Fi Anderson

Writing the way to a more ethical fashion industry

Fi Anderson is a writer, copy editor and ethical fashion enthusiast.

Coming from a background in fashion journalism, for five years she has been covering the social and environmental issues within the industry and the people making a difference.

Discussing everything from biofabrics made with pineapple to the survival of the ancient craft of Peruvian weaving, you can read up on

The African Gold That's Breaking Ground

Finding gold on your land may be seen as a blessing from God but the reality couldn't be any different for small-scale miners in East Africa. With the arrival of the first African Fairtrade-certified gold comes our big chance to make a difference as designers, consumers and human beings.
05/10/2017 17:09 BST

A Message For Every Mental Health Warrior

Explaining what it's like to live with an eating disorder and depression is very simple; there is no living about it, you merely exist. As with any mental illness, they affect every area of your life whether that's the ability to hold down a job, build a relationship or simply concentrate on what the person in front of you is saying.
11/05/2017 16:35 BST

Pippa Small's Stories Through Jewellery

The brand is now stocked globally and boasts collaborations with the likes of Tom Ford for Gucci and Phoebe Philo. Still the designer's greatest success to date has been enabling craftspeople to move out of slums, see their children go to school and even start businesses of their own thanks to stable incomes.
21/11/2016 15:22 GMT

Good As Fairtrade Gold

<img alt="sustainable fashion.jpg" src="" width="300" height="35" /> We have few excuses not to go with the ethical option today. Besides why wouldn't you? We rarely see just gold when we look at a piece of jewellery - it tells a story, usually of love, commitment and appreciation. Why not add another chapter?
29/09/2016 15:43 BST