Retailer of the month – Undergarden

                    Our retailer of the month this July goes to Undergarden in Taiwan. They have been chosen this month due to their fantastic social media posts… Continue reading

Y Not Festival 2014

With festival season in full swing this summer, it’s now Derbyshire’s time to show others how its done with its own Y Not festival, running from Friday 1st August to Sunday 3rd August.… Continue reading

Beautify for Jeans for Genes

If you’re in Edinburgh Tuesday 29th July why don’t you head on down to Harvey Nichols for a beauty event in support of the wonderful Jeans for Genes. Jeans for Genes, is a… Continue reading

The Cost of Fast Fashion

Many of us today hear the phrase ‘Fast Fashion’ and think nothing of it other than being able to pick up a bargain on our local high street. We spend hours every month… Continue reading

Barcelona – Spring/ Summer 15 Photoshoot

So you may have seen on our social media that last week our lovely Natasha jetted off to the beautiful city of Barcelona to shoot our Spring/ Summer 2015 lookbook, so we thought… Continue reading

Plastic Free July

Recently our attention has been caught by the Australian initiative ‘Plastic Free July’. Developed in 2011 by Earth Carers in Perth, this initiative aims to raise awareness of the amount of plastic in… Continue reading

The power of crowdfunding – The Wrong Side- Out

You may have recently heard the drama currently surrounding kickstarter and ‘the potato salad’. Well if you missed it, to recap, a young man from Ohio was looking to raise $10 to make… Continue reading

Bakewell Green Festival

This Saturday 12th July the Monkee Genes team will be heading down to the extraordinary beautiful and superbly close market town of Bakewell for the Bakewell Green Festival. We will be taking down… Continue reading

The Queen comes to Matlock

Yorkshire may have had the Tour De France at the weekend but now it is time for Derbyshire to shine with her majesty the Queen visiting or wonderful county. Today the Queen and… Continue reading

Renee Somerfield for PETA

With Monkee Genes teaming up with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) back in April 2014 we love to keep an eye out of what’s new in the world of all… Continue reading