EJF launched it's T-shirt project in 2007, selling sustainably sourced, 100% organic and fairly traded t-shirts. To date the project has been supported by a host of international fashion designers and celebrities including Vivienne Westwood, Katharine Hamnett, Christian Lacroix, Giles Deacon, Kenzo Takada, Luella, Eley Kishimoto, Jenny Packham, Emma Cook, Lily Cole, Naomi Campbell, Erin O’Connor, David Gandy, Gillian Anderson, Diana Vickers, George Craig and Poppy Delevingne.
Lily Cole (source: FT Magazine)
JUST FOR... collaborates with high-profile designers and celebrities to raise awareness and funds for the Environmental Justice Foundation's (EJF) work protecting people and planet.
MEET DESIGNERS WHO KINDLY SUPPORTED OUR MISSION TO PROTECT PEOPLE AND PLANET:
Alice Temperley MBE is a British fashion designer. Her fashion label, Temperley London was launched in 2000. Temperley creates clothes with signature, unique detailing that has made her one of the most distinctive voices in contemporary British fashion.
Betty Jackson, CBE is an English fashion designer. In 2007, her achievement within British fashion was recognised with first a MBE and later with a CBE for services to the fashion industry. In 2000, she launched the Autograph collection for Marks & Spencer and now works on the Betty Jackson Black label for Debenhams.
Christian Lacroix is a French fashion designer. The name also refers to the company he founded, in 1987 he opened his own haute couture house. With his background in historical costume and clothing, Lacroix soon made headlines with his fantasy creations.
Ciel is a UK-based environmentally conscious fashion label with a festive party style, and a celebrity client list including Cate Blanchett, Sienna Miller, and Zoe Ball. In 2007, Ciel won the prestigious Ethical Fashion Award. Sarah Ratty of Ciel was one of the first designers to engage in ethical practice in the UK. She is an advisor to the Soil Association Textile Advisory Committee and an eco design consultant to other fashion companies.
Eley Kishimoto is a British fashion and design company founded in 1992 by Mark Eley and Wakako Kishimoto. The company is primarily known for its print design. The principal commercial activity of the company is womenswear fashion and accessories.
Emma Cook is a British designer who launched her label in 2001 after working within some of the world’s greatest fashion houses. She is known for her imaginative detail to prints and textures and inspired by Fantasy and Nature. The label has gained a celebrity following such as Rihanna, Angelina Jolie and Katy Perry.
From Somewhere is a fashion design studio collective based in London. The label is a pioneer in combining sustainable thinking with fashion-forward design. Founders have also played a leading role in the creation of Estethica, the hub for sustainable fashion at London Fashion Week, and Reclaim To Wear, an organisation bringing together academia, retailers and consumers to understand the issues behind textile waste.
Giles Deacon is a British fashion designer, best known for his playful designs. Aside from fashion design, Giles is an established illustrator. He continues to have a strong following among celebrities like Kate Moss, Drew Barrymore, Kylie Minogue, Lily Allen, Angelina Jolie, Gwyneth Paltrow and Cate Blanchet.
Jenny Packham is a British fashion designer known primarily for her ready-to-wear collections and bridal gowns. Jenny Packham has flagship stores in London, Paris, New York and Hong Kong. Packham’s designs are worn by: Taylor Swift, Uma Thurman, Angelina Jolie, Kate Winslet, Adele Adkins and The Duchess of Cambridge.
John Rocha CBE is a Hong Kong born fashion designer who is based in Ireland. Known for his hand-crafting, beading and appliquée to garments, Rocha first established a name for himself with his Chinatown label in Dublin in the 1980s. Rocha continues to produce a 'pret-a-porter' womenswear and menswear range. In April 2015 he was awarded the Outstanding Achievement in Art & Design at The Asian Awards.
Katharine Hamnett CBE is an English fashion designer best known for her slogan t-shirts and her ethical business philosophy. She won the first ever British Fashion Awards. Hamnett is famed for rustling into Downing Street in 1984 to meet Margaret Thatcher wearing a t-shirt with: ''58% don't want Pershing''.
Katharine Hamnett is EJF Patron since 2014.
Kenzo Takada is a Japanese-French fashion designer. He is also the founder of Kenzo, a worldwide brand of perfumes, skincare products and clothes. Takada announced his retirement in 1999 to purse a career in art. However, in 2005 he reappeared as a decoration designer.
Lily Cole is an English model and actress. She has worked with many well-known brands, including Vogue, Alexander McQueen, Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Jean Paul Gaultier, Marc Jacobs, Prada and Moschino.
Lily Cole supports the Environmental Justice Foundation. Lily has modelled a t-shirt with the slogan "Save the Future" to fight child labour in the fashion industry (in support of our Cotton campaign). She also supports other charities like WaterAid, Global Angels and created Impossible - an altruism-based social network which invites people to give their services and skills away to help others.
Luella Bartley MBE is an English fashion designer, magazine editor and former journalist. A year after her first showcase, she was awarded Britain's Young Designer of the Year award. Her designs are influenced by the British music scene and have been acclaimed for her quirky, punk inspired style. Her designs are worn by: Kelly Osbourne, Lily Allen, Gwyneth Paltrow, Keira Knightley, Christina Aguilera, Reese Witherspoon, Cate Blanchett, Pixie Geldof and Zooey Deschanel to name few.
Martina Spetlova, Czech designer, designs unique line of clothing which earns her awards and recognition on the international runway. She expertly mixes bold block colours of textiles and leather for striking futuristic pieces.
Patternity comprises a pattern research/consultancy department, an award-winning creative studio and a pioneering events and education hub. Patternity is a creative organisation driven by the certainty that pattern is everywhere, each project and product has a meaning beneath the surface.
Rapanui is an award winning, eco-fashion company, that makes organic, ethical clothing. Their real contribution to sustainability comes from the traceability of their products throughout their supply chain.
The Rodnik Band, Philip Colbert is a British artist and fashion designer. He is known for creating The Rodnik Band label, which is presented as a pop band rather than a traditional fashion label. The label has gained a celebrity following such as Lily Cole, Sienna Miller and Liv Tyler.
Serge DeNimes is the UK brand founded in 2011 by Oliver Proudlock. Best described as men’s casual and urban wear designer brand of high quality. Serge DeNimes creates a lifestyle rather than just a clothing brand.
Vivienne Westwood, DBE, RDI is an English fashion designer and largely responsible for bringing modern punk and new wave fashions into the mainstream. Dame Vivienne Westwood is now recognised as a global brand and Westwood herself as one of the most influential fashion designers, and activists. She continues to raise awareness of environmental and human rights issues.
Zandra Rhodes, DBE RDI is an English fashion designer. Dame Zandra Rhodes was one of the new wave of British designers who put London at the forefront of the international fashion scene in the 1970s. Rhodes' inspiration has been from organic material and nature. Rhodes designed for Diana, Princess of Wales, and continues to design for royalty and celebrities. She designed several of famous costumes for Freddie Mercury and Brian May of Queen.