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).
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
Can you believe it?! We are one month into the Fashion Detox Challenge. Since it's been a month, I thought I would do a quick reminder of what the Fashion Detox actually is. So basically, a number of us have signed up to for a 10 week challenge in which we cannot spend a single … Continue reading Week 4
Imagine waking up at 4 o'clock in the morning and going to work, knowing you will not come home for another 14 hours, possibly longer. Spending your entire day choking on the fumes behind your section of the factory, lucky to have an inch of room between the machines were you can slide your small … Continue reading The Ladies Behind the Slow Fashion Movement