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Posts Tagged ‘High Street’

Beautifully Green – a round up of ethical beauty brands for Christmas!

If you're looking for staples to care for your skin during the winter or great Christmas gift ideas, check out our round-up of ethical beauty brands…

Written by Viola Levy


Andrea Garland, capsule illustrated by Cat Palairet

If you’re struggling for Christmas gift ideas, sales or just sick of giving and receiving those dreaded ‘smellies’ gift sets produced by high street chains (which are then consigned to live out their days in the ‘present drawer’) then check out several green beauty brands that are lovingly made with natural ingredients, are adept at soothing parched winter skin and - most importantly - care for the planet.

Andrea Garland
Handmade in her Hackney home, aromatherapist Andrea Garland’s organic beauty balms are presented in gorgeous vintage tins and compacts which she sources from all over the world (and are cleaned and sterilised before the balm is poured in.) Her Rosy Beauty Balm for the face contains shea butter, sweet almond oil, vitamin E and rose geranium - making it perfect to slap on during the winter… read more

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Dispatches: Fashion’s Dirty Secret

A revealing documentary threw light on Britain's sweatshops thanks to an undercover reporter - but will it have enough impact to change Britain's dirty fast fashion habit?

Written by Nick Bain

Illustration by Antonia Parker Saying you work in fashion normally garners one of two reactions: awe with a smidgen of jealousy on the presumption all you do is swan around […]

The H&M Garden Collection

We take a look at H&M's new The Garden Collection, which makes use of recycled fabrics, to see if it's really worth the hype... turns out, it is!

Written by Stephanie Ellis

Hello mother nature, visit web H&M calling….  Answering to the needs of so many already environmentally conscious shoppers, and those of mother nature, H&M are making their attempt to join […]

Future Human Lectures: Fashion’s Microchic Shake-Up

Bad Idea Magazine hosts the latest in their series of 'Future Human' lectures, debating on the influence of the internet on global and British fashion...

Written by Ester Kneen

The latest in a series of events from Bad Idea Magazine, doctor approved ‘Future Human’ explores a new topic each month and hosts an evening of discussion and debate at […]