Emma Street: How India Changed the Way …

Photo by Kris Atomic on Unsplash Before I started blogging about living more sustainably, I spent 8 years of my life working in the apparel industry. I hold a degree in fashion design, and for nearly a decade I worked as a designer for a major global brand. Over the…

5 Minute DIY: Hearts on a T-Shirt

Because it was Valentine’s Day last week, and I like to be beyond fashionably (ahem) late for seasonally appropriate blog posts, I thought it was time to share the quickest heart-related fashion DIY. I love all the slogan t-shirts and tops with appliqués on the high-street at the moment so…

Flowers from Nobody’s Child

Skirt: Nobody’s Child (Similar), Jumper & Boots: (Similar): ASOS, Top & Bag: Oxfam Early in January, sometime around Blue Monday, I was browsing the trusty internet for a little inspiration. It was raining, it was cold and I needed to venture outside but didn’t just want to throw on my…

Charity Shop Leopard Print

Shirt: Fara, Skirt, Bag & Belt: Oxfam, Top (Similar), Hat (Similar) & Boots: ASOS Blogging in winter & working elsewhere Monday to Friday don’t go hand-in-hand. Last Saturday I had arranged to meet and photograph with Kaye from Fordtography but I woke up, looked out the window and it was…

5 Minutes With…Claire Whittaker

Claire Whittaker works part-time for Oxfam GB as a Shops Marketing Coordinator. Having studied art and creative writing at university she puts her creativity to work supporting Oxfam’s high-street shops and promoting preloved fashion on Oxfam Fashion blog and twitter. Claire first became involved with Oxfam 10 years ago as a shop volunteer so loves spreading her…

Investment Buys & DIY’s

Shirt, Top & Bag: Oxfam, Trainers: Simply Be*, Jeans: River Island (Old & DIY’d!)  At the age of seven I had a pair of shoes that had a heel height of around an inch. They made me feel so powerful. I would walk up and down the pavement just to…

If it’s Great Enough for Kate…

Skirt: Nobody’s Child (Old but Similar), Top: H&M (Old but Similar), Jacket & Bag: Oxfam, Boots: ASOS (Old but Similar) Last Sunday, whilst wearing my usual Nobody’s Child/Oxfam combo, I was sat drinking copious amounts of coffee with a side of eggs. As the coffee kicked in I spotted Kate…