‘The True Fashion Show’ last week presented the latest collections of fashion labels Studio JUX, People Tree, Wunderwerk Fashion and L’Herbe Rouge, both on the catwalk and in the photographs of Laila Cohen.
Safia Minney, founder of Fair Trade and sustainable fashion label People Tree recently launched her new book SLOW FASHION – aesthetics meets ethics, in London.
On Friday 13 May Safia will be visiting the Netherlands for book signing sessions in Amsterdam and Haarlem.
Get your copy at Geitenwollenwinkel in Amsterdam (11am – 1pm) and BrandMission, a store built on stories in Haarlem (3pm – 5pm), and have it signed by Safia Minney herself.
On May 12th we are organising the ‘True Fashion Show’,which puts honest fashion in the spotlight. The latest collections of fashion labels People Tree, Studio JUX, Wunderwerk and L’Herbe Rouge are shown during a spectacular catwalk show. Also a photography exhibition about true fashion and a talk show are part of the evening. Well-known fashion entrepreneurs such as Safia Minney will talk about how they run their businesses in a responsible way. The True Fashion Show and photography exhibition are co-produced with photographer Laila Cohen and The View Concepts and takes place in the week of World Fair Trade Day, which is celebrated on the 14th of May.
On 8 March Safia Minney, founder of People Tree (UK) and writer of the book Naked Fashion and another book on the subject to be launched this year, is invited as a speaker at the ‘Mind the Book’ festival in Gent, Belgium. At this yearly international meetig between writers and readers Safia will be interviewed by Kirsten Lemaire (StuBru).
People Tree’s Founder Safia Minney is widely regarded as a leader in the Fair Trade movement. We asked her why she started the brand, how People Tree makes decisions about production, and more. Read on and meet this inspiring lady!
People Tree took Jo Wood (former model, ex-wife of Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood and organic entrepreneur) on a production trip to Nepal. Attached are the video and article published by HELLO magazine, which feature Jo Wood/Safia’s trip to Nepal post-earthquake, as well as their visit to the Nepalese hand-knitters who collaborate with People Tree.