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Sustainable Materials: Tencel

For me ethical fashion isn’t just about paying the people you made your clothes fairly (although that is very important) it’s also about caring for the environment. A big part of reducing the environmental impact of your clothes is thinking about what they are made from. I’ve found myself looking for natural materials for my clothing […] Read more…

Wearing Recycled tyres

Wearing Old Tyres

Recycling tyres isn’t anything new to me. Before blogging and my current career in higher education, I used to be an outdoor play specialist. This involved running outdoor play sessions and supporting schools and nurseries to develop their outdoor play provision. One of the things I always suggested was to introduce loose parts play. Loose […] Read more…

Outfit of the day from vacation to Cape Verde

Cape Verde Style Diary

In case you hadn’t already heard. I’ve just come back from a week of sun, sea and cocktails in Cape Verde. To be perfectly honest with you, we didn’t do much on our trip. It was more a case of fully embracing slow living and relaxing by the pool. After starting full-time work again, alongside running […] Read more…

People Tree V&A Collection

One of my favourite ethical fashion brands People Tree has collaborated with the Victoria and Albert Museum to create 2 mini capsule collections Tulip and Seed. The People Tree V&A collection is based on dress fabrics produced by the Calico Printers Association, Manchester in the 1930s. The collection takes inspiration from the 1930s referencing the […] Read more…

Welcome to The Sustainable Edit

I’m equal parts nervous and excited writing this post. I don’t think I’ve felt like this about a blog post since I hit publish on my very first post back in 2014. But I guess I better just get on with it and introduce you to The Sustainable Edit. I’ve been considering a name change […] Read more…

Meet The Maker: Jewelled Buddha

For the last interview in my mini meet the maker interview series I’m talking to Harjit from ethical accessory brand Jewelled Buddha. I hope you’ve enjoyed all the interviews this week whilst I’ve been away. I’m back from vacation on Monday so be prepared for lots of vacation content including everything I took with me. […] Read more…

Meet The Maker: Unity Outfitters

For today’s meet the maker interview I’m chatting to Katina from the ethical fashion brand Unity Outfitters. Could you introduce yourself and tell me about your brand? My name is Katina Gad and my brand is Unity Outfitters. I began Unity Outfitters in 2014 after leaving my career in the textile industry, I had to […] Read more…

Meet The Maker: ZARAMIA AVA

I’ve another meet the maker interview for you today whilst I’m off enjoying the sunshine. Today I’m talking to ZaraMia from ZaraMia Ava a contemporary sustainable fashion brand. Could you introduce yourself and tell me about your brand? I’m ZaraMia Ava Fashion Designer & Stylist based in Leeds. ZARAMIA AVA is an exclusive independent label creating […] Read more…

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