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    Wardrobe Wisdom: Emily Hundt on Making & Mending

    2016-05-27 15:15

    When I heard about , launched by Jen Gale at My Make Do And Mend Life I decided that... More

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    Wardrobe Wisdom: Safia Minney on Slow Fashion & the Fashion Revolution

    2016-04-15 15:28

    We are thrilled to be launching our new Wardrobe Wisdom blog series. Each month we’ll be chatting to an inspiring individual to gain an insight into their slow fashion ethos. With only a few days to go until Fashion Revolution Week, who... More

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    Coleccion Luna: Weaving Mayan Magic

    2016-01-18 15:15

    ‘Mayan weavings have so many symbols, spells, sayings, starts and speculations wrapped in their cloth’. Miguel Ángel Asturias

    I am slowly getting back to work after a much longer maternity leave than anticipated. Being a Mum for the past year has been wonderfully all-consuming... More

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    Refashion East 9th - 10th May 2015

    2015-05-08 12:18

    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!

    2015-04-23 09:06

    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

    2015-02-24 15:39

    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

    2015-01-30 15:17

    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

    2014-12-22 00:00

    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

    2014-12-12 19:08

    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

    2014-11-17 12:29

    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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