Just a couple of weeks ago it was Fashion Revolution Week, a week that marks the anniversary of the Rana Plaza factory disaster and encourages people to demand change within the fashion industry by asking brands #whomademyclothes. Throughout the week I posted on instagram my ethical outfits of the day (click here to see them). … Continue reading Rethink Your Wardrobe: Sustainable Fashion on a Budget
Tomorrow is Earth Day. First celebrated in 1970, it now seems more relevant than ever to have a day dedicated to demonstrating support for environmental protection. Since 1970 our planet's population has more than doubled (yikes), this naturally has seriously taken a toll on Earth and its inhabitants. If we knew how many species we’ve already … Continue reading Happy Earth Day! 5 Ways to Celebrate it
As it is the last day of Fashion Revolution Week I want to talk about my “love story” with a vintage shop find. The go-to sundress It was a warmish March day in Nottingham when I suddenly realised, as always, that I HAD NOTHING TO WEAR WHEN THE SUN COMES OUT!!!! Clearly this was a lie, … Continue reading Loved clothes last
Since Fashion Revolution started, thousands of brands are being more open about where their clothes are made. This positive change is down to people joining the Fashion Revolution and asking brands via email, twitter and instagram - #whomademyclothes. Two years ago I bought this dress in a House of Holland sale (even then it wasn't cheap!) … Continue reading Who made my dress?
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