**Originally published on Culture and Capitalism** I arrived in Brighton 5 years ago with the dream of finding a good job and starting an autonomous life of my own. During these years, Brighton has given me lots of great friends, experiences and adventures but, most importantly, it has also changed the way I live my life and … Continue reading A relationship with fashion: thoughts from an anthropology student
This Fashion Revolution Week we had the pleasure of interviewing Abbie Morris, the CEO and co-founder of the website Compare Ethics – a website designed to make it as easy as possible for consumers to find information on ethical fashion and brands. We talked with Abbie about ethics in the fashion industry, sustainability goals, greenwashing … Continue reading Compare Ethics – An Interview with Abbie Morris
A group of students from my university, the University of Sussex, just started a ‘Fashion Fast’. What does it mean you may wonder? Well, it consists of committing to using only 6 pieces of clothing from now until Easter. They are doing this challenge based on Labour Behind the Label’s fundraising project designed to make … Continue reading Fashion Fast – 6 Items Challenge
Happy International Women’s Day everyone! I know I’ve not posted anything in a while now and I apologise for this – the master’s course is keeping me quite busy this year but I’m planning to be back here more frequently soon 🙂 Today I’d like to talk a little more about the women who sew, … Continue reading International Women’s Day: Who are the Women who Make our Clothes?
This month, the Soil association has been promoting and celebrating Organic September, a campaign designed to educate people as to the benefits of organic practises in agriculture and farming. With multiple events across the UK, they have been doing an amazing job of explaining what the term organic means; why you should choose organic products; … Continue reading Organic Dresses & Thoughts
Here we are again, that time of the year when the sun is shining, it feels hot and we just wanna shake off our warm clothes and jump into those light, colourful summery ones! It’s been pretty wonderful in the UK of late – temperatures rising to 35 degrees…entire days passing without a cloud in … Continue reading Summer Clothes
Hello everyone, hope you are all well! First of all, I would like to apologise for not having posted anything new recently. These past few weeks have been very busy for me and I simply wasn’t able to find the time I needed to write new content for my blog, really sorry about this! I … Continue reading Plastic Free July