Threads – Social enterprise

Threads founded by Chloe Healy and a number of other DCU students is a social enterprise and sustainable fashion business based in Dublin. Threads was set up as a clothing company that helps provide asylum seekers with the skills and opportunities to upcycle old and unwanted jeans. We met Chloe at the Google green fashion event […]

Madia Matilda

Madia & Matilda is based in the beautiful Cotswold’s founded by Shalize Nicholas, who graduated from Manchester Metropolitan University after working within the industry for retailers and designers, such as Mary Katrantzou in Paris. Realising her passion for print and vintage fabric, she realised there is nothing that brings more pleasure than breathing new life […]

Plastic Free July

Plastic free July started as a small movement in Australia in 2011 and has since expanded to over 100 cities with millions of participants worldwide.The main aim behind plastic free July is to encourage people to not use any single-use plastics during the month in hopes to help them form more sustainable habits. I am […]

Sustainable fashion for beginners

There is no such thing as being 100% sustainable with fashion due to the way we take care of and wash our clothing. However, below are our top tips for making your wardrobe a little greener and chicer. SECOND HAND My number one sustainable solution because the pieces already exist, so you are saving the […]

Ethical Irish designers

Bébhínn – You dont have to compromise style for ethics. Born from the desire to create a more thoughtful, deliberate shopping experience;  Bébhínn established her brand with a sensitivity and respect to the design process, promoting the slow, natural accumulation of lasting wardrobe pieces. Representing a structured fluidity inspired primarily by the architecture of organic […]

Must watch sustainability documentaries

Documentaries have the power to change the world.  These documentaries are a great place to start or inspire you to continue your journey of sustainability.  The Next Black’ is a 45-minute documentary that questions the future of clothing, produced by home appliance manufacturer AEG together with the award-winning production company House of Radon. The documentary explores the future of […]