Happy Birthday to The Frockery

The Frockery, known on this blog for their Eco-Fashion Challenge, turns 8 this month. To celebrate this they are offering a 15% discount on all orders till the end of April, using the code BIRTHDAY.

The Frockery is a small webshop specialised in second hand (or preloved as they prefer), retro and vintage clothing, shoes and accessories, based in Angus, Scotland since 2007.
Their philosphy is that style and sustainability don’t have to be mutually exclusive and as such they promote slow fashion and eco-fashion amongst others through their yearly challenge.
Furthermore they conduct their business in an environement friendly way (recycling of packaging material, use of sustainable materials, …).

So if, are you looking into buying a unique vintage item or a preloved garment of high quality, head  over to their site right now!

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Rank a Brand

Rank a brand is a brand comparison site that looks into the sustainability of brands and provides independent information in a comprehensive summary.
The site gives an overview of over 500 brands in about 25 subcategories, rating them on different themes such as transparency, climate, labour issues,..
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Now that I’ve discovered this site, I know I’ll be comparing my usual brands and will be on the lookout to buy from more sustainable brands. How about you?