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    Refashion East 9th - 10th May 2015

    05/08/2015 - 13:18

    At its peak in the early 19th century the British cotton industry alone was producing an astonishing eight billion yards of cloth. That’s 4.5 million miles of cloth, or enough to circle the earth 182 times!

    Two world wars later, and with the emergence of competitive global markets, the... More

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    Fashion Revolution Day 2015: Get Involved!

    04/23/2015 - 10:06

    Fashion Revolution Day (FRD) is almost upon us! Tomorrow on 24th April 2015 you can join thousands of people in 100s of towns and cities across the globe in sending a message to fashion brands worldwide telling them you care about the people who... More

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    Countdown to #FashRev 2015

    02/24/2015 - 16:39

    Exactly two months from today, the second annual Fashion Revolution Day will take place. The 24th April 2015 marks two years to the day since the Rana Plaza factory collapsed in Dhaka, Bangladesh, killing 1133 garment workers and injuring over 2500... More

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    Fashion Hubbub in 2015

    01/30/2015 - 16:17

    I introduced Hubbub in these pages a few months ago, and I’m back again to update you on what we’ve been up to and what we have planned for 2015 -... More

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    Make or Mend of The Month: Hem Alteration

    12/22/2014 - 01:00

    For our December ‘Make or Mend of the Month’ we are very happy to have a contribution from Christina Dean, Founder and CEO of Hong Kong based NGO Redress. Christina is certainly no stranger to the wonders of wardrobe care and repair, having spent the last... More

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    Handmade Jewellery: Mini Gift Guide

    12/12/2014 - 20:08

    The high street is currently full to bursting with jewellery and festive fast fashion, with every store vying for your attention, hard-earned cash and a place on that all important gift list. Christmas bling is all very well, if that’s your thing, but sometimes when you are after a little... More

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    Mend of the Month: #SecondhandFirst Week

    11/17/2014 - 13:29

    Whilst I may not be able to wear much of my wardrobe due to my ever-expanding bump, it's good to take advantage of the nesting instinct and to get mending. This week in particular is an excellent time to be focusing on repairs as the fashion reuse charity ... More

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    Dappercap: Crowdfunding Cycle Chic

    11/12/2014 - 13:31

    Earlier this year we highlighted a selection of urban accessories for the sartorial cyclist, focusing on ten brands that combine style and safety with a sustainable ethos. We’ve recently discovered ... More

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    Your Clothes Deserve a Second Chance: Refashion Day, 26 Nov

    10/30/2014 - 16:00

    More and more people are becoming aware and concerned about the social and environmental consequences of ‘fast fashion’. Working conditions, pesticide use in cotton, and textiles ending up in landfill – they’re just some of the issues that give high street shoppers pangs of guilt when they... More

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    Percival & Olivia Hegarty for Traidremade

    10/09/2014 - 17:19

    Traidremade, the label founded by fashion reuse charity TRAID, has collaborated with Soho-based menswear store Percival and designer... More



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