I "made my wardrobe" is not something you often hear someone say. There are many motivations behind the decisions to make your own clothes. Utelier meets Lydia Higginson who did just that and in the process turned her passion into a business.
Launching your own fashion business is not a piece of cake, as we have said many times. You cannot and shouldn't have to do it alone. Maristella Colombo, with her business Ebooks4Fashion, helps women to become independent and have their own fashion business.
The Whale Company is an ethical brand making sustainable products for a mindful lifestyle. They make organic cotton bags and recycled tyre flip flops, and they pledge that 5% of their profits will go to support marine conservation. The founder of The Whale company, Carolyn Newton explained to Utelier what it is like to run an ethical fashion brand.