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?
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 recently read an article mentioning how the term “fast fashion” is problematic, because how fast clothes are being made doesn't necessarily relate to how well they are made or in what types of conditions. The problem for me is definitely not how fast clothes are made (as long as they're made in ethical conditions), it's how … Continue reading Supersonic Fashion – The Ever Increasing Pace of Throwing Away Clothes
It’s a new year and everybody is making resolutions: deciding to eat less candy, promising to go to the gym more, stopping the habit of being late etc. All those are just fine, but if you want to make a resolution that will have a real positive impact in the world, then I challenge … Continue reading Make a Change in 2017 – Nothing is Stopping You from Shopping Ethically
Yes, it is finally the best time of the year! I simply love Christmas and I really need to control myself in October already to not start decorating and listening to Christmas songs (this year I was a good person and started decorating on the first advent, which is a perfectly appropriate time to start … Continue reading Conscious Christmas