Are we coping?

Are we coping?

A few years ago I did a Mental Health First Aid course which for me was life changing (and not just because it came in the nick of time after some hardcore festivaling at Benicassim). It taught me the best language to use, what signs to spot, where to sign post people for help and [...]

Loved clothes last

Loved clothes last

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, [...]

Who made my dress?

Who made my dress?

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!) [...]

What’s occurring this Fashion Revolution week?

What’s occurring this Fashion Revolution week?

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 [...]

Zero Waste Wonders

Zero Waste Wonders

You've all heard me harping on and on about plastic pollution and it seems some of our efforts to reduce the amount of plastic we use are finally paying off! A recent study by the Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas) has found that the number of plastic bags on the seabeds surrounding the [...]

Where did March go?

Where did March go?

I can't believe it has been a whole month since my last post. I really don't understand where March went and I really really can't comprehend that it is already April, which means that it is only 4 months and 27 days until I go travelling (not that I'm counting or anything...)! A few weeks [...]