This blog post contains a gifted pair of sandals from Will’s Vegan Shoes, they are clearly marked with [AD – Gifted] in line with my disclaimer policy.    50 million summer outfits will be bought in 2019 and only worn once.  That means 50 million outfits destined for landfill.  50 million outfits, most of which are […]

Jul 26, 2019

How to make seasonal fashion more sustainable

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I watch Love Island.  I know, I know, it’s totally not “on brand” for me. However (spoiler alert) I don’t spend every evening watching Blue Planet 1 & 2 on repeat. Instead, I watch the trashy, problematic TV show that is getting harder and harder for me to defend every year.  However,there’s no denying it, […]

Jul 6, 2019

Love Island X Fast Fashion: A Match Made in Marketing Heaven

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Slow fashion brands are doing a lot of things right. They often use manufacturing processes that are kinder to the planet. They’re dedicated to stamping out the mistreatment that many garment factory workers face. They’re a huge part of the push for lowering our absurd levels of consumption as a society. However, I’m a dedicated […]

Jun 23, 2019

Where is the plus-size slow fashion?

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Finding clothes sustainably in 2019 can often feel hugely overwhleming. Here are 8 questions to ask before buying clothes to make your shopping habits more conscious.  “Get 15% with code “I’mAnInfluencer2″!” “Check out all of the NEW clothes that have been added to our NEW IN section since yesterday!” “Up to 103% off!” The pressure […]

May 31, 2019

8 questions to ask before buying clothes: A guide to sustainable shopping

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Slow fashion brands are notorious for costing more. But why? In this post, I look at the definition of “slow fashion” and why it often leads to more expensive products.   It’s not hard to understand why people love fast fashion: It’s trendy, it’s accessible and, perhaps most importantly, it’s inexpensive.  Need a whole new […]

May 11, 2019

Why do slow fashion brands cost more money?

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For me, summer has always been synonymous with getting a whole new wardrobe. I don’t know whether it’s the warm weather and higher levels of serotonin going to my head, or its the “new season, new you” pressure from just about every ad campaign ever, but I historically welcomed summer in with a big ol’ […]

Aug 28, 2018

The 5 charity shop finds I’ve worn to death this summer

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