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In THE BAGS INTERNATIONAL ISSUELuxe 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 ANDWalk 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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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!"
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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.
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WHAT'S NEW AND HOT at The Natural Store
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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.
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
ETHICAL FASHION SHOW
Le Salon de la
Le Tapis Rouge,
FAIRTRADE AT WORK
Fairtrade Foundation asks workplaces to switch to Fairtrade Products
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.
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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.
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.
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!