Sustainable Style Blog — Slow Fashion

Frugal Fashion: How to save money on new clothes

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Frugal Fashion: How to save money on new clothes
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.

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The Outfit Maker Challenge - 9 ways to wear a summer dress

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The Outfit Maker Challenge - 9 ways to wear a summer dress
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.

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The Fluid Wardrobe – how to build the ultimate sustainable wardrobe you love

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The Fluid Wardrobe – how to build the ultimate sustainable wardrobe you love
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.

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Green is the new black - why secondhand clothes are in fashion

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Green is the new black - why secondhand clothes are in fashion
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.

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The #FashionFast Capsule Wardrobe Challenge 2021

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The #FashionFast Capsule Wardrobe Challenge 2021
What is a capsule wardrobe and how do you create one?  In the #fashionfast challenge, we start by picking seven items and wear them in combinations for seven days.  What you learn about yourself and your preferences can help set you up for deciding how and what to add to your own capsule wardrobe plans.

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