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The Guide for Eco and Ethical Prom Ideas (The Ladies Edition)

Here’s some Fair Trade & Ethical Prom Ideas

This season look fashionable while sending a positive message about the environment. You may have questions like, “Where do I buy a prom dress?” We have some answers on some ethical solutions. I know you guys are used to seeing the same stores pop up, “Macy’s, Lulus, Davind’s Bridal, Lord and Taylor, and Windsor”, but we have a list of some other not so popular but ethical options. 

If you’re going for comfy may we suggest MARIALIA

LACE-UP FRONT MAXI DRESS

$110.00 BUY

Description: A criss-cross lace up front and a ton of styling versatility. Style this dress up with the perfect heels. 

One Size

This is a Long prom dress. Made in the USA. Handmade with by 25-year-old Marialia. She is based in LA. She grew up in Southern Italy and Los Angeles and produced her first collection by 18, she was one of the youngest designers to ever showcase at Los Angeles Fashion week. Already costuming well known celebrities and churning out ready to wear, she hand makes her entire collection ethically in the USA.


Who said short dresses aren’t fun? You came to dance right? Give your legs some wiggle room. Alison Tunic Dress in Navy

Lenzing Tencel

$91.80 BUY

This is a Short prom dress. This figure-skimming tunic dress features shoulder ties, a v-neck and concealed pockets in the waistband. In 100% Lenzing Tencel.

  • Material: 100% Tencel ?
  • Length: Garment is 96.1cm long in size 12 (M)
  • Style Code: P576URNY

How it’s made: Made by Creative Handicrafts, a social enterprise working to empower disadvantaged women of the slum communities of Mumbai, India. Tailors at Creative Handicrafts produce a gorgeous range of cotton garments for People Tree.
Care instructions: Wash on low spin with mild detergent, Wash with similar colours, Do not soak, Line dry in shade, iron inside out on medium


A clutch purse with cool chain detail.

Handmade in Brazil made using 100% recycled rubber.

  • Material:  100% recycled rubber & flannel liner
  • Size:  11in  x 8in
  • Delivery time:  up to 20 days if not in stock and made to order

HELPSY Qualities:


ROUND GOLD VEGAN PURSE

$78.00 BUY

A precious handmade to order round faux leather bag will spice up any outfit. Made of soft and flexible vegan leather and fabric lining.

Includes crossbody/shoulder adjustable strap and a zipper closure.

Each bag is handmade to order. Fabrication process takes from 7 to 15 working days from the date of your order and then the item is shipped express from Mexico.

HELPSY Qualities


The Foldover Pouch 

$98 BUY

DETAILS

  • 7 1/2″ H (folded), 13 3/4″ H (unfolded) × 12” W
  • 100% Spanish leatherTo clean, wipe dry with a damp cloth; condition leather when needed
  • Unlined
  • Made in Ubrique, Spain See the factory

DescriptionGrab and go. This clutch is handmade in Spain with gold zips and a single central compartment, so it’s as functional as it is elegant.


Sexy A-line Sleeveless Red Detached Prom Dress Floor-length

$93.89 BUY

 

Silhouette A-Line
Neckline V-Neck
Sleeve Length Sleeveless
Hemline/Train Floor-Length
Built-In Bra Yes
Fully Lined Yes
Net Weight (kg) 1.50
Shipping Weight (kg) 2.00
Body Shape Misses

This is a Long prom dress

  • Made in Small Quantities
  • Non-Disposable&Well-Made
  • Handmade
  • Local Production

We pride ourselves in only using the highest quality textiles for our dress collections. Our purchasing and quality-control departments only source and use the best quality raw materials, such as delicate silk, rich satin, ethereal tulle, and soft chiffon, from a wide range of reputable fabric manufacturers and suppliers. Likewise, we only use high-quality embellishment materials: Rhinestones, beading, lace and sequins for beautiful and timeless detailing designs.

Tailoring

We have invested into advanced technologies to optimize the many complex tailoring processes, and all of our dresses are made by highly skilled and professional pattern makers, cutters and seamstresses who pride themselves on quality work.


Ball Gown Long Sleeves Bateau Satin Floor-Length Dresses

121.89 BUY

Silhouette Ball Gown
Neckline Bateau
Sleeve Style Long Sleeves
Waist Natural
Built-In Bra Yes
Fully Lined Yes
Fabric Satin
Embellishments Lace
Net Weight (kg) 1.50
Shipping Weight (kg) 2.00
Body Shape Apple,Hourglass,Inverted Triangle,Misses

This is a Two-piece prom dress

This is a Long prom dress

  • Made in Small Quantities
  • Non-Disposable&Well-Made
  • Handmade
  • Local Production

We pride ourselves in only using the highest quality textiles for our dress collections. Our purchasing and quality-control departments only source and use the best quality raw materials, such as delicate silk, rich satin, ethereal tulle, and soft chiffon, from a wide range of reputable fabric manufacturers and suppliers. Likewise, we only use high-quality embellishment materials: Rhinestones, beading, lace and sequins for beautiful and timeless detailing designs.

Tailoring

We have invested into advanced technologies to optimize the many complex tailoring processes, and all of our dresses are made by highly skilled and professional pattern makers, cutters and seamstresses who pride themselves on quality work.


MING WRAP DRESS / GREY

$98.00 BUY

Description: Our Ravi wrap dresses creates a relaxed and sophisticated look for an evening out. Our drape dresses are made of repurposed remnant jersey. This production partnership empowers at-risk women in Phnom Penh by breaking the cycle of poverty in a zero-waste facility. This is a Long prom dress.

