• Leah Payne

Resources - Style Yourself Sustainable

Updated: Feb 29, 2020

Thank you for attending Style Yourself Workshop with Wardrobe Wellbeing, Stitched Up Cooperative (Chorlton) and myself. As promise, here is a collection of resources for you to explore and build upon.


Business of Fashion (McKinsey and Company) – The State of Fashion 2019 - https://www.mckinsey.com/industries/retail/our-insights/the-state-of-fashion-2019-a-year-of-awakening

Ethical Consumer, September/October issue 180, ‘How to slow down fast fashion’

House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee - Fixing Fashion: Clothing Consumption and Sustainability (published on 19thFebruary 2019 by authority of the House of Commons) - https://publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201719/cmselect/cmenvaud/1952/report-summary.html

Sustainable Development Goals (*specifically apply to the fast fashion industry) - https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/?menu=1300

SDG 1. No Poverty

SDG 5. Gender Equality

SDG 8. Decent Work and Economic Growth

SDG 12. Responsible consumption and Production

SDG 13. Climate Action

SDG 14. Life Below Water

SDG 15. Life on Land

Find out how good fashion brands really are at https://goodonyou.eco/

Recycling & Upcycling

If something is beyond repair find your nearest recycling bank at https://www.loveyourclothes.org.uk

Fashion Revolution, The Joy of Well-Fitted Clothes https://www.fashionrevolution.org/the-joy-of-well-fitting-clothes/


Fashion Revolution, Fashion Transparency Index – 2019 Edition https://www.fashionrevolution.org/about/transparency/

Great Fashion Revolution Clothes Swap https://www.fashionrevolution.org/clothes-swap/

Fashion Revolution, Shutting Down Fashion Weeks is not the Answer https://www.fashionrevolution.org/shutting-down-fashion-weeks-is-not-the-answer/

Body image

Body Image: How we think and feel about our bodies - Mental Health Report, Mental Health Foundation https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/publications/body-image-report

Be Real Campaign – Body Confidence for Everyone https://www.berealcampaign.co.uk/

The history of the 'ideal' woman and where that has left us, By Jacqueline Howard, CNN, March 9, 2018 https://edition.cnn.com/2018/03/07/health/body-image-history-of-beauty-explainer-intl/index.html

The Black and White News – Fashion Psychology: 5 Ways Your Clothes Affect Your Confidence (09.11.2018) https://origin-blog.whitehouseblackmarket.com/fashion-psychology-5-ways-your-clothes-affect-your-confidence/

Styling Books

Anna Murphy (2018) How To Wear Black

Anuschka Rees (2017) The Curated Closet: Discover Your Personal Style and Build Your Dream Wardrobe (2017)

Kelly Doust (2011) Minxy Vintage: How to Customise and Wear Vintage Clothing

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