Following a pretty long hiatus (apologies, life kinda got in the way) I'm returning in the midst of the Covid-19 crisis with some more musings. Having been furloughed, I've found myself with a lot more time on my hands - I'm incredibly lucky to be in lockdown with my family out in the countryside, so… Continue reading Thoughts from Lockdown: overcoming the tyranny of the Plain White T-Shirt
Tag: Conscious Shopping
Old Clothes, New Tricks
When I first started this project, I knew that not only would my purchasing habits have to change, but also my browsing habits. I'm the kind of person who loves actually going shopping, looking through racks of clothes and trying things on before I buy them (it's just too much of a faff to buy multiple… Continue reading Old Clothes, New Tricks
Faux Fur or No Fur?
Two years ago, Gucci announced that they would be switching to faux fur from their SS18 shows onwards, following in the footsteps of designers like Stella McCartney and Vivienne Westwood to reject real fur products. Nowadays, it definitely seems like a no-brainer to avoid fur - it feels a bit icky to even think about… Continue reading Faux Fur or No Fur?
I'm a winter person. There's nothing I love more than being snug as a bug in my parent's living room, the room warmed by a crackling fire in a wood burner, cup of steaming tea nestled in my hands and the sounds of rain tapping against the windows. This feeling is increased tenfold around Christmas,… Continue reading Scrooged
Green jeans? Easier said than done…
Temperatures have started to drop, the clocks have gone back, it feels like winter, and I’ve realised perhaps I might need a new pair of jeans. I’ve been wanting to branch out from the constrictive skinny style for a while now – although I need a new pair of blue ones after I wore my… Continue reading Green jeans? Easier said than done…