It’s Time to Talk About Dry Cleaning’s Dirty Little Secret

This post was written for Fashion Journal.  Clean conscience. Let’s get this straight: dry cleaning is not the water-saving, earth-positive washing method some of us have been led to believe. Very naively, I had long thought dry cleaning was a good thing. Not only would it make me feel like a responsible grown-up (who actually… Continue reading It’s Time to Talk About Dry Cleaning’s Dirty Little Secret

Honest Thoughts about ‘The Bachelor’ Two Episodes In

This post was written for Fashion Journal. Strewth. Dear friends, the countdown is finally over. The much-anticipated arrival of Nick ‘Honey Badger’ Cummins and his quest to find love has hit our screens. I hope you all celebrated in true Bachelor fashion: cardboard cut-outs (of Nick and Osh, duh), copious amounts of champagne and/or wine, and an… Continue reading Honest Thoughts about ‘The Bachelor’ Two Episodes In

Could Couture be the Most Sustainable Form of Fashion?

This post was written for Fashion Journal. Let’s learn a thing or two from the made-to-order model. It’s no secret the world of haute couture is elusive, aloof, and exists only to serve those in the upper echelons. Couture garments are made for people with millions to spare (and a sprawling walk-in-wardrobe, no doubt). While… Continue reading Could Couture be the Most Sustainable Form of Fashion?

These are the Scandi Trends You Should be Embracing for a Happier Life

This post was originally written for Fashion Journal.  Wellness 101. We look to the French for covetable style cues and North Americans for guilty TV pleasures. And the Scandinavians? They are, or very well should be, our lifestyle gurus. Hygge was one of the first Scandi concepts to take the world by storm. We embraced… Continue reading These are the Scandi Trends You Should be Embracing for a Happier Life

Sustainable Denim Labels You Need on Your Radar

This piece was written for Fashion Journal (Issue 178). Make change. Some food for thought: jeans could be the most sustainable piece of clothing in your wardrobe. Think about it. They’re wearable throughout the seasons, you can dress them up or down according to the situation, and they’re basically everlasting. Unlike mini bags and revamped DHL… Continue reading Sustainable Denim Labels You Need on Your Radar

We Road Tested Affordable Natural Deodorants to See Which Stack Up

This post was written for Fashion Journal. Apologies to all who came in contact with me over the last few weeks. If the reports are true, deodorant could be leading us to an early grave. The contained aluminium and parabens have reportedly been linked to breast cancer and Alzheimer’s. Without absolute proof, the safest route… Continue reading We Road Tested Affordable Natural Deodorants to See Which Stack Up