People for the Ethical Treatment on Animals (PETA)

By Emily Reed – Fashion PR student How would you feel if you found out that your favourite make-up brand tested on animals? Well, i’m afraid its pretty likely. Even after so much pressure from activist groups such as People for the Ethical Treatment on Animals (PETA) and The European Coalition to End Animal Experiments (ECEAE),…

Primark’s Unfair Reputation

By Emily Reed – Fashion PR student I’m currently writing an assignment on a specific ethical crisis that Primark have faced and the more and more research I do into Primark as a company the more I discover about their ethical standings and the more I begin to feel for them. I find it hard…

To Frack or Not to Frack?

By Emily Reed – Fashion PR student There has been a controversial debate circling fracking for years now.  If you’ve been keeping up to date with what’s been going on in the news over the past year you would most definitely have heard the term fracking and ‘Yorkshire’ used in the same sentence. Third Energy…

Drugs for medical reasons… What’s your opinion?

By Emily Reed – Fashion PR student So, depending on your experience or knowledge when it comes to the old ‘Mary Jane’, everyone really will have a different stance on this subject. Weed, wacky backy, dope, ganga, dube… however you’re familiar with the term, marijuana will evoke different feelings for each of you. Yes i admit,…

#AntiSlaveryDay – 18th October

By Emily Reed – Fashion PR student Like many awareness days that have been created in the past few years, Anti Slavery Day hopes to raise awareness of an issue that is happening in modern life right now. Anti Slavery Day was created with the aim to bring this subject to the forefronts of peoples minds…

Is Obesity an Ethical Issue?

By Emily Reed – Fashion PR student Obesity is a colossal issue that is affecting the nation. In the U.K. alone 64% of adults are classed as obese or overweight and it’s predicted to continue to grow. Weight it a tricky subject, one day we’re too thin, the next we’re too fat. Surely a persons weight is…

Fashion Revolution: 2 euro t-shirt

By Emily Reed – Fashion PR student Even if you’re not a massive fashion-follower you must have heard about the ‘2 Euro T-Shirt’ experimented Fashion Revolution conducted to see really how ethical the general public are? It’s a video I watched last year when it first came to light and before I had started this blog,…

All Hail Ethical Beauty

By Emily Reed – Fashion PR student Having good ethics and good skin is a dilemma many of us ethically conscious individuals may face on a day-to-day basis. Its hard, whats a girl to do? You yearn for good skin but you can’t bear the thought of cruel practices on those cute, defenseless animals… well now you don’t…

Zero Waste Living

By Emily Reed – Fashion PR student As a student, this is definitely a subject that interests me. I’m always looking for little hacks and ways to save money or reuse items! Money is probably the main pull-factor here however, i’m constantly switching off lights, staying up past midnight (when my energy is cheaper) to…

My Top 5 ASOS Eco Edit Picks

By Emily Reed – Fashion PR student I love ASOS, lets be honest, who doesn’t? But what I love more is their ‘eco edits’ section on the website, semi ‘guilt-free shopping. ASOS are showing their commitment to ethical fashion and highlighting the importance and the ability to be sustainable, yet stylish! Here is my top…