Sustainable Fashion

It's Time to Quit Fast Fashion

28 December 2018

Have you noticed there’s a new trend or season every time you go into a fast fashion store? We ‘need' to have the latest item to be happy or a new item for the next season. New stock appears at an alarming rate.

And then what happens? When the trend or season is over, we decide we don’t want the item any more and ‘get rid of it’. Charity shops are drowning in unwanted clothing...

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The 20 Hanger Wardrobe

25 October 2018

Have you ever counted the number of hangers in your wardrobe? I never had until a couple of years ago. Before that, I stored as many hangers as I could in the space I had. I remember those days of going shopping and accepting the cashier’s offer to take the hanger home with me in case there wasn’t a spare one at home. I remember those days of wrestling with garments to put my clothes away.

A second problem was I had a wardrobe with a door on it and a chest of drawers which made it harder to see at a glance what clothes I had...

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