Consciously curating your collection of activewear

When we think about a capsule wardrobe, we wouldn't usually include our activewear. It makes sense, I mean you wouldn't pair a neon yellow sports bra with your black tailored work trousers (or maybe you would? I guess it depends on your personal style...). But this means we often neglect to consider the sustainability of… Continue reading Consciously curating your collection of activewear

Wool week: the benefits of wool

Photo source: Pinterest  Through my writing for the ethical fashion brand BIBICO's blog, I've discovered many benefits of wool I hadn't previously known; and what better time to share these with you than national wool week?! Now of course there are some issues surrounding the raising of sheep for wool, and much of the wool… Continue reading Wool week: the benefits of wool

Smart Sustainable Sale Shopping

Now I know how tempting it is to splash out in the sales, but you have to be cautious not get carried away by the marked down price tag. Think carefully before you whack out your wallet- do you really need the item? How often will you wear/use it? Is it good quality? What conditions… Continue reading Smart Sustainable Sale Shopping

Edible Cutlery: Spoon Feeding Better Behaviour

Currently, around 40 billion plastic utensils are used in the US every year, the majority of which are used just once before being discarded.  At a global level, the magnitude of this figure increases by 16 times the amount. At least 8 million tonnes of plastics leak into the ocean each year. The World Economic… Continue reading Edible Cutlery: Spoon Feeding Better Behaviour

Sustainability at Selfridges: Bright New Things

Selfridges has partnered with the Centre for Sustainable Fashion on a new project, Bright New Things, to promote and support British designers focused on operating in an environmentally-friendly manner. The project launched yesterday (7th January) and will run through to March. Selfridges will be hosting a series of events to discuss the relationship between retail and ecology. The six… Continue reading Sustainability at Selfridges: Bright New Things

M&S: The Workwear Edit

Photo Credit: M&S Whether you're starting a new job or want to start the new year with a smarter style, ensuring you have a capsule workwear wardrobe is essential for minimising the morning 'what do I wear?!' stress. Start by looking through you closet to see what you already have. If there are clothes you… Continue reading M&S: The Workwear Edit

Vegan Alternatives to Popular Leather Bags

Matt & Nat offer a wide range of beautifully crafted vegan bags and accessories in all shapes and sizes. The creators were inspired by MAT(T)erial and NATure, and exploring the synergy between the two. Their moto, Live beautifully, refers to their appreciation of the humanity, creativity and positivity found in all of us. Matt & Nat… Continue reading Vegan Alternatives to Popular Leather Bags