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Tag Archives: Going Out Style
What’s the true cost?
What’s the true cost? So often I’ve found myself questioning the price tag on a garment. “Yikes that’s pricey, isn’t it? I can get similar cheaper…” But I didn’t question the cost of the artworks at the Royal Academy Summer Show. In fact, I found myself defending the price because of the quality, the craft, the creativity, … Continue reading
Stopping my cycle of clutter and living more sustainably
Spoiler: this whole outfit is secondhand. Since 2000 we’ve doubled clothing production globally. We don’t have double the people, just double the clothes. And while we’ve done this, we’ve reduced how frequently we wear these garments. This equates to more in the rubbish. (source: The Art of Decluttering podcast S1E130 17 November 2019) I’ve been … Continue reading
AW15 Trends: Tan Suede Skirt, Going Out Style
Tan suede skirts are proving to be one of the new ‘it’ items this autumn / winter, and of course I wanted to try one out in my wardrobe! (Confession: I bought 5 different styles to try on at home before settling on this one…) But considering I didn’t have anything this colour in my wardrobe already, … Continue reading