The 5 R's of Sustainable Fashion are a guide to help us have a more sustainable wardrobe. This post focuses on ways to incorporate these into your every day life.
Have you ever walked into a store, bought something you thought you really needed, got home and you have that feeling in the pit of your stomach? Abbie James talks about her personal struggles with overconsuming and how she looked within to change.
In this article, I go through the natural textile dye processes from the materials used through to the environmental impact with the help of natural dye artist Fiona from TOR. Natural Textile Dyes are gaining momentum, albeit on a niche level, in the fashion industry. Compared to synthetic dyes they offer an allure of sustainability and individuality that is becoming increasingly popular among those looking for a more sustainable and ethical approach to fashion.
Synthetic dyes have taken over from traditional natural textile dyes and pollution and toxicity is reaching alarming levels. People are outraged. Rivers are dying and the people who use these rivers for their livelihood are paying the price. This article explains the impact of textile dyes and what you can do about it.
Recently I was interviewed by Balancing the Grind on work-life balance. It's such a hot topic at the moment and rightly so. For me, it's less about balance and more about what works for me at a particular time. My priorities change, sometimes work is a priority and personal and family life takes a back seat. Other times, work is put on hold for my family. There is no set formula. A lot of pressure is put on us to try to find the perfect balance. I'll take give and take any day, who wants to strive for perfection? Definitely not me.
50% more people are googling sustainable fashion than they were this time last year. With the fashion indust...