It’s the first week of the year and we’d like to be anything but brief when it comes to your top drawer purchases. Yes, underwear. We all need it and yet it’s life cycle and very make up can be harmful to the environment. Do we have to give in to boring underwear in a … Continue reading Getting intimate
I learned an awful lot this year and yes, I've been really quiet. As a business, a blogger, a maker and ethical fashion activist; I had a lot to think about and decided that 2019 was all about learning and more importantly, growing. I can’t wait to share all of my plans, hopes and projects … Continue reading Five lessons I learned last year
Now that fashion revolution week is over, where do we go from here? Does campaigning end and do our posters get put away for next April? We really hope not. We hope that this week causes people around the world to think about the true cost of fashion. We hope that you feel inspired and … Continue reading Forever, not just for April.
Know the Origin pop-up shop & events, 51 Greek St, Soho, London. One week, one pop up shop, over 70 brands, more than 60 speakers and plenty of fashion revolution followers. Know the origin have pulled together some of the best brands and most notable sustainability speakers in the industry, all for fashion Revolution Week. … Continue reading Know the Origin? Yes we do.
It doesn’t feel like it, however spring has sprung! We, hopefully, should be shedding our winter layers and finally dusting off our lighter jackets. Now that lighter days and mildly sunny climates await, how do we make our wardrobe fit for spring? Don’t be too quick to ditch those cable knits and darker tones just … Continue reading Spring, please don’t fling
The Next Black -2014 An innovative look at the future of clothing and how we will adapt as we address the ever-growing environmental crisis. A slick documentary filled with warning and hope for a better fashion industry. This film is clean and bright, a very enjoyable watch. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VuPzdpudwhU River Blue - 2018 A powerful film … Continue reading Must Watch Movies for Sustainability
Are we absolving our guilt over fast fashion with faster clothing purges? I, with incredible trepidation, decided to broach the subject of charity shop donations and purchases. I know what you’re thinking, what monster would discourage charities from earning money and buying clothes that might have been tossed away?! Well, me, I guess. Fret not … Continue reading The Cost of Charity Shopping
The biggest frustration with sustainable shopping is shipping. You've found the perfect sustainable steal but sadly discover all of the labels and brands situated in the US or Canada. Whilst we applaud our American and Canadian partners in ethical fashion, reducing the footprint from travel and shopping on UK shores would be ideal. As Lucy … Continue reading Revolution in Dungarees
Have you ever bought a whole new wardrobe for your next trip? Have you gone crazy on the credit card and then only worn your destination clothes once? Sadly, we've all been there and yes that includes those who shop sustainably now. As I packed my suitcase, bound for Los Angeles, I thought about all … Continue reading 5 tips for a sustainable holiday wardrobe
The humble bag, a completely indispensable accessory, carrying around just about everything we would ever need. Let's face it, we'd be lost without our trusty bag. Your bag goes through as much as you do and it can be so frustrating when it breaks when it's torn or worn before you feel ready to replace … Continue reading In the Bag