Over the last ten years there have been a few major disasters within the manufacturing sector which has highlighted a larger problem within the industry. One of which was known as the Rana Plaza disaster where 1,130 people died from a collapsed building in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The building contained clothing factories, a bank, shops, and apartments.Read More
My guest on the sixth episode of the fashion feed podcast is Lucy Greenwood who’s the co founder of Lucy and Yak with her partner Chris. Lucy & Yak is an ethical clothing and lifestyle business famous for their super comfy dungarees!Read More
My fifth guest on The Fashion Feed podcast is Meg Pirie
Meg runs a slow fashion advocacy business where she’s an eco conscious stylist, writer, designer & workshop leader in Wales.
After having worked for Gucci and giving birth to her daughter India, her outlook on the fashion industry completely changed… for the better!Read More
My fourth guest on The Fashion Feed podcast is Amy Fuchsia of Fuchsia Shaw
Amy Fuchsia is the ultimate definition of a ‘multi - hyphenate’ - she’s a fashion influencer, stylist, content creator and designer for her own brand Fuchsia Shaw. Her career started in costume design and on- set styling but it didn’t fulfil her creative drive so she slowly transitioned into creating her own designs on swimwear.Read More
My third guest on The Fashion Feed podcast is Catherine Erdly of Future Retail
She has over 19 years experience working with product businesses of all sizes from high street names (such as Laura Ashley, Coast and Paperchase), all the way down to brand new businesses with just a handful of customers.
Catherine is your go - to woman if you want to get more organised and make more money.Read More
My second guest on The Fashion Feed podcast is Sophie Slater of the eco - fashion brand Birdsong London.
Sophie started the brand with Sarah in 2014 as they were inspired by the great skill and creativity in women’s community groups but frustrated by their financial insecurity in the context of budget cuts and rising rents.Read More
In this video, Catherine Erdly, Joanne Griffin and I discuss the 5 mistakes people make when starting a fashion brandRead More
One of the highest contributing factors to the future of retail is the growing sensitivity towards sustainability and pollution. Consumers continue to fall out of love with fast fashion companies such as Primark due to its inability to adopt a more ethical and eco-friendly strategy towards manufacturing. Yet, these ethical items are often paired with a significantly higher price point and therefore pose the question: is sustainable fashion strictly for the wealthy?Read More