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
A year ago today I embarked on my Bella Green journey and published my first ever blog post. To mark to the occasion I'd like to take some writing space to thank those who have supported, followed and inspired me to continue. At times it has been tough. Making time to research and write whilst juggling … Continue reading Happy Blogiversary toooo meeee!
On Sunday it was International Men's Day. To show appreciation for my male followers, I thought I'd share some ethical men's clothing (also ladies... Christmas is coming up... present suggestions for your Dad, Brother, Boyfriend?). Brothers We Stand Providing the basic essentials made in a wind-powered factory from organic cotton and recycled plastic bottles. Ecoalf … Continue reading Ethical Men’s Clothing
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
People now buy four times more clothes than they did in the 80's. To meet these increasing demands fashion brands are cutting corners in regards to worker rights, pay and safety. It also has huge consequences for the environment, on average UK consumers send 30kg of clothing to landfill each year. Labour Behind the Label … Continue reading Super Sunday Swap Shop
Those who know me know just how much I adore Alexa Chung's style. A mix of band t-shirts, 60's mod, English eccentric, scruffy hair, pumps, satchels and high waisted jeans. So today when she launched her very own fashion label I was eager to see what was on offer. I headed to the website and … Continue reading Is High Fashion Slow Fashion?
Most of us love clothes. I know I do. They give us an identity. They make us feel good about ourselves. But the people who make our clothes are hidden. And if we don’t know know who makes our clothes, we can’t be sure that they were made in a fair, clean and safe way. Is … Continue reading Fashion Revolution Week