The output of the textile industry has doubled in the last 15 years to reach 100 billion units per year. Most of this will end up in landfill. And it’s being accelerated by disposable mindsets and rapidly decreasing number of times garments are worn. We need to move to a place where we produce less […]
BIG Thank you to everyone who came to The Festival of Sustainable Fashion at Hackney House last Saturday 24th November. I would like to share my deepest gratitude for an incredibly positive response from everyone who attended. It is inspiring to me and the Sustainable Threads team to see your interest and your passion for change in the […]
These are Betsy’s top tips for a happy swishing… 1) Make yourself comfortable and grab a beverage. Go through your closet and pull out all those gorgeous clothes you never wear. Try them on one more time. Nope? Are you emotionally dethatched and ready to let go? De-clutter & refresh your wardrobe at the Big […]
Why Swish? We asked Betsy’s Closet Swap Shop for a blog post on why Clothes Swapping is the new Black.
We’re thrilled to announce we’ve upgraded to a new venue ‘Hackney House’ for our Sustainable Threads ‘Festival of Sustainable Fashion’ on Saturday 24th November. The event is a celebration of fashion, creativity and recyclability – we’ll be popping up at Hackney House, where you can expect to find a Repair Cafe, The Big Swish Clothes Swap […]
The Festival of Sustainable Fashion is a celebration of fashion, creativity and recyclability. Popping up suitably at The Old Laundry Building in East London, you can expect to find a Repair Cafe, The Big Swish Clothes Swap, panel discussions and stalls.
Launch Event – Beginning the conversation… Here’s a taster of the day in pictures…
The Old Fire Station Community Centre | 61 Leswin Road | N16 7NX London | United Kingdom Saturday, 29 September 2018 from 11:30 to 16:00 (BST) Come join us on the 29th September for a free Roundtable Discussion on reducing waste on post-consumerist fashion. This Saturday sees us hosting Sustainable Threads round table discussion hosted […]