Why you should buy organic cotton

by Linda Sones September 13, 2007 EcoFashion

Although organic cotton has been cultivated for thousands of years it’s only in about the last decade that we have certified it organic. This is because of increasing concerns from environmentalists and the general public about the impact of the escalating huge quantities of pesticides and insecticides used in the cultivation of conventional cotton. Growing […]

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Cloth Bottomed Babies

by Linda Sones August 30, 2007 EcoKids

All the clothes that I sell in the SonesUK shop are designed with cloth bottomed babies in mind to give plenty of room for the slight additional bulk. This set me thinking about the pro’s and cons of using cloth nappies. When my children were tiny there was really not a choice but now there […]

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Organic Cotton Clothes for Kids

by Linda Sones August 27, 2007 EcoFashion

How do you like to dress your child? Do you want him or her to look like a miniature adult or to be a child as long as possible? From my own observations there does seem to be a need in some people to dress children like mini adults which I feel is a pity. […]

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Cotton – Genetically Modified Seeds

by Linda Sones August 20, 2007 Conservation

Although there has been considerable concern expressed at the introduction of genetically modified foods it is not so well appreciated that the clothes that we wear are produced from cotton grown from G.M. (genetically modified) seeds. In fact a significant amount of seeds cultivated are from this source. There are two main reasons why genetically […]

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Politics and “Organics” partnership or conflict?

by Linda Sones August 20, 2007 EcoPolitics

A recent report from Mintel consumer, media and market research analysts has disclosed that ethical shopping has reached new heights with rising demand for organic and fair-trade products, and also many more shoppers recycling packaging. This growing trend reflects consumers concerns about global warming and the exploitation of developing countries. In June 2007 representatives from […]

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Cotton – Genetically Modified Seeds

by Linda Sones August 5, 2007 EcoFashion

Although there has been considerable concern expressed at the introduction of genetically modified foods it is not so well appreciated that the clothes that we wear are produced from cotton grown from G.M. (genetically modified) seeds. In fact a significant amount of seeds cultivated are from this source. There are two main reasons why genetically […]

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Baby gowns – new fashion or old favourite?

by Linda Sones July 14, 2007 EcoFashion

In this short feature I would like to discuss what I consider to be a staple essential to a baby’s wardrobe. Baby gowns made from pure organic cotton. As in all things there are fashions in baby wear and a few years ago babies seemed to be mainly wearing cotton towelling baby-grows in various colours. […]

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