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Fair trade promotes social equity, environmental protection and economic security through trade and awareness campaigns. Fair trade seeks means and opportunities to improve the conditions of life and work of producers, especially of small disadvantaged producers.

A term that usually applies to the style of the time, but sometimes also to a personal mode of expression. The concepts "fashionable" and "unfashionable" are employed to describe whether someone or something fits in with the current popular mode of expression. Fashion and ecology don’t seem to mix at first side, since fashion can be related to short-term trends and materialism. We use fashion as a positive synonym for glamour, beauty and style. This website is all about showing that fashion and ecology can be very strong partners.

Fish skin is regarded as industrial waste: after it’s separated from the filet for consumption, it normally gets thrown out. But now the skins are dried, bleached and eventually turned into leather. Fish skin is extremely versatile—it’s lightweight, warm, durable, thinner and softer (yet stronger!) than cow and goat skin. You’ll find it dyed in a spectrum of colours, and its natural texture and geometric patterns lend it a distinctive quality.

The plant from which cellulose linen fiber is obtained. Linen is used in apparel, accessories, draperies, upholstery, tablecloths, and towels.


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