Fashion, Life

Three things that have happened since I stopped shopping

There are three weeks left of my three month ban on buying new clothes, shoes and accessories. You can read about Slow Fashion Season and why I decided to do it here, and I will be doing a more comprehensive post about what I’ve learnt and how I move forward when it’s officially over. For… Continue reading Three things that have happened since I stopped shopping

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Three nights in Trinidad, Cuba | Travel Diary

After nearly two weeks in Cuba and by this point feeling more well-versed in the idiosyncrasies of the country, we arrived at our final stop; colourful, vibrant Trinidad. Supposedly a Spanish colonial settlement but potentially in fact a rainbow masquerading as a town, this little gem of a place is full of life and rhythms,… Continue reading Three nights in Trinidad, Cuba | Travel Diary

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Four nights in Vinales, Cuba | Travel Diary

With a few nights in Havana under our belts, we were more than ready to retreat to a more rural setting for the second part of our Cuba trip, and that setting was Vinales; a small, colourful town nestled in a lush green valley. While it’s pretty, and certainly charming, you don’t come to Vinales… Continue reading Four nights in Vinales, Cuba | Travel Diary

Fashion

I’ve pledged to buy nothing new for three months and this is why

It feels impossible to believe (and really quite embarrassing to admit) now, but as recently as a year ago the environmental impact of our collective fast fashion habit hadn’t even crossed my mind. I picked up new things regularly and with little thought; a lunchtime Primark trip here, a ‘pop in’ to H&M on the… Continue reading I’ve pledged to buy nothing new for three months and this is why

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Five days in Havana | Travel diary

I don’t think there are many people for whom the idea of ‘Havana’ doesn’t evoke something; it’s the kind of destination that everyone seems to have an impression of already, the word itself imbued with warm, colourful energy and sounds. Despite that, I’ve found it quite difficult to describe Havana to anyone I’ve spoken to… Continue reading Five days in Havana | Travel diary