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Mainstream Brands with Sustainable Fashion Collections

August 17th, 2015 | by Brooke Lacey

Cute, trendy sustainable clothes can be hard to come by, but some sustainable fashion collections are easier to find than you might think! Recently, eco-friendly fashion has become slightly more popular, and a lot of big-name brands (think: H&M, Topshop, Zara) are jumping on the trend.


Turn a Cropped Tee into a Banded Tee

February 10th, 2015 | by Becky Striepe

Portia at Makery shared this ingenious tutorial for lengthening a cropped tee, and I have to tell you: it's awesome. And simple. If you can sew a straight line on your machine, you can do this simple DIY refashion.


These Cool Nike Shoes Really Grow on You (Really)

November 7th, 2014 | by Jill Ettinger

What’s more iconic than a pair of really cool Nike shoes? Not much. The brand has maintained its posture in the vast array of footwear over the decades, and continues to clean up its act when it comes to sweatshops and sustainability issues. Now, French artist Christophe Guinet aka "Mr. Plant" has taken Nike shoes to another realm of coolness


DIY Dorm Decor Makes Your Room Your Own

September 3rd, 2014 | by Leah

And you thought DIY just meant do-it-yourself. A dorm room is yours to use, so why not make it yours to create? Check out these quick and easy ideas on how to turn essentials into room décor!


Tips for Making Your Own Clothes

July 23rd, 2013 | by Becky Striepe

Have you been wanting to try making some of your own clothes but were a little intimidated? I hear ya! Sewing a tote bag is one thing, but following a pattern or fitting a dress is a whole different ballgame. Making your own clothes can seem a little bit scary at first, and the tips below all have helped me get over the hump and dive into a (partially) handmade wardrobe!


Topshop UK and Reclaim To Wear

June 28th, 2013 | by Angela Wallace of Sasstainable

Orsola de Castro and Filippo Ricci, founders of Reclaim To Wear, have collaborated with Topshop in a second capsule collection of up-cycled pieces featuring a [&hellip


FareFashion: BIG Green Week Launch Party!

June 13th, 2013 | by Shanley Knox

Join FareShare South West and Bristol Fairtrade for a gala evening of eco-fashion, eco-food, music, recycling and sustainability to officially launch this years sold-out BIG Green Week Festival


Summer Trend: Maxi Dresses

June 3rd, 2013 | by Becky Striepe

Maxi dresses are super hot right now, and there are plenty of gorgeous, vintage maxi dresses out there for your summer wardrobe!



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