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!) [...]

Winter Coats

I suddenly realised earlier this month, when it started to get cold, that I didn't actually own a winter coat. And so... the hunt began. All I wanted was a plain, black, warm coat. Not much to ask you'd of thought?! What I found was a great selection of ethically made coats, but they were [...]

5 Fairtrade Faves

Happy Friday guys! October is Fairtrade month, so here are five of my Fairtrade favourites: Bananas - I have at least one banana a day, they couldn't NOT be top of my list. Always make sure they are organic AND Fairtrade (good for the worker and the environment). Jyoti Fair Works - Earlier this year [...]

Who Made My Clothes?

Who Made My Clothes?

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 [...]

Super Sunday Swap Shop

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 [...]