I only very recently learnt the meaning of 'greenwashing', so I completely understand the confusion going on in your head right now. The exact definition of 'greenwashing', as provided after a quick google search, is; Greenwashing is the practice of making an unsubstantiated or misleading claim about the environmental benefits of a product, service, technology … Continue reading Lets talk about “Greenwashing”.
If you stumbled off of George Street and just kept walking down the hill, where the cobble stones are poking out of the road and pointing you in different directions (health and safety warning; try not to wear mules), you will eventually come across a Starbucks. Now the Starbucks is actually irrelevant to this story, … Continue reading Treen, Edinburgh’s new sustainable and ethical retailer (and Nessie).
Pretty Pink Edinburgh was founded by Ilana Ewing, born and raised in Brazil. Shortly after moving to Scotland, fuelled by home sickness, Ilana began to create and craft her own sustainably sourced jewellery. https://youtu.be/vg5uSXUolMA Over time I began to concentrate more fully on eco-jewellery and on designing and creating collections that were colourful, contemporary, stylish … Continue reading Pretty Pink
If you don't know, or maybe are just joining in on this final week, I and many others took part in a Fashion Detox challenge. This challenge was kickstarted by Emma Kidd as part of research for her dissertation. This challenge primarily consisted of us not buying clothes for 10 whole weeks. I left a … Continue reading Week 10
At the Jam House in Edinburgh, some of the most fashionable people gathered to watch the R Sustainable Fashion Show, an event which I arrived an hour late to but never missed a second. Long flowing coats, platform shoes, paper-bag styled trousers and a lot of midi rings, the audience wandered around, small talking and, … Continue reading R Sustainable Fashion Show; Reinvent, Reclaim, Re-innovate.
Can you believe there is only 2 weeks left to go! I certainly can't. Not going to lie, I don't actually know how I will cope without having my outfits laid out ready to be worn every day. Day 1 Black Jeans / Black Turtle Neck / Striped Shirt This morning was clearly a cold … Continue reading Week 8
It is the end of week 7! Day 1 Crop Top / Grey Trousers The spring weather got to me a little bit whilst I was picking my items for this week. I tried to look quite sporty, you be the judge. But this is an outfit that is so easy to change up and … Continue reading Week 7
Week 6 is over. That means only 1 MONTH LEFT! Day 1 Black Button Dress / White T-Shirt This outfit was one of my favourites, inspired by one of my recent favourite Instagram accounts, @i.thrift.shit. https://www.instagram.com/p/BvWvir5Fzbz/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link Even though its technically spring, I wouldn't dare pull a dress on yet. But pairing it with a white … Continue reading Week 6
It's the end of week 5. We are over half way through! This week, I'll admit, I was struggling for inspiration from my own wardrobe so I done the most sustainable thing whilst unable to buy more clothes, borrowed them from my sister! I think that is completely acceptable though, as long as your sibling … Continue reading Week 5
It's time to celebrate another massive step forward in the cosmetic industry. As of this week, China will no longer use animal testing as a requirement in the production of cosmetics. As of today (Monday), the China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) stopped requiring tests for ordinary cosmetics such as skincare, makeup, hair products and … Continue reading China ends mandatory animal testing for cosmetics