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RSL Blog Lockdown Diaries
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Lockdown Diary 3.0: What I Didn’t Achieve Through Isolation

In this Lockdown 3.0 diary entry I share all the crazy ideas I had about the things I would do whilst staying at home. And …

Pink Tencel fabric | Roberta Style Lee sustainable wardrobe series on lyocell
Material Series

Is Tencel Sustainable?

Tencel is quickly gaining popularity among ethical clothing brands and conscious fashion bloggers. And for good reason. It’s light, versatile and a greener alternative to …

Roberta Style Lee | BLOG | Roberta Lee, London’s Sustainable Stylist wearing Jewelled Buddha's Danube Blue Woolen Cape | Holding Tatum Diamond London’s Black and Brown Leather Clutch
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Review of Jewelled Buddha | 7 Ways to Wear a Cape

I review the quality and ethics behind the Danube Cape by ethical womenswear brand Jewelled Buddha. I explore the many options to wear the multi-tasking …

Roberta Lee wearing luxury blue ganni dress with black faux leather jacket | Personal Stylist Outfit Inspiration | The Sustainable Stylist | 7 Lessons I Learnt Creating an Ethical Closet
Style and Shopping Tips

Lessons I learnt Building a Sustainable Wardrobe

Building a sustainable wardrobe sounds harder than it is. The truth is it requires discipline, like any diet or fitness routine you’ve got to be …

RSL Blog Lockdown Diaries
Musings

Lockdown 3.0 Diary: What I have achieved in the last 12-months

Today, the 14th of March 2021 marks the anniversary of the last day of life as we knew it, before the reality of the first …

White Top and Denim Jeans | Use your skin tone to determine whether you should wear white, cream or off-white | Roberta Style Lee Style Tips Blog
Style and Shopping Tips

How Do I Know If I Should Wear White Cream?

Find out if you should wear white or cream by carrying out a few simple tests. These will help you determine if you are likely …

High heels, boots and dolly shoes box display | How to Care for You Footwear and Shoes | Sustainable Wardrobe Tips
Style and Shopping Tips

10 Tips for Caring for Your Shoes

Many people don’t know how to take care of their shoes properly and find themselves needing to buy new ones frequently, which means lots of …

RSL Blog Lockdown Diaries
Musings

Lockdown 3.0 Diary: What I’ve learnt from isolation

Hey everyone, I hope you’re doing great and looking ahead to the end of a long and difficult lockdown? I fully intended to keep the lockdown …

Cotton plant | Cotton Fabric | Roberta Style Lee sustainable wardrobe series on organic cotton
Material Series

Is Organic Cotton Sustainable?

Traditional cotton has been dubbed the ‘world’s dirtiest crop’- but the story is very different for organic cotton which is just as light and breathable …

Woman holding knit jumpers | Roberta Style Lee Creating an Ethical Wardrobe Series | 10 Tips for a Sustainable Closet
Ethical / Eco FriendlyStyle and Shopping Tips

10 Tips for Building a Sustainable wardrobe

“Building a sustainable wardrobe is a journey not a final destination.” This is by far my favourite piece of advice that I give when I’m …

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7 of the Best Places To Rent Clothes

The sharing revolution has finally taken a hold in the U.K. It continues to grow and now provides so many options it’s hard to know …

Green recycled polyester fabric | Roberta Style Lee Sustainable Wardrobe Materials series on rPET
Material Series

What is rPET?

When it comes to building a sustainable wardrobe, material choice is a big consideration. Today I highlight the pros and cons of rPET, commonly known …

Roberta Style Lee _ BLOG _ 10 Affordable Ethical & Sustainable T-shirt Brands | Wearing: The White T-Shirt Company
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10 affordable ethical T-shirts brands for women

Sometimes all we need is a T-shirt. It may be a basic, but it’s a hard-working item in any woman’s wardrobe. However, a simple ethical …

Minimal wardrobe with plants | How to create a sustainable closet | Roberta Style Lee blog
Ethical / Eco FriendlyStyle and Shopping Tips

Creating A Sustainable Wardrobe

I am often asked, how do I create a sustainable wardrobe. There are many approaches, but to summarise: A sustainable wardrobe is a collection of …

