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    Style & Substance at London Fashion Week

    2014-02-14 18:23

    London Fashion Week kicked off today and for eight years Estethica, LFW's dedicated ethical showroom, has showcased the best conscious fashion. Designers are selected according to certain criteria – they must... More

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    The Sartorial Cyclist: Urban Accessories

    2014-02-07 12:51

    Cycling accessories need not be purely functional or designed only with sport in mind. There are now plenty of designers creating products and even whole collections that offer the functionality needed for urban riding, with the style required by the sartorially-minded cyclist. Plus, we want... More

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    THE FARA WORKSHOP - Future of Fashion?

    2014-01-31 12:33

    Recently opened in North London, THE FARA WORKSHOP is a charity shop with a difference. As with the charity’s fifty other UK retail outlets, the profits generated from this brand new London store support The FARA Foundation’s work with... More

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    Making, Mending And Lending A Hand

    2014-01-21 12:53

    Last month we held our latest Sew It Forward event, this time in South London. The evening was both a celebration of our first year and a collaboration with writer and The School of Life teacher John-Paul Flintoff... More

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    Crowdfunding the Hydro Jacket

    2014-01-10 14:15

    The NR2 Hydro Jacket is a waterproof and windproof jacket made from 100% organic cotton. It is produced by high end manufacturers in Italy, made without the toxins which are found in many rain jackets, and should, we are told, last 20 years.

    The... More

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    Little gifts and stocking fillers for long-life style lovers

    2013-12-17 11:13

    For those who, like us, find the mountains of plastic gimmicky gifts in high streets across the land just a tad unsavoury, we’ve put together a mini-guide to little gifts with purpose. There is something for every budget and each has been carefully and lovingly created with one eye on ... More

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    Bombolulu: Jewellery With A Heart

    2013-12-11 17:37

    On Monday 16th December, Fair Trade fashion favourite People Tree will be running an exciting earring making workshop in their London office. The session will be run by Safia Minney, Founder and CEO of People Tree and two artisans from... More

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    Ten Top Tips: Caring For Winter Woollens

    2013-12-02 00:00

    Whether brand new or second-hand, keeping a woollen garment looking it best (for as long as possible) takes a little bit of care, but it'll be worth the effort. Here are my tips* for caring for your favourite winter woollens, plus you can feast your eyes on some bright, beautiful ... More

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    Atelier Akeef: Menswear in Mitte

    2013-11-21 16:39

    In August we wrote about the launch of Cock & Bull, London’s first menswear store dedicated to ethical fashion. Now a pioneering duo in Berlin is following suit by opening the first high-end ethical menswear boutique in the German capital’s Mitte district. Alan Sommerville and... More

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    Sew It Forward South London, 5th December

    2013-11-15 15:45

    If you have been following The Good Wardrobe since the start, you may know that on the 22nd of this month we celebrate an exciting milestone – it’s our first birthday!

    We haven’t had an event for a few months and I decided this would be an excellent time to get people together for a... More

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