Tara Stewart is a RTÉ 2FM radio DJ and also one of the country’s leading voices in sustainable fashion. From charity shopping, DIY and alterations, her wardrobe is the envy of us all. Here’s a sneaky look at Tara’s favorite looks.
Jake McCabe is the slow fashion advocate we’ve all been waiting for (he also happens to be extremely sound). Jake is the king of upcycling and tailoring and is a firm believer that any item of clothing can be made yours with just a few small tweaks. Here’s a peak at some of his favorite sustainable finds.
Want to quit fast fashion for good? Last year Fionnuala Jones transformed her shopping habits to have a supremely sustainable wardrobe, here’s how…
While charity shops can still be great options for general outerwear (jackets, hats, etc), it IS difficult to find a workout top with juuust the right fit. No one likes doing yoga with a loose sports bra or leggings falling off their bum. The good news is that there are an abundance of organisations who have taken it upon themselves to find a solution.
Fashion is the 2nd largest polluter of our waterways globally, a huge part of that pollution comes from clothing dyes. Not only killing ecosystems but also having detrimental health effects communities that use this water to cook, drink and bath in. Pretty bleak we know. However, the positive alternative is that there are so many natural dyes that you can use instead. These dyes are better for you, your skin and of course the planet and are SO much fun to do. Here’s a list of our favorite natural dyed
Thanks to Marie Kondo, decluttering is pretty hot these days. But decluttering, without looking at WHY you have so much stuff in the first place, is as useless as a crash diet – it ain’t gonna stick long term. It’s unsustainable, in every sense.
We have to break the cycle of feeling like we have too much stuff, doing a clear out, feeling good about ourselves, and going straight back out and buying more.
Courtney smith is one of Ireland’s leading names in fashion. As a stylist and creative director she has been repping vintage and sustainable clothing since the infancy of her career. Here’s a sneak peak of some of her favorite sustainable pieces.
“Hello MTV and welcome to my wardrobe”
Kuya Ken-Ken AKA @childishkendino is an Irish musician with the street-style of dreams. Here’s a sneak peak of some of his fave preloved gems.
I’ve always had a penchant for vintage clothes as opposed to their high street counterparts as I feel vintage clothing is more soulful, better-made and comes with a sense of mystery and intrigue… My journey to sustainable fashion happened by chance; I always gravitated towards vintage, but as time went on I realised that by second hand shopping allowed me to make a massive difference and greatly reduce my carbon footprint.
Textile dyeing is impacting the people and environments where our clothes are being made, here’s how:
An aspect of clothes production which is often neglected in the conversation is the dyes that colour our clothes. Here we take a closer look at the problems associated with textile dyeing, and how to navigate around it with your own wardrobe choices.