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PRESS RELEASE 25.09.2014 – THE REVOLUTION WILL NOT BE ACCESSORISED, PEOPLE TREE COLLABORATES WITH SIMEON FARRAR FOR AW14

PRESS RELEASE – 25th September 2014

THE REVOLUTION WILL NOT BE ACCESSORIZED

People Tree Collaborates with Simeon Farrar for AW14

Fair Trade and sustainable fashion pioneers People Tree and artist Simeon Farrar, founder of Black Score, collaborate once more for Autumn – Winter 2014, with a capsule collection.

Simeon Farrar has designed a spirited, yet thought provoking range of unisex t-shirts and sweatshirts that reflect our joint philosophy. He had this to say about his designs:

I love the dedication and passion People Tree has for Fair Trade and it’s something we as a company have always wanted to achieve. Collaborating with People Tree has made this possible for us, which is very exciting.

The Revolution Will Not Be Accessorised is based on Gil Scott Heron’s song ‘The Revolution Will not Be Televised’. It refers to the political message about people’s apathy and the need for action.

The Go ‘Love’ Yourself is a play on the ruder alternative. I like turning it around to be about love rather than hate.

The Animals in Underpants has none of the deep meaning of the other two. They are just animals in pants and that’s funny any day of the week.

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This quirky, 100% certified organic cotton collection is bold in its use of colour, graphics and slogans and begs to be noticed.

The Revolution Will Not Be Accessorized was produced by Assisi Garments, in South India. Assisi Garments provides training and employment for deaf, mute and economically disadvantaged women.

PRESS RELEASE 01.08.14 – ZANDRA RHODES WITH PEOPLE TREE #HAPPYWOMAN VIDEO

2014   ZANDRA RHODES WITH PEOPLE TREE #HAPPYWOMAN VIDEO

Press Release 01.08.14

For Autumn – Winter 2014, iconic Dame Zandra Rhodes and Fair Trade fashion pioneers People Tree continue their successful collaboration with a capsule collection #HappyWoman in 100% organic cotton taken from Zandra’s graduation prints.

Available now is the new collection film, shot and edited in Dame Zandra Rhodes Bermondsey penthouse by international fashion and travel film/photographer Miki Alcalde. The video was produced under the creative direction of Safia Minney, MBE, People Tree, CEO and founder.

To watch the video:

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For images:

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“I like the fact that People Tree really walks the talk. Safia lives what she believes. She will not compromise at all. She does it her way, and I think that’s inspirational. I always think that Safia’s activity is really powerful, not only in the Fair Trade movement but also in the whole fashion industry as well. She tries to be creative more and more in this field. I think it’s a really important thing. Fashion and Fair Trade used to be apart, but now we can find many bridges between the two.” Dame Zandra Rhodes

The #HappyWoman video is set to ‘Tu-TuT’ by Ivo Beckett, capturing the energy of the Zandra Rhodes archive 1960’s designs, the brightness of early autumn and the nostalgia of summer festival colours.

For additional information, please contact:

Mia Hadrill, PR Officer

E: mia.hadrill@peopletree.co.uk

T: 020 7042 8935

M: 078 7682 3522