Fashion images that saturate our news feeds help the industry bring in a whopping £26 billion to our economy. On average we each spend £640 on clothes per year and collectively throw out almost 350,000 tonnes of textiles. One third of this has barely been worn! This is men and women alike with men only wearing 13% of the clothing in their wardrobes.
Maintaining your style without throwing away your old things is easier than you think, and can save you money. Take a look at the events, blogs and top tips to give you a few threads of thought.
We've been working with Sainsbury’s to encourage people to extend the life of their clothes. Over the May Bank Holiday, we brought the first 'Street Store' to the South Derbyshire town of Swadlincote, encouraging residents to swap, style and sew their way to a new wardrobe. Read more
We've been working with Sainsbury’s to encourage people to extend the life of their clothes. Over the May Bank Holiday, we brought the first 'Street Store' to the South Derbyshire town of Swadlincote, encouraging residents to swap, style and sew their way to a new wardrobe.Read more
We've just wrapped up our 2017 #GiftABundle campaign which resulted in 20,000 pieces of baby clothing being given to local charities. Following this we're reflecting on: working with large retailers, clothing redistribution and supporting families.Read more
Our latest research found UK homes are crammed full of 183 million items of outgrown baby clothing. #GiftABundle makes it easy to pass on good quality clothing to support families at Mother's Day.Read more
Buying less, choosing pre-loved, restyling; there are all sorts of ways to make your wardrobe more sustainable. But what do new sustainable fashion designs look like? We visit Christopher Raeburns Remade studio to find out.Read more
2017 sees us take a leap into the unknown with the launch of a new sustainability vlogging channel as part of our on-going ambition to take environmental messages to a mainstream audience.Read more
Sarah takes us behind the scenes at Hubbub in our new weekly YouTube vlog. From how to cook odds and ends like a pro to how football can reduce littering. We've got it all covered. Take a look!Read more
Our latest polling has revealed 2/3 people don’t enjoy taking part in Black Friday and 96% of people would rather do something other than shopping on a free day. So here are 10 ways to spend a #BrightFriday in Brighton to escape the sale frenzy.Read more
Why have we decided to launch Bright Friday? Surely this is a foolhardy campaign at a time when households are out to snag a pre-Christmas Black Friday bargain and when the economy gets a much needed jolt in the arm?Read more
"We need more disruption. Fashion is at it's best when working disruptively"
Dilys Williams.Read more
We mixed up an eclectic cocktail of clothes swapping and refashion events in north London to capture people’s imagination and show them how to revitalise their wardrobe through practical sewing skills and a splash of imagination.Read more