Top 3 gift ideas for women over 35: Natural candles, non-synthetic fragrance and pyjamas made of natural fabrics. Ethical Candles and Perfume
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3 GIFTS IDEAS FOR WOMEN THAT NEVER GO OUT OF STYLE

Have you ever been on the receiving end of well-intended gifts, that you just don’t want? Every year, I get given stuff I don’t need. …

Fashion ActivismIndustry Events & Key Awareness Days

Buy Nothing Day Vs Green Friday

It would seem we’ve hit a conundrum when it comes to awareness days, with two that I fully support falling on the exact same day, …

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Ethical / Eco FriendlyIndustry Events & Key Awareness Days

SUSTAINABLE HALLOWEEN COSTUMES

It’s that time of year again folks time to put away the summer dresses and break out the woollies, and you know what that means… spooky season!

Reviews & Recommendations

London Organic Beauty Skincare Review

During the first wave of the lockdown due to COVID-19 I have been able to test out some of London Organic Beauty products…

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OVERCONSUMPTION IS AFFECTING OUR MENTAL HEALTH

We all know how buying new things gives us a short term burst of happiness. However, unfortunately, it’s a blast that doesn’t last …

Style and Shopping Tips

Shoe Size Conversion Charts

Do you find yourself wearing a different size for a different type of shoes? For some shoes I am a 4.5, others a size 5 and in some cases a 5.5 …

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How to measure your feet in 3 simple steps

Do you know the dimensions of your own feet? Most people don’t and that’s why there are thousands, if not millions…

7 FASHION CAMPAIGNS YOU CAN SUPPORT FROM YOUR SOFA
Fashion Activism

7 FASHION CAMPAIGNS YOU CAN SUPPORT FROM YOUR SOFA

To mark the International Day of Peace, I’ve rounded up 7 campaigns that you can get involved in helping…

Besma Whayeb Interview | Founder of Curiously Conscious
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Style Stories and Some Fun Facts with Besma Whayeb

Lockdown is over and I’m sure we could all do with some light-hearted fashion-fun. I certainly can! So without…

Roberta Style Lee - Trashion Forward Sustainable Fashion Book
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MY TOP 3 SUSTAINABLE FASHION BOOKS

I love a good sustainable fashion book, and today I am sharing 3 very different books that have inspired me and challenged me to think …

Eshita Kabra Interview | Founder of By Rotation | UK Clothes Rental App
Interviews & Events

Style Stories and Some Fun Facts with Eshita Kabra

Hello and welcome back to my lockdown style-focused interview series! In today’s interview, I chat with Eshita Kabra – if you don’t know who she …

Dan Pontarlier Interview with Roberta Lee on sustainable style and fashion | Model for conscious brands
Interviews & Events

Style Stories and Some Fun Facts with Dan Pontarlier

Welcome to the second instalment in my new Lockdown style-focused …

RSL Blog A Review of Amaella Lingerie
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Review of AmaElla Ethical Underwear

I’ve had the pleasure of knowing the co-founders of AmaElla …

RSL Blog How to create a style vision board
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How to create a personal style vision board

Have you ever wondered how to create your own personal …

Interviews & Events

A Journey Into Women’s Sustainable Style – An Interview with Roberta Lee

Taking my turn in the hot-seat for the Ethical Brands for Fashion Revolution event, I was interviewed by my friend Dan Pontarlier, aka Sustainable Man. …

A Journey to Men's Sustainable Style with Dan Pontarlier
Interviews & Events

A Journey Into Men’s Sustainable Style – An Interview with Dan Pontarlier

On Day 6 of Ethical Brands for Fashion Revolution event, I interviewed Dan Pontarlier aka Sustainable Man, taking a journey into men’s sustainable style, in …

RSL Blog Clothing Love Stories
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Clothing Love Stories

#LovedClothesLast was the theme for Day 6 of Ethical Brands for Fashion Revolution event and was all about caring for our clothes and appreciating our …

Interviews & Events

Style Stories & Some Fun Facts with Marta Canga

Welcome to my new Lockdown style-focused interview series which highlights some of my wonderful friends in the ethical and sustainable fashion space! Every style-conscious woman …

RSL Blog Wear Your Values - A Journey with Purpose
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Wear Your Values – A Journey with Purpose

I kicked off day 6 of the Ethical Brands for Fashion Revolution event with an introduction to ‘Wearing Your Values’. Since starting Roberta Style Lee …

RSL Blog Why Is Fashion Activism Important
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Why is Fashion Activism Important?

