Events

Ethical Fashion Event Edinburgh: Fashion Revolution Week 2017

As I write this, I’ve just come back from the Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation (ECCI) after an insanely eventful event all about celebrating all things ethical fashion during Fashion Revolution Week with Colour Elements, at which I spoke on a panel of experts after a film screening of Slowing Down Fast Fashion. This picture shows one of the Scottish sustainable fashion brands that showcased at the night, Cloh, a new contemporary menswear label that utilizes quality re-purposed textiles, like ‘linen’ made from plastic bottles used to make stunning oversized shirts.

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Women in Contemporary Society Photography Exhibition

 

exhibitionLast Friday I attended the opening night preview of Women in Contemporary Society, a photography exhibition by third year students at Napier University as part of Space: Occupied at Trinity Apse. The collective involves talented photographers Rosemary Adler, Cirstyn Brown, Jade Cofor, Oliver Forde, Agata Kozlowska, Sandi Macdonald-Haig and Stewart Main, all creating unique works around the theme of female identity in the modern world.

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Fashion Revolution Edinburgh with Colour Elements

I support Fashion Revolution because despite numerous disasters that exemplify the state of the fashion industry, change is still far too slow and we can only make progress with a united movement. Its brilliant to see the project gain momentum here in Scotland as well as worldwide. I think Edinburgh is the perfect place for a Fashion Revolution event because we have a thriving creative community that really cares about ethics. The fashion industry here is growing and as it grows, each step of the way we need to consider sustainability as the number one priority.

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Fashion & Fun: Ladies Night at The Centre Livingston

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I’ve never been to Livingston before, nor heard much about it, but when the lovely Michelle from Michelle Brown PR told me about an upcoming event I couldn’t resist checking it out. Ladies Night at The Centre Livingston (a huge shopping complex full of big brand names) was a full on girly night out with some of my favourite Edinburgh and Glasgow bloggers.┬ácomplete with make up tutorials from Jamie Genevieve, styling sessions with Forever Yours Betty, delicious food at Wagamama’s and a killer shopping spree. Read on to find out more….

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Style with Soul at Bohemia

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Edinburgh fashion fans, have you ever been to Bohemia? If not, why not? Bohemia is a gorgeous little bohemian (as the name would suggest) boutique in Marchmont with a huge selection of clothing, accessories, jewellery, homeware, kidswear and gifts. They have a strong ethos that I really connect with, ensuring the products they sell are ethically made and traded, and their own brand range is 100% handmade by skilled artisan communities from around the world.

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