Tag Archives: Sustainable fashion

The Power Within Your Wardrobe

The following blog post is by the glorious Emmeline Bramble, a visual and verbal apothecary, who kindly wrote about Retrospecced after she got in touch with us this summer about a collaboration. We sent her a pair of upcycled frames, and we’re thrilled with her beautifully-written piece; it’s balm for your eyes. Have a read […]

Sustainability tips for Festivals

The August Bank Holiday weekend is upon us, and whilst the weather may have us thinking it’s the end of September, it is believe it or not, the height of summer. There’s still time to dance in your wellies yet! Sustainability is becoming more of a concern and priority for us all as we learn […]

Stylewise: Retrospecced Review

A Sustainable and Charitable Glasses Home Try-On The following post is a copy of the Stylewise Blog post about us, written by the lovely Leah Wise. Thank you for writing about us, and for letting us repost this here Leah. To everyone else, enjoy! This post is not sponsored, but Retrospecced sent try-on items free […]

Spring Colours

Spring has Sprung finally – is it just us, or does it feel like this winter has been exceptionally long? For that springtime refresh we’re going to inject some colour through your ultimate accessory. When it comes to this time of year we often look to colour to liven up our outfit and to reflect […]

We’re finalists in the #BeTheChangeAwards2019!

We’re thrilled to announce that we’re finalists in this year’s Be The Change Awards! The Be The Change Awards are an up and coming new initiative for the social impact sector, recognising ethical & sustainable brands with a powerful impact story to tell. To enter, we had to submit a short video where we talk […]

#EthicalHour Guest Post: Why Do We Buy What We Buy?

Why do we buy what we buy? Does it matter? Do we buy brand new stuff because it’s shiny and lovely and exciting? Yes, sometimes. Do we buy second hand stuff because it’s good value? Because we like ‘vintage’ things? Or because we’re trying to reduce our impact on the planet and not buy new […]

The 2018 ethical Christmas gift guide

We have gathered the ultimate Christmas Gift guide that’s as kind to the environment as it is to your wallet. Christmas can be an expensive time of year, but we have found some great gifts that don’t break the bank and can even make you feel a little warm and fuzzy inside. All of our […]

Retrospecced: the sustainable eyewear solution

The following blog post is a re-post of an article written about us by the wonderful Emily at The Honest Consumer. Check out her blog, the place to be for sharing the stories of social enterprises, spreading the word about ethically made products, & empowering consumers. Recently you all have been asking me where I […]

Style with Substance!

Summer is finally here! Woohoo! Are you enjoying this heat wave as much as we are? I’m sure the rest of you are joining us in slapping on that sunscreen, catching those warm rays whilst they last (this is England, who knows when the rain could arrive) and of course having as many barbecues as […]

Join the Retrospecced Revolution!

This week is Fashion Revolution week, and it marks the anniversary of the terrible events that took place in the Rana Plaza building in Bangladesh, when the building collapsed killing over a thousand workers. The building was one of five garment factories in that area manufacturing clothing and accessories for the western market. Unfortunately, on […]