For this year’s Ethical Brands for Fashion Revolution event, I had the pleasure of hosting an expert panel with Alice Wilby and Bel Jacobs, discussing …

RSL Blog Clothing Swaps For Fashion Revolution and Beyond
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Clothes Swaps for Fashion Revolution & Beyond

Last month Ethical Brand Directory proudly sponsored Ethical Brands for Fashion Revolution 2020 event. And we’re continuing to support Fashion Revolution in June – and …

Reviews & Recommendations

Bare Faced Skin Skincare Review

For the past 3-4 months, I have been testing out more new beauty products. And today I want to introduce you all to a new cruelty-free, …

The Stories Behind Things - #LovedClothesLast
Interviews & Events

The Stories Behind Things – #LovedClothesLast

I am delighted to announce that I’ll be hosting ‘Ethical Brands for Fashion Revolution 2020’ events on Saturday 25th April. I’ll be sharing virtual talks …

#FashionFix : How to care for your clothes
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#FashionFix: 7 Ways to Care for Your Clothes

Clothes aren’t disposable, because we value the people who make them and the resources they use. This Fashion Revolution Week I’m joining millions of people …

Why Should we be asking #whomademyclothes ?
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Why We Should be Asking #WhoMadeMyClothes?

This Fashion Revolution Week turn your clothes inside-out (not by accident because you’re tired) but to find out ‘Who made my clothes?’. Take a photo …

RSL Blog Join The #FashionRevolution
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Join the #FashionRevolution (2020)

Every year I join Fashion Revolution Week because I care about clothes and the people who make them. Behind the pretty clothes and runway shows, …

RSL Blog Lockdown Diaries
Musings

Lockdown Diary Week 3

Three weeks into Lockdown and I think it’s fair to say the ‘holiday’ feeling is over. I have video call fatigue now, the fun has …

RSL Blog Lockdown Diaries
Musings

Lockdown Diary Week 2

Week two of the Lockdown in the UK and it’s feeling even more surreal than the first 7-days. I’m not normally one to drink at …

Woman shopping for highstreet brands | buying fast fashion
Ethical / Eco Friendly

The problem with fast fashion

Clothing has become disposable and we’ve lost sight of what quality looks like and what it costs. It is difficult to ask those who are …

RSL Blog Lockdown Diaries
Musings

Lockdown Diary Week 1

Week one of the Lockdown in the UK has been one of the strangest of 7-days of my life. Physical distancing is a lot harder …

RSL Blog What is Greenwashing?
Ethical / Eco Friendly

What is Greenwashing?

Greenwashing has been a hot topic on the green-agenda lately. Whilst it’s rife in all businesses, the fashion industry is one of the biggest culprits …

International Women's Day - 3 Women Making An Impact On Our Planet
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International Women's Day – 3 Women Making An Impact for our Planet

International Women’s Day has been celebrated every year since the 8th of March 1913. This year I am highlighting some women who are making an impact in …

Men’s Sustainable Styling Looks – Pure London Feb 2020
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Men's Sustainable Styling Looks – Pure London Feb 2020

Returning to the Pure London stage for a second year, I stepped it up a notch by bringing men’s styling into the mix – and …

Women’s Sustainable Styling Looks – Pure London Catwalk AW2020
Ethical / Eco FriendlyIndustry Events & Key Awareness Days

Women’s Sustainable Styling Looks – Pure London Catwalk AW2020

At this year’s Pure London Show, I shared my sustainable styling message via a live session and catwalk. Using a rail of selected pieces, I …

Ethical / Eco FriendlyIndustry Events & Key Awareness Days

Sustainable Styling on the Pure London Catwalk AW2020

This year I took to the mainstage to share my sustainable styling message via a live session and catwalk showcasing men and women’s looks.  My …

Live Sustainable Styling Session & Catwalk at Pure London
Ethical / Eco FriendlyIndustry Events & Key Awareness Days

Live Sustainable Styling Session & Catwalk at Pure London

I’ll be returning to Pure London’s main stage to do my live styling and sustainability session again, but this year it’s going to be bigger …

Review of Vatter Fashion Ethical Underwear
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Review of Vatter Fashion Ethical Underwear

Last year I had the please of chatting with Tom the co-founder of Vatter Fashion, a brand located in Munich, Germany, over Skype. I was …

We talk the talk, but do we walk the walk when it comes to buying sustainable clothes?
Ethical / Eco FriendlyStyle and Shopping Tips

We talk the talk, but do we walk the walk when it comes to buying sustainable clothes?

