Category Archives: Ethical Fashion

INSPIRATION // Why women bear the brunt of fast fashion

  We’re just gonna say it out loud. Fast fashion – the stack ’em high, sell ’em cheap business model – disproportionately affects women. This International Women’s Day, we’re taking a look at the issues and how we can join … Continue reading

CAMPAIGNS // Savvy Style v the Six Items Challenge!

As most of our readers will know, we are currently in the midst of the sponsored Six Items Challenge, raising money for Labour Behind the Label. We have each chosen 6 garments to wear for six weeks. Find out more … Continue reading

WORKSHOPS // Slow Fashion Summer Club fun

At Stitched Up HQ last week, we held a-week-long slow fashion Summer Club for kids from the age of 10 to 14. Five ambitious young soon-to-be fashion designers set out to create their own upcycled rucksacks under the guidance of … Continue reading

CAMPAIGNS // Why we want a Fashion Revolution!

Today is the fourth anniversary of the Rana Plaza clothing factory collapse, in which 1,138 Bangladeshi garment workers lost their lives while at work making clothes for the UK high street. All this week, the Fashion Revolution campaign will be … Continue reading

CAMPAIGNS // Six Items Challenge: Boredom sets in

Stitched Up are taking part in the Six Items Challenge – a sponsored ‘fashion fast’ to raise funds for Labour Behind the Label Trust, who support garment workers from around the world to secure a better future. We are wearing … Continue reading

TIPS // 5 Things You Can Do With an Unwanted Item of Clothing

We all outgrow or wear out our old clothes and that’s ok. But the amount of waste in the fashion industry isn’t. We don’t believe that any item of clothing deserves to end up in a landfill, wasting the hard … Continue reading

WORKSHOPS // *New* for Spring & Summer

We’re excited to announce several brand new workshops and events for Spring and Summer! Some are happening at our lovely little workshop space in Chorlton, and others are out and about in Manchester. Detail Your Denim – experiment with embroidery … Continue reading