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…

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,…

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…

My Love of Upcycled & Recycled Clothes

Yesterday was World Environment Day (5th June 2014), and it got me thinking, as usual, about doing my bit. And what better way to start, than in the wardrobe? There’s been a recent upsurge in the popularity of recycling and refashioning clothes – and it’s hardly surprising. One of the best ways to save money…