Something big is about to happen soon… Do you know what is it? Maybe some of you do… trrr drum rolls… it is the Fashion Revolution week! Yes! This year it’s taking place from the 23rd to 29th April and if you didn’t know before reading this post then no worries – you still have … Continue reading An ethical closet: Where to start?
Today I would like to attract attention to the materials our clothes are made of and focus on the sustainable and ethical options out there. Nowadays, public awareness of how much contamination the fashion industry makes is increasing. In fact, if you Google it, the first thing you’ll find is that the textile and fashion … Continue reading Sustainable clothing fibres
Mayamiko is one of those little gems that I found in my search for ethical and sustainable brands. Founded by Paola Masperi, their collections and designs are inspired by African traditions and prints. They are colourful, vibrant and full of life, with patterns and shapes that have been fascinating me ever since I first saw … Continue reading From Africa with love. Mayamiko
When it comes to accessories, my favourite has to be jewellery, in particular the earrings. Honestly, my earrings are just another part of me. I mean, I can’t even leave my house without them on…and if one day I forget to wear them I feel, well, naked. Maybe this isn’t your case but no matter what … Continue reading It is all about the Jewellery
When I made my resolution those few months ago I needed a few new warmer clothes as the winter was getting close. You know that time of year – when you start to dust off your previous year’s clothes and find things you’d completely forgotten you owned! Even here in England where, let’s be honest, … Continue reading Winter Essentials
Today, 8th of March, we celebrate International Women’s Day. This year, more than ever, this day of recognition draws attention to the global movement of women’s rights, equality and justice. It is a day when women around the world join together in force and voice to support the creation of a world in which sexual … Continue reading Equality
One of the first brands I found looking for alternatives to fast fashion was People Tree. Founded by Safia Miney in 1991, this was the first clothing company in the world to receive fair trade and organic certifications, the World Fair Trade Organisation Fair Trade product mark (WFTO) and the Global Organic Textile Standard certification … Continue reading People Tree – where my journey began
There are 4 easy steps I made and you can make too to kickstart this adventure! 1. Stop buying clothes I don’t mean forever. Just for a while. Give yourself some time to reflect on the clothes you already own – which are your favourites; the ones you wear the most; the ones you never … Continue reading Baby Steps
Hi Everyone, My name is Silvia Berastegui and I am a 27 year old female entrepreneur, originally from the north of Spain, but currently living in the sunny coastal city of Brighton, UK. I love fashion, travelling, painting, food and books. After a lot of thinking I’ve finally decided to launch my own blog about … Continue reading Hola!