Revamp your style sustainably with these top 5 tips. From conscious to budget makeovers there’s guidance here suitable for everyone.
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Clothing alteration, tailoring, repairs, and re-design services are all key services for maintaining a sustainable wardrobe. I look at 7 different types of services available in London, some of which also offer virtual consultations and accept repairs globally. I’ve selected a mix of services that cater to luxury items, vintage, upcycling, and visible mending. 1.
We all have those little black dresses hiding at the back of the wardrobe, that we invested in or kept hold of because we are told that the LBD is a wardrobe staple. That’s true if you wear it. If you don’t it becomes another item taking up valuable wardrobe space. Items can lose their
When secondhand shopping, or thrifting, it’s important to remain focused on what you need, rather than just giving in to temptation. With Secondhand September becoming more popular, I thought I would share some tips to help you advance your thrifting skills, so you can shop more consciously, as well as sustainably, whilst saving money. By
Do you know the difference between a tailor, a dressmaker, a seamstress, or an alterations specialist? Well, one thing they do have in common is these roles require specific skills that enable them to work with clothing – whether that’s creating something from scratch, adjusting, fixing, or transforming pieces. Today, these terms are used interchangeably
Building a sustainable wardrobe sounds easy, right? Just shop from sustainable brands or from charity shops? Actually, it’s a little bit more complex than that. The truth is, it requires discipline. Like any diet or fitness routine, you’ve got to commit and get clear on your ‘WHY’ – otherwise, it’s too easy to give in to old habits.
Taking care of your shoes is the most sustainable thing you can do. Never let your shoes get so worn out they get to a state of disrepair. 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 old shoes
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 where to start! The rental market is in fact estimated to reach £269 billion by 2025, according to Forbes. It shows no sign of slowing down. Once upon a time
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 aren’t good enough for the charity shop? I get asked this a lot. So in today’s blog, I’m going to address that very question. Before I get started on the
I’ve looked into 7 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. There’s no denying the preloved (or second-hand clothing market) is