw materials…

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