Here’s a collection of the sustainable brands, outlets and organisations I’ve found working to end fast fashion
Do your own research – when you find a new brand make sure you check out the About Us section on their website and see how transparent they are about the materials they use, where they source and how the workers are treated in their factories.
Check the good on you rating to find out how sustainable and ethical brands really are.
Real life ethical fashion shops in London
Nothing beats seeing and touching actual clothes and trying them on!
Know the Origin, Angel, London
Online ethical fashion
These brands have an ethical or sustainable organisational policy and all ship to the UK
Vintage in London
London is full of vintage shops where you can find some incredible one of a kind items – here are some areas to explore
Church Street, Stoke Newington
Charity shops in London
If you don’t have cash to splurge, charity shops are a goldmine – here are some locations with good clusters
Want to find sustainable clothes while meeting likeminded people?
Find out about what is being done to make fashion more sustainability
Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS)
YouTubers promoting sustainable fashion
This film and documentary bring the issue home
A lot has been written on the topic of fast fashion
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 are poisoning our oceans and food supply Guardian, Jun 16
How a £1 bikini revealed the changing shape of fast fashion Guardian, Jun 19
The fashion industry emits more carbon than international flights and maritime shipping combined Business Insider, Oct 19
Fast fashion speeding toward environmental disaster, report warns Guardian, Apr 20