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Wardrobe Wisdom: Kévin Germanier talks upcycling and Shanghai Tang

With an internship at Louis Vuitton and a capsule collection for Shanghai Tang under his belt, Central St Martins student Kévin Germainier has got his fashion career off to a flying start.

Wardrobe Wisdom: Lee Jenkins, from fashion photographer to organic farmer

On the final day of Organic September I am thrilled to share some Wardrobe Wisdom from former fashion photographer turned permaculture pro Lee Jenkins. 

Wardrobe Wisdom: Alice Wilby on being a Sustainable Stylist

I thought very carefully about who to interview for this month’s Wardrobe Wisdom. To date we've had contributions from three amazing and pioneering fashion industry insiders who have told us some of their top tips and tricks. So, which ethical living expert could I invite to share knowledge from a slightly different perspective? Well, one woman who knows all there is to know about the practicalities of looking effortlessly cool and dressing ethically is sustainable stylist Alice Wilby.

Who Made My Clothes 2016: The Replies

During Fashion Revolution Week this year (18th-24th April) 70,000 people around the world took to twitter to ask brands who made their clothes. More than 1000 companies replied, and of those 300 are global brands. I tweeted one brand each day during Fashion Revolution Week asking them ? I began with Freya Lingerie, followed by H&M, Clements Ribeiro, John Smedley, BAM Clothing, Marks and Spencer and on Fashion Revolution Day itself I tweeted Topshop. 

Wardrobe Wisdom: Emily Hundt on Making & Mending

When I heard about , launched by Jen Gale at My Make Do And Mend Life I decided that we would dedicate May’s Wardrobe Wisdom blog to repair in support of this brilliant 'celebration of mending' initiative. So, who to interview? Which style-loving sewing fan loves mending as much as I do? Whose wardrobe wisdom would I like to share? There could only be one person – designer, pattern maker and mender extraordinaire Emily Hundt.

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

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 better to feature in the very first post than Safia Minney, Fair Trade Fashion Pioneer and founder of ethical fashion brand People Tree.

Refashion East 9th - 10th May 2015

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!

Countdown to #FashRev 2015

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 people.

Fashion Hubbub in 2015

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 - which is lots!

Make or Mend of The Month: Hem Alteration

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 few years masterminding the ‘Redress it, don’t bin it’ concept.

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