Everyone loves a good show. From the biggest shows on the West End to the open mic night at your local, there's something about performance that is vital to the human experience. Fashion shows claim a slightly strange, yet no less performative, place in this tradition, since they are not performance for its own sake,… Continue reading Are fashion shows really necessary?
This blog post is long overdue. I was proud of myself for sticking to a schedule - posting every three weeks or so, I managed to keep on top of things. That all went to pot during April; I was home from university for the Easter holidays, but that didn't mean I wasn't busy! I… Continue reading Eco Exhaustion
On Monday evening, I took part in a conversation about plastic use during #EthicalHour on Twitter. It raised the question: how much can I do by myself to stop climate change? The answer, of course, is very little. Yet the general conversation around sustainability often focuses on our impact as individuals - in fact, it's… Continue reading The Production Issue
I'm actually amazed at myself that I managed to pull this post together - I've missed a few weeks due to various deadlines at uni and a family holiday meant I couldn't possibly do anything like work! Anyways, we've conveniently reached the end of Autumn/Winter 2019 Fashion Month just as I'm ready to write again,… Continue reading A/W 2019 Ready-to-Wear: Runway Report
When I first started this project, I knew that not only would my purchasing habits have to change, but also my browsing habits. I'm the kind of person who loves actually going shopping, looking through racks of clothes and trying things on before I buy them (it's just too much of a faff to buy multiple… Continue reading Old Clothes, New Tricks
Two years ago, Gucci announced that they would be switching to faux fur from their SS18 shows onwards, following in the footsteps of designers like Stella McCartney and Vivienne Westwood to reject real fur products. Nowadays, it definitely seems like a no-brainer to avoid fur - it feels a bit icky to even think about… Continue reading Faux Fur or No Fur?
I'm a winter person. There's nothing I love more than being snug as a bug in my parent's living room, the room warmed by a crackling fire in a wood burner, cup of steaming tea nestled in my hands and the sounds of rain tapping against the windows. This feeling is increased tenfold around Christmas,… Continue reading Scrooged