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

The Rehema Ethical Fashion Show

The Ethical Fashion Collective – an initiative developed by London College of Fashion student Charlotte Rebekah Instone – hosted The Rehema Ethical Fashion Show at the beginning of the month. The event was… Continue reading

Fashion Revolution Day: A year on from the Bangladesh Factory Collapse

  Today is Fashion Revolution Day, asking the question ‘Who MadeYour Clothes ‘? Fashion Revolution Day marks a year since the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The factory collapse resulted in… Continue reading

Even Better with PETA

Monkee Genes edges closer to its ninth anniversary, since designer Phil Wildbore received his first sample for his pop-art inspired brand he has been looking for ways to embrace ethical trading. We gained Soil Association… Continue reading