Love not Landfill: A Sustainable Suitcase

Early in March I headed across London as I heard Love Not Landfill were hosting a holiday swap shop with Contiki. Any event complete with cocktails, vegan hotdogs from Pig Out and a little swapping of clothes is an event after my own second-hand heart.  A panel of sustainability advocates…

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…