Category Archives: Ethical Fashion

The Social and Psychological Impact of Fashion……….


I wanted to write a blog post about the social and psychological impact of fashion and the clothing we wear. The problem is it is such a huge subject and there are so many topics to discuss. So for now, I have thought up a few dissertation titles to stew over, plus a few links […]

Julian Roberts: Guru of Conceptual Pattern Cutting

  Back in 2011, I had the honour of attending one of Julian Roberts classes. He taught a class called Design Class: Flatness and Form, at the Barbican, as part of the Future Beauty: 30 Years of Japanese Fashion. As a Pattern Cutter/Designer Julian is the inventor of Subtration Cutting, a method of pattern cutting that has […]

V&A Talk: Livia Firth talks Sustainable Fashion

On the 1st November 2013, Livia Firth is giving one of the V&A’s evening talks. Livia Firth ( yes her husband is called Colin!) is a key figure within the fashion industry, specialising in helping fashion labels to develop and grow in a more sustainable way. Creative Director for Eco-Age, and founder ( along with […]