The Silver and Gold Clothing BLOG

Let's Talk Inclusive Sizing

David Byrne
I got an email from a customer the other day asking why I don't provide more sizing options. The super short answer - I simply can't afford to yet....

Buycotting vs. Boycotting - Changing Our Habits Around Gift Giving

Will Farrel in Elf
Believe it or not, the holiday season is upon us again! (HOW did that happen?) This season brings with it a host of different emotions, events an...

Loved Clothes Last: extending the lifespan of your favourite garments

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"Extending the life of clothes by just nine extra months of active use would reduce carbon, water and waste footprints by around 20-30% each.   I...

Focus on Fibre: Wool

sheep, wool
It’s that time of year again. And yes, by that I mean it’s the time for pumpkin spiced e v e r y t h i n g, unnecessarily large scarves, Ugg boots ...

Samatoa Lotus Farm & the Incredible Lotus Fibre

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This week I had the privilege of visiting Samatoa Lotus Farm just outside of Siem Reap, Cambodia, which specializes in fabrics made of lotus, silk,...

Let July Set You (Plastic) FREE

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The number of times I’ve felt that gut wrenching feeling (guilt or indigestion… which ones worse though, really?) from unnecessarily purchasing a w...

Mythbusting: Manufacturing Overseas

who made my clothes, fashion revolution
It's Fashion Revolution Week!!  A week dedicated to discussing the fashion industry in all it's mud and glory and a call to action to learn as much...

The Great 2018 Sustainability (and Fashion) Reading List!

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Hello Friends! I hope your January is going swimmingly and that you have all recovered from the massive champagne hangovers (mine lasted at least t...

Focus on Fibre - Tencel®

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Tencel®

What is it and why won't sustainable designers shut up about it? Learn everything you need to know about this fabulous fabric in our latest blog post!

Seasonless Fashion for All Seasons

Now that it's winter, I've been mucking around in my favourite boots a LOT.  And it's got me thinking about seasonless fashion, and what it really ...

Slow Fashion October

October is Slow Fashion month.  Did you know that?  No, me neither until just today.  Oh well, learn something new and all that jazz.... It does se...