I nipped down to Lincoln this morning for a bit of clothes shopping. My lovely friend Elly and her friend Ali put on their First Fashion Uplift Event at The Assembly Rooms. There were lots of stalls, with people selling their unwanted, quality clothing. After a good look round a nice cup of coffee and … More Fashion Uplift
What does that mean to you? Do you still want to carry on buying lots of clothes, but not exploit workers? Or want a Minimal Capsule Wardrobe which makes getting dressed in the morning easy? The issues around our current apetite for fast fashion have been written about widely, here they are again – in … More So you want a Sustainable Wardrobe?
Jen’s post over at Make do and Mend has prompted me to look back at numerous charity shop bargains and consider where I went wrong. Jen is starting a new challenge of no new clothes, not even from the charity shop, or swishing events and no new fabric either. She has noted a couple of … More Confessions of a Charity Shop Addict
My wardrobe isn’t perfect… Trying on my summer clothes confirmed that, yes, I really had put a bit of weight on over winter. Time to cut out the biscuits and get some more exercise. The print dress is still ok, but fitting both a petticoat (for decency) and a tee-shirt (for warmth) is making … More Summer Capsule Wardrobe (part 2)
May already! I got my summer clothes out a couple of weeks ago and have been trying some outfits, while also enjoying wearing my tartan jacket and jeans which I missed so much doing the Six Items Challenge. The six items challenge taught me that I need a lot less than I think! I have … More Summer Capsule Wardrobe (part 1)
I have decided I will take on Labour Behind the Label’s Six Items Challenge, wearing just 6 items from my wardrobe for the next 6 weeks. See my previous post for details 1st pick was: 1. Blue Nomad Dress 2. Denim skirt 3. Long warm navy cardi 4. New grey wool tee shirt 5. White … More Six Items Challenge
While tidying my wardrobe this week, I put away my summer linen shirt and pale linen trousers, I had thought these might get some wear in the winter, but that hasn’t happened. I got to thinking you might like to read my wardrobe de-cluttering post from last January so here it is! How to De-clutter … More Tidy Your Wardrobe for the New Year