Date: Apr 2013

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DIY Frumpy to Fabulous 60s Vintage Dress

I unearthed this gorgeous vintage dress on my latest charity shop outing and, even though it was too big and a little on the frumpy side, I saw the potential that this little...

Studs and Spikes

Studs and spikes reappeared on the fashion scene a few years ago and is a trend looking to stay around for a few more seasons. Everything that could be studded, has been - from hats to jackets to...

DIY Monochrome Checkerboard Tee

In a few simple steps you can create just that. A plain tee is a brilliant blank canvas and the possibilities for sprucing one up are endless. Inspired by the monochrome trend...

DIY No Sew Pocket

Have you noticed that pockets are everywhere this Spring/Summer? On a recent shopping trip down the high street I spotted pockets on almost every item of clothing and I'm loving the...

DIY Festival Fringing

Festival season has kicked off and, although we're only having brief spurts of sunshine here in the UK, over in the US where Coachella is taking place it's all sun and fun.Two big...

Ceri Heathcote's Key Spring Trends

Last weekend, we got our first proper taste of Spring for 2013. It may have felt like it was never going to arrive but now it has, it is time to pack away those winter woollies and dust...

Do the government have a role in promoting ethical and sustainable fashion?

The cogs are turning, the wheels are in motion - we are starting to see changes in the fashion industry. There are now countless small ethical fashion brands to choose from...

DIY: Aztec Pocket Tee

Aztec prints are lining the high street this season and are a great way to make a statement. Instead of following like sheep in a world of mass production, let's brave...

Monsoon and Oxfam Homewares

Oxfam and high street retailer Monsoon have joined forces with artisan producers in India to design produce and sell a delightful range of ethical homeware products. Monsoon designed each item and...

Oxfam and Nectar team up!

Thought about having a Spring clean lately? With the Spring/Summer fashion season arriving its time to dig out those old coats and knits and bring them down to your local Oxfam shop. And...

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