For the past 10 seasons, London Fashion Week’s Estethica showcase has prided itself for nurturing ethical fashion design in Britain and abroad.
Estethica returned to London Fashion Week for its 10th season.
The designers are selected by a British Fashion Council panel the includes Estethica founders Anna Orsini, Filippo Ricci and Orsola de Castro, as well as Liberty of London’s Yasmin Sewell and Allanna McAspurn from Made-By. To qualify, designers have to adhere to one or more sustainable-fashion principles, whether it’s fair or ethical trade, recycling/repurposing, or man-made/eco-friendly fabrics. In addition, exhibitors have to have a minimum of two stockists, and be both business-focused and design-led.
Browse our slideshow for 14 of our favorites from Estethica’s Autumn/Winter 2011 season.