Shirley-Daily Record

Recently featured in the Daily Record article highlighting the Fashion Revolution Day.

We have to raise awareness of what people are wearing, where it is from and how long it will last. The idea is that you don’t throw things away, you keep them.

You can read the whole article here.


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8 hours to save the planet - saw survival meet the circular economy as students worked to turn left over textiles from the Glasgow Commonwealth games into a range of survival shelters, grab bags & tools. This video provides a snap shot of the activity:

Documentation of a survival-themed sustainable textiles project led by Shirley McLauchlan at Innovative Learning Week, Edinburgh College of Art, University of Edinburgh in February 2015. Film created by Lucas Nightingale, Technical Assistant - Landscape Architecture, University of Edinburgh

Film credit: Lucas Nightingale

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passitonJust back from the pass it on event in Glasgow. Supported by Zero Waste Scotland and Love your clothes this event is all about swapping, repairing and upcycling.

With a swap shop, vintage and re-use fashion show and workshops it was a great event to be involved with. 

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A little mention for the christmas stockings in the Scotland on Sunday. Not too late to order yours!


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Myself and Kitty were delighted to attend the Herald Fashion Awards in Glasgow. My research was highlighted as part of the event.

herald fashion


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