This post was written for Fashion Journal. Do we all just want to be kids again? Fashion is often referred to as a cycle: from the lifecycle of a garments life in the sustainability conversation to the revival of trends. There’s a new cycle on the horizon, though – one where we rewind our wardrobes… Continue reading We Unpack Why Adults Are Trying to Dress Like Children
This post was written for Fashion Journal. Maybe we need to take a step back and adjust the way we consume. No matter how much I read, or how many podcasts I listen to, sustainable fashion doesn’t become clearer. What makes a label sustainable? How many “sustainable” decisions do brands have to make before they… Continue reading Is Circular Fashion The Real Deal?
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?
This post was written for Fashion Journal. Avoiding the perils of landfill. Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last twenty years, you’ll be familiar with the perils of landfill. We’ve got masses of waste building up in dumps and floating in the ocean with nowhere to go. It’s a sickening image. What’s… Continue reading A Guide to Disposing of Your Old Things Sustainably
This post was written for Fashion Journal. Sustainability is a big word; with so many individual interpretations, it can be hard to grasp fully. It’s easy to get lost in the semantics, but we can break it down. Here are five simple considerations to take in order to build a more sustainable wardrobe. Wash better… Continue reading 5 Rules to Build a Sustainable Wardrobe
This post was originally written for Fashion Journal. Fur is a hot topic at the moment. Gucci and Michael Kors have scrapped it from future collections and online retailers are pulling the plug. Authentic fur wearers are heckled and harassed while faux lovers embrace the comfort of cruelty-free clothing. But for those of us looking… Continue reading Does Faux Fur Live Up to the Sustainable Hype?
This post was originally written for Fashion Journal. And why ‘Made in China’ doesn’t have to be a bad thing. We’ve all heard the reports regarding China’s horror pollution; daily air contamination readings are frequently concerning for citizen health. While facts are often dire, China’s commitment to the Paris Agreement on climate change last year… Continue reading How We Could All Learn a Thing or Two From China’s Approach to Sustainable Fashion