In Search of Alternatives to Toxic Fashion
Fashion / T

In Search of Alternatives to Toxic Fashion

From fire-retardant infant sleep-suits to designer T-shirts, the use of chemicals such as teflon and formaldehyde in clothes is ubiquitous, while heavy metals including chromium are widely used in leather tanning. However while the presence of hazardous chemicals in cosmetics and household cleaning products is relatively well-known, consumer awareness of toxic elements is rather low when … Continue reading

Zero Impact Fashion: Is It Possible?
Fashion / Green-to-Glam Ideas from A to Z / Z

Zero Impact Fashion: Is It Possible?

It is hard to believe but we’ve come to the last letter in the A to Z green-to-glam ideas challenge. Over the past six months, we have covered trends and textiles, lifestyle and luxury, pioneers and pundits, as well as the trials and tribulations of sustainable fashion. The final article in this series, dedicated to letter … Continue reading

Talking Textiles
Green-to-Glam Ideas from A to Z / Random Thoughts / T

Talking Textiles

This week’s letter is T, and we are talking sustainable textiles! The subject is both timely and serendipitous, as I have just written my first piece for the Ethical Fashion Forum’s SOURCE Intelligence Magazine on this very topic! Titled ‘The Fab Five: Fabrics That Help You Cut Your Environmental Footprint‘, it is an interview with … Continue reading