• Stay true to your shelf

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

    10/30/2014 - 15:00

    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

  • Style file

    Percival & Olivia Hegarty for Traidremade

    10/09/2014 - 16:19

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

  • Style file

    Shawl Wallah: Crowdfunding Pashminas for People & Planet

    09/24/2014 - 16:02

    Working as a UN Refugee Consultant may not seem like a natural career path to becoming a fashion entrepreneur, but it was for Greg Doudican, founder of Shawl Wallah. During a trip to Kashmir in Northern India, Doudican saw first-hand the devastation that had been caused by decades of... More

  • Style file

    LFW SS15: The Conscious Collections

    09/17/2014 - 18:39

    One of the things that I love about chatting to designers who have a well-honed fashion conscience is that they always have a great story to tell about their collections. Be it a tale of sourcing cloth to upcycle into urban outerwear or an anecdote about the inspiration behind a whimsical... More

  • Style file

    London Fashion Week Meets Charity Shop Chic

    09/10/2014 - 17:51

    I was perturbed to see the words ‘YOU NEED NEW CLOTHES’ emblazoned across the front cover of this week’s of Time Out London. ‘No’, I thought, ‘I really don’t need new clothes, and please don’t encourage others to think that they do just to keep up with the latest passing trends’.

    Some... More

  • Stay true to your shelf

    'Make' of the Month: The Tie Project

    08/29/2014 - 11:40

    Last month we launched ‘Make or Mend of the Month’, our brand new blog series which shares your projects with the aim of inspiring others. For our very first ‘Make’, we chose Anmarie Bowler’s ‘Tie Project’ - a... More

  • Style file

    Ethics & Aesthetics from Gather&See

    08/19/2014 - 10:36

    At The Good Wardrobe we aim to tell you about the best brands, websites, products and services that are committed to a more conscious approach to fashion. These days there are many online retailers offering ‘ethical’ or ‘sustainable’ fashion, but not all quite hit the mark when it comes to... More

  • Stay true to your shelf

    'Make' or 'Mend' of the Month: The Launch

    07/31/2014 - 11:41

    This month we are launching the new blog series Make or Mend of the Month which aims to highlight some of the wonderful fashion making, mending and alteration projects that you, our readers, are working on. We hope it will serve as inspiration and perhaps guidance for others.

    ... More

  • Style file

    Dalston Designers Fund Dhaka Fashion Collection

    07/17/2014 - 16:03

    There is something special about a collection that is conceived and created in rural Nepal, but designed and sold in urban Dalston. East London sustainable fashion shop studio Here Today Here Tomorrow (HTHT) has designed its... More

  • Style file

    EcoChic Design Award 2014: Open for Entries

    07/11/2014 - 16:45

    Emerging fashion designers in Asia and Europe are being invited to enter the prestigious EcoChic Design Award. Now in its fifth year, the sustainable fashion design competition recognises up-and-coming designers who combine a passion for... More

Archive

Categories

Graphical link to forum page to ask for advice from The Good Wardrobe community
Graphical link to "Give Advice" area on the Good Wardrobe forums
Graphical link to rate and review businesses on The Good Wardrobe Directory

 

Pledge here to share your skills and learn more about our campaign to get London sewing.