Ethical summer fashion (to the lighthouse)

Decorator's Notebook blog - ethical fashion by Bibico - 6

My modelling experience to date consists of being photographed from the chin down holding an object from the Decorator’s Notebook shop. A mini terrarium, a serving bowl, a giant vase… sometimes just my disembodied arm edging into shot! So it was with a lot of excitement (and just a hint of apprehension) that I approached the task… 

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Ethical fashion picks for a feel-good autumn

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There’s something about autumn that makes me want to invest in new clothes. I actually don’t enjoy hot weather too much, so I get a lot more excited about the idea of thick tights, warm boots and woolly jumpers when autumn arrives than I do in other seasons. In my pledge to shop more sustainably,… 

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The fashion designer going one step further to learn #WhoMadeYourClothes

Ali Mapletoft won't buy clothes for a year without meeting the maker

Did you see the Clothes To Die For documentary on BBC2 last night about the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Dhaka, the same city where our social enterprise partner Basha makes our kantha quilts? Asking about the origins of the things we buy – from fashion, to food, to home accessories is something we should… 

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