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
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
Podcasts are an entertaining (and free!) way to stay productive whilst going about your day-to-day business. You can listen to one while you’re making breakfast, sitting on the train or walking the dog! But did you know there are a bunch of great podcasts covering ethical fashion? Read More
“It’s not how much we give,” said Mother Teresa, “but how much love we put into giving.” Here are our tips for simple ways to get maximum enjoyment out of Christmas, with minimal consumerist stress. Read More
On Friday 24 November, the world will once again fall under the Black Friday spell! Originally an American phenomenon, Black Friday has now spread its tendrils across the globe. I want to help you avoid the hype and embrace ethical consumerism. Read More