You see a picture as you’re scrolling through Instagram. It’s a healthy, happy and glowing woman, surrounded by plants and basking in the midday heat in some beautiful garden. She’s wearing a clean-cut, stylish midi dress which instantly makes you want to check your online banking and frantically add to cart. The caption? ‘Conscious style … Continue reading Greenwashing
People in their millions, left without pay, job security and a means to survive through a global pandemic; all in the name of fast fashion. Why? To put it simply, because brands who rely on cheap and plentiful labour will not pay for their cancelled orders, in a misguided attempt to keep costs low and … Continue reading It’s time to pay up.
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
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.
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
The met gala. An indulgent, opulent event which hosts the worlds most famous celebrities and the designers who dress them. Each celebrity wearing haute couture with media attention attached and articles on every detail for weeks after. What impact would it have if these influential people, made what they wear count? Eco Age, founded by … Continue reading Green Carpet Challenge
Not sure what they mean by the cost of your clothes? The true cost is the film to watch. This is a poignant and moving look at the lives affected by negligence in safety laws, human rights and environmental impact. With pressure to continue to deliver cheaper clothes, with lower production costs and higher profit … Continue reading The True Cost
Gucci SS 18 With the announcement of Gucci’s 10 year sustainability plan, the use of fur ending, we see this fashion house been coerced into a more ethical more conscious way of thinking. Stella Mccartney led the way and called for others to follow suit. The industry met this with reluctance but change is … Continue reading Gucci s/s 18
We were lucky enough to see the latest collection by Burberry at Makers House in collaboration with Henry Moore Foundation. A wonderful ethereal setting, a fantastic stage for a striking and sophisticated collection. As always, Burberry have redefined our staple wardrobe for the season. A collection of effortlessly simple designs which will not just be fashionable, … Continue reading Burberry meets Makers House
Here's a review of our visit to London Fashion Week Festival 2017, playing host to designers, industry professionals, shopping and a look inside one of the fashion industry's most illustrious events. "I've had lots of highlights so far, they are all special to me. The real highlights though are when I see … Continue reading Huishan Zhang Show