International Women’s Day – Why Balance is Better

International Women’s Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women, while focusing world attention on areas which still need improvement, and calling for action to accelerate gender parity. On this day, we look back at the Suffragette movement, where women before us fought for the right to work. To the…

Ethical Advent Day 23 – Ethical Fashion E-Gift Cards

Welcome to Day 23 of my Ethical Advent Calendar. Today is for all of those last minute shoppers amongst us. You know who you are, and I am not judging. Life can be busy. Christmas creeps up on us. And suddenly, here we are, less than 48 hours to go.. The deadline for delivery may…

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…

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…

World Hunger Day – Going Vegan saves People too!

795 million people around the world are undernourished and exist on less than £1 per day. World Hunger Day aims to raise awareness of this situation. To help those in need, and to celebrate those who are already working towards ending their own hunger and improving their quality of life. What can we do? Well, you…

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 Stuff… Green is the new Black. Green Friday Deals!

Overwhelmed with Black Friday Deals taking over your TV, and filling your inbox with numerous reminders to spend your hard earned cash? Want to make some savings on presents, but can’t see the wood for the trees? Well, I’ve picked some of my favourite eco-friendly, ethically conscious deals to share with you and try to…

Who Made Your Clothes?

‘Who made your clothes’? In the world of fast fashion, companies are looking to save money. And what’s the quickest way to do it? Cheap and unfair labour practices. Now, don’t get me wrong, I’m not only pointing the finger at cheap, bargain rich clothing stores. I’m talking about huge designer brands too, who have…

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…