• shopping,  Style

    Ethical Alternatives : CÉLINE TRIO

    I’ve been looking for a nice cross body bag for a while now, something I can use on nights out (LOL on those are rare occasions) but also something I can use for work. With my job sometimes I spend days on end out shopping with a suitcase or shopper in tow so a cross body is ideal for me to access my purse, ipad and tape measure. The famous Céline Trio was recently bought back on to my radar and I realised that it would be the perfect solution. The three (Same size) pockets would be SO useful for staying organised during work trips, and I believe that one…

  • shopping,  Style

    Easy Ethical : ETHLETIC

    Just a quick brand show case today as I am off on a work trip for 2 weeks. I hope to find some time to blog while I’m away, but considering I have been finding it difficult to do so while at home that may or may not happen! How do you other bloggers manage it!? SO… My boyfriend is probably better than me at buying clothing from sustainable and ethical brands. While the majority of my clothes seem to come from second hand shops, his are usually new and mostly bought from ethical stores. The other day he was looking for a new backpack, one with specific straps so…

  • Thoughts

    Weekend Thoughts : is there a solution?

    So I read a lot about all these great brands and designers making and selling ethical and sustainable products and that is great, but on the wider scale of things what is the solution to fast fashion and the high street? Obviously it’s a very complicated subject, and I really don’t know much about economics and I don’t want to pretend I do, but is there a solution out there to make things better or is it just a case of little by little? I find it difficult to articulate myself sometimes so I am just going write down my thoughts in bullet points, and hope that does the job.…

  • Style

    Pants! Round up of boxers and briefs.

    A few weeks a go I wrote a post rounding up some excellent ladies underwear and lingerie (you can read it here). I also included some tips on looking after your underwear to increase the longevity of it thus making it even more sustainable. Although on my blog so far there has been a tilt towards womenswear, it wasn’t my intention to make it exclusively this. To be fair a lot of the brands I have featured do cater for all tastes, but I think I will also start to include some mens wear specific posts as well. Of course there are no rules anyway of who can wear what…

  • shopping,  Style,  Thoughts

    Weekend Thoughts : Default Slavery

    I’m an ethical blogger but at the weekend I caved and bought a earrings from a high street shop because I was tired, wanted something nice and couldn’t be bothered to go to the charity shops. So a few weeks ago I wrote a post where I laid out all the outfits I wanted to wear to various upcoming weddings, (you can read it here). However when it came to two of the most recent weddings I realised that actually the Vivienne Westwood dress is more than a little snug on me now and is definitely not appropriate for a casual country wedding. Luckily I had the pink dress on…