This week, British fashion designer Vivienne Westwood, who is known for her eccentric and unique clothes and accessories, launched the Ethical Fashion Africa collection benefitting the UN-backed Ethical Fashion Programme in Africa. The handbag collection, which is exclusive to online fashion retailer Yoox, features more than 14 different bags and accessories for men and women, all of which are handmade in Nairobi from recycled materials such as canvas safari tents and roadside advertisement banners. Westwood, a campaigner for the environment, was also named one of the best vegan-accessory designers by W Magazine.
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