Many of us are guilty of making rash purchases. However, items bought in haste are often forgotten and fall to the back of the wardrobe - only to be found months later, tags still in place.
I am not asking you to throw away your fitted shirts and shaving brush in favour of an ironic t-shirt and a moustache worthy of an unkempt Tom Selleck.
British sewing skills are making a comeback Owner of Betty Blue's Loungerie Betty Hobcraft told Huff Post UK that after a
Trendy clothing chain SuperGroup stunned investors today by admitting it had got its sums wrong when forecasting its performance
The best piece of advice I've ever been given is, 'You didn't invent the tea cup'. It still makes me smile. Those words came out of the mouth of the most successful retro entrepreneur of them all.
You covet it from the moment it hits the catwalk, you track the days til it drops in store, then - too late! - "we're all sold out madam, but there is one available in our other shop... in Paris". However, thanks to FarFetch.com, this type of crushing blow is soon to be obliterated.
The beauty of second-hand clothes lies somewhere between owning a timeless classic and being creative with your personal style while on a budget. Plus, there is the added feel good factor of knowing you are saving a garment from the landfill and in doing so, you are supporting a good cause.
The largest off-schedule event at London Fashion Week this year was The Good Fashion Show, a public event dedicated to eco-fashion.
Despite the sports luxe trend's focus on easy to wear leisure pieces in beautiful but generally wholly unsuitable fabrics - leather, silk, satin etc - the humble jersey sweatshirt remains a go-to, reliable unisex basic.
RE, a hard-to-pin-down 'found object', vintage and recycled design company, first pricked my interest as they're based in the tiny, picturesque village of Corbridge, Northumberland, where my mum (and former Sunderland manager, Steve Bruce) is from.