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The Power Behind Urbanity’s Ethical Fashion Obsession

Welcome to the first (of many I hope!) guest blog posts by Becca Coughlan, my right-hand woman when it came ...
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Brand New Ethical Fashion Resource Now Open

I am thrilled to announce the official launch of Urbanity’s new ethical fashion resource, developed in collaboration with Becca Coughlan! ...
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Fashion Conscience Eco Concept Store

Fashion Conscience Eco Concept Store

So I've been living in London for two months now, but only recently had a chance to explore the area ...
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Christopher Raeburn: The Ultimate Luxury Sustainable Fashion Label

Christopher Ræburn is a luxury fashion label that prioritizes the three R's - Reduced, Remade, Recycled - without compromising on ...
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The Hypocrisy of Ethical Fashion

Fast fashion is a troublesome industry full of hypocrisy and lies. Are you feeling ugly and unsuccessful? Buy this dress, ...
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The Best Ethical Fashion Resources

When it comes to fashion, an industry that changes constantly and rapidly, you can never stop learning. I think to ...
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Ethical Fashion Event Edinburgh: Fashion Revolution Week 2017

Ethical Fashion Event Edinburgh: Fashion Revolution Week 2017

As I write this, I've just come back from the Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation (ECCI) after an insanely eventful ...
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Green Is The New Black

For the first time in history, a pair of jeans can cost you less than the price of a sandwich, ...
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Yellow Bubble: Summer Knitwear, Scottish Fashion and Shopping Small

Yellow Bubble: Summer Knitwear, Scottish Fashion and Shopping Small

Yellow Bubble is an Edinburgh based knitwear brand run by Jenny McCraw, a fellow Herald Fashion Awards 2016 winner and ...
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Fashion Revolution Edinburgh with Colour Elements

Fashion Revolution Edinburgh with Colour Elements

I support Fashion Revolution because despite numerous disasters that exemplify the state of the fashion industry, change is still far ...
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What Does Ethical Fashion Even Mean?

What Does Ethical Fashion Even Mean?

What the hell does 'ethical fashion', the industry's latest buzzword, and the main focus of my blog and career, even ...
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Charity Fashion Takeover

Charity Fashion Takeover

Last week I spent a brilliant day at Barnardos in Stockbridge in a charity fashion collaboration. My challenge was to ...
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Killer Cotton

Killer Cotton

The devastating impact of the cotton supply chain that dominates much of the textiles industry is often brushed under the carpet. Luxury ...
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Money Fashion Power

Money Fashion Power

Fashion Revolution is launching pre-orders for the first in a series of collectible fanzines uncovering the stories behind clothing. The ...
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The Inconvenient Truth Behind Fashion and Beauty Products

The Inconvenient Truth Behind Fashion and Beauty Products

As you may know I am trying to direct my blog in a much more ethical direction, featuring sustainable, locally ...
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Charlie Feist: Minimalist Vegan Backpacks

Charlie Feist: Minimalist Vegan Backpacks

Here I chat with Emma Smith, founder of brand new vegan, minimalist backpack brand Charlie Feist. You can check out ...
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Belfast Vintage Shopping

Belfast Vintage Shopping

Last weekend I hopped over to Belfast, Northern Ireland, for a long weekend staying with a friend who works across ...
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A Fast Fashion Realisation

A Fast Fashion Realisation

Here's a wee story for you. Whilst shopping in Glasgow I found myself in the infamous low quality fast fashion superstore ...
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Fashion Revolution 2016

Fashion Revolution 2016

"The true Fashion Revolution will come when 'Ethical Fashion' is no longer a niche market. The future should aim for ...
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Vintage Heaven at Judy's Affordable Vintage Fair

Vintage Heaven at Judy’s Affordable Vintage Fair

This Saturday, Judy's Affordable Vintage Fair came to the beautiful Edinburgh Assembly Rooms, and jam packed it with stalls full ...
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5 Ways to Clear out your Closet

5 Ways to Clear out your Closet

We've all had that moment when we stare hopelessly at a wardrobe crammed full of clothes, but have 'nothing to ...
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ASOS Africa Review

I've been meaning to write a review of my wonderful ASOS Africa dress for ages, so here it is! ASOS ...
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Cruelty-Free Fashion

Cruelty-Free Fashion

Picture from http://www.veganfashionblog.com/ (a great read!) Hello lovely reader, it's Ruth here! About two months ago, I decided to turn vegan after a ...
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Misty Mountain Swap Shop

Misty Mountain Swap Shop

This gorgeous picture you can see on the left is a vintage visual merchandising masterpiece we saw last Wednesday at ...
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Loving Youth Label

Loving Youth Label

Ruth has recently been working for a fantastic vintage concession at Topshop called Loving Youth. The fun younger sister of ...
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