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  • 5 Brands Using Sustainable Packaging to Grow Consumer Connection

    Posted on Friday, June 11, 2021 by Charlotte HannaNo comments

    Due to COVID-19, e-commerce increased by 46% in 2020 , which is the strongest growth in over ten years, and since then online retailers have had to fight harder to keep up with the demand in sales. The mass of more online sales only means more parcel bags and delivery materials, which due to practicality and durability, are unfortunately are plastic. Consequently, the more sales, the more plastic ...

  • What is Sustainable Fashion and Which Brands Can You Actually Trust?

    Posted on Friday, June 11, 2021 by Charlotte HannaNo comments

    What actually is sustainable fashion? While there’s really no such thing as eco-friendly clothing, as all clothing has some form of negative impact on the environment, there are many brands trying to make a difference. As ‘fast fashion’ refers to cheaply made clothing for short-term use, ‘sustainable’ fashion describes the opposite; ‘slow fashion’, which takes into account the lifecycle of the ...

  • Pride 2021: What are Fashion Brands Doing?

    Posted on Friday, June 11, 2021 by Charlotte HannaNo comments

    June is Pride Month, and this year, like every year, fashion and beauty brands are showing their support with Pride-themed collections, but this year more brands are being vocal about supporting Pride than ever before. Fashion brands can no longer afford to be quiet about civil rights; any from Black Lives Matter to transgender rights, and there are still some brands using it as a sales front, ...

  • Balenciaga are Taking Crocs to New Heights

    Posted on Friday, June 11, 2021 by Charlotte HannaNo comments

    Balenciaga are Taking Crocs to New Heights Balenciaga are famous for hacking the most mundane of clothing, from DHL uniforms to IKEA reusable bags, and they have now taken the quintessentially ugly garden shoes for a joyride. Launching for Spring/Summer 2022, Balenciaga has created the stiletto croc. The crossbreed of brands from polar opposites of the fashion scale have affiliated to produce on ...

  • Half of clothes sold by online fashion brands made from virgin plastic

    Posted on Friday, June 11, 2021 by Charlotte HannaNo comments

    From the Guardian 11/06/2021 Fast-fashion boom fuelling rise in use of synthetic fibres made from fossil fuels, study shows Approximately half of the clothes sold by large online fashion brands such as Boohoo and Asos are made entirely from virgin plastic materials such as polyester, despite a push to reduce the huge environmental impact of the fashion industry . An analysis of 10,000 items added ...

  • 5 Ways to Empower your Staff to Give Their Best

    Posted on Friday, May 21, 2021 by Charlotte Hanna1 comment

    Dreading going to work is one of the worst feelings in the world, and the majority of the time, the feeling can be easily changed without changing jobs. The average person spends 90,000 hours at work throughout their life , this equates to a third of their lifetime, so the last thing people want to hate is going to work. People just want to feel valued and stimulated in their job, and this is ...

  • 5 Fashion Brands Smashing It On TikTok

    Posted on Friday, May 14, 2021 by Charlotte HannaNo comments

    Having only been really on our phones since March 2020, TikTok has rocketed to the top of the social media charts. The viral video app drastically switched from being associated with teens, to a crucial marketing channel. The app has over 1 billion users with over 2 billion downloads in over 150 countries and is known for its huge organic reach due to the unique algorithm. Many users are of ...

  • Our Advice for Fashion Graduates

    Posted on Wednesday, May 12, 2021 by Charlotte HannaNo comments

    After graduating, there can be a great sense of feeling lost and overwhelmed, and that’s even before you start your job hunting journey. There are many career options and areas of expertise for a Fashion graduate but this doesn’t make the process any less daunting. We have collated all the advice you could need to knuckle down and point you in the right direction to start your career. Start with ...

  • How to perfect your interview

    Posted on Tuesday, May 4, 2021 by Charlotte HannaNo comments

    Congratulations, you’ve been successful in the first part of the application process and now you’re prepping for the upcoming interview. Well, you’ve come to the right place. We have years of experience in recruiting people just like you, so, to help you with your upcoming interview, we’ve created this blog full of tips that will help you nail your interview. Research, research, research ...

  • Our Favourite Affordable and Sustainable Fashion Brands

    Posted on Tuesday, May 4, 2021 by Charlotte HannaNo comments

    We often feel that when it comes to fashion, we have to choose between shopping with affordable brands and shopping with sustainable brands. The two very rarely go together because of the way they have to operate. We know that if we are only paying £5 for a top that likely to be from an unsustainable source. Likewise, we may be put off from ordering with sustainable brands because we fear we ...