Fashion Sustainability

Ten Tips To Extend The Life Of Your Clothing

I previously wrote a post giving six tips for sustainable clothes shopping, but what about the clothes you already own? The most sustainable thing you can do is re-wear what you have. So rather than replace your existing wardrobe with clothing from sustainable brands, try to extend the life of your clothing. I’ve put together …

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HURR Collective: “The Platform For Fashion Rental”

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I have just experienced a lockdown birthday. I think everyone has now. When we went into lockdown 1.0 it was a few weeks after my birthday so I guess I was quite lucky. I’ve just turned 35 which I still find unbelievable, I still feel like I’m 18. I wanted to do something to mark …

Sustainability

Ten Sustainable Clothing Myths

There are a lot of myths surrounding sustainable fashion which sometimes stop shoppers taking positive steps towards sustainable purchases. Here are ten commonly heard sustainable clothing myths and the truth about them. Sustainable clothing myths You need to spend more to be sustainable Of course some sustainable clothing brands are quite expensive. After all, the …

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Sustainable Fashion And Inclusive Sizing

As I’ve become more interested in sustainable fashion and changing my spending habits I’ve come across more sustainable fashion brands. But what has also struck me is that many of these brands don’t have inclusive sizing. When I have spoken about this topic with people I have been met with “this doesn’t affect you so …

Fashion Sustainability

Six Tips For Sustainable Clothes Shopping

More people than ever are keen to start shopping sustainably. But when it comes to clothes shopping, where do you start? I’ve put together six top tips to help make things easier. Six tips to make clothes shopping sustainable Make considered choices Before buying something think about whether you really need it. I know that …

Fashion Sustainability

What Is Greenwashing?

More and more often we are hearing about the term greenwashing within the fashion industry. But what exactly does that mean? What is Greenwashing? To put it simply greenwashing is when a fashion brand claims that their products are environmentally friendly when quite often they’re not. They use labels like “green” or “ethical” with the …

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Are Fashion Bloggers Driving Fast Fashion?

In the past fashion was consumed through glossy magazines and catwalks shows which ensured that it remained, to a degree, exclusive. Fashion content was therefore largely determined by editors and designers. Fast-forward to 2019 and things are very different with the rise of fashion bloggers. Fashion Bloggers Thanks to the likes of Instagram, anyone can …

Fashion Sustainability

What If You Can’t Afford To Avoid Fast Fashion?

In a previous post I wrote why we should avoid fast fashion but that isn’t always a realistic aim especially as more sustainable, slow fashion brands can have an expensive price tag. What if you want to create a more conscious wardrobe, but can’t afford to avoid fast fashion? Can’t afford to avoid fast fashion? …

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