Farewell Fast Fashion

We’ve been doing some research at No More Traffik HQ recently for some upcoming campaigns. One thing we’ve always been interested in is how the fashion industry interacts with issues of fairness and justice. We came across this movie on Netflix and it blew us away. I feel like I need to re-watch it monthly…thereContinue reading “Farewell Fast Fashion”

Sick of ‘being ethical’. Whatever that means.

My cousin called me a rabble-rouser and I’m sick of it. Don’t get me wrong, it’s a compliment. But ugh. You see, Wee Frizz, when she called me that, was referring to the fact that she has become involved in the #makefashiontraffikfree campaign after a few chats/links we shared. And I’m so glad. I got teary-eyedContinue reading “Sick of ‘being ethical’. Whatever that means.”

I am a spoiled brat

My 4-month fast from Diet Coke and clothes shopping to raise awareness and funds for http://www.love146.org ended a few days ago. Now that I have enjoyed both of these things, many thoughts are swirling around my mind. Here are some things people asked throughout and at the end of it: Did I miss Diet CokeContinue reading “I am a spoiled brat”

Naughty and nice

Following on from yesterday’s responsible shopping post, here are a few more sources to help you have a slavery-free Christmas: A brand and product directory giving slavery-mark ratings and background information to the consumer: http://www.free2work.org/home Gap, Barbie, Lindt…they’re all there.

Christmas shopping continued…

This is, ashamedly I admit, the first Christmas that I have been mindful of where the things I am buying come from. As I buy gifts or enjoy a meal out or look forward to festivities to come, I can’t help now but think of where the products I am using are from, what theyContinue reading “Christmas shopping continued…”

Christmas shopping…

When walking through the town centre today after uni, I was amazed at the number of shops offering special offers and snowflaked windows, the number of gloves, hats, and scarves clad shoppes and the number of their stuffed parcels and shopping bags. This means one thing: Christmas is just around the corner! I can’t helpContinue reading “Christmas shopping…”