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Ruth MacGilp

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Ruth MacGilp is an Edinburgh based blogger, and an activist for all things ethical in the fashion industry, as well as supporting the #shopsmall and #shoplocal movements through her work.

Play The Business of Fashion Brain Game

Are you intuition and feelings or driven by logic and facts? Here, discover whether you are led more by your left brain or right brain with these videos by The Business of Fashion featuring Kim Kardashian West and Sinéad Burke as part of their latest print issue, The Age of

Top Ten Capsule Wardrobe Bloggers

What is a capsule wardrobe, and where can you find capsule wardrobe inspiration? A capsule wardrobe is a succint, stripped back closet of clothing, shoes and accessories that intends to make it easier to put together simple outfits and to minimise material possessions. An ethical fashion ideal in theory, but

Looking Beyond the Big Four Fashion Weeks

New York. London. Milan. Paris. The 'big four' fashion capitals have historically been all-powerful. However, while those cities are still omnipotent in the fashion cycle, organisations all over the world are fighting for a voice to celebrate homegrown talent. Looking beyond the 'big four', can the rise of international Fashion

When brands respond to 'Who Made my Clothes'

Each year, during Fashion Revolution Week, consumers are encouraged to ask fashion brands, 'Who Made My Clothes?', in an effort to increase transparency in the industry, and shining a light on the lives of garment workers around the world. The hashtag (#whomademyclothes) has been used nearly 10 million times

Top 10 Plus Size Fashion & Lifestyle Bloggers

Since the success of our posts sharing the Top 10 Ethical Fashion Bloggers and Top 10 UK Beauty Bloggers, we're continuing the top ten bloggers theme with weekly posts rounding up our favourite accounts covering a range of different niches, kicking of with fashion and lifestyle influencers celebrating plus-size style

Mohair Ban, Fat Tax and Fashion Lawsuits

This week we've been talking about Eurovision, Jazzelle Zanaughtti and Tinder Disasters. But what have we been reading about? Here are the top five fashion news headlines from around the web! M&S, Next and Primark ban sale of mohair Marks & Spencer, Next, Fat Face and Primark have

This Season's Best Fashion Films

2018 has produced an impressive harvest of fashion films from both big brands and emerging creatives. Here, explore our five favourites from this season, from Daphne Guiness to Walter Van Beirendonck. Rituals: Like a Prayer Premiering on the occasion of this year’s Met Gala, whose theme is Heavenly Bodies:

FFD Fashion News Roundup 6.5.18

One more day to go until the First Monday in May a.k.a Met Gala 2018! While we wait for the onslaught of incredible red carpet outfits, what have we been reading about? Here are the top five fashion news headlines from around the web! Cruise control: Chanel pushes