Social media and influencers encourage us to consume and that’s something we can’t deny. Influencers live off pure and simple consumerism, and it is complicated to raise awareness among your followers once you have fed your audience with daily packages through Stories or monthly hauls on platforms such as YouTube. The connection we can have […]
I’m far away from being perfect. In fact, there is no such thing as a perfect vegan, right? I wanted to bring up this several times on my social media but I was and I’m still scared of showing up my thoughts or feelings about it. And also, I just don’t want to offend anyone. […]
Supporting ethical and sustainable fashion brands will give you peace-of-mind. As a consumer, I’ve become increasingly conscious about my purchases to make a positive difference for the people involved in the making of our clothes and goods, and also, for the planet. Below, I round up my favourite sustainable fashion brands that produce eco-friendly collections, high-quality […]
Since I read this post and words by Venetia La Manna, an incredible activist and one of the best call-out accounts I’ve been following for a while who promotes slow fashion, veganism and much more, I couldn’t stop thinking about it: ”Mango fired 738 workers for requesting ‘clean drinking water.” Devastating. You might ask: ”How […]
Win for veggie and vegan burgers, but plant-based dairy lose out. At this time, EU law already bans the use of terms such as milk, butter and cheese for selling plant-based foods. In addition, descriptions such as ‘yoghurt-style’ or ‘cheese-alternative’ could now be banned too. Veggie disks? Sausages tubes? For those who missed the vote […]
Before becoming a slow fashion advocate, I was part of the fast-fashion problem. I’m not proud of my behaviour. I purchased far more clothes than I could wear in my entire life and most of them ended up in a charity shop. My shopping motto was “more is more” and like many other women, being […]
Living consciously is about waking up. It’s about being conscious of what you consume and of the effect it has on you, the environment and other human beings. In every single aspect of your life.
Have you ever thought about how privileged people are, myself included, to be born into G20 countries? How lucky are we to live in countries where one can dream of a bright future? Although there are some flaws in our political systems, most of the people here do have basic human rights and we can […]