The 20th – 26th of April was Fashion Revolution Week. Normally this means I would have been busy writing a post rounding up a few things that happened during the week, and figuring out how the industry has changed as a consequence one month on. This year we’re taking a slightly different tact. Continue reading Why Fashion Revolution Played A Part In H&M’s Most Recent Greenwashing Campaign
The Coronavirus outbreak has been a rather (un)timely wake-up call for much of the fashion industry. Having arrived in the midst of intense demands for action towards sustainability and ethical transparency from across the globe, the virus and its aftermath have exposed the true weaknesses that lie just beneath the surface of much of the … Continue reading Coronavirus’ Impact On The Hidden Fashion Industry
She’s here. Quarantina has arrived. Lock the doors, lower the blinds, fire up the smoke machine because we are here to socially isolate. But why waste your time scrolling through endless hours of people complaining about it when you could start making some positive changes to your life with absolutely no external distractions? If you … Continue reading 6 Ways to Turn Your Self-Isolation into a Sustainable Fashion Party
It’s that time of year again when your email inbox starts filling up with newsletters written by graduate scheme interns with the caps lock turned on proclaiming ‘BLACK FRIDAY SALE’. Personally, I use this time to discover just how many mailing lists I’m still unknowingly subscribed to. And then I go through one by … Continue reading Black Friday Isn’t Going Anywhere, So How Can Conscious Consumers Work With It?
Today’s blog post is all about transparency. I talk a lot on this blog about ways in which we can all participate in a changing attitude towards the fashion industry and its many issues. What I haven’t really discussed is how I go about doing this myself. So instead of just talking the talk, I’m … Continue reading My Sustainable Fashion Journey
Take a look at the label on an item of clothing you’re wearing right now. Among various care instructions, material composition percentages and words in foreign languages you will find a little sentence that reads ‘Made in [insert country here]. And most of the time you might think that’s all there is to it. The … Continue reading Made in China? What your clothing label isn’t telling you
This is an article written on behalf of GIVE WEAR LOVE, find the original here and check out their website here for their current sustainable Summer Edit! When we think of sustainable clothing, our first thoughts often turn to buzz words like organic cotton, recycled polyester, linen and hemp. But when you’re in a shop … Continue reading Shopping Sustainably: How Can You Tell Which Materials Are ‘Good’?
In the last year there has been a lot of talk about what we can do as individuals to help reduce our personal carbon footprints – everything from shopping with reusable grocery bags to selling your car and stopping flying. These suggestions are offered as simple solutions that, given time and commitment from people, can … Continue reading Climate Change: Who’s Responsible?
If you have seen my Instagram account this weekend you’ll know that I spent Sunday nerding out about all things sustainable at Pebble magazine’s pop up market in London. Having barely recovered from all the excitement I’m here today to talk you through some brands and organisations I think you should know about that will … Continue reading Brands You Should Know About to Boost Your Sustainable Lifestyle Journey
Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last two weeks you’ll undoubtedly be aware of the fact that the Amazon Rainforest has been on fire. I, like many others, found out about this not by reading a newspaper or journalistic website, but through the ever-present medium of social media. Recently this seems to … Continue reading Why We Need To Do More Research When It Comes To Environmental Disasters