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...
Collective Heart

Collective Heart

In January this year I was asked to be a part of Teatum Jones‘ AW18 Global Womanhood collection. I was amongst a diverse group of 25 women of varying ages, ethnicities, social backgrounds and professions. We took part in a short film where we were asked three...
First Responders

First Responders

I’ve been thinking about why it’s so difficult to talk about mental health. I’m trying to do my bit to banish the shame and stigma that surrounds mental illness. However, it’s still hard to admit on a casual and immediate basis that I’m...

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