Reusable hydration is in! The weather's hotting up here in London and the ever-caring TFL have started releasing tannoy notifications on tubes and buses to make sure you always carry a bottle of water in the heat. Every year, on average each person in the UK uses 170 disposable plastic bottles. Not only does it... Continue Reading →
International Biodiversity Day 2017 - why we need sustainable tourism to protect biodiversity Each year the UN tie a theme to the International Day of Biodiversity, falling on 22nd May each year, to help us identify the importance of our impact on the environment. This year's theme is sustainable tourism. Tourism notoriously has a negative... Continue Reading →
Copenhagen Fashion Summit: in review. Have we got commitment to change? In response to the planet’s growing population, expected to exceed 8.5 billion by 2030, garment production will increase by 63%. In light of this, this year's Copenhagen Fashion Summit gave one key call to action: asking fashion brands and retailers to adopt circular systems. A circular... Continue Reading →
I may be a little late to the party, but I have in recent months discovered Bloglovin' - if you too are late to the party, Bloglovin' is like a build-your-own newsfeed of all your favourite blogs and now you can add mine to your to-read-list too 🙂 Go on, take a look!
This year's theme: Commitment to Change Tomorrow (11th May 2017) is Copenhagen's annual Fashion Summit: a large gathering of fashion and sustainability professionals and influencers; it's an important event for how the industry can move into a more sustainable space. Through a series of presenter sessions, networking break-outs and closed-door meetings the aim is to create... Continue Reading →
Fashion Revolution 2017: in review Which brands opened up to the #whomademyclothes campaign and why is it so important that they do? When the Rana Plaza garment factory collapsed in 2013, it took some fashion brands weeks to work out whether they had links to the factories involved. To have such little knowledge of where... Continue Reading →
Is organic actually organic? Are hipsters and tree-huggers actually on to something? Is organic actually everything their unsolicited chit-chat promises? Yes, friends, it is. I'm here to tell you that organic health and beauty products are not just a hipster fad and we gotta get clear on what's actually organic. Last year, sales of "organic"... Continue Reading →
#whomademyclothes: igniting a fashion revolution by forcing brands to tell us who made our clothes. Tomorrow (24th April) marks the beginning of Fashion Revolution's annual #whomademyclothes campaign which encourages the public to ask brands how they have made our clothes, asking for transparency and commitment to sourcing and producing garments sustainably. Fashion Revolution's goal is... Continue Reading →