It's now been nearly two weeks since we landed in Sydney. Those two weeks have been a complete whirlwind. Rob's started a new job, we've moved into a flat and I start a new job tomorrow. From living on the road to where we are now has been just what we needed, however it also … Continue reading New adventure. New challenges.
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?
Ideally the most sustainable way to chop and change your wardrobe is to not buy brand new.But sometimes you just can't find what you need raking round vintage shops or scrolling through second hand websites. If you do need to buy brand new, then make sure it's from an ethical source. Somewhere that looks into … Continue reading Fashion Revolution Week: 10 ethical brands
Next week marks the 5th anniversary of the Rana Plaza factory disaster that killed 1,138 people, it's also the start of Fashion Revolution week.Throughout the week I'll be posting a few blogs... I'll be asking brands #whomademyclothes to demand greater transparency in their supply chains. Check out my posts from last year to see what I … Continue reading What’s occurring this Fashion Revolution week?
Three weeks ago I enrolled on a free online course hosted by Future Learn with Fashion Revolution and Exeter University. The purpose of the course is to understand the issues within the fashion industry, how a fashion supply chain works, and to share a variety of simple techniques to find the answer to 'Who Made … Continue reading Who Made My Clothes?
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