Updated: Nov 5, 2019
October half term saw 20 Bath retailers showcasing their sustainable products as part of the Fashion & Fairytale Sustainable Trail. Some went big, some went small, but all united to celebrate our mission and inspire a new generation of sustainable designers in B&NES.
Trail walkers collected their maps from My Small World Toys in Southgate and following a fabulous Visit Bath map, kindly printed by Minuteman Press, were delighted by nature inspired, or fairytale window displays that ranged from Beauty & The Beast, Cinderella, Alice in Wonderland to Halloween witches, spiders and recycled plastic wonders.
The creativity and ingenuity was inspiring and many trail walkers discovered new and exciting retailers tucked away from view. Ending their voyage of discovery by returning their trail map to My Small World Toys, trail walkers could exchange it for a design entry sheet to create their own sustainable, nature inspired outfit.
So, who won I hear you cry? Well after much counting and recounting of stars, we can reveal that the winner of a scrumptious Goodness Grazers platter and a case of delicious Mirabeau Rose by only half a star is:
Missed the trail but want to enter our sustainable fashion competition? Download a free design sheet or pop in to My Small World Toys or Fox and Kit coffee shop in the Corridor. You have until the 31st January 2020 to enter and free sources of inspiration are available on our design competition page.
Thank you to all the retailers who took part:
Fat Face, ChaniiB, Accessorize, Portman, Sassy & Boo, Graham & Green, Duo Boots, Square, Up to Seven, Spotty Herberts, Oxfam, The Sewing Studio, Fashion Fabrics, Save the Children, Shaw Trust, Dorothy House, My Small World Toys, Sofa.com, Grace & Mabel, Nicholas Wylde.
Check out our guest blog by Rachel P Blake to find out what the fashion industry is doing to combat the impact of fast fashion on our fragile environment?