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Kate Philbin

Kate Philbin

Kate Philbin is a writer, journalist and blogger. She writes for some of the largest organisations in the UK, including the Scottish Government, the NHS and The British Council. Kate is also wellbeing editor for a health and sustainable living magazine and the founder of a website dedicated to stories of hope and recovery.

Her penchant for writing in cafes earned her the nickname The Café Copywriter. Kate is a self-confessed clothesaholic and her unique style of dressing often prompts people to stop her in the street. Following a year of personal challenge,Kate began writing a blog called Dress to Express where she shared openly about the challenges she was facing and way she was using clothes to support her on her journey back from despair. The blog attracted a loyal following and it led Kate to start asking questions. She became intrigued by our complex relationship with clothes. She wondered why people choose to wear what they wear and what turns so many of us into clothes clones.

Kate is passionate about empowering people, to break the bonds that hold them back and to become fully, freely and joyfully self-expressed. You can read her blog here.