Vintage Clothing shoppers will be familiar with the thrill of finding that perfect piece – one that looks good, fits well and tells a story. But what counts as vintage clothing, and how do you make a pre-loved piece your own? Amsterdam-based upcycling queen Lisa Bootsma from NHNCD; gives us the lowdown. Read More
Summer is that time of year when the fun circuit of festivals are in full swing. The lineups have been released, you’re gearing up for an awesome weekend outdoors with great music and friends, but your sustainable self wants to minimise your impact on the environment in the process. That’s why we’ve put together a guide to doing festivals ethically, with tips that can carry across from the festival ground into our day to day lives.
Buy Less, Choose Well and Make It Last – these wise words were spoken by iconic British designer Vivienne Westwood. In a live interview, Westwood spoke about capitalism and the need to change our spending behaviour and address the ethical and environmental issues of the fashion industry. She highlighted that clothes should cost more than they do, and that her shop in Paris would feature the words ‘buy less, choose well, make it last’ splashed across the display window. Sounds like a pretty good philosophy to live by – so how do you do it? Read More
Are you worried that your budget combined with your love of fashion will overrule your desire to shop ethically? Scared of being forced to opt for cheap and nasty over ecochic? Never fear! Here are 8 tips to create a versatile and ethical wardrobe without breaking the bank. Read More
For eco-conscious fashion fans, making clothes last longer is the first step to an ethical and sustainable wardrobe. Not only does it save us time and money, it cuts our consumption and helps to reduce our carbon footprint.
Our skin is our largest organ, so what we put on our bodies can be just as important as what we put in them. Thankfully, there are a heap of great products that don’t contain potentially toxic ingredients. You just need to know where to look…
For many of us, the simple (or not-so-simple) act of getting dressed in the morning has become a daunting task, particularly when faced with an overstuffed wardrobe and too many options! With the new year upon us, now is the perfect time to make a resolution that you can actually keep by not only cutting down the number of clothes you purchase but also the amount you wear by creating your very own capsule wardrobe! Read More
The holidays are the perfect time to relax with a good book, whether it’s out at the beach under the sweltering sun or snug inside by the fireplace. To help you create a shortlist, we’ve asked three amazing women to review ground-breaking books which delve deep into the world of fashion. Read More