Today’s fast fashion industry is pumping out new collections for an amazing 52 micro-seasons per year. “New styles in every week,” a H&M in-store advert proudly proclaimed while I was looking for cotton tights for our True Review. “Grab it now, it might be gone tomorrow,” says another poster. Never mind the planet We’re told […]
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If you ever read the papers, you’ll have heard of the collapse of the Bangladeshi garment factory Rana Plaza, which killed over 1100 people in April 2014. You’ll know that most of the clothes sold on the high street are made in low-cost countries by workers whose weekly wages are considerably lower than the money […]
Have you ever wondered how much clothes prices would go up if everyone was fairly paid? So have we, and because no one ever told us, we decided to make the calculation ourselves. We’re not garment manufacturing professionals – in fact we lack any business education whatsoever – so the numbers might be a little off on some […]
Black opaque tights are a mainstay of many wardrobes, and certainly so here at feelgoodwardrobe.com. So we decided to do our first test to discover the most durable brand of black tights with cotton and to discover whether more expensive means better quality. Rinna has been loyal to Vogue Luxe tights for years, but wonders […]
Wearing non-matching underwear used to be my worst nightmare. Lingerie was cheap and made me feel beautiful, so I bought lots of it. Then I had my who’s-made-my-clothes-and-where epiphany. I started to get everything second hand, but that clearly wasn’t an option for underwear. Slowly but surely, my synthetic lace pants from H&M disintegrated into […]
Sometimes a girl’s (and a boy’s) got to buy. But before that happens, it’s good to make sure we do it from someone who’s doing things right. And even if asking these questions won’t change the way a fashion company operate, at least it’ll tell them that we care. Here are 10 questions that should get the skeletons […]
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