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
Morwhenna started The Love What You Wear Project on 1st November 2012 and invited people to join her in a year-long journey, buying no new clothes. I joined her at the end of December, so have a little way to go yet. Looking back at what I wrote on the I’m In page, I see … More The Love What You Wear Project – 10 months in