the fashion feed - episode 5 with meg pirie
My fifth guest on The Fashion Feed podcast is Meg Pirie
Meg runs a slow fashion advocacy business; 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!
We found each other on Instagram as we both talk about slow fashion regularly & I shared an image from ink thimble which Meg loved and we got chatting! She’s the perfect guest to have on the podcast because she’s worked in lots of different areas of the fashion industry & also pushing it in a brand new direction
In this episode we break down a lot of jargon that’s being thrown about including :
the differences between linear fashion & circular fashion
the differences between ethical fashion & sustainable fashion
the differences between eco - fashion & vegan fashion
We also cover :
is sustainable fashion for the wealthy?
projects that Meg is working on from clothes swap parties & mending workshops
animal cruelty in the fashion industry
why 2019 is going to be the year of water preservation
exciting new fabrics being developed that are kind to the planet
(Just a note to say we do discuss some details of animal cruelty within this episode if you’re sensitive to the topic)
You can keep in touch with Meg via the links below
Here’s a list of links we mentioned during the episode :
The Fashion Stylist: Top Insider Tips for Preserving Your Wardrobe
Is Sustainable Fashion Strictly for the Wealthy?
Seven celebrities who dare to rewear: recycling brings a touch of green on the red carpet
A Plastic Ocean Documentary
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