The loves and loathes of Fashion

The loves and loathes of Fashion

I have a complicated relationship with fashion. In many ways, I love it. I’m fascinated by the relentless creativity of the designers who produce new work, season after season. They have an uncanny synchronism with the zeitgeist and independently sense that...
The Consumer Trap

The Consumer Trap

I have recently written about my endeavour to change my habits after watching the documentary, Fashion’s Dirty Secrets. The programme examined the appalling damage that the fashion and textile industry has on the environment, particularly how it effects water...
Dismantled Perfectionism

Dismantled Perfectionism

Before I had a baby I was an exacting perfectionist, which is a quality that can be as detrimental as it is productive. It compels one to work hard and strive for the best, but it can often turn inwards and become overly critical when things are, inevitably, not...
It’s not easy being Green

It’s not easy being Green

Last week I wrote about my response to the Stacey Dooley documentary, Fashion’s Dirty Secrets. I must admit that I bought this dress from Lily and Lionel before watching the program, and I’ve since resolved to buy less stuff. I’ve been guilty of...
Cleaning up Fashion

Cleaning up Fashion

I recently watched Fashion’s Dirty Secrets, a BBC 3 documentary presented by Stacey Dooley. The program explores how the fashion industry pollutes the environment, focusing on the damage textile factories have on local water supplies. I was vaguely aware of the...
A Seat at the Table

A Seat at the Table

I’ve been going to London Fashion Week for 6 years now and I’ve always had a problematic relationship with it. I love watching the show and seeing a designer’s latest work; if I have the chance to talk to the designer after and listen to him or her...

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