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…

Sustainable Brands: Fashion & Homeware

Reformation I have been on the lookout for new sustainable brands for a while. As well as rooting through charity shops for a second-hand bargain, I’m also so interested in what other brands are doing in terms of sustainability. Fashion-wise, Reformation are high-up on my must-buy list. Whilst sourcing sustainable…

3 Ways To Learn About Sustainable Fashion

I have been attempting to learn about how to shop sustainably for a while. However, the fashion industry is a complex and big ol’ world. I found it hard to know where to begin in terms of finding out more about specific brands and how to discover new brands who…