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5 Iconic Shoes and Our Ethical Alternatives

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Many iconic shoe brands have become infamous for their unethical practices. From exploitative sweatshops to serious the mistreatment of animals for leather, the global shoe manufacturing industry has a lot to answer for.

Luckily for us shoe lovers, the ethical fashion movement is growing every day. This means that for every one of those iconic shoe labels you’ve heard rumours about, there’s actually an ethical, sustainable and animal-friendly alternative that’s just as chic and on-trend. Read More

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The BEST Ethical and Sustainable White Shirts

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Everybody needs a good white shirt. If you work in an office, you need a white shirt. If you love bright colours and patterns, you need a white shirt to pair them with. If you wear a lot of denim, you need a white shirt. On its own, the simple white shirt may seem a bit boring, but it’s actually one of the most versatile, timeless and adaptable items of clothing you can own. Read More

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How to Quit Fast Fashion and Fall Back in Love with the Clothes You Own

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I love fashion, but I hate the industry. There are so many problems with fast fashion. Alongside being one of the most polluting industries in the world, it’s also responsible for the exploitation of children, serious mistreatment of animals, and other ethically dubious practices. The more I learn about fast fashion, the more I know I should be buying from ethical brands; brands that are committed to the planet, and improving the lives of the people and animals who inhabit it.  Read More

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Fashion and the War on Waste

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If you were asked to think about garbage and waste you would likely conjure up images of smelly food scraps in the bin or rubbish lying on the ground. You’re not likely to think about a pile of discarded clothes let alone the under-used clothes in your wardrobe. And when we buy a new dress or pair of shoes, we’re unlikely to focus on where and when we’ll be throwing them out once we get sick of them. And yet, fashion is one of the world’s fastest growing waste problems. Read More