Category: Blog post

What is Intersectional Environmentalism? A beginners guide

It seems that now more than ever, issues like climate change are at the forefront of our minds. With figures like Greta Thunberg heading up the school strikes for climate change, and demonstrations such as the 2017 People’s Climate March gaining worldwide support, it’s clear that environmentalism has hit the mainstream. However, many have criticised […]

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Vegan Leather Alternatives

We know as Autumn approaches we know the hunt for vegan leather is in- however not all these animal alternatives are ethical or even sustainable. Check out this article by @fakemovement: There are many animal leather alternatives out in the world! Vegan alternatives range from plants, fungi, synthetics, recycled materials, and yes even minerals. As […]

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Slow fashion: buying less, buying better

                  Jessica @jessica.harumi and Sami @wellorderedwardrobe It’s undeniable that we’re living in an era of fast fashion, where clothes are bought and discarded in vast quantities. Clothing waste organisation WRAP has found in the UK around £140 million worth (around 350,000 tonnes) of used clothing goes to […]

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Best of TikTok: 5 creators you might have missed!

If you spend any amount of time online, chances are you’ve heard of TikTok. For many of us a new platform can be overwhelming at first, especially when faced with a huge range of content as soon as you open the app. It can be hard to know where to start and you can be […]

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Statement Jewellery – Local, Sustainable & Unique

Jewellery – Much More Than an Accessory Jewellery is truly a beautiful accessory. Earrings, rings, necklaces and bracelets manage to enhance a person’s best physical features and personality. Yet, the uniqueness that jewellery should bring to an individual is lost through mass-produced accessories. How someone dresses define who they are and what they represent. However, […]

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Black Lives Matter – Solidarity in Surf Paddle Out

The sun may have been shining recently, but storms of discontent have been brewing across the world. On Saturday 13th June, the ever cold waters off the coast of Brighton were warmed with solidarity. A brave community of swimmers, paddle-boarders and surfers ventured into the sea in a heartfelt display of peaceful protest against systemic […]

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Plastic Pollution – Some Grass Root Solutions

Can Capitalism and Sustainability Go Hand in Hand? Facts on Plastic Waste Plastic pollution is a major problem in the world affecting wildlife, habits and even humans. Millions of animals are harmed and killed every year, both in the sea and on land; fish, dolphins, turtles, whales, seals, birds, cattle, elephants, tigers and many more. […]

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2020 – The Year We’ve Been Waiting For!

It feels like 2020 has been cancelled. Work has altered, going out has become a privilege, shops and restaurants have been shut for months and events all around the world have been cancelled. Yet, staying at home has made us think and reflect on our life and the world around us. With the stop to […]

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Althea McNish – Textile Revolutionary

Britain’s first black textile designer of international standing. Althea McNish was an influential textile designer who sadly passed away at the age of 95 on the 16th April 2020. We would like to celebrate her life and her contribution to British Textile Design She was truly an inspiration and a revolutionary black woman who managed […]

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Is it Worth It?

Rest now, e Papatūānuku Breathe easy and settle Right here where you are We’ll not move upon you For awhile We’ll stop, we’ll cease We’ll slow down and stay home Draw each other close and be kind Kinder than we’ve ever been. I wish we could say we were doing it for you as much […]

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