Here’s how I fell out with fast fashion

In every suburban town in Britain the high street was - and likely still is- a haven for teenage girls, fast fashion stores became a sanctuary, a break from the boredom. With little else to do, we would at every opportunity, descend on the local shopping centre like a pre-teen army. It was on my… Continue reading Here’s how I fell out with fast fashion

Sustainability Series: Five simple swaps

This week I thought I would share some easy sustainable swaps I have made in my everyday life to help reduce my consumption and do my little bit for our lovely planet. Sustainability is a buzz-word at the moment, with movements like Extinction Rebellion, people's awareness of the growing climate emergency is increasing. Laundry Detergent… Continue reading Sustainability Series: Five simple swaps

Loneliness and living alone in your twenties

At 22 I made the decision to get out of the box-room at my parents, nearly 18 months after leaving uni. After a brief stint in China and then just over a year of battling with my teenage sister for the last bag of crisps, shower time and whose turn it was to do the… Continue reading Loneliness and living alone in your twenties

Sustainability Series: Instagram accounts to follow

For this week's Sustainability Series post I thought I would share some of my favourite accounts championing charity shops and showing off their swankiest second hand garms over on instagram. Like many a gal I often turn to my good friend Instagram for a bit of style inspo, if I am stuck in a rut,… Continue reading Sustainability Series: Instagram accounts to follow

Monthly Playlist: September 2019

September saw the end of a long term relationship, so naturally I had to channel my inner bad b*tch and the best way to do that was through lots and lots of Lizzo. That could also explain the slightly retro additions of Woman Trouble, a bit of Missy Elliot and Dermot Kennedy's Outnumbered for when… Continue reading Monthly Playlist: September 2019

Sustainability Series: Charity Shop Finds

Earlier this year I set myself a little challenge - to go as long as I could without purchasing any 'fast fashion'. For the modern woman this is no mean feat, I like a night out as much as the next gal in her early twenties, and getting dressed up is half the fun. Despite… Continue reading Sustainability Series: Charity Shop Finds