Fashion Stories from My Wardrobe

All our clothes carry stories – stories of who made them, who wore them and our memories from when we are wearing them. Today I share with you three short stories from my wardrobe, items with different origins and stories to tell. And I invite you to share a story of a garment you loveContinue reading “Fashion Stories from My Wardrobe”

15 of my Favourite Sustainability X Fashion Quotes

I love finding wise words to inspire me on my sustainable fashion journey, so I hope that these will do the same for you! From iconic activists, to fashion designers and scientists these people come from all walks of life but love the same thing you and I do – sustainable and ethical fashion. PleaseContinue reading “15 of my Favourite Sustainability X Fashion Quotes”

Fashion, Fish & Microfibre-Plastics

Put your hand up if you’ve heard of microplastics. Now keep it up if you know what they are. And keep it there is you know what fashion has to do with it. If you hand is still up I’m impressed! It’s a topic I’ve seen some commentary around, but really not enough as itContinue reading “Fashion, Fish & Microfibre-Plastics”

The Truth About Fabric Softener (and why you shouldn’t be using it)

Fabric softener makes our clothes smell pretty, keeps the towels fluffy and prevents wrinkles and static build up – but at what cost?  The way that fabric softener works is it contains a lubricating ingredient that coats the fibres of your clothes, towels, sheets etc. It also adds a positive charge to oppose the negativeContinue reading “The Truth About Fabric Softener (and why you shouldn’t be using it)”

What is all the hype about silk pillowcases?

Silk. It’s luxurious, shiny and highly coveted; and it’s made by little worms eating mulberry leaves… well that’s the silk worms I grew up with!  It’s soft on your skin and your hair – so let’s talk about why it’s so good (and why everyone is going crazy for silk pillowcases!).  Most of us useContinue reading “What is all the hype about silk pillowcases?”

How to Curate a More Sustainable Wardrobe

So you’ve set a New Years resolution to buy less fast fashion, to buy pieces that are more sustainable and want to follow in the wise words of Vivienne Westwood “Buy Less, Choose Well & Make It Last” but you don’t even know where to begin.  And whether you’re just starting out, or have beenContinue reading “How to Curate a More Sustainable Wardrobe”

Can You Compost Clothing?

Something that is little talked about, and often it seems isn’t thought of during the design and manufacturing processes is the end of life of the garment. What will happen to it when it’s no longer being worn? I suppose this is because we assume it will end up in landfill – but what ifContinue reading “Can You Compost Clothing?”

Eco-Friendly Gift Wrapping Guide

This year, once again, I’ve put together a creative and eco-friendly gift wrapping guide with 4 new ideas and some bonus gift tag, ribbon and decoration inspiration! If you would like to check out last year’s list I’ve linked it at the bottom of this one. But without further ado – here’s your 2021 gift wrappingContinue reading “Eco-Friendly Gift Wrapping Guide”

What we mean when we say “Slow Fashion”

If you’ve been following me for any length of time, or you’ve been listening in on the sustainable fashion movement, then you likely would have heard the term “slow fashion”. What does it mean for fashion to be slow and why does it matter – let us take a closer look. Slow fashion is theContinue reading “What we mean when we say “Slow Fashion””

Spring Summer Trends for the Eco-Conscious Fashionista

New season = New trends and eco-fashionistas everywhere want to know how to integrate these looks into their existing wardrobes without dipping their toes into the fast-fashion trend cycles and getting caught out with pieces that will fade as fast as the spring blooms! With this new season you will be excited to know thatContinue reading “Spring Summer Trends for the Eco-Conscious Fashionista”