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  • Ruth MacGilp

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    Ruth MacGilp is an award​-winning blogger and freelance writer with a focus on ethical and sustainable fashion.

    Where to Buy Ethical and Sustainable Underwear

    Here at Fashion Fix Daily, we are obsessed with all things ethical fashion, but what about what we wear underneath? Here are ten amazing lingerie brands that embrace a more sustainable model, so you can be eco-friendly from top to toe and everything inbetween! Read more: The 5 Lingerie Bloggers

    Book Review: Emma Gannon, The Multi Hyphen Method

    Author, podcast host, blogger, broadcaster and all-round girl boss Emma Gannon, released her second book earlier this year, The Multi Hyphen Method. This work-help (rather than self-help) bible aims to redefine modern day jobs in the digital sphere, no matter your gender or generation, by breaking free from traditional work

    What Are The Best Documentaries on UK Netflix?

    Who doesn't love a good juicy, in-depth, addictive documentary? But once you've streamed through all the Louis Theroux and David Attenbrough that the internet has to offer, it can be tough to find something worth watching. Never fear, FFD is here to round up the very best documentaries to binge

    Must Read: UK Fur Ban, Nike's Living Wages's, Kering's Sustainability Initiative

    This week's fashion news is focused around ethical fashion and sustainability, as well as a new London flagship store and Dior's infamous saddle bag influencer campaign. Read on to catch up on the top headlines. Should Fur Be Banned Outright? The Government Is Being Urged To Consider It An outright

    The Essential University Starter Kit

    Are you counting down the days until you move into student halls of residence, drag yourself out of bed for those dreaded 9am lectures, and meet loads of new friends at university? Today we are sharing the five essential products you should stock up on before you head off to

    Nowness: The Way We Dress

    'The Way We Dress' is an incredible series of nine short films showcased on Nowness from 2015-2017 that aim to explore the relationship between women and clothes. From modesty to self esteem, standing out to fitting in, these talented film directors are discovering the complex psychology of fashion, and the

    Top 10 Best Fashion Writers

    In celebration of genuinely intelligent journalism, I've been swotting up on some longform pieces by some talented writers. Here are some brilliant articles to explore from each of my top 10 favourite fashion writers! Nadine Farag Why a Lack of Transparency is a Problem for Luxury Fashion Sue-Wen Quek Iris

    All The Highlights from BoF West

    The Business of Fashion (aka BoF) have been running their conference, BoF Voices, since 2016. The idea is to invite industry professionals- not just from fashion but those working in health and wellness, science and technology, philanthropy, politics and more, to create conversations about what's happening in our world, led

    Autumn/Winter Fashion Campaign Roundup

    Fashion ad campaigns for the fall season have landed, and will soon be filling the pages of glossy magazines and the banners of screens everywhere. Here are our top five Autumn/Winter 2018 campaigns from luxury brands. Givenchy Photographed by Steven Meisel, with hair by Guido Palau and makeup by

    Must Read: Power Moves at Vogue, Greenpeace Fashion Detox Report, John Lewis Rebrand Womenswear

    This week we've been busy running an ongoing free giveaway of MOTD vegan, cruelty-free makeup brushes (last chance to enter here!) But what have we been reading about? Here are the top five fashion industry news headlines from around the web! Two Veteran American Vogue Editors Are Stepping Down The

    Your Summer Style Guide to Scotland

    Our guide on where to eat, what to do, what to wear and where to shop this summer in Scotland! A post shared by buff. (@buffcs) on Jul 9, 2018 at 1:37am PDT Health & Beauty: Visit The Arches in Edinburgh for a total makeover, with chic nails from

    Must Read: Benetton Founder Dies, Newness from Nike and Net-a-Porter, Beyoncé and Balmain Collaborate

    This week we've been busy running an ongoing free giveaway of MOTD vegan, cruelty-free makeup brushes (enter here!) But what have we been reading about? Here are the top five fashion industry news headlines from around the web! Carlo Benetton, co-creator of United Colours brand dies Carlo Benetton, the youngest

    UK fashion sustainability inquiry: What this means for our industry

    On Friday 22nd June, it was announced via the BBC that the UK government are launching an official national inquiry into the environmental impact of fast fashion and the wider clothing and textiles industry. The investigation plans to examine the carbon footprint, resource and water use of clothing throughout its

    Must Read: Hijab Models in Haute Couture, Burberry's Collab with Vivienne Westwood, ASOS Celebrates Diversity

    This week we've been busy running an ongoing free giveaway of MOTD vegan, cruelty-free makeup brushes (enter here!) But what have we been reading about? Here are the top five fashion industry news headlines from around the web! In Paris, Saudi Arabia’s First Couture Model Arrives on the Runway

    Rope Sandals: Budget vs Blowout

    Every year when summer comes around, I panic about which sandals to wear. Is the gladiator sandal back on trend? Are people still wearing the infamous slider? Are espadrilles cool again? Can I still wear my old Birkenstocks? What about wedges? It's a first world problem at its finest, but

    The A-Z of Beauty - ID

    | A is for Abstract, B is for Brows, C is for Cupid's Bow. The A-Z of Beauty knows no bounds, it's not about perfection, it's about celebrating individuality around the world. Directed by Daniel Sannwald and styled by Sarah Richardson, the film showcases 26 make-up looks by i-D Beauty Editor