Super Sunday Swap Shop

People now buy four times more clothes than they did in the 80's. To meet these increasing demands fashion brands are cutting corners in regards to worker rights, pay and safety. It also has huge consequences for the environment, on average UK consumers send 30kg of clothing to landfill each year. Labour Behind the Label … Continue reading Super Sunday Swap Shop

Love Story of a Wedding Outfit

As it is day 3 of Fashion Revolution Week I want to talk about my "love story" with the outfit I wore to a wedding in Shrewsbury on Friday. The dress I was determined not to buy anything new. I had a handful of dresses and jumpsuits that I'd only ever worn once or twice to … Continue reading Love Story of a Wedding Outfit

Fashion Revolution Week

Most of us love clothes. I know I do. They give us an identity. They make us feel good about ourselves. But the people who make our clothes are hidden. And if we don’t know know who makes our clothes, we can’t be sure that they were made in a fair, clean and safe way. Is … Continue reading Fashion Revolution Week

30 Wears (✓)

"Take two very simple actions that we perform every single day: getting dressed and eating. Now start a journey backwards – to where your food and your clothes come from. At the other end, you will rarely find happy people, treated with dignity and respect." - Livia Firth In this post I'm focusing on the … Continue reading 30 Wears (✓)