Category: Slow Fashion

The Secrets You Need To Break Your Fast Fashion Habit.

Hey there! Welcome to Second Hand September, it’s fabulous to have you on board and ready to reduce the amount of new clothes you bring into your life this month (and hopefully beyond). October 2018 was the first time I had ever bought an item of clothing second hand. Prior to then my only experience […]

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8 Places to shop for quality second hand clothes online

During lock down most of us embraced not shopping for clothes. I mean what did we really need when all we were doing was pottering about the house and going for the odd walk? However with people returning to work and restrictions easing, seasons changing, people are starting to want new clothes. But are new […]

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Where to buy ethical jeans?

Over on Instagram it is the start of slow fashion season and I have been making lists. Lists of what you ask? Well, lists for brands you can buy ethical fashion from. Did you know over 2 billion pairs of jeans are produced each year? Imagine the environmental and human impact we could have by […]

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How to find a much needed item of clothing second hand!

So often when I tell people I shop for clothes second hand they will come up with blocks as to why they couldn’t possibly do it too. A big one is that they wouldn’t be able to find a specific item second hand. Examples include: “But I can only buy clothes that are suitable for […]

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How to keep your clothes looking brand new!

It’s the start of Fashion Revolution week and time to learn how to look after our clothes. Lots of us have been checking our fashion eco footprint over on Thredup.com .  The calculator shows us where we are vs the average person and then what this amounts to in flights.  At the end of the […]

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A year without new clothes completed

As of Januray 1st 2020 that was it. A year without new clothes is complete. This time last year I watched the Stacey Dooley documentary on Fashions dirty secrets.  It was after that I decided to take myself and my 3 kids on a journey to give up fast fashion.  As somebody who had only […]

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