S & S Decoded: The 2030 Sustainable Development Goals

You may have heard of the United Nations 2030 Sustainable Development Goals - but what exactly are they? How did they come to fruition? Who are they designed for? How do they inform global sustainability decision making? Can we achieve them? In this S & S Decoded, I deduce the above and examine how we can use each of the sustainable development goals as guiding principles and policy initiatives to better our people and planet.

UK Government Fails to Adopt Recommendations of Environmental Audit Committee’s Fixing Fashion Report

Take a look at my analysis as the UK Government fails to adopt recommendations of the Environmental Audit Committees’s Fixing Fashion Report.

Democratising Fashion Sustainability with Fashion Roundtable

What went down at Democratising Fahsion Sustainability hosted by Fashion Roundtable? The event looked to join the dots between what we wear and how we can be truly ethical. It intended to deconstruct why fashion is a global conversation, the threads of colonialism and workshop solutions and commitments to be more empowered in democratising our choices as consumers.

S & S Guide To Responsible Travelling

Travelling to the tropics or a frequent flyer in pursuit of cutting down your greenhouse gas & offsetting your carbon foot print? The latest S & S takes a look at the behavioral changes we can all adopt when we depart on a jet plane. From green holiday destinations, fuel efficient leaders, packing light and ditching the toxic laden sunscreen, read on for the full low down.

S & S Spotlight: Nudie Jeans

It’s slow fashion season and if you’re going to dare to double denim, let it be with Nudie Jeans. Forget Calvins, Levis, True Religion or Diesel, if there’s a denim apparel brand you should have on your brain it should be this one. The latest S & S Spotlight focuses on the water intensive nature of the denim industry and how Nudie with their transparent production, life time repairs and re-use schemes are reinventing how clothing collections should close the loop in the fashion industry.

S & S Decoded: Chic but Toxic – An Exploration of Chemicals used in the Fashion & Textile Industry

Death by an LBD – is it possible?! Solvents, surfactants, dyes, led, plasticisers and phthalates are ubiquitous chemicals found in clothing. What’s a CMR? A PBT? A vPvP? Or an EDC? All will be revealed! In this latest S & S Decoded I explore how the fashion industry and its market players can combat the chic but toxic mentality that has become rigidly entrenched into it’s manufacturing processes.