All tagged Fashion

Upcoming Ethical Fashion Designers To Watch

Ready to discover some of the ideas behind the next generation of ethical fashion designers? This week is Graduate Fashion Week and with sustainable fashion being a hot topic, it's no surprise that conscious fashion dominated the rails of many upcoming designers. Check out our latest post to find out which designers made the cut according to Georgina Wilson-Powell form Pebble Mag

Is Green Friday The New Black Friday

In the lead up to Black Friday today many brands have announced that they are not taking part in Black Friday sales and instead are putting a twist on the day and embracing what is now known as Green Friday. This is a new movement that has emerged that encourages us to move away form the overconsumption that Black Friday brings and instead appreciate what we currently own.

What Is Your Biggest Barrier To Adopting A Sustainable Lifestyle?

After being invited to listen in a sustainable fashion event held by Po-Zu, we explore the biggest barriers that we face towards adopting a sustainable lifestyle. We build these communities on Instagram, Facebook and on Twitter where we all share our sustainability ideals and the ways in which we have integrated at least some aspects of sustainability into our lifestyle. Yet, sustainable lifestyles are still considered niche. Those of us who really do  try to make conscious efforts to change still find ourselves in fast fashion or fast consumer traps, leading us to question what is it about sustainability that prevents us from being as ‘green’ as we aspire to be.

Why Is It So Hard To Shop Sustainably?

Happy Halloween ! We all want shop sustainable but what stops us from doing so? For many of us the main hurdle may be price so this blog post takes a look at how we can shop sustainably without putting too much pressure on your purse strings and almost whether or not sustainable fashion will ever really become affordable. Click the link to read more! 

Do It Better... Real Fur vs Faux Fur

For people in fashion fur has always represented the epitome of luxury. Fur used to be a constant feature on the runways of our favourite designers or casually draped across the shoulders of favourite celebrity. So, it’s only natural that we covet fur like crazy. But with all dark side of the fashion industry increasingly coming to light, let's look at faux fur alternatives.

When You Can't Decide What to Buy... Be A Conscious Consumer

We’ve all been in that situation before where we’re out shopping and so many things catch our eye that before we know it our shopping basket is full, and we’re met with a bill that has a figure so high, we start to seriously consider whether it is possible to live off only baked beans for the next month in order to afford it all. One thing that I have recently tried to consider when making purchasing decisions, when I'm stuck for choice, is the sustainability angle of the company. 

Clothes, Clothes, Clothes

Hello, Friday!! Woo, woo! So far the weekend looks like it's going to be a scorcher which means summer dresses and shorts at the ready. The hot weather also means that you've probably started to reassess your summer wardrobe, with most of the clothes you bought last year not making the cut this year. In that case, this post is perfect for you! Read here about how to get rid of your old clothes sustainably and even make some money along the way!