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DIY: Chop Your Top

This month's DIY marks my first year anniversary as an Oxfam fashion blogger! It really is an honour writing for such a big global organisation and encouraging all you lovely...

DIY: Festival Fringing

Introduce a bit of fringing in to your wardrobe in time for festival season!  You will need: Sewing machine Scissors Chalk ...

DIY: Sew Your Own Contrast Panel Dress

This week I've been slaving over my sewing machine... and loving every minute of it. You see, I've been inspired by the Great British Sewing Bee and watching the show...

Louboutins & Landfill: How to be a Sustainable Fashionista

"As this festival is dedicated to women of the world, it's to women we turn to educate us, to tell us their stories and to share their wisdom on how we can become better and more thinking...

Vintage & Oxfam: It all started with a bag

The title of this post could in fact be the answer to two questions. The first being 'what started your interest in vintage fashion;' the second and somewhat more important, 'what started...

DIY: Chain Rings

You will need: • Plated wire • A length of chain • Wire cutters • An item with a similar width to your finger • A nail file ...

Behind the Scenes at Batley: Ossie Clark

This week, Josephine Askwith from Oxfam Batley gives us a special insight into the life of fashion pioneer Ossie Clark... Check out...

Spring Summer Trend Inspiration from Julien Macdonald at London Fashion Weekend

Today I am sharing an exclusive look at womenswear fashion trends for Spring/Summer 2014 because I was lucky enough to be invited to attend London Fashion Weekend at Somerset...

Shopping for Vintage - how to spot a deal breaker

Is there anything worse than buying a piece of clothing only for it to languish at the back of your wardrobe for months, maybe even years, before you have to admit defeat and...

DIY: Winter Hat with Knitted Bow and Pom-Poms

At this time of year the weather is cold, wet and sometimes snowy, and watching the Winter Olympics has got me thinking about wrapping up warm! So this week my thoughts have...

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