Sustainable Fashion

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THE FUTURE OF ONE OF THE GREATEST SILK INDUSTRIES EXPLORED

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TANA BANA PLAYS AT JAMESON FILM FESTIVAL – MARCH 27th

Varanasi is the ancient city on the Ganges where Hindu pilgrims come to bathe at dawn and where cremation fires burn along the sacred river long after night has fallen. The city is also famous for the Moslem silk weavers whose ancestors traveled along the Silk Road and whose history is interwoven with that of their Hindu neighbours.

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Responsible Consumption Guide from Generation Awake

· blog, Sustainable Fashion

Generation Awake is all about making more responsible consumer choices and being aware of the consequences they have on the Earth’s natural resources. On the Consumption Guide on their site, the campaign offers useful information on how to be a more responsible fashionista. They look at how clothing is made from finite and valuable resources and offer a number of ways to minimize the damage which clothing consumption plays on the environment. Read more

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The place for 3D Printing in sustainable fashion fabrication

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Mariana Leung’s article on EcoSalon examines five ways in which this futuristic design innovation can reduce the environmental impact of producing fashion garments.

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Ethical and sustainable fashion at The Loft Market

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If you are a fashion or product designer, a jeweller or an artist, a purveyor of vintage, a supplier of ethical fashion, or, you simply love fashion made with love and you are in Dublin, you have to visit The Loft Market. There you can find amazing and exclusive clothes, jewellery and lifestyle products, most of them made in Dublin and, in some cases, with sustainable or recycled materials. Nominated for ‘Best Boutique’ in ‘The Irish Times Best Shops in Ireland 2014’, this lovely shop is based on the top floor of Powers Court Market, a stunning Georgian building transformed into a lovely shopping centre with more than 40 shops.

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PICK YOUR POCKETS: MY POCKETS MY SPACE!

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by Tara Baoth Mooney; she talks us through pockets and Kate Fletcher’s event on Wednesday “Craft of Use”

I’m off to London on Monday to attend the “Craft of Use” event organized by Kate Fletcher and hosted by The Centre for Sustainable fashion at the London College of Fashion.

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Freedom from Fear Award goes to CCC

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‘Freedom From Fear Award 2013’ for work on the Bangladesh Accord. In Honour of all the lives lost at Rana Plaza. April 2013.

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New Graduates

· blog, Creative Fashion, Ethical Fashion, Events, Sustainable Fashion

Here at Re-dress we are always eager to discover innovative new sustainable designers. Well, let us introduce Sarah McKeirnan who has just finished studying Fashion Design with Sallynoggin College of Further Education.

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Creating a new heritage: The Source Summit 2013, London

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reviewed for Re-dress by Emma Tynan

The Source Summit is regarded as one of the most important platforms for the discussion of ethics and sustainability in the fashion industry. Emma Tynan, an Irish freelance writer and journalist specialising in sustainable and ethical fashion, attended the event and reported back to Re-dress.

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