According to Greenpeace "Global emissions from textile production annually are more than the carbon footprint of international flights and shipping combined." (2019). Making changes to how we produce, buy, use and discard our clothing is without doubt fundamental to our global battle to reduce emissions and protect the environment. If you're on the cusp of making changes towards a more sustainable wardrobe, here's our rundown of five simple things you can do to achieve it in 2024.
Frugal Fashion: How to save money on new clothes. According to the ONS the average household in the UK spent almost £1200 on clothing and shoes in 2020. With the cost of living soaring, namely on essentials like food, fuel and heating bills, it would seem that cutting down the clothes expenditure can be a good place to save a few pounds. So, in this blog I'll be sharing my top tips to help you save cash on clothes.
How many outfits can you come up with using one item from your wardrobe as your base? In this months blog I share my results from the Outfit Maker Challenge and find nine different ways to wear a summer dress.
How can we work towards a more environmentally friendly wardrobe without having to resort to a beetroot tie-dyed dress made from sack cloth? How can we build a wardrobe we feel good about but also want to wear? In this blog, I'll be taking you through the concept of a fluid wardrobe and sharing my tips on how to create one for yourself.
There is a welcome trend emerging – more and more people are turning to secondhand clothes as a way to bring new things into their wardrobe. With the rise of online preloved stores, what’s fuelling our new love affair with secondhand fashion? In this blog, we explore the trend to buy preloved clothing and look at why the move is so good for consumers.