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  • 10 Ethical Fashion Mistakes to Avoid when you ditch Fast Fashion

    10 Ethical Fashion Mistakes to Avoid when you ditch Fast Fashion
  • My 2018: the wins, failures and life lessons

    My 2018: the wins, failures and life lessons
  • 5 easy changes to make in 2019 for a more sustainable life

    5 easy changes to make in 2019 for a more sustainable life

10 Ethical Fashion Mistakes to Avoid when you ditch Fast Fashion

So, you’ve decided to ditch fast fashion. How did you get there? Perhaps you’ve watched The True Cost. Or you’ve read about the shitty effects fast fashion has on our planet. The unethical treatment of female workers by brands like Zara and Primark scares you, so you desperately want to do something. Thoughts of throwing away all my existing clothes…

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My 2018: the wins, failures and life lessons

When I started writing this post, I was under the impression that 2018 was a so-so year for me. There were a few things I wanted to achieve but didn’t, and the feeling of disappointment was overwhelming. However, once I started looking for some small signs of success, I was flooded with plenty of things I actually managed to do.…

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5 easy changes to make in 2019 for a more sustainable life

If 2018 brought something good, it’s  awareness about the terrible effects of certain things on our planet. Fashion and plastic were the big offenders, and I believe we all want to do better next year. With only two weeks left until 2019, I thought it may be good to give you some ideas for 5 sustainable New Year’s resolutions you…

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The importance of basics in your wardrobe

I don’t like the idea of the ’10 wardrobe essentials’ posts. The basic black jeans and blazer may work for most people, but I very rarely reach for them. They’re just not my style. As a person who wears colourful items pretty much every day, I find the idea of shopping for basics utterly boring. Well, that was until I…

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Traveller’s guilt: Why do we put so much pressure on ourselves?

When I was recently invited to go to Hong Kong for three weeks, I almost screamed ‘yessss’ to my laptop screen. Okay, it was for an academic conference to present my new PhD, but besides the few days of the conference, I was going to have complete control over my timetable. The best part: all expenses, including flights, hotel and…

Have you ever felt guilty you're not getting the most out of your trip? I surely did!

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