Slow Fashion Stuff

Slow, fast, eco, ethical, preloved, secondhand, sustainable fashion… the list goes on. Easy to feel like it’s a minefield. If you’re looking to make some sustainable choices through what you wear, have a scan of these short blogs and you’ll emerge as a slow fashion stylista in no time!
Getting into the market scene can also feel a little daunting to the uninitiated…so the market day blogs will kick-start your exciting journey.

COVID and Preloved Clothing: The Facts

COVID and Preloved Clothing: The Facts

You'll be relieved to hear that, to date, there have been no documented cases of transmission of COVID19 via clothing or shoes. Most household laundry detergents are sufficient to kill any traces of the virus when doing the washing. So, you won't land in the soup!...

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Your RACT Member Discount

Your RACT Member Discount

Are you an RACT member? If you are, you can take advantage of our partnership with them. The Preloved Clothing Market is an RACT shopping and gifts rewards partner - adding to the many great ways you can save. It's got us jumping for joy! Book a standard single stall...

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2020: A reset the fast-fashion industry needed

2020: A reset the fast-fashion industry needed

What’s been happening since March 2020 in the world of clothing...and where to from here? Let’s start with the time of social isolation. Pyjamas bottoms were a go-to look. Many a zoom attendee admitted that while the top seen on screen was smart, the bottoms...

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It’s all about you: rework your wardrobe

It’s all about you: rework your wardrobe

In The Curated Closet, Anuschka Rees talks about not following trends or buying into a standard list of wardrobe essentials or must-haves. Instead, it’s about creating your wardrobe to work perfectly for your style and life.

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Budget bangs for your buck. Accessories.

Budget bangs for your buck. Accessories.

Accessories enliven the outfit possibilities in your wardrobe, without buying up expensive or unnecessarily. This reduces your environmental impact and saves you money. It’s also a way for your creative style and individuality to stand out. Expanding your array of...

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10 sassy quotes on sustainable and fast fashion

10 sassy quotes on sustainable and fast fashion

Fast fashion is like fast food. After the sugar rush it just leaves a bad taste in your mouth.  — Livia Firth, ethical fashion advocate and founder of sustainable fashion consultancy Eco-Age As consumers we have so much power to change the world by just being careful...

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Stress Free Market Day

Stress Free Market Day

You’ve decided what items of clothing, shoes, accessories, and so on, to move on. Fantastic – that will feel quite cathartic. The next step is to ensure your transition to stall is smooth (aka stress-free), and doesn’t undo all the great feelings that come with having...

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High Fives: 5 handy tips for moving clothing on.

High Fives: 5 handy tips for moving clothing on.

Sitting around feeling frustrated as you contemplate what to do with your unwanteds after you’ve had a seasonal clearing of your wardrobe? When seasons change that itch to sort and clear out your life to make way for a ‘new you’ style can become insatiable. Welcome to...

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Fast Fashion Facts

Fast Fashion Facts

Vivienne Westwood, punk rocker from way back, summarised the future of clothing consumption well when she said buy less, choose well and make it last. It's not about not shopping. We all love clothes (and shoes, and accessories) and new-to-us pieces. We all crave...

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