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In THE BAGS INTERNATIONAL ISSUE

  • Luxe Flamma Style - Zaza Gavric explains how "It's All In The Bag".
  • POSCH - Luce Beaulieu talks to PK about how passionate she's become on moving from plastic to POSCH.
  • We hear 'More From Enamore' and see the fresh start of their exciting new handbag collection.
  • Innovate Your Autumn - Helen Riegle shows us real innovative materials as she rolls out her new range of bags for fall.

  • Fairtrade Bags with a Zest For Life - From your kid's lunchbox to your handy shopping bag this is why Lucy Hornberger loves Doy Bags so much.

  • HOT AND NEW - Ruth Cross' silk linen handbags and purses are the height of elegance, something for the Men - Mexican vegetable-tanned saddle bags and Martha Evatt Bags brings us both unique vintage and fair trade.
  • Win the bag of your choice from the POSCH vintage collection!
  • News Focus, what's hitting the headlines AND
  • Walk the Talk, what to see and do until the next issue of PK.


  • We hope you really enjoy Pecha Kucha. Have a great weekend.
    Rachel, The Natural Store x
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    The 'Kelly' Bag


    LUXE FLAMMA STYLE
    Designed in England and
    Handcrafted in Serbia


    Pecha Kucha talks to Zaza Gavric who explains how "It's All In The Bag!".

    Click here to read




    POSCH!
    Designed and
    Handmade in Canada


    POSCH and Luce Beaulieu their founder have both been born with a concern for the environment and green blood flowing through their veins. Luce Beaulieu tells us of her wonderful reclaimed fabric bags and her last exhilarating 8 months.

    Click here to read




    WHAT'S NEW AND HOT at The Natural Store
    (click on image to go to product)

    Ruth Cross Linen and Silk Husk Handbag £84.99






    Ruth Cross Handcrafted Linen and Silk Purses £32.99



    Martha Evatt Vintage and Fair Trade Bags and Purses from
    £8.99 - £120


    Saddle Bags for MEN - Mexican Vegetable Tanned Leather Bags from £62.99 to £84.99



    MORE FROM ENAMORE
    Designed and Handcrafted in England


    Vintage flavours, antique clasps adorned with buttons and bows, Enamore's Bags are good enough to eat.

    Click here to read







    WALK THE TALK - What to see and do
    Don't forget to support your local schools!
    St Augustine's CE Primary School in Scaynes Hill, West Sussex is having an Autumn Fair between 7 and 9.30 pm on 18th October. If you live in the area, don't forget to pop along. Contact mitcheveritt@aol.com for more details.


    REALLY NATURAL

    A fantastic US online resource for living a more natural life

    Click here to view ReallyNatural.Com

    ETHICAL FASHION SHOW
    Le Salon de la
    Mode Ethique

    15 October
    Le Tapis Rouge,
    PARIS
    more info





    FAIRTRADE AT WORK

    Fairtrade Foundation asks workplaces to switch to Fairtrade Products

    more info


    INNOVATE YOUR AUTUMN
    Designed and Handcrafted in the US
    Materials sourced from various countries around the globe


    Helen Riegle of HER Design reveals the innovative fibres and materials she uses in her bag designs and rolls our her new collection - in orange spice and moss - to perfectly compliment this fall.

    Click here to read


    Kid's Backpack

    FAIR TRADE BAGS
    WITH A ZEST FOR LIFE!
    Designed and Handmade in the Philipines


    From your kid's lunchboxes and back packs for school, to your handy shopping bag or colourful beach bag. Lucy Hornberger tells us why she loves Doy Bags so much.


    Click here to read




    NEWS FOCUS - What's being talked about in the Press

    Clampdown On Air Travel 'A Must' For Britain To Meet Climate Target. Ian Sample discusses for The Guardian. Click here for article.

    Study Warns Of Stark Costs Of Failing To Counter Climate Change As Leaders Meet. Patrick Wintour reports for The Guardian. Click here for article.

    The Green Grocers. Matthew Goodman for The Times looks at the reasons why Britain’s supermarkets are falling over themselves to prove their environmental credentials. Click here for article.

    Eco-Warrior. Anna Shepard for The Times talks Feline Hygiene and Plastic Flower Pots. Click here for article.

    The Eco-Revolution Down On The Farm. An eco-revolution is taking place in the small agricultural communities of the Pacific Northwest, with the return of traditional homesteaders. Chris Smaje for The Independent spent an extended holiday as a volunteer, helping to transform the land. Click here for article.

    Is It Okay...To Use Air Fresheners? Leo Hickman discusses for The Guardian. Click here for article.


    COMPETITION
    Win A POSCH Vintage Fabric Shopping Bag!


    To be in for a chance to win, simply tell us - from the second article above titled 'POSCH' - which bird is an endangered species and therefore adopted by POSCH as part of their branding. There are currently six bags in the POSCH collection, so please let us know which of the bags you would like to win. Then click on the 'Submit Answer' button. We will contact the winner and their name will also be listed in the next issue of Pecha Kucha.

    The winner of our last competition to win a babygod organic cotton black raglan T-Shirt was Rob MacAndrew from London. Well Done, Rob!

    Answer:

    your email:


    If there are any products or features you would like to see covered by Kucha, we’d love to hear from you! Click here to send us your suggestions
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