When we think about a capsule wardrobe, we wouldn't usually include our activewear. It makes sense, I mean you wouldn't pair a neon yellow sports bra with your black tailored work trousers (or maybe you would? I guess it depends on your personal style...). But this means we often neglect to consider the sustainability of… Continue reading Consciously curating your collection of activewear
Photo source: Rosh etc When thinking about sustainable brands, Sweaty Betty may not immediately spring to mind, but they are really great when it comes to social sustainability. They provide quick, easy and free access to top trainers and class instructors through their collection of online fitness videos and in-store classes. And, this January they've… Continue reading Get fit for free with Sweaty Betty
1. Less is always more Photo source: Round Two We all have far too much stuff. UCLA have named contemporary society the most materially rich society in global history (BBC). Even in the smallest house they studied (980 sq ft), they found 2,260 items in just the 2 bedrooms and living room – and this… Continue reading Top tips for more sustainable shopping practices
On 24 April 2013, 1,134 people were killed and over 2,500 were injured when the Rana Plaza complex collapsed in Dhaka, Bangladesh. This building collapsed despite many workers point out cracks in walls to their managers weeks before. Fashion Revolution was born to raise awareness of disasters like Rana Plaza and to catalyze action to transform the fashion… Continue reading Fashion Revolution Week: What is it and what’s on in London?
In 2016, through the use of renewable energy for restaurants and head office, and carbon credits for the remaining emissions including business travel, Wahaca has become the first restaurant group in the UK to be certified as having a net zero carbon footprint in accordance with The CarbonNeutral Protocol. Wahaca has sought to be a climate leader since opening their… Continue reading Wahaca has become the first restaurant group in the UK to be certified a CarbonNeutral Company
International Women’s Day (IWD) is held annually on March 8, and around the world it is a cause for celebration for women's social, economic and political achievements. In some countries (including China, Russia, and Vietnam) it's a national holiday! This year, Kellogg Company and TechnoServe announced the the expansion of a training program to enhance the… Continue reading Kellogg’s: Empowering Women for a Climate-Smart Future
Gather&See have just opened a Pop Up at Bias Boutique in Peckham. It will run for 1 month from 19th January until 21st February. The store will showcase a selection of sustainable and ethical products edited especially for the London store. Brands will include Osei Duro, Seek Collective, Blake LDN, Danielle Foster and A Peace Treaty. Gather&See are an online shop… Continue reading Gather&See Pop Up Shop, Peckham