VIDEO: Ethical and sustainable women’s fashion

They have it all at 69b Boutique! They’ve been featured again and again in mainstream press, as one of the leaders of London’s sustainable and ethical fashion industry. But what makes 69b Boutique so special? Is it their dedication to brand partnership, which ensures they’re working with innovators? Is it their love of vibrant prints and fair-trade materials?…

5 things you’ll understand if you’re living the Guilt Free Life

We all know that it can be a huge struggle to ensure that your lifestyle is ethical without being daylight-robbery-expensive, ESPECIALLY in London. So here we have a list of those situations that will make you eye-roll with familiarity…. you’re welcome Being given salad leaves when ordering in one of those ‘hip’, ‘new’ vegan restaurants…

Review: Birdsong

Do you want to be ethical whilst staying comfy in bed finding Dorito remnants in unspeakable places?* Then Birdsong is just for you! They’re an emerging London-based fashion brand who find the best clothes makers from women’s groups and bring them to you, with a promise of no sweatshops and no Photoshop. Not only will you look…

South London’s sustainable clothing store

Make Do and Mend is saaf London’s go-to for sustainable and affordable clothing. Instead of throwing away your favourite clothes; you can get them repaired in this Brixton store and carry on wearing them to your heart’s content. Or if you’re looking at your wardrobe and thinking “I literally have nothing to wear!” (you literally…

Christopher Raeburn helps tackle fast fashion

British fashion designer Christopher Raeburn has announced that his self-named brand will play host to an open day which attempts to tackle a world of over-consumption and fast fashion head on. Raeburn’s idea? The designer, who’s famous for re-using decommissioned military parachutes and turning it high fashun, thinks we should keep our clothes in use for as…

Shop fair trade with Ganesha

As far as fair trade shops go, Ganesha is an old favourite. Stocking reclaimed silk scarves by Coral Seed, vegetarian soap by One Village, as well as colourful bunting made from old silk saris, Ganesha is the kind of place you’ll wish you’d known about for the seemingly endless string of birthdays past. This shop is a haven of homeware…

Eco-friendly fabrics

Launched in 2007, Threads 4 Thought set out with an ethos that the fashion industry needed to be more sustainable. What started as a small collection of tees made from eco-friendly fabrics soon became a collection of wardrobe staples. Today, Threads 4 Thought is a full lifestyle brand of fashion that is produced responsibly &…