Natural fabrics

Why you should check what your clothes are made from before you buy Most clothes these days are made from plastic – find out why this a serious problem and why clothes made from natural fabrics are a better choice. What are plastic clothes? When you look at the label of a piece of clothingContinue reading “Natural fabrics”

Ethical logos

What do all those ethical logos mean? Which ones should I look out for? If you’ve been in the ethical clothing game for a while you’re probably aware of the different logos that pop up on sites. Here’s a post that outlines some to look out for and what they mean. 1. Guaranteed Fair TradeContinue reading “Ethical logos”

Fast fashion – the stats

OK so you know fast fashion is bad – the stats will shock you into action Collections In Europe, fashion companies went from an average offering of two collections per year in 2000 to five in 2011. European Parliament Zara puts out 24 collections per year, while H&M offers between 12 and 16. European ParliamentContinue reading “Fast fashion – the stats”

Keep your clothes alive and well

How caring for your clothes encourages sustainability OK what’s this all about – clothes care? Sounds boring. Now I’m not advocating ironing underwear or any of that nonsense but giving our clothes a little TLC can keep them sparkling and help them last longer. It’s less about turning into Martha Stewart and more about cultivatingContinue reading “Keep your clothes alive and well”

Read up on fast fashion

A lot has been written on the topic of fast fashion – here’s a collect of some shockingly informative articles and reports Timeout for fast fashion Greenpeace Your brand new returns end up in landfill BBC Earth Clothing to dye for: the textile sector must confront water risks Guardian, Aug 13 How your clothes areContinue reading “Read up on fast fashion”


What can I find on Etsy? Why is it ethical? Etsy is an online marketplace where individual sellers can set up shop. All the items sold on the site are strictly vintage or handcrafted so by it’s nature the company is sustainable. It’s a place to buy one off creative treasures. Online only Sells everything!Continue reading “Etsy”

Why is it so hard to find sandals?

I want sandals that are beautiful and comfortable. Why do I have to choose between style and being able to walk properly? Are there any sustainable options? Hurray – summer is here but yet again I’m landed with the annual problem of not being able to find a good pair of sandals. I want aContinue reading “Why is it so hard to find sandals?”

Online ethical and sustainable fashion UK

What ethical online brands are there that ship to the UK? These brands have an ethical or sustainable organisational policy and all ship to the UK. Organic Basics Organic Basics is an online fashion brand that sells beautiful, ethical basics. Yes it’s pricey but investing in quality basics that you will wear day after dayContinue reading “Online ethical and sustainable fashion UK”


What’s this brand about? Is it any good? Rapanui is a UK online retailer whose products are made from recycled / organic cotton and printed in the UK in a renewable energy powered factory. Online only Ships to the UK Men and women’s wear good on you rating Great Is it ethical? Yes! Check outContinue reading “Rapanui”


What is Thought? Are they ethical? What are their clothes like? Thought is a UK online retailer with a pretty big range. Although I wasn’t aware of them until recently, they started back in 1995 in Australia and changed their name from Braintree Clothing in 2017. Online only Ships to the UK Women and Men’sContinue reading “Thought”