Cool clothes with a conscience

8th December 2012


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Grovelands Park

The complexity of understanding sustainable fashion and the rising trend of eco-friendly products still in its immaturity stage.  As a freelance dress-maker and crafter, like any crafters I keep boxes stuffed with good-odd bits of cheap quality fabrics and scraps of leather from my years at London College of Fashion for future upcycling projects which hasn’t yet happened, I still hoard scraps which are still useless today, they will not turn into a beautiful wearable garment or a cushion cover.

My lovely two friends from Hong Kong, Tania Reinert and Samantha Wong have recently launched their online fashion boutique, A Boy Named Sue, stocking carefully selected sustainable fashion labels from across the globe; Partimi, Thu Thu, The Sway, Hien Le, and many more. A unique concept with strong eco and social ethics, no sweatshop bananas and their cool catchy tagline – ‘cool clothes with a conscience’ clearly says it all.

P.s their Partimi’s Heath silk shirt sell like hot cakes!


Check out for more information. In the editorial I’m wearing; duffel coat by Burberry, men’s flannel check shirt from Uniqlo, vintage belt from Blitz London, taffetta skirt by White Tent, and red clutch by Fleabags both c/o A Boy Named Sue, knee high socks from Marks & Spencer, ankle boots c/o Kurt Geiger.

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  • Reply Katheryn 8th December 2012 at 23:43

    Gorgeous photography!

  • Reply Eddie 9th December 2012 at 00:11

    Impressive! Where was this park? I love the carpet of vibrant red leaves, great post.

  • Reply Winnie Chan 9th December 2012 at 00:25

    Hey Kit, first time I’ve been to your site, the pictures are so gorgeous! So sorry it’s taken so long I’ve been exceptionally busy working my butts off at King’s (and no me time). Let’s meet up for tea if you’re around in Southgate next weekend.

  • Reply Rachel Thomas 9th December 2012 at 00:13

    Beautiful garden.

  • Reply Guxuan 9th December 2012 at 00:44


  • Reply Fiona 9th December 2012 at 02:08

    好喜欢的红色包 <3

  • Reply Laiya 9th December 2012 at 02:12

    Great style!
    Visit us

  • Reply Joy 9th December 2012 at 04:54

    love the boutique shop they started. they’re awesome.

  • Reply THE STEL STYLE 9th December 2012 at 09:41

    beautiful outfit!!!

  • Reply Mao Mao 9th December 2012 at 12:54

    What lens filter did you use for this red effect?

  • Reply Queenie Man 9th December 2012 at 13:05

    What a cute little bird and the park too. Love that poofy skirt you’re wearing.

  • Reply Cool Milk 9th December 2012 at 16:01

    Nice post.

  • Reply Paulina 9th December 2012 at 16:03

    I own one Chinti and Parker sweater.

  • Reply Megan Eltringham 9th December 2012 at 16:15

    You keep your scraps til now? Perhaps make a patchwork cushion cover or clutch?

  • Reply Jade 9th December 2012 at 18:22

    Their Thu Thu jacket has caught my eyes.

  • Reply Melissa 9th December 2012 at 19:17

    Your photography has gotten more vivid and visually appealing lately, what’s up here?

  • Reply Lola 9th December 2012 at 21:07

    Great name for the boutique, just had a brief browse through and I already spotted so many pieces that I would like, I think my fave has to be the moscow jacket, the shape of it is perfect! X

  • Reply Ros.E. 9th December 2012 at 22:22

    what an amazing photography, I love everything here… great outfit!
    the e-shop is so great! I loved the grey jumpsuit there…
    xxx Ros.e.

  • Reply Pausch 10th December 2012 at 14:03


  • Reply Théa Unknown 10th December 2012 at 15:52

    Stunning photographs!

    Théa Unknown

  • Reply Susanna 11th December 2012 at 05:37

    Youre so cool! So nice to find anyone with some original ideas on this subject. realy thanks for beginning this up.

  • Reply Katten 12th December 2012 at 09:36

    Inspiring! 🙂

  • Reply FashionGlamour 13th December 2012 at 07:25

    Great ensemble, especially your coat with the quirky buttons and the black-hued pumps. The blazing red envelope bag perfectly completes your cool look.

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