  • Color: Dark Grey
  • Care + Maintenance: Eco-dry or spot clean/ Store folded flat (do not hang)

WHERE WAS IT MADE? : Cambodia

HOW WAS IT MADE? : Eco-friendly apparel made with repurposed remnant jersey with our exclusive hand-screened designs
HOW DOES IT BENEFIT AT-RISK WOMEN? : It empowers at-risk women in Phnom Penh in a zero-waste facility to break the cycle of poverty and provide for their families 

Elegant Chiffon Lace A-line 2016 Prom Dress Bowknot Cap Sleeve

$147.19 BUY

Silhouette A-Line
Sleeve Length Cap Sleeve
Hemline/Train Floor-Length
Built-In Bra Yes
Fully Lined Yes
Fabric Chiffon
Embellishments Lace
Net Weight (kg) 1.50
Shipping Weight (kg) 2.00
Body Shape Misses

This is a Long prom dress

  • Made in Small Quantities
  • Non-Disposable&Well-Made
  • Handmade
  • Local Production

We pride ourselves in only using the highest quality textiles for our dress collections. Our purchasing and quality-control departments only source and use the best quality raw materials, such as delicate silk, rich satin, ethereal tulle, and soft chiffon, from a wide range of reputable fabric manufacturers and suppliers. Likewise, we only use high-quality embellishment materials: Rhinestones, beading, lace and sequins for beautiful and timeless detailing designs.

Tailoring

We have invested into advanced technologies to optimize the many complex tailoring processes, and all of our dresses are made by highly skilled and professional pattern makers, cutters and seamstresses who pride themselves on quality work.


Ride Sharing options 

Booking a group limo or taking an Uber pool are great options. They’re still a much better option than driving individual vehicles. 

Try out event transportation made easy with UberEVENTS

Give your guests flexible door-to-door transportation and only pay for the rides they use. No waste, easy planning, and happy guests. This especially perfect for parents trying to keep track pf large groups pf prom goers.

Purchasing rides through UberEVENTS work for weddings, conferences, dinners, private parties, and more. Thanks to the flexibility of Uber, planning is less expensive, easier on you, and your guests are happy because they can come and go as they please.

As a host UberEVENTS puts you in the driver’s seat to manage when, where, and for how much your guests can ride, and you’re only on the hook for those codes redeemed.

 


DIY: How to Make a Corsage

Instead of paying someone to make one for you, have fun making your own Corsage

 

When is your prom?

Feel, Ethical Shopping App – Good On You

 

Good On You was founded by a group of people who are passionate about making it easier for consumers to act on their values.

 

Each week we work to rate new brands through our three key categories: people, the planet and animals. Our brand ratings are based on robust principles and independent data sources. Read more about how we rate brands. And on the Good Edit we publish 2-3 new articles with useful information for the conscious fashion shopper.

 

Our small staff team is supported by hundreds of volunteers who research ratings, write blog posts, assist with marketing and coding and much more. Our volunteers come from many different countries and all walks of life – from students to lawyers, journalists, human rights advocates and environmental experts. If you want to join them, see how you can get involved.

 

We began by talking to lots of people about how they shop and what was missing. They told us it is too hard to find our which brands are doing better on the issues the care about. In 2014 we launched the first version of the Good On You brand rating system – bringing together the work of many other organizations that were looking at part of the picture. It soon became clear that while our rating tool was useful, people wanted the information with them while they were shopping. So we decided to build the Good On You app.

 

We ran a successful crowdfunding campaign in July 2015 and in November 2015, launched the Good On You app in Australia. In our first week, we had over 10,000 downloads and more media than we could keep up with. It was clear; this is a product that people have been waiting for!

 

In August 2016 the App was launched successfully in New Zealand. We’re planning to launch in the US and Canada in early 2017.

 

The app has ratings for almost 1,000 fashion and accessory brands in Australia. Plus it helps you find new brands that match your values and send a message to brands urging them to do better or congratulating them.

 

Their purpose

 

“We want to create a world where consumers’ choices drive businesses to be sustainable and fair. We know there are millions of consumers around the world who share our goal.

 

We want make it easy for anyone, anywhere, to shop to their values.

 

We want to help you find out how brands rate on the issues you care about, and discover new ethical brands that do better, so you can feel good and make a difference when you shop.

 

We’re starting with fashion–clothing, footwear and accessories–with other product categories to come in the future.”

 

 

Visit their website:  http://goodonyouapp.com/

See their crowdfunding initiatives: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/bring-the-good-on-you-app-to-north-america-animals-fashion#/

 

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Emma Watson Stars In Sustainable Fashion Photoshoot For Elle UK

 

Emma Watson has been named Elle UK’s ‘Woman of the Year’ due to her “powerful campaigning for gender equality” and we’d like to take this moment to also celebrate her work promoting sustainable fashion.

 

Watson will be presented with the award at The ELLE Style Awards on 13 February and to celebrate the honor she stars in the March issue’s main fashion story, dressed solely in sustainably-made items.

 

 

The shoot, created with Livia Firth’s ethical dressing ideas consultancy, Eco-Age, aimed to showcase brands that are reducing the impact they have on people and the planet, including vintage clothing.

 

NEW YORK, NY – MAY 02: Actress Emma Watson attends the “Manus x Machina: Fashion In An Age Of Technology” Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 2, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)

 

Watson previously took part in Eco-Age’s Green Carpet Challenge at the 2016 Met Gala, wearing a Calvin Klein Collection gown made from Newlife fabric, a yarn engineered from used plastic bottles sourced, processed and spun in Italy, with zippers made from recycled plastic.

 

Read More: Elle UK