Love not Landfill

In the UK each week 38 million tonnes of clothing are bought each week and 11 million go into landfill. Love not Landfill is a campaign funded by the EU and London Waste and Recycling Board. Their mission is to encourage alternative ways to update wardrobes and divert clothes from…

5 Minutes with Louise Croft

I have been virtually following Louise for a good ol’ while. From her days as Pauper to Princess, to all the countries she has been, through to her change to be a Digital Nomad. She now constantly provides amazing advice and tips on how to become a Digital Nomad enabling…

30 Wears

Back in the day I used to buy a lot. Whether it was second-hand or not I would buy things I was instantly drawn to and thought I might wear for that instant adrenaline rush. I would be drawn to a specific print, a shape of a dress that I…

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 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…

2017 in 7 Charity Shop Events

I’m always on the look out for second-hand bloggers. People who love a good charity shop rummage as much as I do and who are promoting the amazing-ness of charity shops. I sometimes wonder how it would be possible to get more people favouring second-hand over new and from the…

Oxfam: Give Gifts That Change Lives

And in a flash, it is December again. Every December, around the middle of the month, I curse to myself a little. Not only because I’ve eaten the collective weight of Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Dundee, Blixem and Rudolph in mince pies and my mulled wine intake is…