Date: Dec 2012

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Clothes Show Lead

Clothes Show Live - Graduate Catwalk

Creativity was rife at this year's Clothes Show Live, and this was certainly reflected on the Diet Coke Image catwalk. Graduate students from universities such...

Sustainable Style in 2013

2012 has been a year with many changes towards a more sustainable fashion industry from shwopping to sharing and sewing to search engines. There are now more ways than ever to cut consumption and...

How to... make a Christmas stocking

Christmas is just around the corner and what could be a more fitting DIY for this time of year than a festive Christmas stocking?  Something of a European tradition, children have hung...

DIY Christmas Cards

A friend sent me a touching email the other day, saying that instead of sending out Christmas cards from now on she was going to donate the money she would spend on buying and posting them to a different...

Source Awards 2012

I recently found out that ethical fashion has its own awards ceremony: The Source Awards. Once a year, hopeful ethical fashion brands and individuals have the chance to win in one of 12 categories,...

The Life Of Clothes

When I walked into the pop up shop at One New Change for the launch of the WilliamVintage Oxfam Edit, the sight of beautifully merchandised colour coded fashion pieces made the fashionista in me...

A look into Oxfam Winchester

The Oxfam shop in Winchester is a real gem. I only discovered it over the summer, but now it's a must see every time I find myself in the town. The store isn't huge but they have...

Sustainable shopping vs sustainable washing

Rewind back to May of this year and I was a student completing the final year of my degree. I was at the end of a long nine-month period during which I had compiled a hefty amount of research for...

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Clothes Show Live 2012 - Customised Vintage

Having never attended Clothes Show Live before, I was amazed at the sheer amount of vintage clothes available at the various stalls. Although I knew Oxfam were setting up a stall, I was expecting...

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Clothes Show Live - Style spotting

Tom and I hit the halls of Clothes Show Live to find the best dressed people on site.  The top trends seemed to be: Faux fur Velvet dresses Bowler hats ...

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