This post was written for Fashion Journal. Let’s break the unhealthy cycle. Trying to live sustainably causes a whole lot of life questioning and changing; no aspect is free from scrutiny. Even our daily, much-needed dose of coffee is problematic. The disposable coffee cups we make friends with for fifteen minutes should really be the… Continue reading The Hard Truths About Your Coffee Habits and How To Change Them
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 written for Fashion Journal. If 2017 was the year of the dad sneaker, then 2018 is the year of the baby. The latest fashion accessory is, in fact, a tiny human. Hardly a day goes by without the announcement of yet another fashion blogger/writer/journalist/stylist expecting. Leandra Medine, Pandora Sykes, Kate Foley, Chiara… Continue reading Are Babies The Latest Fashion Accessory?
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
This post was written for Wardrobe Crisis, edited by Clare Press. Adidas is making a name for itself as a self-aware, convention-challenging label. Following the brand’s partnership with Parley for the Oceans, a new collab is set to launch which, on purpose or otherwise, poses a poignant question to our consumerist society: Have we reached peak instant… Continue reading the slow sneakers everybody’s talking about.
This post was written for Wardrobe Crisis. The age old saying “one’s trash is another's treasure” is becoming increasingly applicable in fashion today. Upcycling, the process of converting old, used or waste materials into something new and useful, is a technique growing in momentum and interest - whether it’s a well-worn pair of denim jeans,… Continue reading these new gen designers are making upcycling chic.