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It's All About The Loungewear

Over the last year we have found ourselves in and out of lockdowns, with many of us not needing to go into the office as a nation we are buying more lounge wear than ever. What was once considered clothing that we wouldn’t dream of being seen out in, is now our day to day wear.

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The little things that can help us get through yet ANOTHER lockdown.

It's more important than ever to look at the little things we can do the help get through yet another lockdown. 1. Make the most of each day. With the days getting darker early, it is important to make the most of the daytime hours. So, get outdoors, go on a walk, open a window, grab a coffee. Breathe in that cool autumnal air, it will make you feel better.  2. Be creative. We might be stuck inside more than we want to be, so why not take up a new hobby; knitting, paining, dancing, photography, cooking. Try a few things until you find something that you enjoy and why not join an online group to share your efforts! 3. Plan...

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The surprisingly positive effects of lockdown..

The coronavirus pandemic has affected nearly every aspect of our lives, both personally and professionally. However, while we’ve been sequestered away under lockdown, it has also been busy reshaping the world around us. From the canals of Venice becoming so clear that fish can now be seen in them to wild goats roaming the streets of Welsh town Llandudno, we can see what the world might look like removed of human influence. These signs of environmental healthiness create the possibility of crafting a world where humanity and nature are more harmonious. Given all the other changes we’ve had to undergo, this one doesn’t look so unachievable anymore. In this article we take a look at coronavirus’ impact on sustainability and...

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These trends have been around forever!

Just like we recycle clothes, fashion also has a great habit of taking the trends of yesterday and making the looks of today. Whatever's come before can always be repurposed and developed, whether it be 70s flares or 80's shoulder pads. Here we take a look at which iconic outfits are still making their impact felt today! Puffy sleeves Source: Refinery 29 Puff sleeves have been popular since the Victorian era but we most commonly associate them with the powerful and glamorous looks of the 80s and 90s- think Alexis Carrington Colby from Dynasty. In more recent years, we've come to recognise the elevating and transformative effect of the puff sleeve: how it can add drama and elegance to your...

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Sustainable jewellery you should check out!

When we think of ethical fashion, we often just think of the impact fabric production can have on the environment. However, the accessories we wear can have huge implications on sustainability as well. Jewellery in particular can be sourced in lots of non-sustainable ways: whether it is gemstones mined in unsafe working conditions or the polluting impact of extracting raw material, like bronze. In response to this, designers have begun to use more innovative ways to create jewellery. In this piece, we’ll look at a few brands that provide the gorgeous jewellery we love without the harmful effects it can have. Sue Gregor Sue Gregor creates colourful acrylic necklaces and earrings among other products, made from 100% recyclable materials. Each...

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