High street stores Topshop and H&M stop sourcing angora

Over the last month, there has been an uproar in the fashion industry about the use of angora wool that has been irresponsibly sourced by popular high street stores. Last month saw animal rights campaigners from PETA release videos showing the fur being plucked from live screaming rabbits by Chinese workers at farms. Their encouragement […]

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Vintage Fashion

Vintage fashions are continually popular.  Vintage is not simply a style of clothing that has come back into fashion but means that clothes that have been well designed and well made have become classics.  A few years ago, vintage fashions could be picked up very cheaply but as more people and retailers become aware of […]

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Ethical and Sustainable Fashion

Being fashionable is always fun, but it’s important to maintain a sense of ethics and morals while exploring the world of beauty and clothing.  Making ethical fashion choices helps the local community and the world. Part of picking clothing with ethics is buying from companies that pay workers appropriately for the work they do.  Rather […]

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Eco Fashion Week 2010, Geneva

Fashion is often used as a cipher for the ‘bad’ attributes of Western culture. Lumped in with crass commercialism, unsustainable manufacturing practices and the like, the industry has – ironically – attracted a bad image for itself. Of course, the truth is wildly different, but a lot of fashion designers like to play up to […]

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