Yes, I am aware that we are now quite some way into 2018, but I wanted to share my favourite second hand items from the last half of 2017, when I began to shop ethically. Black coat This coat has definitely been one of my most worn (and most complimented) items of the winter months. … Continue reading Favourite thrifted items of 2017
The start of February marks one year since i decided to cut all animal products out of my diet, and it has been an amazing experience! Before going vegan, i was vegetarian for just under a year. This made it a lot easier to transition to vegan as i was already consuming less animal products … Continue reading One year of veganism!
Since the summer months, I have been making a conscious effort to refrain from buying clothes from fast fashion brands, instead shopping second hand and buying from ethical brands. Here are my favourite aspects of this: Save money Shopping second hand has lead to me saving loads of money over the last few months! I’ve … Continue reading Benefits of ethical shopping
New year, new you, right? Wrong! A new you can begin at any time of the year! If you want to change your style, or declutter your wardrobe, there’s no time like the present! Out with the old, in with the new...in a sustainable way, of course. Fashion is one of the most destructive industries … Continue reading Sustainable declutter?
The fair-trade logo has become universally recognisable! Often associated with bananas, coffee and chocolate, the fair-trade movement is a conscious objective to provide fairer conditions and pay for the people in the developing world involved in our food production. While many people rely on the fair-trade logo to tell them their food has been sourced … Continue reading Fair(er) Trade
I have recently a lot of discussion about political opinions in relationships and this is something I definitely have opinions about! Although I am probably one of the least experienced 20 year olds in existence when it comes to relationships, I have witnessed first hand how destructive opposing political opinions can be in a friendship. … Continue reading Political partners?
It can be so easy to focus on everything that is wrong with the world, to the point where this overshadows the plentitude of good around us. When making choices to live a more ethical lifestyle, it can be easy to focus on the unethical practices in the industries around us, and question whether we … Continue reading Making a difference?