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Fashioned from Nature – inspiration, exploitation and innovation at the V&A

Fashioned from Nature – inspiration, exploitation and innovation at the V&A

Finally, the Hale team made it to the V&A’s Fashioned from Nature exhibition. The displays explore the complex, disturbing and often beautiful relationship between fashion and nature. Covering clothing from the 1600s to the present day, there’s a wealth of stunning and thought-provoking items to […]

Made With Respect – a platform for sustainable brands

Made With Respect – a platform for sustainable brands

Sustainable consumption means many things. It means (among others) a fair wage for workers, a focus on longevity, and making conscious material choices. But it can also mean a lot of research and time if you’re looking for a new item. Susan Stevens founded Made […]

Ethical upcycled handbags from The Berry Berry

Ethical upcycled handbags from The Berry Berry

We love it when brands combine individual style with sound ethical principles. That’s just what The Berry Berry does – their unique upcycled handbags are made from materials which would otherwise have gone to landfill. As they come to the end of a crowdfunding campaign […]

Sustainable wooden jewellery and homewares – meet Priormade

Sustainable wooden jewellery and homewares – meet Priormade

Beck Prior is Creative Director of Priormade. Using recycled materials and sustainable sourcing, she creates contemporary jewellery and homewares in bold colours and geometric shapes. She believes in responsible design that doesn’t compromise quality. We were lucky enough to chat to her about her sustainable […]

Ethical swimwear companies we love

Ethical swimwear companies we love

Whether you’re a toe-dipper or a dive-right-in kind of person, hot summer days are made for swimming. With the rise of Econyl, a swimsuit material made from recycled fishing nets, a growing number of companies offer stylish ethical swimwear options. And the choice is vast. […]

Ethical Wedding Guest Outfits

Ethical Wedding Guest Outfits

We’ve taken a look at some of the best ethical fashion to put together three outfits to see you through the wedding season and beyond. Let us know which is your favourite in the comments section below! Outfit 1: ‘Floating on the Dance Floor’ This […]

Hero fibre: why you should wear Tencel this summer

Hero fibre: why you should wear Tencel this summer

What is Tencel? Tencel (a brand name for the less well-known lyocell) is made from fibres found in wood pulp. Breathable, silky and soft, it feels great to wear and is often compared to a luxurious cotton. It drapes beautifully and most importantly it has […]