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May 2008

Green is the new black

Our obsession with cheap chic in the UK led to us throwing away 30 kilos of clothes each last year. Should we care about how our clothes are made? Radio One DJ Nihal takes you on a journey and examines the trend for eco-glam fashion.

  • Radio One DJ Nihal

    Green is the new black

    Radio One DJ Nihal introduces fair trade and fashion

  • Tara and Stacey from Blood, Sweat and T-shirts

    Ethical Pests

    Watch Tara and Stacey from Blood, Sweat and T-shirts become eco-warriors on the high street

  • Konnie Huq

    Konnie Goes Vintage

    Konnie hits the second hand trail and ends up going for gold...

  • Konnie Huq

    Wardrobe Detox

    Konnie Huq gets expert advice on slimming down her wardrobe

  • Sarah Ratty from Ciel

    Feel Good Fashion

    Sarah Ratty, creator of label Ciel, describes how style can be luxurious, fun and still be ethical...

  • Safia Minney from People Tree

    People Tree

    Safia Minney chats about her successful ethical label and the Autumn/Winter collection

  • Terra Plana sign

    Ethical footprint

    Sustainable footwear from Terra Plana

  • Isobel Davies from Izzy Lane and a sheep

    Izzy Lane

    Isobel Davies, founder of Izzy Lane, chats about rescuing sheep, local manufacturing and her lovely knitwear

  • Kerry Seager from Junky Styling

    Junky Styling

    The Design team who turn fashion upside down by making jumpers into dresses and shirts into skirts

  • Orsola di Castro

    From Somewhere

    Orsola di Castro discusses the glowing ethical credentials of this unique fashion brand

  • Ethical fashion designer Katherine Hamnett

    It's Your World

    Part two of an interview with Katharine Hamnett, 'The Queen of Green'

  • Camilla Seckin, Holly Bryant, Karishma Murli Harjani, Hayley Tresize

    StyleSearch Finale

    Watch our four StyleSearch finalists take up their styling challenge

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    Blast: Jersey Dress

    Create your own funky jersey dress, from cutting the pattern to creating plaited straps

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    Blast: Street Style

    Jessica from London describes her vintage look and where she picks up her fashion finds

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    Blast: Tie Scarf

    How to make a super-stylish scarf out of second hand ties

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