Author: Emilie

Who Made Your Pants? Open Day


Did you ever wonder where your pants came from? Who made them, in which conditions and with what material? Well if you attended Who Made Your Pants’ open day on July 17th, now you probably know all about knickers. But…

Ethical Exhibitors At Pulse London 2012

Pulse London 2012

Pulse is a design-led show which takes place every summer in London. Organised around the five sectors of home, gifts, fashion accessories, wellbeing and Launchpad, it hosted 480 of the latest contemporary and innovative brands between June 10th and 12th…

Goodone’s Last Sample Sale

Happy shopper trying on a Goodone dress

From friday 8th of June, 4pm till late to saturday the 9th from 12 to 4pm, Goodone had a sample sale at its London studio, before moving their production to Bulgaria. Between buckets full of clothes at £5, £10 and…

Summer Bags

£198, Antonello at Anthropologie -

Finally June! The summer season will start in a few weeks and holidays are being planned. Whether you have decided to stay in town or take a city break, you’ll need a companion to hold your findings, bring along snacks…

H&M’s Conscious Collection: Sincerity Or Gimmick?

H&M's Concious Collection labels

After seeing a TV advertisement promoting H&M’s Conscious Collection, I have been very sceptical but willing to visit a store to see it for myself. I have to say that I do not shop at H&M, not just due to…

Bristol VegFest 2012

Bristol VegFest 2012

Since I was unable to attend Brighton Vegfest in April, it was inconceivable for me not to attend Bristol Vegfest. At less than 2 hours from London by train, one of the biggest vegan event in the UK was taking…

Lazy Days

Assorted bangles, Oxfam

Great outfit for weekends or days off. A denim jacket with a knee length printed skirt. Add a few jewels to make it more elegant.

Shwopping, A New Way Of Recycling?

M&S new campaign at the Oxford Street store

Marks&Spencer launched their new campaign in partnership with Oxfam on April 26th 2012 as part of their Plan A. The Plan, which started in 2007, comprises 100 commitments on 5 areas (climate change, waste, sustainable raw materials, fair partnerships and health) to create…

Traveling? Buy local!


It is not always easy to find locally produced clothes and accessories when you live in a western urban environment. Especially not in UK where the fashion market is dominated by big retailers who prefer to send their production in…

Designer Sample Sale At Whiteleys

Henrietta Ludgate's workshop in Whiteleys shopping center

A designer sample sale is running between April 20th to 22nd at the award winning Henrietta Ludgate’s workshop. The labels participating are Ada Zanditon, Goodone, Lu Flux, Sonya Kashmiri and Cecile Van Dijk. You can also register and perhaps be…