When picking out lasting gifts, do you often wonder if where the products were made should be a priority? We believe it should. There are so many reasons to support locally-made manufacturers, and here are just a few.
The fashion world was rocked this morning to find out that Swedish clothing giant H&M has been accused of burning 60 tonnes of unsold clothing since 2013. According to a report from Retail Gazette and the Danish television programme Operation X, who performed the investigation, H&M have sent “over 1500 kilos of unwanted garments to be destroyed.
Do you want to make your own clothes but don’t believe you have the skill? Maybe you want to step away from unethical production chains and the environmental damage caused by the clothing industry. In a warm, friendly voice, Katie Marcus chronicles her journey crafting beautiful clothes with easy-to-follow tips and tutorials.
Choosing an engagement ring is a much more emotional rather than practical decision. The rings we wear symbolize so much and are the ultimate BuyMeOnce purchase since many of us wear our engagement and wedding rings our entire lives.
t sounds like common sense, but the first thing to do is to separate dark clothing from the whites to prevent colour bleeding. Garments often come with their very own garment laundry recommendations sewn into their seams, so it’s best always to follow the laundry recommendations and machine wash and iron items per the recommended temperature.
The average woman owns in excess of 20 pairs of shoes, with only a quarter of this collection (in most cases the comfortable and practical pairs) being worn regularly. It’s not just the thrill of the shop that leads us to purchase more than we need – a comfortable, durable and stylish shoe is the holy trinity of shoe design and finding a pair is one of life’s holy grails. So how do you go about buying fewer shoes, but buying the right shoes?