Fair trade fashion at its finest: meet People Tree

Fair trade fashion has arrived. After 25 years of campaigning for fair wages and safe conditions, finally, the fashion side of Fair trade is moving from the margins and into the mainstream. This year is even better. It marks the beginning of an ambitious three-year campaign to introduce a living income for all – called She Deserves a living income. …

6 Brands Flying the Flag for Fairtrade Fortnight 2019

Fairtrade Fortnight is just around the corner, and is somewhat of a lynchpin in the calendars of ethical consumers. After all, Fairtrade was one of the first introductions many of us had to ethical and sustainable shopping back in the early ‘00s. But is it still relevant today? And is it as important to buy fair trade clothes as it …

The Ethical Runway of Sustainable Style

We’re choosing sustainable style over temporary trends this  London Fashion Week In the FROW: An Ethical Runway Show Written by stylist Hannah Reiss, on behalf on Compare Ethics The 69th edition of London Fashion Week is nearly upon us. The infamous biannual event showcases the ‘hottest’ trends to the industry’s most influential players, with the hope of selling collections to …

Ethical Clothing in 2019 – From Margins to Mainstream

There is no doubt that 2018 was a stake in the ground for ethical clothing. A moment in history that will be marked as the year the tide finally turned away from social and environmental bad practice and towards ethical clothing best practices. The 2018 Fashion Round Up From Burberry being exposed for burning £28.6m worth of clothes and perfume, …

New Year Celebrations: Ethical Brands To See You Into 2019

Yes – it’s that time of year again. Fun. Food. Festivities.  And very importantly: the right ethical brand to match! Whether you are partying until the early hours of the 1st Jan or out on country walks, Compare Ethics have convened a team of ethical brands to see you into 2019 with style and ethics! Ethical fashion has made a …

What to Expect from Fashion and Sustainability in 2019  

This week, Stacey Dooley investigated Fashion’s Dirty Secrets on the BBC and created a clear case: more action is needed when it comes to cleaning up the fashion industry. Specifically, Stacey showed us that when it comes to fashion and sustainability, we need to take a no holds barred approach. We need to change the rules of the game, if we …

What Is The Circular Economy?

With another successful Zero Waste Week, it seems to be a good time to reflect on where this is going. Where are these initiatives taking us? Should I care? And if I do care, how can I get involved? Well, there are many answers to these questions. One potential scenario is a hard Brexit that would ruin our positive steps …

Back to Basics – How to Lock Down Organic September

With Organic September now closing for 2018 – we wanted to celebrate with shouting about organic cotton best practice. What better place to start than looking at Organic Basics. Founded in 2015, the Copenhagen based brand oozes sustainable best practice and they know what it takes to get basics right. So much so, they have placed sustainability at the core …