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Clearance Sale – Last few items


Check out our last remaining sale items at rock bottom prices, including men’s t-shirts, men’s summer shorts and some fabulously ethical bling jewellery for women! These Slim fit shorts by ethical, cult denim brand, Monkee Genes are super-lightweight and made from soft, organic cotton making them perfect for spring/summer. They feature a detachable waistband patch with the Monkee Gene logo and banana patch enameled button. NO BLOOD. NO SWEAT. NO … Continue reading

Autumn nights


It’s almost Halloween and you’re already planning your scariest costume! Be sure to vamp up your witch outfit with these lace-up, gothic style shoes. Hats and brooms at the ready! Made from recycled materials and breathable faux leather, these vegan shoes will make sure your tootsies look super-stylish this Autumn. They even come with a free organic cotton, drawstring bag to keep them in pristine condition when you are not … Continue reading

London Fashion Week


Inspiration We love Burberry!  Their British style, their use of checks, cheeky flat caps and heritage tweeds and knits were all over their catwalk collection this season. Autumn/Winter ’12 looks set to get cosy and traditional. Try the look here for less, with Lowies skinny leather bow belt. With the big designers showcasing the best of British design, it is Estethica with which Helo Eco has had its eyes firmly … Continue reading

Baby it’s Still Cold Outside


Wrap up and keep warm this winter with these merino wool bobble hats from our fave eco-fashion accessories brand Lowie. Team with a chunky scarf and a super warm, knitted pure wool cardigan and get ready to hit the slopes this February for the ultimate in Apres-ski chic!

Sale Now On!


We hope you’ve all had a fabulous Christmas! Now that the New Year is almost upon us we’ve started our sale a few days early, with not just selected items but EVERYTHING across the online shop is now half price.  

New Brand Chichia Arrives at Helo Eco


We love sourcing new designers and are passionate about boosting local trade in developing communities. So we were very excited to have discovered new brand Chichia – a London label who produces and sources fabric in East Africa. The label has teamed up with Made by Africa to produce their latest collection Chichia: Made by Africa. About Chichia London based, Tanzanian designer Christine Mhando is creative director of Chichia and … Continue reading

Top Ten 10 Tips on How to Have a Green Christmas


Make your own Christmas cards We Brits send an estimated 1.7 million Christmas cards each year, that’s the equivalent of 200,000 trees and around 1 million end up in the bin every year. I like to send recycled Christmas cards, or you can send e-cards – we love this site Jibjab for creating hilarious, personal animated cards. Feeling creative? You could make your own out of old Christmas cards, scraps … Continue reading

What is Ethical Fashion?


Ethical fashion refers to a moral outlook on the preparation, production and distribution of clothing and simultaneously creating a minimal impact on the environment. It can refer to the treatment of those physically producing the clothing, and it can also refer to the environmental impacts and possible health implications surrounding the fabrics. It also refers to the way in which the clothing is produced and how it has reached the … Continue reading

SCP Ethical T-shirt


The Study China Programme is a government-funded 17-day study programme in China, awarded to and hosted by the University of Manchester. It’s a tremendous opportunity to learn about China, its language and its culture, and is open to undergraduates in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Students are given the opportunity to visit China, take an intensive course in Chinese language and be immersed in Chinese cultural and social activities. At … Continue reading

LFW – Inspiring Trends


Excited as ever I headed down to LFW last week to check out what SS12 has instore for us. What the lens saw….. The inspirational mood board-wall in the NEWGEN tent on the Southbank. The retro glitter trend encapsulates the 70’s fever sweeping the current season, and looks set to continue into next Spring/summer. Textures, wool, shape and formation inspire SS12. Metallics, sequins and fluid forms take over. Felicity Brown … Continue reading

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