The September Issue: Elle on Sustainability

I don't often buy glossy magazine's these days, but there's always something about the big September issues of fashion magazines that still manages to tempt me into making a purchase. This year it was Elle UK's commitment to sustainability in the September issue that had me hooked. In her Editor's Letter, Anne-Marie Curtis notes that... Continue Reading →

Buy Less, Choose Well, Make It Last

Regular readers will know that I have more than a passing interest in the more sustainable aspects of the fashion industry. Having already read 'Stitched Up: The Anti-Capitalist Book of Fashion' by Tansy Hoskins - after hearing the author speak about the politics of fashion in 2015 - I felt like I needed to know... Continue Reading →

Buy-Nothing Challenge: Version 2.0

Last August, I blogged about a month long Buy-Nothing Challenge that I set myself. My rule was simple: No clothing/accessories purchases for myself during the month of August, although I excluded birthday gifts for others. Now that all my Christmas and birthday money has been spent, and the new year sales are (mostly) over, I... Continue Reading →

Review: Love ur Look

I first wrote about Love ur Look last year and have been keen to try on some of their lovely vintage-inspired dresses ever since. Well, it finally happened this weekend, as Love ur Look are running a pop-up shop with Lady K Loves, Silly Old Sea Dog and Innabox over at the Old Truman Brewery... Continue Reading →

Lust List: March

This month's Lust List is a quick end-of-the-month post, but there's nothing half arsed (pun intended) about the featured brands. I've come up with a list of underwear companies who care about their fit, fabrics, supply chain and their customers. If you want to spend a bit more to get something that will feel good... Continue Reading →

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