There’s a lot of talk about sustainable fashion – but is that all it is? Are people actually wearing their values and not just talking …

10 Tips for Making New Year’s Resolutions Stick
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10 Tips for Making New Year's Resolutions Stick

With the New Year and a new decade ahead, there is a lot of pressure on us all to ‘make this year count’. There is …

My sustainable fashion hero Livia Firth gets an honorary MBE
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My sustainable fashion hero Livia Firth gets an honorary MBE

It’s about time. Livia Firth has been recognised for her work in trying to reform and reframe the fashion industry, from the red carpet (or …

Sustainability, Shopping, and Running an Ethical Business
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Sustainability, Shopping, and Running an Ethical Business

I’m often asked what does a sustainable fashion future look like Roberta? I get journalists reaching out and asking me questions about consumerism, Ethical Brand …

Where to Recycle old Clothes in London
Ethical / Eco Friendly

Where to Recycle old Clothes in London

We’ve all got clothes that we’ve literally worn to death, so when it comes to passing it on, where do we recycle the items that …

7 of the Best Apps & Websites for Selling Preloved Clothes in the UK
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7 of the Best Apps & Websites for Selling Preloved Clothes in the UK

There’s no denying the preloved (or second-hand clothing market) is booming. I’ve looked into 5 of the best apps & websites for selling preloved clothing …

Live on BBC News Discussing Clothes Swaps & Sustainable Fashion
Ethical / Eco Friendly

Live on BBC News Discussing Clothes Swaps and Sustainable Fashion

On the 1st January 2020 I kicked off my year being invited into the BBC News studio as a sustainable style expert to discuss clothes …

3 of the Best Clothes Swapping Apps & Websites in the UK
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3 of the Best Clothes Swapping Apps & Websites in the UK

It’s taken nearly a decade for it to catch on, but clothes swapping has finally found its stride. In 2019 it was near impossible for …

10 tips to stay stylish and warm this winter
Style and Shopping Tips

10 tips to stay stylish and warm this winter

In this post I share some tips for a stylish and warm winter wardrobe, that won’t cost the earth. Winter is definitely here… but that …

Partnership with Spirit of Christmas
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Partnership with Spirit of Christmas

I am delighted to have been able to secure a partnership with Spirit of Christmas for myself and the Ethical Brand Directory family. We will be exhibiting …

Nakin Skincare Review
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Nakin Skincare Review

For the past month, I have been testing out some new beauty products. And today I want to introduce you all to a new cruelty-free brand …

Does Colour Analysis Work?
Colours

Does Colour Analysis Work?

I never used to believe in colour analysis. I thought it was a system that middle-aged women used to match their T-shirts, cardigans and neck …

How We Look Matters
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How We Look Matters

Don’t judge a book by its cover, look beyond beauty, vanity is ugly, it’s what’s on the inside that counts… We’ve heard all those lines …

RSL Blog 100 Wears
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100 Wears

Before investing in anything new, apply the basic maths – and divide the upfront cost by 100. Working with a sustainable stylist like myself, I …

Men’s Capsule Collection – The Basics
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Men's Capsule Collection – The Basics

The focus of this article is to outline the key pieces needed to create a sustainable wardrobe for men.  A curated and well thought out …

What Does Cost Per Wear (CPW) Mean?
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What Does Cost Per Wear (CPW) Mean?

