Christmas Gifting – Underwear

Underwear is a very popular gift at Christmas time, and can often be a very special token of love. Why not make it extra special this year, and buy organic, ethical underwear, which makes a real difference to the lives of others. I recently featured Y.O.U Underwear who are  crowdfunding with their new range of …

3 Ways to Reduce the Carbon Footprint of your Wardrobe…

When we talk about our carbon footprint, we often think of using public transport, walking instead of getting in the car, reducing water usage, switching the lights off, cutting down on plastic usage. How often do we think of the contents of our wardrobe? From how our clothing was made, to how we care for…

Join the Ethical Resistance… Star Wars Shoes!

In a galaxy not so far away, we are reaching a new and exciting phase in the realm of ethical footwear.  For a long time, Po-Zu have topped the Good Shopping Guide ethical rankings table for Footwear. Their shoes are made in a small, eco-friendly, ethical factory in Portugal, and their mission is to halt…

People Tree – Making a Difference in Fashion

 People Tree, my favourite pioneers of ethical and sustainable fashion. They’ve provided us with wonderful clothes for 25 years so far, and made a huge difference to the lives of those who make our clothes. Now they need our help to increase the highly successful range of Tencel pieces from the SS17 collection. Tencel is…

Nomads – Fashionable & Fair

Nomads are one of my ‘go to’ brands for ethical and affordable fashion.  As well as making beautiful, flattering clothes, they have a wonderful social and environmental conscience. Established in 1989, the wonderful designs of Nomads were inspired from a love of Indian crafts. Traditional methods of embroidery and tie-dye are still used and this…

Human & Animal Friendly Clothing!

Shopping can be daunting as a vegan (avoiding wool, silk, leather etc…), and trying to ensure that no humans were harmed at the same time can make it even more of a challenge.  Sweat shops are more common that retailers would have you believe, and it’s a mine-field out there if shopping on the high street….

Random Fashion… Empowering Women through Creation

At times, when wandering around the expanse of the worldwide web, I stumble across people and causes who truly restore my faith in humanity, and the wonders that others dedicate themselves too, in order to help those who need it. Behind the scenes at UK based Hispid Clothing, is a team of genuine people, who are…

Random Fashion… Alternative Fashion Week

All eyes are turning towards London, for the start of London Fashion Week. And whilst it’s great to admire some of the lovely things from afar, there are many reasons not to follow the trends and set your own pace. From financial to ethical and everything in between. Perhaps you’d love to have the money,…

World Fair Trade Day

Today is World Fair Trade Day and the theme this year, as decided by the World Fair Trade Organisation is Fair Trade People.  It’s a day all about celebrating the producers and consumers of fair trade products. Wonderful. What a great opportunity to tell you about some of my favourite fair trade brands! Fair trade is all…