Let’s talk about the use of fur in the fashion industry

Let’s talk about the use of fur in the fashion industry

Fashion houses have been using real animal fur to style-up their clothes for over a century, but does fur really have a place in fashion anymore? The answer to this should irrefutably be no and that fur never should have had a place in the industry, but as no finite consensus has ever been reached, the use and exploitation of animals as merely a product of fashion remains rife. Sadly, we live in such a consumerist society that thinks it’s completely acceptable to wear living beings as apparel. Are people oblivious to the fact that over 50 million animals are

Colour Look Book

Colour Look Book

FESTIVAL COLOUR LOOKBOOK (inspired by Bestival)   We invited in Emily Owen @theglitterygoose to help us with our vibrant and colourful lookbook, links to all products at the bottom Credits: Emily AKA the glittery goose | Instagram.com/theglitterygoose | www.theglitterygoose.com Music:  Hybrid Minds http://hybridmindsmusic.com/ Intro: Farelight Productions Clothing Links: Frill playsuit: https://www.wildthing.com/shop/tropical-pom-pom-frill-playsuit/ Unicorn Bumbag: https://www.wildthing.com/shop/tedolly-unicorn-pink-neon-sequin-bumbag-fannypack-rainbow-pompom-fringe-chain-belt/ Rainbow Hip Belt: https://www.wildthing.com/shop/gypsy-dreams-rainbow-wrap/ Rainbow Bomber Jacket: https://www.wildthing.com/shop/rainbow-hooded-bomber-jacket/ Catsuit: https://www.wildthing.com/shop/coral-tropical-print-catsuit/ Pink Feather cape: https://www.wildthing.com/shop/bright-pink-electric-blue-feather-cape/ Parrot Headpiece: https://www.wildthing.com/shop/fold-away-parrot-headpiece/ Pineapple headpiece: https://www.wildthing.com/shop/fold-away-pineapple-headpiece/ Disco ball Headband: https://www.wildthing.com/shop/light-disco-ball-crown/ Lime green swimwear: https://www.wildthing.com/shop/shakira-3-piece-in-shade-lime/ Long Fringed Ravesuit: https://www.wildthing.com/shop/fringed-ravesuit-high-cut/ Holographic Halter Top: https://www.wildthing.com/shop/holographic-halter-top-12-colors/ Holographic shorts: https://www.wildthing.com/shop/holographic-hot-pants-12-colors/ Holographic Leggings: https://www.wildthing.com/shop/holographic-fold-top-leggings-12-colors/

Bestival 2017- Why we’re super excited

This week in Wildthing HQ we’re getting super excited for Bestival, which is taking place on the 7th- 10th of September in it’s new location, Lulworth estate, Dorset. Not only are we so excited to see what new areas they have introduced to the festival, but we’re so ecstatic to see that this years theme isCOLOUR. I’ve been to Bestival before times and I’m really happy to see the return of some of the famous Bestival landmarks such as Love Bot and HMS Bestival, but what’s got me the most excited is the WORLDS LARGEST CONFETTI CANNON! As soon as

Aespia Festival | An art festival in a secret location

Aespia Festival | An art festival in a secret location

Aespia Festival Aespia is a 24 hour celebration of art and escapism. Remember to add WILD at the checkout for an exclusive 15% discount on all tickets! You are taken away on blanked-out coaches and shuttle buses to a secret woodland location. Aespia is about creativity and discovering a meaningful connection to the things and beings that surround you – it is a no phones festival, where you leave your reality behind and immerse yourself in an alternate world. Before you enter the woods, you will pass through ‘limbo’, where you drop off your bags, change into your art overalls,

Meet the owners of wildthing.com | Katie & Lauren Hobbs

Meet the owners of wildthing.com | Katie & Lauren Hobbs

Wildthing.com was made from a love of festivals, glitter, and self-belief By Katie Hobbs Hi I’m Katie, one of the directors of wildthing.com! In terms of marketplaces, ours is unique in more ways than 1 and I thought it would be a good idea to share with you how we turned our wildest dreams into a reality. Me and my sister Lauren have always had a love for festivals and fashion, so whilst searching the web for fashion inspiration we were inundated with fast fashion and huge retailers. We managed to stumble across independent brands and Boutiques which we were

Secret Garden Party 2017: the most serious party ever

Secret Garden Party 2017: the most serious party ever

Secret Garden Party has sadly closed its magical doors forever, but not before it threw an absolutely bananas final shindig By: Emily Owen  Instagram: @theglitterygoose It’s safe to say we’ve only (just about) recovered from the absolute enchanting madness that was Secret Garden Party. Two weekends ago, we saw about 60,000 revellers head to the rural Cambridgeshire village of Abbots Ripton for the last EVER Secret Garden Party. We have to admit, we were pretty emotional throughout the course of the weekend. This was because the Head Gardener and the rest of the crew pulled out all the stops to

A Forest of Fantasy: Farr Festival 2017 review

A Forest of Fantasy: Farr Festival 2017 review

We took a trip to the eighth edition of the glittery, woodland haven of Farr Festival to see what all the fuss was about. By: Emily Owen  Instragram: @theglitterygoose Two weekends ago, we attended Hertfordshire’s hidden gem, Farr Festival. This growing boutique festival in Bygrave Woods exhibited a massive line-up and ranked high with other leading UK electronic music festivals. One thing that was completely palpable was the enthralling energy and enthusiastic spirit of festival goers. The inclusive attitude adopted by almost each and every single attendee made it such a special experience.  It was truly one that we will

Mermaid Gossip Lookbook

Mermaid Gossip Lookbook

When we contacted Emily from  mermaidgossip.com she invited us with open arms into her new studio. This beautiful lady keeps us on trend with her amazing you tube videos and we instantly fell in love with her! We came packed with sparkles and swimwear, assisted by a team of amazing ladies who always makes our shoots so fun and shiny.   The day began with sparkles being added by our lovely friends at Shine Shack, who applied their glitter and gems with their magic wands Emily’s studio space was gorgeous. She’d put a lot of love and effort into making

South West Four – Quick! Tickets are nearly sold out!

With only the last few tickets remaining for south west four, we’re confident it’s popularity this year can only mean it’s gonna be an event you wont want to miss! Whether you’re an experienced festival goer, or looking for the perfect starter festival this ones for you. South West Four returns to Clapham Common for another weekend of unadulterated fun, and with this line up it’s the perfect summer festival for those who just fancy attending for the day, or for the whole weekend. We love an inner city festival and this one is perfect for those living in the

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