Category Archives: ethical

Upcycling and refashioning

I’ve been writing about ethics in the fashion industry off and on for over a decade. Naturally, if I’m trying to encourage people to shop and behave ethically, I try and practice what I preach. My group of friends have … Continue reading

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Is this the beginning of the end for my local shops?

When Tesco made its application to open a Tesco Metro practically next door to my local organic co-operative grocery, I complained. I pointed out that my neighbourhood was well served with small, local, independent shops, as well as two supermarkets … Continue reading

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Fast fashion is a feminist issue

It’s London fashion week once again. For the fourth year, there’ll be a special exhibition dedicated to ethical fashion, Estethica and, for the first time, there’s also an on-schedule sustainable fashion catwalk. Since I first started learning about the ethical … Continue reading

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