Category: fashion

Inside the wool industry

The word ‘natural’ is often associated with products that are pure, better for us and have less impact on the environment. When it comes to natural fibres, this is often the case but not always. Natural knitwear still comes with its fair share of ethical and environmental issues. Natural fibres tend to be far more…

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How ethical is vintage fashion?

The popularity of vintage fashion is easy to understand, and there are many reasons for wanting to have at least some vintage pieces in your wardrobe. It appeals to the collector, to the ethically minded and, perhaps more traditionally, the thrifty. Before the 1950s and 60s, there was no vintage clothing market. Old clothes were…

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The Passion Issue (Feb 18)

What’s In Your Nail Polish: Delving beyond the candy colours * Feel Better Naked: The best products for smoother skin * Moral Support: Beautiful ethical lingerie * Natural Mumma Makes… Beef with Beer, Bacon & Chocolate * All That Glitters: The true cost of jewellery  

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Ethical fashion for the whole family

Searching for fair trade, sustainable clothing using low-impact dyes, reclaimed materials and organic fabrics? Here is my pick of the top ethical fashion brands out there: Luxury vegan shoes from Beyond Skin Madison Black Over The Knee Boots (available 29th September) If you’re looking for beautiful footwear that is also cruelty-free, then the luxury vegan…

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