After a year of no new clothes (well almost), it is time to re-assess what’s is in my wardrobe. I am no longer a student and need to think about how my wardrobe now works for me, as a small business owner. I have spent the last 3 years in college, often dressed for messy … More A New Career = A Fresh Look at my Autumn Wardrobe
The lack of post on here can be explained by me being rather busy in the final year of my degree. The Degree Show is on 3rd June, and you can look forward to me being ‘The Eco Wardrobe Warrior’ again very soon! This week I have been weaving my final piece and dying it … More Textile Degree
HIt might seem a bit late in the day, but my Summer starts when I finish Uni. and as my Grandmother always said… ‘Ne’er cast a clout til May is out’. It’s lovely and sunny here in North Lincolnshire, and I’m looking forward to the promised warm weather this week. There have been more wardrobe … More Summer Capsule Wardrobe 2015 – the final cut
Looking at my summer clothes I found my favourite white linen shirt is a bit too snug as well as my white brodiery anglais top. I already knew I was short of vest tops. So, I got the Colette Sorbetto pattern out that I used to make my burgundy silk vest last year and found … More I’ve been sewing … new tops for Summer Capsule Wardrobe
Well here we are again planning what to wear this summer. I took a look back at last summer’s wardrobe and noticed a few things that have gone to the charity shop since then. The black patent shoes, which really didn’t fit, the grey pinstripe trousers, that were a bit too wide legged for me … More Summer Capsule Wardrobe Planning 2015
I was really not sure I wanted to do this again. It was a busy time at university and still quite cool here in the UK. Last year I really missed being able to wear my favourite jacket and the wear and tear on the denim skirt was noticeable. I gave up fairly early on … More I failed the 6 items challenge
Just one year ago 1133 people died and more than 2500 we injured in the horrific collapse of the Rana Plaza factory in Bangladesh. Fashion Revolution Day says enough is enough. It is time we started to question who made our clothes. The supply chain has become so complex that retailers no longer know who is … More Who Made Your Clothes?