Year’s Sustainable Wardrobe Pledge Round Up

Year’s Sustainable Wardrobe Pledge Round Up

As I reflect on my 2017 efforts to not buy newly produced clothing, I realise my year’s pledge was not so much about passing or failing the pledge, but more about making it a catalyst to enhance my consciousness around my possessions.

Through my pledge efforts, I became the observer of my shopping tendencies. So while I failed in buying no clothing and accessories in 2017, it’s left me with a far greater understanding of why and how I continually shopped.

This pledge coincided beautifully with additional opportunities to really challenge myself in letting go and embracing change; the latter was something I thought I had already mastered. Alas I’ve a long way to go!

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5 shirts for men, cool & ethically made

5 shirts for men, cool & ethically made

My husband runs on HOT!

If you’re a hottie, or perhaps your guy is, he’s probably going to opt for short-sleeve tees just about all year round. Can you relate? When super casual days turn to smart casual occasions then his choice of shirt will likely be all about staying cool!

So when my husband saw my easy-breathing Tencel shirt from Exofficio he ‘wanted some of what she’s having!’  

Tencel, this regenerated fibre, is not only vegan and eco-freindly, but controls and regularly absorbs moisture, so perspiration marks can be a thing of the past!  Organic cotton is also a great eco-happy option, so I’ve included the options in my 5.

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A fashion dilemma, Ka-Ching!

A fashion dilemma, Ka-Ching!

A potential shopping spree in London, a dream come true, right? Well, not so much. Not for me on the high streets anyway.

The more I learn about ethical, sustainable, eco and animal friendly fashion, the more I get it. Reluctantly, yet surprisingly enthusiastically, I tailor my choices around an annoyingly compelling new type of consciousness.

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