Choose Love

As much as I bought a Choose Love item to help provide aid to the 60 million refugees fleeing brutal conditions, I was also drawn to the traceability of the t-shirt. The t-shirts are made from certified 100% organic cotton in an ethically accredited, wind-powered factory. The below interactive traceability map shows the supply chain of their [...]

Face and Hair Care

Face and Hair Care

I suffer with spots and have very fine, limp hair. Last year these two catalysts, along with my escalating interest in sustainable products prompted me to overhaul my beauty products. I did lots of research looking specifically at natural ingredients, supply chain ethics and animal testing. It turns out there are loads of brands on [...]

Saturday Shop

Saturday Shop

I don't often go shopping. It's always busy, people are annoying and on most high-streets I HATE what's on offer. Yesterday however I braved the grim weather  and annoyances and spent the day shopping in Nottingham. Before going I did some research on vintage and independent stores to go visit. Nottingham, it turns out, has plenty! [...]

Spotlight on ethical fashion

In just the past few weeks there have been two very interesting broadcasts around 'fast fashion'. Channel 4 Dispatches and a podcast by The Guilty Feminist have placed a spotlight on the issues surrounding today's clothing production and consumption. Dispatches - Britain's Cheap Clothes Channel 4 uncovers issues in UK factories and warehouses of brands such [...]