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Trends You Should Be Paying Attention To This Summer!

If you’re in the UK, you probably know that the government has begun easing lockdown, just in time for summer. This means that we might get to enjoy a classic summertime: drinks in a friend’s garden, sun-kissed (hopefully) days at the beach and long picnics. Although a lot of us may have enjoyed lounging around on our sofas in pyjamas for the last 8 weeks, now is the time to emerge from our homes and begin enjoying summer fashion again! Let’s explore some of summer 2020’s most popular trends. For a casual and stylish look, pop a jumpsuit on and accessorise it with some sandals and big hoop earrings. Jumpsuits are incredibly versatile and you can wear one for walking...

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Clothes & Creativity In The Age Of Coronavirus

Author - Olivia Young I entered into the sustainability scene with the force of a comet tearing through the universe, hurtling towards it at 10,000 miles per hour. I declared myself a vegan overnight, cut my shower time back to five minutes, tackled single-use plastic, then all plastic, and started carrying mesh bags and glass jars into the supermarket—all without an ounce of hesitation—but my newfound enthusiasm for major eco-lifestyle changes did not immediately translate to clothes.   My initial opinion on ethical fashion—as a person whose closet was (is) teeming with unethically sourced synthetics and fast-fashion labels—is that it simply didn't exist. Clothes, like animal products, are not scientifically proven to be essential to human health and survival, which...

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Ethical fashion podcasts to add to your queue because knowledge is power.

Author - Olivia Young Being a consumer during the climate crisis feels remarkably like being left to man the cockpit of a spacecraft solo. Shopping for anything — house plants, washing machines, broccoli — is a grave responsibility, yet navigating the perplexing and often contradictory ethics of fashion is near impossible when even the label on a jumper is too complex to read. Fortunately for aspiring environmentalists who don't have the time nor the vocabulary to sift through hundred-page sustainability reports, there are a number of nifty podcasts out there that do all the research for us and, more importantly, deliver it in layman's terms. Addressing everything from fair pay to sustainable sourcing and greenwashing, these five podcasts are tackling...

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10 Reasons To Rent

Image by Carlota Guerrero 1. Your dream wardrobe is finally in your reach! Have you ever watched Keeping up with the Kardashians secretly hoping for Kim’s wardrobe to be yours? But clothes are expensive and our apartments tend to have a limited storage space that doesn’t include an extra floor for a walk-in wardrobe. You slowly gave up on your dream, maybe even settled for a minimal capsule wardrobe instead as it is much easier to afford and to manage… But here comes a total revolution. What if I told you that this infinite wardrobe of your humble dream is one click away from you? Reason to Rent is a fashion rental stocking a number of your favourite brands so...

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Layer it up with style

As winter has been dragging for just a little too long and you feel like you’ve worn your favourite jumper probably just about a thousand times it is time to spice things up a little bit. With these freeze-proof clothing combinations you probably never thought of, you can keep warm for the last month of winter while looking unbelievably stylish. 1. Double knitwear. The first tip is pretty self-explanatory. Just wear two jumpers instead of one. For the fashionable styling effect, layer thin polo-neck under a thick wool v-neck jumper or wrap a thick knit around your shoulders over a different colour one. 2. Smart streetwear To make your cosy, loungewear look smarter layer your favourite hoodie under a classic...

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