Meg Pirie Bio
Meg is a writer and holds an MRes in Journalism, specialising in slow-fashion, art, culture, and the climate crisis. Ongoing work includes working as a contributor for publications such as Tortoise Magazine; the world's first vegan fashion magazine, Vilda; and independent Welsh media news site Nation.Cymru. As well as copywriting and newsletter copy for brands like rental fashion company, My Wardrobe HQ.
Currently freelancing for policy think-tank Fashion Roundtable, as their Slow-Fashion Policy Lead, as well as contributing articles, hosting their monthly podcast and editing their weekly newsletter.
As a multimedia creative, Meg spent years working for advertising and communication agencies, as well as luxury fashion houses and iconoclastic designers, before creating a successful international styling business. As a slow-fashion advocate, this unique experience ensures Meg houses a wealth of experience in sustainability, with a focus on ‘degrowth’ over ‘green growth’. Specialising in giving the complexities within the fashion and textiles sector a voice through writing, research, talks and workshops. Meg is passionate about creating systems and in particular, looking at services that will benefit communities.
Meg's work has a strong focus on working towards a regenerative fashion and textiles future and she actively encourages preserving what we already own through workshops which have since featured and been funded by the Japan Society in the Mostyn Art Gallery.
Member of Union Concerned Researchers in Fashion.