SOURCE AWARDS 2013: The Global Awards For Sustainable Fashion


The Ethical Fashion Forum has just announced the winners of this year’s SOURCE Awards. Chosen by an expert panel of judges, the SOURCE Awards spotlight the most innovative and inspirational businesses, individuals and initiatives in the fashion industry, from field to final product.

“In the 7 years of running the awards, this is our most inspiring line up yet.” Tamsin Lejeune, Managing Director and Founder of the Ethical Fashion Forum & SOURCE.

Outstanding Contribution

Carry Somers, Founder of Pachacuti and Fashion Revolution Day


Design Leader


VOZ is where handmade luxury meets social change. VOZ empowers indigenous artisans and their art forms through collaborative fashion design. Based in the United States.

One to watch


Senhoa jewelry is individually handcrafted by a survivor of human trafficking or a young woman vulnerable to exploitation. Based in the United States



INDIGENOUS, found 1994, is the premier brand in premium eco-fashion. Our handmade pieces evoke timeless taste: both sophisticated and savvy. Based in the United States



Vegan, avant-garde ‘feel-good’ fashion with innovative fabrics and sophisticated Japanese cutting technique. Based in Germany


Eternal Creation

Fair trade childrenswear, womenswear, menswear garments hand made in Dharamsala, North India. Based in Australia



Unique leather and handbag collection, crafted from upcycled leather and linings, inspired by motorcycle culture. Based in Australia


Raven + Lily

Raven+Lily is a socially conscious lifestyle brand dedicated to empowering women through design. Based in the United States



Embracing slow-fashion by designing modern footwear that is ethically made and ecologically considerate. Based in the United States

Sport and leisure

Choclo Project

Versatile clothing adapted to modern living, allowing you to flow freely from a yoga class to your local cafe. Based in the United Kingdom

Lingerie and Swimwear

Nico Underwear

Nico fills the gap between the over-the-top and the boring-practical in women’s underwear. Nico offers a different kind of sexy. Based in Australia

Independent Boutique


Bringing together the best in jewelry, accessories, and home décor made ethically by artisans all over the world. Based in the United States

Large International Retailer

New Look

New Look is a British global fashion retailer with a chain of high street shops around the world. Based in the United Kingdom

Fabric + component production and supply


A Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) certified Textile Agency from Berlin, Germany wholesaling fabrics. Based in Germany

Production services on behalf of brands + retailers

Piece & Co.

Making it possible for big brands to source from artisans in the developing world, employing women with limited opportunity and creating unique custom products. Based in the United States

See full nominated brand list here

image: SOURCE Award winner Honest By

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