Ethical Fashion

Why Black Friday is Bad For Us
Ethical Fashion

Why Black Friday is Bad For Us

Friday November 29th is Black Friday followed by Cyber Monday, which have now become an increasing orgy of mass consumption. This year is set to be the biggest so far with many of us stuck at home in lockdown or self-isolation. Some of us will be reasoning that it’s a time when we can afford to get things we otherwise couldn’t.

The Working from Home Toolkit
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The Working from Home Toolkit

  ​I have worked from home for nearly 15 years now, around bringing up my son and caring for my late husband, first as a freelancer and then for my own business. Both my parents have also always worked from home, so it is second nature to me. With the second UK lockdown in place…

My Print Design Inspirations
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My Print Design Inspirations

When I started doing my design research I began by looking toys that today’s kids play with, but ended up finding vintage toys that took me on a trip down memory lane. I knew I wanted to avoid stereotyped or gender specific imagery, which seemed to prevail far less then. So, enjoying this nostalgic journey…

How to do Halloween in Lockdown
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How to do Halloween in Lockdown

A boy wonder spider My son said to me the other day that his favourite time of year is Halloween, even over Christmas! So, he is upset to miss out this year on our usual trip of trick or treating around the neighbourhood. I have reassured him that he can still have a sweetie overload…

Designer’s Pick – Best Kids Winter Coats
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Designer’s Pick – Best Kids Winter Coats

The cold weather is drawing in now and so is the need for waterproof and warm coats.  If you are needing a new coat for your little ones we have scoured the best of the design-led brands to save you the time and effort. Our designer’s picks features brands that are premium quality and have…

Join the #PayUp Campaign
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Join the #PayUp Campaign

Back in March, as Covid-19 forced lockdowns around the world, global Fashion brands scrambled to protect their bottom lines in the wake of massive store closures. One way they did this was to cancel all their orders with manufacturers to prevent being stuck with huge amounts of summer stock they would have little chance of…

How to Make a Face Mask
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How to Make a Face Mask

Back in March I did a previous post on making your own facemasks which, although it proved to be very popular, I got attacked about on social media. I think the case for the need for our own masks is very strong now and in many countries like the UK it is mandatory to wear…

Black Lives Matter
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Black Lives Matter

Like millions of others all over the world I was upset and angry to witness George Floyd, an unarmed black man, die in the US as a white police officer knelt on his neck. Although not the first of such callous killings, it is sadly not the last but that video footage has triggered reactions…