Plastic Oceans
Fashion / Green-to-Glam Ideas from A to Z / P / Random Thoughts

Plastic Oceans

From microfibres in your fleece jacket to the ubiquitous plastic straws, our oceans are choking with plastics. Each year, some eight tonnes of plastic are dumped into our seas. A portion of mussels could contain 7 micrograms of microplastics. And after years of scientists’ warnings, it seems that the dangers plastics pose to the marine … Continue reading

Petite Fashion, Big Potential
Fashion / P

Petite Fashion, Big Potential

In recent weeks there has been much discussion about the ‘plus size’ market in women’s fashion being significantly underserved. In the same vein, I would like to ‘tip the scales’ in the opposite direction, and talk about women’s fashion often termed as ‘petite’. As a 5’2” myself, I fully sympathize with nearly half of American and one-third of British … Continue reading

The Pioneers
Fashion / Green-to-Glam Ideas from A to Z / P

The Pioneers

This week’s green-and-glam idea starting with “P” is dedicated to the pioneers of sustainable fashion. Well before “eco-“, “ethical” and “conscious” fashion became du jour, they were blazing the trail, pushing the boundaries and teaching us some important lessons on how to bring desirable and sustainable together. For this article, I profile three such pioneers, … Continue reading