Website Links

updated regularly, just click on the names….

 

FASCINATING & SATISFYING WEBSITES:

SHOW studio: Exciting and endless, investigate this mammoth website to your hearts content.

Style.com: Spend hours looking through all the latest catwalk collections.

Facehunter: A Fashion Photographer who documents the individual styles of the inventive strangers attire.

Bleubird Vintage: The ultimate in lifestyle blogs for a girl named James,  very addictive!

TED: This is the site that holds a never ending supply of inspirational talks from amazing people. Recommended : Tavi Gevinson ( the young fashion blogger who rose to fame age 12 and has continued to run a successful online magazine Rookie

 

DESIGNERS/PATTERN CUTTERS:

Timo Rissanen: Technically brilliant and particularly focused on Zero Waste Pattern Cutting.

Maison Martin Margiela: The curious and concept based fashion house, one of my favourites.

Hussein Chalayan: A Designer that challenges ideas and pushes boundaries – look through hispast seasons and relish in his genius.

Christopher Raeburn: Re-appropriating military fabrics into modern fashion, mens and womenswear.

 

#SUSTAINABLE STYLE:

VOGUEs ‘The Green Style Blog’: A great up to date blog following Sustainable Style.

Centre for Sustainable Fashion: LCF ( London College of Fashion) has an MA in Fashion Futures ( Fashion & the Environment) the website, linked to the course, collates lots of useful and interesting information on the development of Sustainable Fashion.

Environmental Justice Foundation: A great source of information and a great organisation.

 

ECO FABRICS:

Offset Warehouse: If you are after ethical materials and haberdashery ‘shop here’

Organic Textile Company: Organic and Fairtrade fabrics galore, I particularly like the Organic Cotton Velvet in grey.

Fair Trade Fabric: A great range of Fairtrade Organic cottons in a great colour selection.

 

MAKING TIPS:

Make your own costume,  A beginners guide to sewing: Fancy making your own Halloween or party costume, this guide includes links to making your own little butterfly to a blood thirsty Vampire.

Make Do And Mend-able: The wonderful Jen challenged herself ( and her family) to a year of not buying anything new. This website, as well as being a diary of that year, has a vast collection of tips and tricks to get anyone inspired.

 

INSPIRATIONAL BUSINESSES:

Lisa Dawn Photography: Gorgeous photography, specialising in weddings.

Rebecca Street: Beautiful, ethical luxury fashion.

Sew La Di Da Vintage: Caroline creates fabulous, fun vintage-inspired sewing patterns sized to modern sizing.

Sinbad & Sailor: Modern, fashion-led downloadable sewing patterns, great for the modern woman.