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What is Greenwashing?

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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 of greenwashing. We’re seeing more and more big players in the fashion world jumping on the green bandwagon, yet many people don’t even know what ‘greenwashing’ means? In today’s blog I’ll help you understand the …

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International Women’s Day – 3 Women Making An Impact for our Planet

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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 these incredible women, I want …

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Live Sustainable Styling Session & Catwalk at Pure London

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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 and better! Last year I shared my message with buyers, brands, and consumers on how to incorporate more sustainability thining into their actions. And this year I will be stepping it up a notch. Bringing …

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Sustainability, Shopping, and Running an Ethical Business

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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 Directory and my styling work all the time, and sadly not all of it gets published. So I’ve selected some questions I was asked last year and shared my answers. I hope you enjoy reading …

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

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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 and accessories in the UK. We have more places to shop, it’s no longer just charity shops – we now have places to sell, not just donate our unwanted wardrobe treasures. In the 2019 annual fashion …

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Live on BBC News Discussing Clothes Swaps & Sustainable Fashion

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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 swapping and sustainable fashion. I was on air with news presenter Julian Worricker for about 5-minutes. Click below to see the full interview. In this interview, I shared some stats about the importance of extending …

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

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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 a week to pass and not find clothes swapping meet-up happening in London. But if like me, the idea of rummaging through a chaotic room bustling with clothes and those with eager elbows doesn’t feel …

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Why I became an Ethical & Sustainable Fashion Advocate

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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 volunteers and interns – it’s been a labour of love and no easy feat. But we’ve survived, evolved and have many new things to look forward to. We issued a press release before the event …

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Live on ITV News Discussing Fast fashion

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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 expert opinion. But first, here are the shocking fast fashion stats: This year Britons will spend an extraordinary £2.7 Billion on fashion that will only be worn once.The years’ wedding season outfit cost is estimated …