New adventure. New challenges.

It's now been nearly two weeks since we landed in Sydney. Those two weeks have been a complete whirlwind. Rob's started a new job, we've moved into a flat and I start a new job tomorrow. From living on the road to where we are now has been just what we needed, however it also … Continue reading New adventure. New challenges.

Japan: Po-zuing Around

Often in Japan it's custom to take your shoes off when entering a hostel, restaurant or temple. Not all places offer slippers. For that reason I've avoided wearing sandals (needing socks and still not convinced on the sock-sandal combo!!), meaning that for the last 15 days straight I've been wearing my Po-zu hi-tops. I've been … Continue reading Japan: Po-zuing Around

Sustainable Summer Hair: Saya Designs

I seem to spend my life going round in a vicious hair-style circle. I grow it, then I get bored and chop it off, then I grow it again, then I fancy a change and chop it off... and round and round I go. This time my 'I want to grow my hair' need was … Continue reading Sustainable Summer Hair: Saya Designs

Sustainable Fashion: A Wedding Guest Outfit

It's that time of year and I'm at that age... everyone's getting married! So, without further ado, here's the low down of an outfit I wore to my cousin's beautiful wedding on Saturday and which will be worn time and time again and again for the other weddings in my diary. The jumpsuit: Mayamiko Mayamiko … Continue reading Sustainable Fashion: A Wedding Guest Outfit

Who made my dress?

Since Fashion Revolution started, thousands of brands are being more open about where their clothes are made. This positive change is down to people joining the Fashion Revolution and asking brands via email, twitter and instagram - #whomademyclothes. Two years ago I bought this dress in a House of Holland sale (even then it wasn't cheap!) … Continue reading Who made my dress?

Fashion Revolution Week: 10 ethical brands

Ideally the most sustainable way to chop and change your wardrobe is to not buy brand new.But sometimes you just can't find what you need raking round vintage shops or scrolling through second hand websites. If you do need to buy brand new, then make sure it's from an ethical source. Somewhere that looks into … Continue reading Fashion Revolution Week: 10 ethical brands

Zero Waste Wonders

You've all heard me harping on and on about plastic pollution and it seems some of our efforts to reduce the amount of plastic we use are finally paying off! A recent study by the Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas) has found that the number of plastic bags on the seabeds surrounding the … Continue reading Zero Waste Wonders