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New Nordic Fashion
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New Nordic Fashion

This week took me to the shores of the Baltic Sea, a region which has recently made its mark on the fashion scene – from H&M, world’s second-biggest fashion retailer, to many more globally successful designer brands such as Acne Studios and By Malene Birger. Many Nordic countries look to sustainable fashion as the region’s unique selling point. After the new … Continue reading

In Search of Alternatives to Toxic Fashion
Fashion / T

In Search of Alternatives to Toxic Fashion

From fire-retardant infant sleep-suits to designer T-shirts, the use of chemicals such as teflon and formaldehyde in clothes is ubiquitous, while heavy metals including chromium are widely used in leather tanning. However while the presence of hazardous chemicals in cosmetics and household cleaning products is relatively well-known, consumer awareness of toxic elements is rather low when … Continue reading

World Environment Day: Island Fashion
Fashion

World Environment Day: Island Fashion

Today is World Environment Day, and this year’s theme is islands! Besides being sought-after destinations thanks to their outstanding natural beauty, islands are home to diverse and creative cultures. To celebrate World Environment Day in style, here are some great examples of green-and-glam fashion from around the world – some that come from island nations and some that are inspired by islands. So stretch out … Continue reading

An Education: The First Touch of Luxury
Lifestyle / Random Thoughts

An Education: The First Touch of Luxury

Do you remember the scene from the film An Education where the delightful Carey Mulligan’s character, a 16-year-old suburban schoolgirl Jenny, upon meeting the grown-up and glamorous Helen played by the drop-dead gorgeous Rosamund Pike, just cannot help touching her fur stole – the most luxurious and marvellous thing she’d ever seen in her life? That scene played … Continue reading