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everlane
If clothing shops had personas, Everlane would be the super-cool godmother. She'd live in a sunny San Francisco studio apartment, ride a black Vespa and buy you the neatest birthday presents. Then, at nighttime, she'd swap her swing trench for a superhero c...

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before & after: granny dress
I love nothing more than getting something for nothing.  On a muggy early-summer morning I made my way to London and, feeling particularly brave that day, found myself navigating the mountains of secondhand clothes in the East End Thrift Store. Their pay-pe...

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espadrilles
Espadrilles have been in fashion for approximately 4000 years.  No, seriously. Check out the Archaeological Museum of Granada is you don't believe me.  So it's not at all surprising that you can walk into any high street store and still find pairs on sale. ...

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transparency
If I were to ask you: "Where is your dress from?", what would your reply be? I'll hold on while you check the label. What does the cotton stitching read? Zara? Topshop? Ah yes, just last season's ASOS that you threw on this morning. It looks great, by the w...

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study
Study  is the NY-based contemporary womenswear brand founded by Tara St James. They follow the slow fashion principal: designing, creating and buying garments for quality and longevity. By encouraging slower production schedules, fair wages, low carbon foot...

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the perfect wardrobe
The perfect wardrobe . The ultimate combination of style, quality, versatilely, comfort and function. It's an elusive concept that is the obsession of many. Because surely this would be the ideal, instead of that overflowing closet in the corner of your bed...

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impurity
As promised, here are the pictures of my garment. The title for my concept was "Impurity". Through my research I was exploring different interpretations of the word, both abstract and literal: traditional notions of virginity and purity as well as physical ...

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sketchbook
I've spent the last couple of weeks at arts summer school in Bournemouth, taking a course in fashion design. I've been focusing so much on educating myself about the other side - the manufacture and consumption part- of the industry, so it was really intere...

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diy hangover shorts
Nothing says "adios school" and "hellooo summer" like a good old DIY.  The baggy and relaxed fit of UNIF's 'Hangover' shorts definitely caught my eye when I saw them in  Mika 's video here .  So, naturally, I was on the hunt for the second-hand denim to DIY...

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everything must go
Designer, illustrator (and general master of all creative fields) Alex Noble is up to his old tricks again.  This time, they take the form of a brand-spanking new and uber cool ethical fashion initiative by the name of Everything Must Go (EMG). The appropri...
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