Rethink Your Wardrobe: Sustainable Fashion on a Budget

Just a couple of weeks ago it was Fashion Revolution Week, a week that marks the anniversary of the Rana Plaza factory disaster and encourages people to demand change within the fashion industry by asking brands #whomademyclothes. Throughout the week I posted on instagram my ethical outfits of the day (click here to see them). … Continue reading Rethink Your Wardrobe: Sustainable Fashion on a Budget

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

Turtle Doves: recycled cashmere

Turtle Doves is a British brand that buys woollen items from charity shops and turns them into new products. This is great for so many reasons and their story of success is inspiring. Turtle Doves started very small but now employs over 20 people, including ex-Laura Ashley seamstresses whose jobs disappeared when production was moved to … Continue reading Turtle Doves: recycled cashmere

Winter Coats

I suddenly realised earlier this month, when it started to get cold, that I didn't actually own a winter coat. And so... the hunt began. All I wanted was a plain, black, warm coat. Not much to ask you'd of thought?! What I found was a great selection of ethically made coats, but they were … Continue reading Winter Coats

Autumn clean & a challenge

Fashion these days is fast, we are buying and chucking away clothes more than ever. Most clothes that are bought are made unethically, using unsustainable materials, tonnes of water and energy and producing lots of waste. They are cheap and disposable. I started an ethical transition with my wardrobe last December, and this autumn I'm having … Continue reading Autumn clean & a challenge

Responsible Running

I used to hate running. Back at school I was half decent so always got picked for cross country and athletics. Then once I left school and tried to go running on my own I'd just give up after 15 minutes as I'd get bored. However recently I have taken it up again and have … Continue reading Responsible Running