Faith Richardson

Freelance Journalist & Writer

United Kingdom

Freelance journalist, content writer and editor based in Newcastle Upon Tyne. Overbearing animal mother and second hand clothes scavenger.

I specialise in writing about fashion, feminism, relationships, mental health & lifestyle; if you're looking for articles, blog posts or web content that's relatable and engaging, and even manages to be funny occasionally, then I'd love to hear from you.

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StudioCourtenay
02/09/2021
Our Top 10 Sustainable Lingerie Brands

You've probably heard it a hundred times before, but underwear really is the foundation to every great outfit. If your underwear isn't right, it can throw off your entire look and leave you feeling uncomfortable, irritated, and self-conscious.

StudioCourtenay
02/04/2021
The Serpent has Reignited Our Love of 70s Fashion

When it comes to our wardrobes, we're obviously a big fan of sticking with sustainability wherever we can, which is why we couldn't be happier that the BBC's latest drama, The Serpent, has reignited our love for true 70s fashion.

High Life North
07/23/2020
How to make your beauty routine plastic-free | High Life North

Each July, Plastic Free Awareness Month is used to bring attention to how much single-use plastic is actually involved in our day to day lives. Greenpeace estimated that around 12.7million tonnes of plastic are dumped into our oceans every year. Yep, not even into landfill - into the oceans.

High Life North
07/17/2020
Stop asking women when we're going to have children | High Life North

It's probably a question you've received a thousand times before; from a well-meaning relative, an overly enthusiastic friend or someone you've barely met whilst trying to make small talk. But asking someone "when they're going to have children" is invasive, and uncomfortable, and is, quite frankly, not anyone else's business.

High Life North
10/02/2020
Spend VS Save - How to nail this Autumn's trends for less | High Life North

One of the best things about the seasons changing is getting to switch up our wardrobes in favour of something a little more cold-weather appropriate. When it comes to choosing what to wear this season, we usually look to some of our favourite stylists, influencers and brands for inspo, but sometimes their most recommended items can come with a hefty price tag.

Graduate Fashion Week
05/10/2019
Why We Need Mary Quant's Feminist Legacy More Than Ever - Graduate Fashion Week

To celebrate the launch of our competition to win tickets to the V&A's retrospective of the life and works of Mary Quant, GFW contributor Faith Richardson gives us a brief history of one of Britain's iconic designers, whose feminist influence can still be seen almost 70 years later. Head to

Rock n Roll Bride
12/13/2019
Alternative Wedding Rings for the Ultimate Non-Traditional Commitment

The exchanging of the rings is one of the most exciting and personal moments in any wedding. You also have to look at your wedding band every day, so making sure your rings are personal and authentically you is super important for even the most non-traditional couples.

StudioCourtenay
01/08/2021
Why We Love Deadstock Fabrics

Using deadstock fabrics is the ideal way to counteract this impact and a way to do your part, both as a designer and as a consumer. Existing fabrics avoid being binned and wasted, and we get to create something new and exciting that's never been seen before.

StudioCourtenay
03/02/2021
5 Spring/Summer 21 Trends We Can't Wait to Wear

It feels like all of a sudden, Spring has happened. Making sure you're wearing waterproof everything no longer feels necessary and we can finally start to strip off some of the many, many layers we've been burying ourselves in.