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Sustainable Sportswear: Shop Your Clothes Carefully

Sustainable Sportswear: Shop Your Clothes Carefully

GFW Clothing doesn't offer a sportswear range yet, although we would dearly love to, if only to offer female shoppers an alternative to pink on everything from shoes to vest tops (here's our little video we made about this topic). For you sporty peeps who are concerned to be as sustainable as possible here are some things to consider when shopping. The impact of fast-fashion on the ecosystem has become a hotly debated topic. Anna Wintour, young fashion designers from around the globe, as well as the iconic models - they are all using their voices and their influence to...

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7 inclusive summer trends

7 inclusive summer trends

For those of us in the northern hemisphere summer is inching closer. Check out this season's coolest looks, from 'Dad style' to Hawaiian shirts via grunge

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The History of the Bow Tie

The History of the Bow Tie

Love them or hate them, bow ties have literally been around for centuries. And, just as I suspected, they’ve had a very colourful history so far! The French Bow Tie Revolution One day King Louis XIV of France was chilling with some Croatian soldiers and he loved the ‘scarves’ they were wearing...

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5 Fabulous & Inclusive Spring Trends

5 Fabulous & Inclusive Spring Trends

Spring is just around the corner and with a new season comes new inspirations from the fashion world. From sage green suits to ball gown skirts, here are just a few of the latest spring trends to help you bloom into the season! 

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What does it mean to be gender free, is it androgynous style?

What does it mean to be gender free, is it androgynous style?

Gender Free World is all about finding clothes to fit your body, no matter your gender. But what does it actually mean to be gender free, and how is that reflected in fashion? If you search Google for ‘androgyny’, the images that pop up are of Tilda Swinton, Agyness Deyn, Emma Watson et al. There are three things these people have in common: they are all cis women, they are all white and thin, and they are all wearing...

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How to boss your short sleeve shirt - GFW Lookbook.

How to boss your short sleeve shirt - GFW Lookbook.

We explore how to wear a short sleeve shirt with gender non-conforming model Rae. Eleven years ago, Rae was scouted on a street in London and started modeling for some big-names. It didn’t turn out as expected though. "The whole thing was horrible. I don’t want to name the companies but I did a shoot for a pretty big clothing brand but because I was so young and impressionable, I’d do anything anyone asked me to. I’d wear mini skirts but they would say “You’re too fat, your jaws too wide, your legs are horrible" and I just accepted it. Luckily,...

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Being Butch: The quintessential guide to butch style

Being Butch: The quintessential guide to butch style

In very general terms, butch style incorporates the more masculine side of menswear. Think sturdy and durable clothing such as outdoors wear, sportswear, smart suits and dapper ties. The butch fashion isn’t to be confused ...

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New season trends that fit in with gender-fluid identities

New season trends that fit in with gender-fluid identities

The 90s are well and truly back…in terms of this season’s (and next season’s) trends, anyway! Even the early 00s are getting a look in, because nostalgia is a key theme at the moment - especially with people aged 16-30. That’s quite a big age-gap!

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