ASDA has today announced that it will start selling second hand clothing in 50 UK stores. Here’s why that can help make preloved more convenient, accessible and acceptable
When I started doing yoga, I was so determined not to be ‘all the gear and no idea’ that I wore very old Topshop leggings and vest top in classes for months. And there is nothing wrong with that. I later succumbed to the temptation of acquiring a ‘yoga wardrobe’. I’m not proud, but I was aContinue reading “Sustainable yoga clothes”
My recent blog on why the gentrification of secondhand fashion is a positive trend provoked a strong reaction. People asked whether there’s evidence that charity shops are getting more expensive. A good question. The answer is that there hasn’t been a price hike in the past few years. The Charity Retail Association collects data onContinue reading “Gentrification of secondhand style – part 2”
What I re-wore in February. Depop finds and looking forward to my spring wardrobe
One the emerging criticisms of the secondhand clothes trend is that it’s being gentrified. But is that true? If it is, is that a problem?
Why guilt and judgement doesn’t get people to adopt sustainable habits
Frost has nipped and snow has fallen this January. I love snow for the way it can magically transform the landscape. It’s as though I went to bed in a suburban street and woke up the next morning in Narnia. The snow has given me lots of opportunities to wear preloved winter items this month.Continue reading “January Rewears”