Category | Fashion & Style

Simple: Shoes for a happy planet

Posted on 17 January 2010

I recently became the lucky owner of a pair of Simple shoes. Sadly, because of all the snow here in the UK for the past couple of weeks, I’veĀ  not been able to wear them out and had to stick to boots, but I have been able to find out about the company that made [...]

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A Whole Lotta Love for GGG Tees

Posted on 03 September 2009

The Green Girls Global and Green Guys Global tees are all about projecting ideas for global sustainability. Each one holds a message about ‘The way life can be’ and is inspired by articles written by the GGG editors. The Green Girls and Guys talk about living sustainably in many ways and so the themes of [...]

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The Green Model Search is On

Posted on 16 August 2009

US green fashion retailer Greenloop is asking “Are you the next green girl?“. They’re hosting the first ever green fashion model competition this autumn. The Mission The ethos behind the Project Green Search competition is to inspire people to think about how to align their careers with the environmental, social and humanitarian ethics, serving as [...]

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Swishing East – Saturday 7th March

Posted on 05 March 2009

Here’s the chance for green fashionistas to pick a brand new outfit for free this weekend. Yep you read it right, the Swishing East event takes place on Saturday at the Old Spitalfield’s Market in London. The clothes won’t cost you a penny but you do need to bring one good item of clothing to [...]

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GGG tees are here!

Posted on 19 February 2009

No eco wardrobe should be without these stylish, smart and 100% organic Green Girls Global and Green Guys Global t-shirts. Each tee has its own unique design and message for living a sustainable life. They also come in unisex styles and various sizes from XXS to XXL. Choose from a variety of great colours too. [...]

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Self-sufficiency in your wardrobe

Posted on 22 January 2009

There’s nothing like the sense of achievement when you’ve made something yourself, whether its a lovely meal, a birthday card or a piece of writing, the creative process can be very rewarding, not to mention low in cost and eco-friendly. The same goes for your wardrobe, making items of clothing or accessories means you can [...]

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Teach us a lesson… in ethical fashion

Posted on 26 November 2008

For just over a year I’ve been a member of the Gedling Fairtrade Group involved in campaigning for Fairtrade and working towards Fairtrade Town status for Gedling Borough. 23rd February 2009 sees the beginning of Fairtrade Fortnight, a time to celebrate and shout about Fairtrade even more than usual. The Gedling Fairtrade Group has lots [...]

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A hand made statement

Posted on 29 October 2008

Influenced by the talented dressmakers and crafters that I meet at our Nottingham Stitched Up Group and The Textile Workshop I’m about to embark on ‘proper’ clothes making and creating my own accessories. I’ve dabbled here and there, making few things that I do actually use, including a couple of bags, a bit of jewellery [...]

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Review: Bottled Up Designs Necklace

Posted on 15 October 2008

So I have had the privilege to review a necklace from Bottled Up Designs. I would actually claim that the necklace already won my heart over by the packaging it came in, please see the enclosed picture. You can see a larger picture here of the packaging I have been wearing it for a couple [...]

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Water water everywhere… for my blue jeans?

Posted on 07 October 2008

The other day Jez said to me “Do you know how much water it takes to make a pair of jeans?”… Actually I didn’t, I hadn’t really given it much thought to be honest. I had thought about the pesticides and fertilisers used for growing the cotton and the conditions for workers in maufacturers’ factories [...]

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