One man’s trash, another (wo)man’s tressure

One man's trash, another (wo)man's tressure

You know the saying “One man’s trash, another man’s tressure”. This is the story of how this classic Ralph Lauren sweater in merino wool is exactly that or more correctly; “One man’s trash, another (wo)man’s tressure”. It’s quickly become a wardrobe stable and it ended up in my wardrobe, almost by coincident. Continue Reading

My new winter coat

My new winter coat

Last week I talked about finding a sustainable winter coat and how difficult I found it to be. Well, my search is over! For my birthday on Sunday he gave me my new winter coat, which is the coat I talked about from Reformation, and I love it! It’s long and warm, the classic design and the fact that it’s black (black will always be the new black) make me certain it will be a wardrobe favourite for many seasons to come. Continue Reading

Inspiration from Pinterest to my outfit #3

Inspiration from Pinterest to my outfit

My mom and sister have been visiting and we’ve taken some time off to enjoy London with them. It’s been amazing! And I’ve loved showing them around London. Eating lots of fantastic food, going to museums, markets and just wandering around my favourite city has been brilliant. But now I’m also ready for a new work week, with blogging, writing content for a new collaboration and my project with the Ethical Fashion Forum. Continue Reading

Wool pros and cons

Wool pros and cons

Today, I want to talk a bit about wool pros and cons. Wool must be one of my favourite fibres; it acts as a natural insulator, it can keep the body warm or cool as necessary, and it repels dirt, stains and water. And my favourite characteristic; wool is also fully biodegradable. So clever, if you ask me! Last week I talked about “organic cotton pros and cons” and like cotton, wool is a natural fibre with a long history. Wool used to be cotton’s greatest rival, as both fibres were suited to a variety of apparel types but today, the wool industry only makes up about 1,5% of fibre production worldwide Continue Reading