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Five reasons why you already care about sustainable fashion

Five reasons why you already care about sustainable fashion

It’s Fashion Revolution week this week, so here’s the first of five daily instalments of short and snappy sustainable fashion info and practical tips. While many sustainable fashion designers, bloggers, researchers and retailers have been gearing up for this for a while, it’s a new concept to many. And that’s ok. Because we bet that you already care about sustainable fashion more than you realise.   Hands up if you care about women’s rights! Exactly. Fashion is a very labour intensive industry. Even though technology has of course progressed, there are always people involved in making our clothes. The vast...

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Fashion Revolution Week - Who made Sheer Apparel’s clothes?

Fashion Revolution Week - Who made Sheer Apparel’s clothes?

Most weeks we just like to show off our beautiful collection. Next week, however, is special. The 24th April is the start of the third annual Fashion Revolution Week, so we are taking you behind the scenes and giving you a daily insight into what you need to know to effortlessly dress with positive impact. (Check back from Monday for your daily tips on 5 more sustainable fabrics, 5 ways you already care about sustainable fashion, 5 vegan substitutes for popular animal derived fabrics and more.) Fashion Revolution is a global initiative started to highlight the negative impacts of most...

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Sustainable fashion is affordable. Here’s why.

Lifestyle Sustainability

Sustainable fashion is affordable. Here’s why.

When we started Sheer Apparel, we had no interest in building a luxury boutique only truly accessible for some. That meant that we came across a few labels that, although we fell in love with their designs, we decided not to work with. A key element of our mission is to show that gorgeous, sustainable fashion can absolutely be as affordable as many, more mass-produced highstreet brands. By that we don’t mean the low price, low quality end of the high street. But make no mistake – even some pricier labels now produce on a massive scale that makes true,...

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Sheer Woman Sallee - "Trust is the magic ingredient for building community."

Sheer Woman Sallee -  "Trust is the magic ingredient for building community."

We love being inspired by women who are passionate about their work and who have a strong sense of personal style.  To say that this month's Sheer Woman Sallee has been busy is an understatement. With decades of experience helping businesses grow, last year Sallee decided to go it alone and do something different. In only a few short months her community, Tall Guides, dedicated to encouraging tall women to love their difference, has grown into a digital magazine and much talked about brand. We spoke to Sallee about ambition, inspiration and personal style. What is Tall Guides all about? Tall Guides is...

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Refresh your style – How to spring clean your wardrobe in a sustainable way

Refresh your style – How to spring clean your wardrobe in a sustainable way

Whether you are blessed with the actual arrival of warmer temperatures or  are still looking forward to it, many of use are craving a bit of a freshening up of our wardrobes at this time of year. It would be tempting to dive into a trend-led shopping spree. But, as a sustainable fashion advocate, I'm all for working with what you’ve got and adding a few, fun pieces that will have longevity. Here is how I approach a mindful wardrobe refresh.  Sorting & Storing Take the time to refold and reorder garments that may have become scrunched up or ended up in...

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