We’ve just reached 1,500 donations! ✨ A HUGE thank you to everyone who has supported #tagsto10k since it launched in Sep 2018! Every pair of tights, knickers and trousers makes a massive difference! 💪🏻 We never imagined when we set out on this journey that we’d ever get this far. It just goes to show what can happen when we support each other and drive change in our communities 🌈 photo: @ellie_morag with @ruthmacgilpblog
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Posted @withrepost • @fash_rev DAY 7 💚 Today we are going to bring to a close an unforgettable #fashionrevolution week where a wave of change makers asked #whomademyclothes and thousands more got involved in strides we’ve yet to measure! This week brought a range of critical issues into focus for the future of fashion, including its imminent need to address climate change, gender equality, and fair and decent work. From brands and artisans getting involved and telling us to the memorable events around the world, this week was one of asking questions and finding out, and one ...
Posted @withrepost • @youngwomenscot We are so thrilled to announce the launch of the 3rd edition of our Status of Young Women in Scotland report, which presents a diverse snapshot of the issues affecting Scotland’s young women today. Join us on the 16th May - link in bio to register! Art by the AMAZING @pilardeleaniz
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Have a listen to Science Weekly by @guardian podcast, (link in bio) They ask can technology help tackle the surge of fast fashion?⠀ They examine the environmental price tag of our throwaway culture and explore how technology could help the clothing industry follow a more sustainable model. ❤️⠀ .⠀ .⠀ #sustainablefashion#womenempowerment @guardian
Fashion Revolution is a global movement that runs all year long. However, this week it's ✨Fashion Revolution Week! ✨⠀ Time to celebrate fashion as a positive influence while also scrutinising industry practices and raising awareness of the fashion industry’s most pressing issues. ⠀ ⠀ @fash_rev show us that change is possible and encourage those who are on a journey to create a more ethical and sustainable future for fashion. There are some incrediblly exciting events. ⠀ ⠀ For more events near you have a look at @fash_rev And @fash_rev_scotland are hosting a How To Be a Fashion Revolutionary Workshop at ...
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Big shout out to our friends @nestanddressed and Women's Aid South Lanarkshire and East Renfrewshire for their beautiful donations! ❤️👗
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We are thrilled to announce that our Founder and CEO Rachael Bews has today received the Points of Light award from Prime Minister Theresa May! The award is given in recognition of actions which have changed lives and inspired thousands. In writing to Rachael, the Prime Minister said: “You know, through personal experience, the profound and empowering effect a new wardrobe can have on the lives of survivors of domestic abuse. "Through ALICAS, not only are you giving them new clothes, you are giving them renewed confidence, dignity and a way of rebuilding their lives. I wish you the ...
Big thank you to @barbour for sending us these beautiful socks, they will make a gorgeous addition to one of our clothing capsule parcels! 🧦
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Big shout out to @martine_rose for supporting us with their generous donation of amazing garments! 🧥👕 They are already making a massive difference to our capsule clothing parcels! 🙌
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@the_leith_collective are Amazing! All this month they've been collecting and supporting our #tagsto10k clothing drive. ♥️ Helping us create bespoke clothing parcels for women in clothing crisis. ⠀ ⠀ If you have any unwanted tags-on clothing, please take your donations to @the_leith_collective in @ocean_terminal 😀⠀ ⠀ Your support is much appreciated. ⠀ Together we can help clothe the world with love. Thank you ❤️❤️ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ (photo: @ellie_morag) ⠀ #edinburgh
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It's #pasitonweek and time for the #bigdeclutter!! And there are some fabulous events going on. ⠀ Ethical fashion enthusiast @ruthmacgilpblog shares some easy tips to help give your clothes a second life, instead of letting them go to landfill. ⠀ Perhaps hold your own swap with your friends and keep your clothes in use for longer with @loveyourclothes_uk ❤️ ⠀ .⠀ .⠀
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Happy International Women's Day!! ⠀ Did you know #iwd has been celebrated across the world since the early 1900's?⠀ Originally, its aim was to provide a forum for women to campaign for equality and women’s rights. Over time, it has evolved and now in March each year, thousands of events are held throughout the world to recognise the progress that has been made, to inspire women and to celebrate their achievements. ⠀ ⠀ This year's theme is #balanceforbetter. Collectively we can all play a part. How about get some ideas from @internationalwomensday_global and post your message on social media ...
The R Sustainable Fashion Show is happening 24th March, Edinburgh!⠀ @rsustainablefashionshow are a professional platform that raises awareness about #sustainable design practices by creating a space for conversations around this theme. ⠀ ⠀ The letter ‘R’ stands for reinvent, reclaim, re-innovate, and more! The show consists of work created by student designers who are interested in manipulating unconventional materials through innovative processes. Some have chosen #upcycling as a way of transforming older items into new and original futuristic pieces, others are exploring new frontiers in fashion by creating new materials themselves! ⠀ ⠀ Plus, there is an amazing raffle, including ...
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Buy a sweatshirt, gift a wardrobe ✨ Sales of the ALICAS 'Spirit Animals' Collection support women in clothing crisis 💪 Inspired by nature | 100% organic cotton | Printed in the UK | Shop now ➡️ buff.ly/2E8Id7h
Thanks to all those @martine_rose for your incredible support and donations - you’re all amazing ❤️
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Buy a t-shirt, gift a wardrobe ✨ Sales of the ALICAS 'Spirit Animals' Collection support women in clothing crisis 💪 Inspired by nature | 100% organic cotton | Printed in the UK | Shop now ➡️➡️ https://buff.ly/2E8Id7h
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Time to get swapping, donating, sharing and repairing to help make things last! Pass it on Week is back – 9th 17th March! ⠀ 👗👠This year's theme is 'The Big Declutter'.👜👢 ⠀ So perhaps organise your own swap shop, run an Up-cycling even or a set up a lending library .There are loads of great advice at https://buff.ly/2E9Jg4F 👊 ⠀ ⠀ During #passiton week @alicaslove will be collecting your generous donations at 525 Ferry Road, Edinburgh. ⠀ If you aren't local, don't worry. Why not make up a give box and pop it in the post? ❤️ ⠀ .⠀ . ...
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Simply advising people in abusive relationships to 'get out' or 'leave' their partner can be harmful and the reality is that it's really not that simple. Anyone seeking help or advice should contact the National Domestic Violence Helpine. ❤️ ⠀ .⠀ . ⠀ #womenempowerment#womenempoweringwomen