Sustainable Style

2018 Sustainable style challenge review

So way back at the start of the year I set myself a sustainable style challenge to reduce my clothes waste and fashion footprint on the planet. Read on to see how I managed. My sustainable style challenge was a personal challenge that I set myself at the start of the year to reduce my…

An Interview with The White T-Shirt Co.

I have had my White T-Shirt Co. bodysuit and top for a few weeks now and I absolutely love them! They have washed well maintaining their shape and softness with lovely organic cotton. I wanted to find out more about the brand, so I got in touch with a few questions for the ethical and…

Sustainable Style – The Curated Closet book review

Having always loved clothes and fashion but always struggled to put an outfit together concisely (or indeed consciously), I thought The Curated Closet could really help me. I came across The Curated Closet by Anuschka Rees whilst having a good old browse in Waterstones. I have a kindle, but for non-fiction reference books I may want…

5 tips to maintain your sustainable style journey

I am almost three quarters of the way through my sustainable style challenge, and it has been quite the roller coaster. One minute I am flying high on the supremacy of my newly found ethical and sustainable shopping habits the next, drowning in a feeling I am missing out when I see my friends and…

Ragtrade Clothing Co. – An interview with founder Sammi

A while ago I came across RagTrade Clothing Company. Sammi the founder hand makes, and sources all materials herself. I got in touch with her after purchasing the Jenna apron. Read on to find out all about the design process, and how you can make a lovely clothes dye from avocados! For readers who haven’t…

Sustainable style challenge summer update

I am now 7 months in to my 2018 sustainable style challenge so I thought I should give you a little update. I am pleased to say that I have (I think) well and truly kicked the high street shopping habit. When I first started the challenge, I longed to go and browse around the…

Ethical Jewellery – Daughters of the Ganges

Daughters of the Ganges work with Artisans in India to enable them to use their skills, to earn a wage and improve their quality of life. After coming across their page on Instagram I purchased a couple of pieces and got in touch with one of the founders Priyanka to find out more about the…

Sustainable Jewellery – Smoke and Ash, an Interview with founder Sarah Adams

Jewellery isn’t something I have had much interest in until recently. Even before I had started my sustainable journey, I just didn’t see the point in spending money on poorly made, mass produced pieces with no story or meaning behind them. Once I started looking at sustainable brands, I was really surprised by the fantastic…

In conversation with sustainable blogger Lottie from Into the Eco

To continue my ‘In Conversation With’ Series, I was super happy when Lottie from ‘Into The Eco’ agreed to answer my questions. Read on to see what she had say on all sustainable topics, from the fashion industry to her favourite sustainable reading. What can the reader expect to find on Into The Eco? There…

Sustainable style update- April and May featuring People Tree

So we are flying through 2018! I can’t believe we are nearing the midpoint of the year. With summer fast approaching, and having just recently been on holiday my April and May purchases for my sustainable style challenge definitely are designed to go with warmer weather. Aprils sustainable style purchase In April I made my…