Smart Works is known for dressing women for interviews — and who wouldn’t feel more confident arriving with a Kate Spade bag swinging from one shoulder, perhaps setting off a camel-coloured Hobbs coat? But my conversation with Karen reveals that the charity is about much more than clothes. …

September is a big month in fashion. It’s the month when thoughts turn to stocking up on knitwear and perhaps acquiring a new autumn/winter coat (I’m determined to finally find my perfect camel-coloured coat this year). Such is the significance of the month that the September 2007 issue of ‘Vogue’…

A pink gingham midi shift dress by ethical and sustainable London-based brand Birdsong costs £169; a similar style from H&M will do much less damage to your pocket, at £19.99. One dress is made from Tencel fabric made from wood pulp, sustainably harvested from renewable wood sources, and was made…

Today, July 29th 2021, is Earth Overshoot Day.

Between January 1st and July 29th, humanity used up the entirety of ecological resources that Earth is capable of regenerating in the space of a full year. So, in just under 7 months, we’ve used up 12 months’ worth of natural resources…

Jen Greggs

Blogging about sustainable (mainly preloved) fashion. Reformed shopaholic, Londoner, bookworm and hispanophile

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