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COMMENT: A fair future for Fairtrade fashion?

30 March 2010 | Mudpie

As consumers tightened their belts during the recession, Fairtrade clothing saw its sales slump. But now that shoppers are again starting to seek out ethical options, is it time to revisit the debate on whether Fairtrade really is fair?... read more


The week ahead on just-style...

22 February 2010 | Joe Ayling

Taking a look at the week ahead for the footwear and apparel industry, here is news editor Joe Ayling's snapshot of just-style's latest news and insights agenda. ... read more


UK: People Tree teams with Emma Watson on teenage line

18 September 2009 | just-style.com

People Tree, the sustainable and Fair Trade fashion brand, has teamed up with actress Emma Watson to create a capsule lifestyle collection aimed at a younger audience.... read more


UK: Fashion figureheads win Queen’s seal of approval

15 June 2009 | just-style.com

Fashion designer Jeff Banks, Burberry creative director Christopher Bailey and online shopping visionary Natalie Massenet are among the fashion names listed in this year’s Queen's Birthday Honours list.... read more


UK: Retailers sign up to action plan on sustainable fashion

23 February 2009 | just-style.com

New plans by the British government to make clothing more sustainable and less environmentally damaging has been criticised by one of the leading pioneers of fair-trade fashion for being superficial and lacking focus.... read more


Fairtrade cotton more than just a passing fad

8 April 2008 | just-style.com

UK sales of items made from Fairtrade cotton rose to 9.5m units in 2007 from just 0.5m in 2006. Ben Cooper looks at the factors behind this growth, and assesses the potential for further expansion of the Fairtrade cotton market in the UK and other countries.... read more


UK: Ex-Topshop boss Shepherdson buys in to Whistles

28 January 2008 | just-style.com

Former Topshop brand director Jane Shepherdson has today (28 January) struck a deal with Baugur to purchase fashion brand Whistles from its Mosaic Fashions subsidiary with immediate effect.... read more


UK: Ex-Topshop boss lined up for Whistles post?

7 December 2007 | just-style.com

Jane Shepherdson, the former brand director of Topshop, is in talks with Icelandic investor Baugur to head its Whistles women’s wear chain according to UK media reports today (7 December).... read more


SRI LANKA: Design training adds value to apparel industry

13 November 2007 | just-style.com

The Sri Lankan apparel industry is shoring up the design skills of its garment suppliers as part of its bid to become one of the most innovative countries in the textile and apparel field over the next five years.... read more


UK: M&S to go eco friendly with GBP200m plan

16 January 2007 | just-style.com

High-street retail giant Marks & Spencer (M&S) has announced a business-wide ‘eco-plan’ which it says will influence every part of its operations during the coming five years - including the use of recycled plastic bottles to make its polyester clothing and increasing the number of Fairtrade cotton garments on sale.... read more


UK: Topshop expands Fair Trade fashion line

15 December 2006 | just-style.com

High street fashion chain Topshop is expanding its partnership with ecological clothing firm People Tree by launching a capsule collection that will be available in stores across the UK.... read more


UK: People Tree gets soil accreditation

17 August 2006 | just-style.com

Fair-trade fashion pioneer People Tree said it is the first label in the UK to carry both Soil Association and Fairtrade cotton certification on its clothing.... read more