Celebrate ethical fashion

With Livia Firth’s Vogue ‘Ethical Red Carpet Fashion’ challenge winning plaudits from both fashion and wider press circles, it seems that the time is right to give ethical fashion a push.

I received an email a few days ago from Melissa of Stone Bridge, the ethical luxury hair accessories company who have been sending me samples of their beautifully intricate alice bands and hair clips.

Rose silk corsage alice band by Stone Bridge

Melissa’s going to be present at tomorrow’s ‘Ethical Fashion in the Age of Austerity‘ event at the V&A Museum of Childhood in London’s Bethnal Green. The event, which is free for all and open for you to stop by between 6 and 9pm, will:

“Uncover hidden workshops, live music, performance, panel discussion and craft stalls set amongst the Museum’s childhood collections. Celebrate the rise of ‘slow fashion’ as London’s leading eco-journalists, green stylists and ethical campaigners come together to discuss the key issues surrounding this growing social movement.”

Melissa herself has posted a blog about the event, which also reveals a bit more about Stone Bridge as an ethical trading company and who they purchase items from, as well as why they are priced as they are. Melissa is also offering to bestow VIP status on attendees who email her at Hello@Stone-Bridge.co.uk (apparently this means freebies!)

I wish I could go but I’m up here in Newcastle… so go and represent for me please!?

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