Have you ever felt guilty glancing into your wardrobe and seeing how many pieces you literally never wear? Well don’t blame yourself, it may not be your fault!
For years the fashion industry has been caught up in a high speed churn and burn cycle, that we’ve all been trying to keep up with. Fashion makes us feel good about ourselves, and chasing the newest, hottest trend can be frighteningly addictive. With the recent proliferation of retail giants like H & M, Zara and Uniqlo in Australia, it has become easier and easier to overconsume.
But a new consciousness about the detrimental effects of irresponsible fashion consumption has emerged, and designers and consumers are taking a stand, and saying no to big business. A movement towards ethical design means that there are more opportunities than ever to say no to fast fashion. If this is all news to you, read our page The Perils of Fast Fashion.
If you’re not sure where to begin, we have put together seven easy ways to start using fashion responsibly, which are a cinch to fit into your lifestyle.
Okay girls – it’s finally Summer, and it is going to be a hot one! That means it’s time to ditch your wintery frame of mind and the beauty routines that go along with it – and invigorate your look for the new season. Summer means long days with friends by the water, with good times rolling into the hot nights. The look we love is glowing, quenched skin, gorgeous lit-from-within make-up and bronzed supple limbs. But how do those impossibly perfect blogger babes do it? This is your go-to guide – a round-up of the hottest tips our homegrown beauty bloggers have to offer. Get ready to up your beauty game this Summer!
There are so many pros to wearing vintage clothes – original one-off pieces, classic and timeless designs, quality fabrics, designer finds for less, and that personal edge that stands out every time. On the other hand, who can resist all of the latest arrivals that look so pretty in the shop window?
Luckily, there are a number of ways you can mix vintage and modern pieces together, even if it’s just a touch of vintage charm through hair or makeup. What’s more, you can even save money by combining the old with the new.
Winter has officially arrived, bringing booties, oversize jumpers and coats to the forefront. The cooler seasons bring more flexibility to the wardrobe as you can layer, mix and match and get away with a casual androgynous look, personalised to your own tastes. Tomboy chic sums up the mix between this masculine and feminine aesthetic that balances items that are a bit baggy and a bit tight. Think Cara Delevigne, Ellen Page, the Olsen twins and Kristen Stewart all rolled into one. There are so many looks you can go for when it comes to tomboy chic, and the best part about sporting this look in winter is the versatility that comes with it.
We’ve put together a 7 step guide to help you achieve this cool and collected tomboy look that will make your winter a whole lot better.