Here are some not-so-fun facts about plastic: we produce 300 million tons of plastic each year, and half of that plastic is only used once the average plastic bag is only used for 15 minutes 14% of all litter comes from beverage containers – and making a plastic bottle requires about six times more water … Continue reading How to recycle plastic
H&M is facing a wave of criticism and boycotting because of a racist catalogue photo - but there are many more reasons not to shop at H&M, or any other fast fashion giant for that matter. If you haven't yet heard, H&M is facing backlash and boycott due to a more than questionable catalogue photo. … Continue reading H&M is just one un-cool monkey in the jungle of fast fashion
We're taught to believe that shopping makes us happy. Material things are what many consider to be a measure of success in life. How many shows have you seen where a woman on the verge of a breakdown goes on a shopping spree and is then shown walking down the street with a big smile … Continue reading Does shopping make us happy?
A little while back one of my friends said she wants to do a vintage themed photoshoot with some of her friends and she asked me if I had any clothes she could use for it. My initial reaction was that I only have a couple of things, but sure she can use them. When … Continue reading Second-hand Grace Kelly Vibes
I’m going to make a bold statement in this post, but I’m quite confident that I'm not very wrong about this. Not many people can be shocked to hear nowadays that there are about a million problems with the fashion industry. There are issues with the origins of materials, with production, with pollution, with garment waste … Continue reading A Simple Solution to Fashion Industry’s Problems
Four years ago 1 134 people died in the Rana Plaza garment factory collapse. The Rana Plaza building was in bad shape for a long time, and cracks were visible prior to the collapse - some workers asked to not go to work due to the dangerous conditions, but they were forced to continue working … Continue reading Asking brands #whomademyclothes
I'm visiting my parents at the moment, and as soon as I walked in through the door my mom was super excited to show off her new secondhand clothes she just got from a friend. She hasn't owned much secondhand clothing before - she's quite demanding of her clothes, and she's found it difficult to … Continue reading Secondhand for a Mature Mother