Cost Per Wear (CPW) is a basic metric for working out the value of your investment. It is simply a calculation that enables you to …

Transitioning Towards a Sustainable Wardrobe – LIVE Workshop at PURE London
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Transitioning Towards a Sustainable Wardrobe | PURE London 2019

On Monday the 22nd I took to the Future Stage at Pure London to do a live styling workshop and talk about the need for …

My Green Goddess Dress
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My Green Goddess Dress

It’s rare that I dedicate an entire post to one outfit – but this one deserves it. This outfit is one that is empowering and …

Why I became an Ethical & Sustainable Fashion Advocate
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Why I became an Ethical & Sustainable Fashion Advocate

On Thursday 18th July Ethical Brand Directory reached a major milestone, we turned 2-years old. As a bootstrapped project, led by myself a team of …

Live on ITV News Discussing Fast fashion
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Live on ITV News Discussing Fast fashion

Barnardo’s released their latest report on the British nations shopping habits and ITV News shared their latest findings. I was invited in to share my …

Ethical / Eco FriendlyReviews & Recommendations

Made in Mexico Documentary Premiere

I was invited by Aleysha Barenblat the founder of Re/make to see an exclusive premiere of their latest documentary Made in Mexico at Soho House …

A Wardrobe with Purpose and high ROI
Ethical / Eco FriendlyInterviews & Events

A Wardrobe with Purpose and high ROI

It takes a person 3 seconds to form an impression of you. So what we wear matters. Having a carefully curated wardrobe offers so many …

BodyshapeStyle and Shopping Tips

What body shape do I have?

I get asked this all the time – what body shape do I have? It would seem many of us go through most of our …

High Heels & Pregnancy
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High Heels & Pregnancy

I was recently asked by a journalist to comment on The Duchess of Sussex’s preference for wearing high heels through all of her pregnancy. I …

Learning to LOVE Your Body Shape
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Learning to LOVE Your Body Shape

In today’s blog am talking about about body shape. More often than not, we assume we are a certain size and certain shape, the reality …

Marie Kondo Your Wardrobe This Valentines
Interviews & EventsStyle and Shopping Tips

Marie Kondo Your Wardrobe This Valentines

As Valentine’s day approaches it’s easy to get pulled into the over-hyped day in the calendar and feel a little lost if you don’t have …

Ethical / Eco FriendlyStyle and Shopping Tips

Style & Sustainability

It’s not a new idea that investing in your style, is an investment in your future – but it’s probably a new concept to most …

I’m a Changemaker because…
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I'm a Changemaker because…

Have you heard about the 30 day #MeetTheChangemakerChallenge created by #EthicalHour? Across January 2019 we are all encouraged to share our changemaker stories and this …

New year, New you, New Wardrobe
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New year, New you, New Wardrobe

It takes a person 3 seconds to form an impression of you. So what we wear matters. Having a carefully curated wardrobe offers so many …

Roberta_Style_Lee_Blog_Cambridge_Sustainable _Fashion_Festival__Styling_Workshops_1
Ethical / Eco FriendlyIndustry Events & Key Awareness Days

Cambridge Sustainable Fashion Festival: Styling Workshops

I am a great believer that knowing your style can save the planet.  My goal has always been to empower women to be the best version …

Inside-Out Empowerment for women
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Inside-Out Empowerment for women

The eternal pursuit of self-improvement is something we are all programmed to do.  How that looks for each of us is different though. Empowerment isn’t …

10 holiday packing tips
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10 holiday packing tips

Organisation goes a long way if you want to travel light and look good every day on your holiday.  The idea is to pack less …

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Interviews & Events

Podcast interview with Olivia Pinnock

Tune into episode 26 on the Roberta Style Lee podcast with Olivia Pinnock, fashion journalist, lecturer at London Met and Norwich University of the Arts, …

Ethical / Eco FriendlyStyle and Shopping Tips

Wear Your Values – A journey with purpose

I’ve been absent on social media, as I’m sure you noticed. My blogging has been sparse at best. Why? because I’ve needed time to go …

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Millennials, fashion and our future

Are millennials the secret ingredient when it comes to fashion and our future?  On Friday 01 June 2018, the dynamic duo that form ‘2Worlds’ Raphael …

RSL_BLOG_Skin confidence with Ami iYok
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Skin confidence with Ami iYok

I’ve been testing out a few products under the radar and really testing them out before revealing my thoughts.  I think it’s important to highlight …

RSL_BLOG_How your style choices can save the planet
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How your style choices can save the planet

I will be joining 2worlds for their #circularvibes event to talk on their panel to discuss the role of millennials in the circular economy on …

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Podcast interview with Ava J Holmes

Tune into episode 23 on the Roberta Style Lee podcast with Ava J Holmes, the co-founder of Fashion for Conservation and all round super inspirational …

