Recycle, REJEAN, re-use; The sustainable clothing company taking Glasgow by storm.

Just last week I met with 27 year-old fashion designer, Siobhan McKenna, to talk about her growing company ReJean Denim. We met in Siobhan’s hometown of Glasgow at the newly opened, COLAB Scotland, where Siobhan displays just some of her jackets. In the coffee shop just next to her unit, we sat down to discussContinue reading “Recycle, REJEAN, re-use; The sustainable clothing company taking Glasgow by storm.”

MP’s call for 1p tax on fast fashion clothes

MP’s have called for a tax of 1 pence to be put on clothing that is purchased in the hope that it will cut waste and begin the funding for better recycling. This ‘fast-fashion’ tax will be aimed at retailers such a Boohoo and ASOS to help end the current clothing throw-away culture that isContinue reading “MP’s call for 1p tax on fast fashion clothes”

My 10 week challenge: Fashion Detox

Tomorrow is the beginning of The Fashion Detox Challenge. I, and many others, have signed up to take part in a 10 week challenge by pledging to NOT spend a SINGLE PENNY on clothes, FOR 10 WEEKS! Why? First, I’ll give you some background. The Fashion Detox Challenge is being led by Emma Kidd, whoContinue reading “My 10 week challenge: Fashion Detox”

The Fashion Revolution with Ruth MacGilp

Ruth MacGilp is one of the best in terms of sustainable fashion blogging. Winning Scottish Blogger of the year in 2016 and a runner up in Sustainable Online Business of the Year, at the Herald Fashion Awards in 2017, it is clear that Ruth knows what she is talking about. After having many blogs asContinue reading “The Fashion Revolution with Ruth MacGilp”

Pure Conscious: London’s leading trade show talks sustainability

It is currently day 2 of Pure London, the UK’s leading Fashion Retail event. Over the course of these 3 days, speakers have travelled from around the UK or even further to discuss all things retail. What is Pure London? Also known as ‘The Festival of Fashion‘. The event is hosted bi-annually, in February andContinue reading “Pure Conscious: London’s leading trade show talks sustainability”

How to easily find cruelty free makeup brands

With so many brands on the market, it can be so difficult to find a brand that you trust; that you like; that you can afford and with products that suit you, never mind adding in the factor of whether this brand has the ethics you agree with or not. There are still a numberContinue reading “How to easily find cruelty free makeup brands”

9 sustainable and ethical fashion brands for men and women

Sustainable fashion means fashion that is both ethical and environmentally friendly. Sustainable fashion is so much more than organic materials. It is fair wages and good working conditions, suitable working hours and workers that aren’t children as well as reducing carbon emissions and toxic chemicals. The brands that I am about to list work hardContinue reading “9 sustainable and ethical fashion brands for men and women”

H&M hires Cambridge Analytica whistleblower

H&M have hired Christopher Wylie, the man who outed Cambridge Analytica in March of 2018, as their new Research Director. If you are unsure who or what I am talking about, Cambridge Analytica was a data analytics company that, through the use of Facebook, harvested over 50 million profiles and took our personal data (becauseContinue reading “H&M hires Cambridge Analytica whistleblower”