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.
1/3 of clothes across the UK end up in the bin, despite the fact that stained, damaged and holey clothing can be recycled into new items, such as padding for chairs and car seats, cleaning cloths and industrial blankets - find out how.Read more
There's a lot to think about with a new addition to the family, let alone figuring out how to keep outfits clean when you could be going through 3 a day. Here are some top tips for sorting common baby stains.Read more
Keeping up with growing kids can be a squeeze on the purse strings. Whilst we can’t control how fast clothes are outgrown, there are a few ways we can keep them fresher for longer.Read more
Bored of your wardrobe and feel the urge to buy this Black Friday? Hold on to your money and instead, professional stylist Emma Slade shares her 10 tips to revamping your wardrobe.Read more
We asked the creative minds behind our Refashion East Festival to give us top tips to make our clothes last longer and our pounds stretch a little further.Read more