Ethical home decor is something that I’ve been thinking about a lot recently, since I’ll soon be moving house. My search for affordable homeware that is, ya know, actually nice, has got me wondering whether our thirst for trendy houses is setting decor on the same path as fast fashion.    In 2019, the world […]

May 26, 2019

Ethical home decor: Is homeware the new fast fashion?

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Today is an exciting day, my friends. As of 10am this morning, the doors of Birmingham’s new Disney Land, I mean, Primark shop, were opened to the public.  But it’s no ordinary shop. In fact, it’s the world’s biggest Primark, covering 5 whole floors that house, not only rails of cheap clothes, but a Disney […]

Apr 11, 2019

Primark Birmingham: What does the opening of this megastore tell us about the state of fast fashion in 2019?

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At the age of 16 my fave way to spend my time was clothes shopping. I know, ironic right? I was a full-on fashion blogger at that time in my life, popping out OOTDs and H&M hauls like my wannabe-Zoella life depended on it. However, unlike all of the ‘successful’ influencers that I saw getting […]

Mar 3, 2019

Blogging, haul culture and fast fashion

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2 days ago Thinx announced the release of “re.t.a”, a reusable tampon applicator. Is this a step in the direction of sustainability or does its £47.25 price tag make the eco-friendly movement inaccessible?  There’s no denying that Thinx are a bunch of period pioneers and straight up eco-warriors. As a company, they’ve played a part […]

Jan 24, 2019

£50 On A Resuable Tampon Applicator: Has Sustainable Become Unattainable?

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Unless you’ve been living under a rock/avoiding those Lad Bible style pages on Facebook (I can’t blame you if it’s that last one tbh), then you’ve definitely heard that Gregg’s have got a new vegan item on their menu. Yep, that’s right, the infamous plant-based sausage roll. That little parcel of crispy goodness that sent […]

Jan 19, 2019

Gregg’s, McDonald’s, Gillette: Should we buy “ethical” products from “unethical” brands?

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It all started with plastic straws. It was that one video of a poor turtle with a straw stuck up its nose that set the whole internet on fire. Suddenly if you or your business used them (even one!), you were the devil. It didn’t matter if you disposed of it properly. It didn’t matter […]

Oct 25, 2018

Eco shaming: Does it encourage change or is it damaging to the cause?

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