Industry Events & Key Awareness Days

Roberta Style Lee The Sustainable Stylist BLOG _ Secondhand September

What is Secondhand September?

Secondhand September is an awareness campaign created by the Charity Oxfam to encourage people to shop secondhand for an entire month. Their campaign has seen great success at shopping locations like Selfridges London in 2020 and is supported by the Queen of Thrift Bay Garnett. Garnett who is well known for her thrifty styling skills …

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RSL Blog Why Is Fashion Activism Important

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 all-things fashion activism in support of Fashion Revolution week. As two well-known fashion activists and Extinction Rebellion coordinators, these ladies were perfectly positioned to share their insight and wisdom on …

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RSL Blog Clothing Swaps For Fashion Revolution and Beyond

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 beyond! – with a series of online clothes swapping events. As lockdown life becomes the new norm, many of us have newfound time on our hands and are craving a …

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Why Should we be asking #whomademyclothes ?

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 and post it on social media, tagging in the brand. If we’re going to create systematic change in the fashion industry, we must demand greater transparency from brands. As consumers …

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

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 the world today, with a focus on environmental activism – I love clothes but I don’t think they should be at the cost of our beautiful planet. Before I celebrate …

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Men’s Sustainable Styling Looks – Pure London Feb 2020

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 a bit of gender-neutral-styling too! I stripped it back to basics and showcased how key pieces can be re-worn and restyled to create a range of looks. And demonstrated that …

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Women’s Sustainable Styling Looks – Pure London Catwalk AW2020

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 created a range of casual and smart looks – to take the style-conscious woman from day to night, and every event in-between. I felt it was important to get back …

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