RSL_BLOG_Knowing your Personal Style can save the planet
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Knowing your Personal Style can save the planet

The Fashion Industry is the 4th most polluting industry in the world,  transparency around where our clothes come from isn’t very common- so many people …

Industry Events & Key Awareness DaysMusings

International Women’s Day – 35 Inspirational Quotes

International Women’s Day (IWD) lands on the 8th of March every year.  For me its about recognising women I know personally, as well as those …

RSL_BLOG_Sustainable art, fashion and style
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Sustainable art, fashion and style

There are a lot of people doing great things and what was once considered ‘trash’ is being transformed into sustainable pieces of art, fashion and …

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Knowing Yourself, Loving Yourself and Living Your Values

Tune into episode 20 and get to meet me again! (Part 2 of 3) I’m a confidence coach, speaker, stylist, founder of the Ethical Brand …

RSL_BLOG_New Years Eve Fancy Dress Outfit Ideas
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New Years Eve Fancy Dress Outfit Ideas

It happens every year, yet somehow so many of us leave it until the last minute to come up with a suitable New Years Eve …

Style and Shopping Tips

Great Gift Ideas For Women

When time is running out and you’ve not got a special gift – you need some awesome last minute great gift ideas for women, searching …

Ethical / Eco FriendlyIndustry Events & Key Awareness Days

Black Friday – Shop Ethical Instead

In support of the #ShopEthicalInstead campaign and #BLOCKFRIDAY we want to introduce you to 8 amazing ethical businesses (that are contributing towards a better tomorrow) …

RSL_BLOG_Discover Your Personal Style
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Discover Your Personal Style

Knowing yourself, your values and aligning the way you dress, shop and live is as much about Your Signature Style as anything else. There are a …

Industry Events & Key Awareness Days

Ethical Brand Directory Event Success

On Wednesday 27th September the first ever Ethical Brand Directory live (in-person) networking event, with 5 industry expert speakers, took place in London at the …

RSL_BLOG_The Benefits Of A Fashion-Detox
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The Benefits Of A Fashion-Detox

I will be sharing my tips on how to start your very own fast-fashion detox and experience the benefits of slowing down and consuming less. …

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How to build an ethical & sustainable wardrobe (on a budget)

Creating an ethical and sustainable wardrobe, buying from ethical fashion brands or sustainable fashion brands can seem like a costly transition. Having values and making changes …

RSL_BLOG_Why Is Ethics In Fashion Important?
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Why Is Ethics In Fashion Important?

I managed to get Julie and Lara the beautiful ladies over at AmaElla Lingerie to speak to me about the importance of ethics in fashion …

RSL_BLOG_What Is A Sustainable Wardrobe?
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What Is A Sustainable Wardrobe?

I started to talk about the ‘Sustainable Wardrobe’ back in 2016.   It’s interesting becuase back then, the concept of a sustainable wardrobe sounded alien to …

Fashion ActivismInterviews & Events

Ask The Brands – Who Made My Clothes?

This is the week to turn your clothes inside out (not by accident because you’re tired) but on purpose, grab a piece of paper and …

Ethical / Eco FriendlyFashion Activism

Is that ‘Ethical Fashion Brand’ legit? 5 questions to ask them now

Clients ask me “but how would I know if it’s an ethical or sustainable fashion brand?” and I say “well, you have to do your …

RSL_BLOG_The True Cost Of Cheap Clothes
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The True Cost Of Cheap Clothes

Do you know the value of your wardrobe? I mean, what’s it worth to you? How many people’s lives are your clothes worth? I’m talking …

Fashion ActivismIndustry Events & Key Awareness Days

In Honour Of Earth Day – Can We Do More?

