Our 2021 Transparent Friday Manifesto

Our 2021 Transparent Friday Manifesto

We hate Black Friday. We feel like it devalues the hard work and thought that goes into each and every garment put on planet earth.  In the run up ...

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COP26 & rewiring the system

COP26 & rewiring the system

In time for the Global Day of Climate Justice this Saturday 6th November, we wanted to take the time to acknowledge the work being done from the gr...

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Which Clothing Brands Are Ethical?

Which Clothing Brands Are Ethical?

At Birdsong, we are aware of how damaging the fashion industry can be. Globally, big name brands are still using sweatshops, Nike, Adidas and ASOS ...

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AW21: Harvest Moon collection

AW21: Harvest Moon collection

For this collection, we created a joyful patchwork of our archival prints. We wanted to celebrate seven years at the forefront of sustainable fashi...

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ethical fashion sustainable fashion

Pollution? No Thank You!

For our latest campaign, we wanted to raise awareness of the deadly air pollution in our capital city. London suffers from traffic related pollutio...

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Raise Wages Campaign

Raise Wages Campaign

Here at Birdsong, we believe that making good clothes is reliant on good people, good working conditions, and good pay. We know that our garments c...

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New Website, Same Birdsong

New Website, Same Birdsong

Last week we launched our new website with a lunch event. We invited some friends down to our studio, to try on some pieces from our new collection...

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The Fashion Industry, as it stands

The Fashion Industry, as it stands

(from our 2021 Impact Report) From colonialism, extraction of resources, and widespread workers' struggles, the fashion industry, as it stands, is ...

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Meet Our Makers: Liz & Georgie

Meet Our Makers: Liz & Georgie

The women who make the clothes we see on the high street everyday are hidden in the fashion supply chain, making it near impossible to track where ...

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Behind the Scenes: SS21

Behind the Scenes: SS21

Our new collection is a riot of colour. Made in super soft, sustainably sourced fabric, you can pick-n-mix cuts in different Fruit Salad hues. Fril...

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Don't despair, agitate

Don't despair, agitate

 Don't despair, agitate - 4 steps to mitigate climate collapse Our thoughts on the latest Intergovernmental panel on climate change: IPCC’s 6th as...

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Pockets are a Feminist Issue

Pockets are a Feminist Issue

A brief history of pockets and why they're a feminist issue. We design pockets into dresses, skirts and trousers at Birdsong because we believe tha...

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Design Story: A Sustainable Gingham

Design Story: A Sustainable Gingham

Our summer bestseller is bright and bold gingham, printed on the silkiest, softest of eco-fabrics. Here's how we dreamt up our designs, and worked ...

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Happy Pride month, from birdsong. Here are 10 queer things to listen to, read, or watch this Pride month, as chosen by the birdsong team.

Happy Pride Month

From our founding team, to the creatives we work with, birdsong has always worked within and alongside the queer community. As an ode to all our qu...

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Remarkable Women: Lucy Parsons

Remarkable Women: Lucy Parsons

This #InternationalWomensDay we’ll be taking a look back at its historical origins, and women throughout history who’ve fought for the rights of ot...

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Remarkable Women: Jayaben Desai

Remarkable Women: Jayaben Desai

This #InternationalWomensDay we’ll be taking a look back at its historical origins, and women throughout history who’ve fought for the rights of ot...

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Remarkable Women: Ma Moe Sandar Myint

Remarkable Women: Ma Moe Sandar Myint

This #InternationalWomensDay we’ll be taking a look back at its historical origins, and women throughout history who’ve fought for the rights of ot...

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Remarkable Women: Clara Lemlich

Remarkable Women: Clara Lemlich

This #InternationalWomensDay we’ll be taking a look back at its historical origins, and women throughout history who’ve fought for the rights of ot...

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What’s happening in Myanmar?

What’s happening in Myanmar?

In the run up to #InternationalWomensDay we're talking about the women who lead movements for better conditions for us all. We couldn't run the ca...

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A social business gift guide

A social business gift guide

We're really proud and passionate about being a social business. ⁠⁠If you want to support more humane, thoughtful and kind means of economic recov...

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Remarkable Women Report Q4

Remarkable Women Report Q4

Welcome to our quarterly round up of all the remarkable women in the Birdsong family doing their best to make this world brighter and better. Nyome...

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The Gift Guide

The Gift Guide

When you buy eco-friendly, fairly made gifts from us, you also gift our makers with a Living Wage income. Whether that Ruhela who makes our shoes ...

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Overcoming Fashion FOMO

Overcoming Fashion FOMO

 have a confession: I used to be addicted to fast fashion. It all started when I went to university. Having a student loan at my dispersal and att...

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Birdsong 2020 Impact Report

Birdsong 2020 Impact Report

Note from our founder: We founded Birdsong based on our experiences working with marginalised women on the frontline, in women's organisations in t...

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the stay at home report

the stay at home report

We founded Birdsong in 2014 as believers in taking action - against exploitation in the fashion industry, and the climate devastation it’s wreaked...

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Remarkable Women of the NHS

Remarkable Women of the NHS

Since day one at Birdsong, we've known that our customer base was made up of remarkable, caring and hard working women. It was no surprise to lear...

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top COVID-19 tips from a scientist

top COVID-19 tips from a scientist

It's handy having an infectious diseases scientist in the family at this time. Our founder shares the top tips from her sister, who has been patien...

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UPDATE: How to help/Hope in the dark

UPDATE: How to help/Hope in the dark

Latest Coronavirus Update - 24th March Due to the government lock down and social distancing measures, our workshops and warehouse are now closed...

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The Action Report: Q1 2020

The Action Report: Q1 2020

We founded Birdsong in 2014 as believers in taking action - against exploitation in the fashion industry, and the climate devastation it’s wreaked ...

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Sustainability 101: The Gifting List

Sustainability 101: The Gifting List

For the festive season we’ve compiled The Gifting List, for everything you need for a sustainable celebration. We know that women want more from t...

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Sue by the sea

Sue by the sea

Birdsong's co-founder Sophie revisited her hometown on the North East coast to shoot her mother in this season's latest offerings. 

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It’s Birdsong’s Fifth Birthday

It’s Birdsong’s Fifth Birthday

Thank you so much for getting us this far.  Alongside our external achievements this past twelve months, (being named in the Forbes 30 Under 30, no...

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