A Trip Round the best of Ethical Fashion Summer Offerings 2018

We are off on a quick trip round the online shops – checking out the summer dresses, chinos and new swimwear lines for the season.  We check out the stalwarts of the ethical fashion brands who never fail to bring out classic lines, colours & prints that enable you to have 360 approach to feeling good in your clothes.  People Tree Monkee Jeans Bibico Finisterre Other brands to check out Seasalt The UK fashion brand from Cornwall, lots of organic cotton, the first fashion company to get the Soil Association certification for a fashion company 🙂 Kuyichi The innovating ethical / eco brand from Holland.  always innovative in using different materials and designing to the fashion market with a great reputation in jeans. Lowie A brand and also a webstore, with 2 stores in South London.  Focusing on classic/unique designs, using sustainable materials with a strong love of knits – really beautiful classic clothes. Happy Shopping Everyone

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Step into Spring 2018 – with an eye for ethical fashion

With a beautiful sunny day, it does feel like we might have turned a corner on Winter – fingers crossed. To get us all in the mood for warmer days, here is a quick check out of our favourite ethical / green labels 🙂  The companies are all very different, from size to their raise d’etre but all creative some glorious clothes, that don’t need an explanation, their style & qualities speak for themselves 💞💞       Also check out Nancy Dee – a great choice in dresses & skirts – check out their You Tube clip 👗👗

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Upcycled Fashion – Discoveries for January 2018

The choices for shoppers interested in upcycled clothing and jewellery is improving every year, with a real upturn in choice, quality & style.  The majority of upcycling is still taken up by small brands and designers.  In some cases this does mean there is a higher price tag than you might like, but if your choose your pieces carefully, your choices can last several years, cutting your costs over time.  Ethical Fashion is alot about slow fashion – being clever with your choices of materials and colour so that you mix and match, thus in the long term reducing the need to just keep on buying for no real good reason. Here are a few brands and designers that upcycle in a beautiful way 🤸‍♀️🤸‍♀️ upcycled leather skirt from Acey.com “We discovered this brand in a market stall next to our London office in East London. PP are a Brazilian-based brand founded upon the idea of upcycling leather waste from the footwear industry. Amanda Py and Petula Silveira worked in Brazilian footwear factories and saw the extent of wasted fabric, leading them to start the company. Each piece is handmade in Porto Alegre, Brazil and due to the nature of upcycled leather every […]

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Junk Mail Christmas Tags

Although it takes some time and planning, it’s great to make your own gifts and Christmas decorations.  Its a chance to put some of your creativity into Christmas and use some of your old envelopes and junk mail.  I have found that hand made gifts and decorations are really appreciated as you have given your time over to making things with someone special in mind.

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