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5 Irritating outdated features on 'women's' clothing

5 Irritating outdated features on 'women's' clothing

Women have to put up with rubbish (and even useless) features on women’s wear. It’s like the person in charge of all women’s wear said “Let’s make the clothes as impractical and....

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Continue Pre Loved App and GFW Clothing

Continue Pre Loved App and GFW Clothing

We are thrilled to announce our partnership with Continue, a cutting edge resale platform that is dedicated to amplifying sustainability in the fashion industry. Our goal is to work with Continue to reduce waste and promote sustainable practices, and in turn provide you with a wonderful new  experience. Did you know 10,000 items of clothing are sent to landfill every five minutes? To tackle this issue, we are empowering you to easily resell your Gender Free World items through the Continue app - thus  reducing the amount of waste that ends up in landfills. This partnership not only helps to...

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6 Queer Icons for Outfit Inspiration!

6 Queer Icons for Outfit Inspiration!

There’s no shortage of amazing LGBTQIA+ people to look to for outfit inspirations. In this blog, we’re going to give you the lowdown on some of our favourite queer celebrities and how they manage to look so spectacular!    Credit Dfree / Shutterstock Janelle Monae If you’re over 30, you may remember when Janelle first hit the music scene in the late 00s and celebrated everything non-binary at a time when the term ‘non-binary’ wasn’t as widely known as today. Over the years she has championed bisexuality and pansexuality, as well as pushing through gender norms. Here are some wise words...

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Where does Fatboy Slim get his shirts from?

Where does Fatboy Slim get his shirts from?

Where does Fatboy Slim get his shirts from? Fatboy Slim, international DJ and musician is known for his striking shirts. When he saw our designs he said 'gimme those, right here right now' and bought 2 shirts straight away. We are chuffed to have his endorsement, this is what he says....  

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Clothing tips for trans men and trans masculine folk

Clothing tips for trans men and trans masculine folk

"Not all bodies fit the binary. Not all clothing should either" Good news! There seems to be a growing number of independent retailers offering a particular style for trans-masc people. At GFW Clothing we’ve partnered with Both&, who specialise in making incredible AFAB masc-presenting clothing for trans men and the trans masculine folk. In their own words, Both& say “You need clothing designed for your body, that creates square shapes and helps you feel gender joy.” We couldn’t have put it better ourselves! Here are some of our best trans-masc clothing tips so you can feel 100% like yourself! Binder-friendly t-shirts...

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Pop up @ Out & Wild Festival 2023

Pop up @ Out & Wild Festival 2023

GFW Clothing will be having a stall at the Out & Wild Festival this summer (9-12th June ).  We asked co-founder Polly to write a blog about why it was set up and now it is back for its second year, what to expect. Hope to see you there. Guest blog by Polly Shute Out & Wild Festival began as a vision way back in lockdown 2020. Becky and I, joint co-founders, wanted to create a fun, safe and supportive space for LGBTQ+ women and those who are non-binary, to connect through shared experiences. Our research told us women wanted more...

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Patterned Button Up Shirts by GFW Clothing

Patterned Button Up Shirts by GFW Clothing

Super-fun patterned button up shirts + the perfect fit for your body = the DNA of GFW  Here at GFW we believe that everybody deserves to have a fantastic shirt to fit not only their body, but also their awesome style. GFW was a business born out of frustration - we were bone-tired of the insipid range of shirts on offer in the womenswear section. Why were they so dull, so puff-sleeved, so demurely pastel/stripey/floral? Over in the mens department there was a carnival of bright colours and bold prints, but they didn't nearly fit our body shape. Why were shirt patterns so gendered? Why was clothing even separated by gender? Why wasn't anyone doing anything...

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Plus sizes, vanity sizing and inconsistency in womens clothing sizes

Plus sizes, vanity sizing and inconsistency in womens clothing sizes

You know how it goes - in H&M you might be a size 14 but in Primark it’s an 18 (or vice versa). So why are women’s clothes sizes so inconsistent? Plus sizes are defined differently too, it’s not just in the UK, the US have the same problem as us... and much of it can be attributed to vanity sizing.  What is vanity sizing? In short, it’s a marketing tool. Clothing companies wanted to compliment shoppers by reducing the sizes to make women feel they’re a size or two smaller than they really were. Well, it was a marketing tool but apparently...

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