So yesterday was the official #earthday but I feel like everyday should be Earth day…Did you know that we consume over 1.5 times of our …

Industry Events & Key Awareness DaysMusings

Happy International Women's Day – Get Inspired By Amazing Women

Wednesday 8th March 2017 marks International Women’s Day (IWD) and the internet is flooded with great stories of women from around the world who have achieved great things. And …

RSL_BLOG_My HydraFacial Review at Radiance MediSpa – My Search For Clearer Skin
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My HydraFacial Review at Radiance MediSpa – My Search For Clearer Skin

In my twenties I had my first acne outbreak – then my smooth porcelain looking dolls face started to look more like lumpy pizza dough. …

Ethical / Eco FriendlyStyle and Shopping Tips

3 Tactics For Leaving A Clothes Swapping Event Feeling Happy

Finally… I attended a clothes swapping party organised by nlwa and actually ended up taking home 3 things I liked. Normally I take beautiful things …

Style and Shopping Tips

9 Totally Legit Reasons To Hire A Stylist

Do you think of personal stylist and think of celeb culture or does the idea of an image consultant conjure up an 80’s style dowdy …

Musings

Get Ready To Be Inspired By Amazing Women In 2 Mins 38 Seconds

Are you looking for inspiration, meaning and purpose? Do you look at other women and wonder how they do it and what keeps them happy, healthy, confident and …

Ethical / Eco FriendlyStyle and Shopping Tips

3 Things To Think About Before Buying New Clothes

Do you struggle to find an outfit despite having plenty of clothes? It happens to the best of us – we get wardrobe overload and getting …

Ethical / Eco Friendly

Partnerships With Ethical Brands And Female Entrepreneurs

Hi ladies, if you are discovering my blog for the first time you may not know that I am  passionate about giving back, staying true to …

Ethical / Eco FriendlyStyle and Shopping Tips

Style, Ethics, Power Poses and Confidence

On Saturday the 3rd of December I headed over to the Sapellé showrooms to support the co-founders with a new personal styling partnership. I was …

Style and Shopping Tips

3 Tips To Help You Find Your Own Personal Style

When we are busy or running late we can be forgiven for grabbing the easiest item of clothing. Ever had one of those moments where …

Reviews & Recommendations

Podcast Interview with Julie & Lara from AmaElla

I mentioned in my last blog about the Inspirational Women (Audio) Series – this is one of the most exciting projects I have worked on yet. The …

Industry Events & Key Awareness DaysStyle and Shopping Tips

UK Based Ethical Brand Christmas Gift And Wish List Ideas

It’s nearly Christmas! Where has 2016 gone? With Christmas shopping looming you may be short of ideas – what do you buy the woman who …

Ethical / Eco FriendlyFashion Activism

5 Reasons To Support Brands That Care

It’s coming up to that time of year where we spend money on people to show we care. We often buy pointless gifts to mark …

RSL_BLOG_5 style tips for attending a wedding and looking great
Style and Shopping Tips

5 style tips for attending a wedding and looking great

I used to think I had to go out and spend £100-£300 on a new dress, shoes and handbag every time I was invited to …

Ethical / Eco FriendlyStyle and Shopping Tips

The Zero Spend Wedding Guest Outfit – Sustainably Styled – Total Confidence

  I find dressing for weddings particularly stressful – well, actually not now, but I used to. I always hated the idea that I could …

MusingsStyle and Shopping Tips

14 Ways To Feed Your Confidence

Confidence grows with time. But you can fast track confidence and learn new ways to embed confidence from your very core. Confidence manifests itself in …

Ethical / Eco FriendlyStyle and Shopping Tips

Sustainable Style Challenge – How To Style 3 Items into Multiple Outfits

What is sustainable styling? It’s about buying less, buying better quality longer lasting investment pieces and being more creative with what you’ve already got. When …

Reviews & Recommendations

A Review of DFYnorm Ethical Fashion Range

      It’s official I have stepped into the world of Youtube… my video review can be viewed below. The sound quality of the video isn’t …

Ethical / Eco FriendlyStyle and Shopping Tips

Why conscious fashion and confidence go hand in hand

What does an industry fashion exhibition at the Kensington Olympia and Roberta Style Lee have in common? Keep reading and you’ll find out.  I attended …

Reviews & Recommendations

Get inspired by DFYnorm – clothing for the empowered women

  Women inspire me. Motivated, successful and confident women really inspire me. Real women with real stories are inspirational. Women that defy the norm and …

RSL_BLOG_Creating your capsule collection
Style and Shopping Tips

Creating your capsule collection

Welcome to the busy working city girl capsule collection, all handpicked by moi. I hope you like it! When creating a new wardrobe you need …

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Fashion Activism

How one women can inspire a generation of women

There are many women out there who deserve to be mentioned. So many women have done so much for us in closing the gender gap …