Author Archives: Mantis World

Tanzanian fashion label SCHWARI lept onto the international stage at London Fashion Week

They are an ethical company, based in Tanzania, who have worked hard to create well paid and safe career opportunities to those who need them most, so, it seemed only natural that Mantis World would eventually collaborate with such a … Continue reading

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Mantis World at the “Source” of Ethical Manufacturing Discussion

In July this year a selection of the most pioneering brands, suppliers and retailers gathered together at the Source Summit in London to focus on the issue of sustainability in the fashion industry. Established in 2011 by the Ethical Fashion … Continue reading

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Mantis World – Textile Exchange Featured Member

Each month the Textile Exchange, a non-profit organisation that is committed to the responsible expansion of textile sustainability across the global textile value chain, spotlights one of their members in a post called the Featured Member. This month, they highlight … Continue reading

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Mantis World – SOURCE award winners

The Ethical Fashion Forum held the SOURCE awards ceremony on the 4th December in a central London location. Mantis World was nominated in three different categories and on the night came away with the prestigious award for Sustainable Production, beating … Continue reading

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Follow The Frog: you can’t peas all the people all the time…

Our friend LaRhea Pepper, Managing Director of Textile Exchange tweeted this video the other day. It’s funny, but extremely serious at the same time. We love it, but going by some of the responses, it’s evident that this Follow the … Continue reading

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Source Expo 2012 / Ethical Fashion Forum starts today!

Today see’s the opening of the 4th Source Expo, this year it is being held online to cope with the global demand for this event. On one level it’s an opportunity to meet an array of ethical manufactuers and suppliers … Continue reading

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Javier Bardem: A Green Carpet triumph

Word has it that it’s Javier Bardem as the Bond villain who steals the show in Skyfall.  Thanks to a feature by über cool writer Alice Wilby, Bardem certainly caught our attention on the red carpet at last nights’ Royal Premiere wearing a totally eco-friendly suit. … Continue reading

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Well Made Magazine – Udox blog

Some very kind words from Udox about our newspaper the other day. Udox is a marketing agency, they specialise in street style and have a pioneering sneaker site called Crooked Tongues. In other words, they know a thing or two … Continue reading

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Fashion Africa: One Day Conference, Nairobi

On an international level there was a time, not so long ago when the terms ‘Fashion’ and ‘Africa’ seemed mutually exclusive. While the continents’ cotton industry was attractive to all, the thought of looking to Africa for trends, design or … Continue reading

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Introducing Well Made Magazine

This is the cover of a new Mantis World project. It’s about t-shirts or as it says in the title, well made t-shirts. It’s not just about our tees, although they’re in there too of course. It’s about the culture … Continue reading

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