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.
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
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.
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.