Friday 30th January 2009

The Sony World Photography Awards collaboration with The Prince's Rainforest Project

Calling All Budding Photographers...


Newsflash!  To highlight the devastating effects of rainforest deforestation, The Sony World Photography Awards are collaborating with The Prince's Rainforests Project for 2009 to hunt down the most talented amatuers and professionals who've captured this topic on film.

Fancy entering your work? Better get your skates on, deadline's 28th February 2009.

For more info visit: Sony World Photography Awards and The Prince's Rainforests Project.


Friday 23th January 2009

Pants Exposed - A short fashion film for sustainability in lingerie. Ethical film by the BBC Film Club, Pants to Poverty and Eco

Girls On Film


Cor blimey, shuddering buttocks, do you know what's in your knickers?

Watch Eco Boudoir's saucy short film (you know, the ethical one we told you about last October?) to find out.

Now go fill your drawers with uber-sexy sustainable knickers: Shop

Friday 23th January 2009

Makool Loves You handmade, organic cotton fashion.

Makool Loves You


Oh yes they do! And we love their recycled, organic cotton hoodie dresses...

Get yours (or any non-sale items on their website) with our exclusive 20% off - just type in the code SWSU at checkout. Free shipping within United States and $13 to everywhere else.

Offer runs out on 20th Feb '09.

Monday 19th January 2009

Amisha Ethical Jewellery. Snake earings by ethical label Amisha.

Snake Eyes...


From a range fittingly entitled 'Gold Seduction' these sexy limited edition snake earings are definitely calling to us...

Made from gold plated recycled silver and blue sapphires, ethical jewellery label Amisha not only ensure our ears look glam but 10% from each sale goes to the 'Garden of Angels' charity in Bahia, Northern Brazil, set up to help with the pre-school care of poor children living in the Favellas.

Get yours before they go!

BUY: £99

Friday 16th January 2009

Craft Guerrillas DIY workshops in london

Put The Needle On The Record


DJs, vintage board games, cupcakes, boozing and dancing in a jolly old pub! Oh yes, and there's some knitting too...

Join Craft Guerilla and their designer-makers for their 2 forthcoming events: DIY Craft Night "My Crafty Valentine" in Walthamstow (January) and "Valentine's Craft Night" at The Make Lounge in Islington (February).

Be there or be square.

More info on

Friday 9th January 2009

Nvey Eco Organic Make up review

Pucker Up


Get your pout lip-smackingly good this winter with Aussie label Nvey Eco’s 100% natural, organic, cruelty-free, and completely eco-fabulous beauty products.

Get hooked on the Organic Lip Treatment, which has the perfect texture to keep lips lusciously conditioned and soothed. Its handy mirrored compact is ideal for on-the-go touch-ups. Then, for extra va-va-voluptuousness, add a dab of the zingy Organic Lip Plumper, which instantly boosts the volume of lips.

For the finishing touch, add a pop of colour with a slick of the Organic Lip Lustre in ‘Barely There’, a flirty, flattering pink. The results are lips that are glossy, shimmery and all 100% certified organic – lickable, lovely lips!

Buy: or

Review by Leigh Amor

Thursday 8th January 2009

Vogue Organic and Natural Beauty Recipes

Vogue's Beauty Cookbook


Oooh lovely! This month's Vogue goes back to basics with 10 prettily illustrated natural beauty recipes - all easy enough to whip up at home...

One we'll definitely be trying out is Marcia Kilgore's natural face peel which comprises 1 mashed papaya, a dash of lemon juice and some baking powder designed to smooth, exfoliate and brighten the complexion. Lush!

Vogue (UK) Feb '09 issue.

Thursday 8th January 2009

Big Wardrobe fashion swapping webiste, dior gladiator sandals

Play Swapsies!


Recessionistas Ahoy!

Got no cash? Feeling caught out in a fashion cold front with no new hot togs? Well, it sounds like the perfect time to give your wardrobe a boost with new fashion swapping site Big Wardrobe.

Just root out those items you never wear from the back of your closet, post them on Big Wardrobe and get swapping with their 10,000 + members. We've already got our eye on a pair of brand new size 4 Dior gladiator sandals (as worn by Carrie in Sex And The City).... swoon!

Tuesday 6th January 2009

Dr Alkaitis organic face serums and natural miracle creams

Super Serums


New Year indulgences start here with these organic ‘skin food’ products by cult brand Dr. Alkaitis, offering a natural, holistic approach to health and wellbeing.

The Organic Nourishing Treatment Oil (£58) is a super-duper multi-purpose product, dubbed the ‘miracle in a bottle’. Made from Virgin cold pressed organic oils, this heavenly smelling oil may be used as a hair and scalp treatment, or simply massaged into skin after bathing for a quick-fix luxury treatment to soothe dry skin. Plus this versatile oil can also be applied to the face after cleansing for an instant lift – skin instantly feels luxuriously nourished and pampered.

The Organic Replenishing Serum (£37), another multi-purpose wonder product, is an astringent, skin balancer, toner and anti-inflammatory all-in-one. Packed with key ingredients like Aloe Vera gel, witch hazel, and flower extracts, it has a feather light texture and is also rather fabulous as a moisturiser for oily skin types. It’s refreshing, smells heavenly, and gets skin glowing without being greasy. Just what the doctor ordered!

Reviewed by Leigh Amor

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