Category Archives: Sustainability

Conscious and Sustainable

A change in the industry starts with the customer. Quality is key when it comes to sustainable fashion unlike fast-fashion, clothes need to be designed to withstand wear after wear, constant seasonal changes as well as repeated washing; this is the reason for sustainable clothing being so expensive to produce.  It’s the processes involved with sustainable products that are […]

Sarah Burton’s Outstanding Season

A sense of community is what was felt at the McQueen show in Paris earlier this week, with a trip to the Isle of Ireland evident throughout the collection; with inspiration from the flowers, some 300 year-old techniques and traditionally hand crafted Irish Linen – this collection was sure to cause a scene. Northern Ireland […]

Stella McCartney and Sustainable Style

Living in the world where sustainability is a must in every industry in order to reduce climate change, Stella McCartney leads the way for designers within the fashion industry by practicing the use of new alternative materials within the design stage. The idea behind Stella McCartney’s initiative is to push the boundaries within fashion designing […]

Let’s talk London Fashion Week

London fashion week has finished up for the year 2019 and there have been some fantastic displays of fashion designing, application of skills and technique, and use of materials. Fashion week in general was founded by the British Fashion Council to provide designers with the opportunity to display their designs for the upcoming spring/summer collections. […]

Using their Initiative

Sustainability in the fashion industry today is vital; both designers and society have scarily increased the demand and production of clothing, causing devastating environmental, social and ethical problems. Sustainable practices need to be introduced throughout the production lines worldwide for both designer and high street garment construction to be beneficial rather than detrimental. As of […]

Oxfam’s Sustainable September

Leading charity retailer Oxfam, had launched what they call a ‘Second-hand September’ initiative to urge shoppers to make more fashion conscious choices in regards to their spending and bargain hunting. Oxfam’s Independent fashion advisor Bay Garnett, stated that buying second-hand clothing for one month could give people a sense of empowerment, let them know that […]