According to Fashion Revolution, one garment is only worn 4 times on average. Why do we buy clothes that we barely end up using? Why are we throwing so many clothes away that are still in perfectly fine condition? One reason why fast fashion is terrible is that it makes us think that wearing something … Continue reading Why fast fashion causes so much waste
By now most people know that plastic is an issue, so I won’t write about why its an issue here (if you want to know why its an issue, read Turning the Tide on Plastic or go scuba diving – whichever is easier for you). I was so excited to get my hands on Lucy … Continue reading Ways to use less plastic (that you will barely notice you’re doing)
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