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.

Share the Dignity

Share the Dignity is a not for profit, volunteer-run organisation. Led by founder, Rochelle Courtenay, they have over 4000 volunteers nationally, who work tirelessly to give women in homeless shelters and domestic violence refuges access to much needed sanitary items....

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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

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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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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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

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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The good, bad and ugly of preloved shopping

Sort the good from the bad and ugly when buying secondhand and preloved clothes with this handful of fast tips: 1. Pick your time. A change of season is when people usually have a clean out of their wardrobes – there are generally great bargains to be had. You’ll also...

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What is Slow Fashion?

Slow Fashion isn’t the opposite of fast – it’s a different approach. Fast fashion is defined as cheap, trendy, disposable clothing influenced by the catwalk and celebrity culture and churned through high street stores at breakneck speed. Fast Fashion feeds a shopper’s...

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Should you buy preloved or ethically made?

When you shop secondhand, you’re doing a great thing because you're diverting clothing from landfill, using up resources that are already available, giving a garment another life and decreasing the demand for fast-fashion. But the thing is, says Kate Hall, of...

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