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& Other Stories Review

I recently went into a roomy & Other Stories store in Coal Drop yard, King’s Cross, London.   & Other Stories was my favourite shopping destination before I committed to a year of buying secondhand clothes exclusively.  I’d almost forgotten how much I love this brand – they just get everything so right.  The knitwear withContinue reading “& Other Stories Review”

Are fashion B Corps really sustainable?

When you love clothes but don’t love what they’re doing to the planet and people, it can be difficult to know which fashion brands to choose.  The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) recently announced that they’re to investigate greenwashing in fashion, and will examine claims that individual items of clothing are better for the environment,Continue reading “Are fashion B Corps really sustainable?”

Style stalker

At a recent brunch, a friend was wearing a forest green pleather skirt. As soon as I saw it, I knew I had to shamelessly rip off my friend by buying the very same skirt myself. Luckily she revealed she’d bought it in Zara and that it was two years old, adding that “it mightContinue reading “Style stalker”

The three best sustainable fashion innovations of 2021

‘Time’ magazine recently published its list of best inventions of the year.  It’s remarkable how many of these incorporate sustainability thinking.  Everist’s Waterless Shampoo Concentrate is 100% plant-based, plastic free and eliminates the water which makes up 70% of the contents of a standard shampoo bottle. Kuleana is perfect for anyone who went completely offContinue reading “The three best sustainable fashion innovations of 2021”

Primark enters the circular economy

Critics of fast fashion often reach for Primark as an example of everything that’s wrong with the industry: exploited garment workers, clothes made from damaging synthetic materials and garments designed to be worn just a few times before being dumped into landfill. Primark seems an unlikely partner for the Ellen McArthur Foundation, a leading organisation dedicated to acceleratingContinue reading “Primark enters the circular economy”

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