The Art of Transformation
Green-to-Glam Ideas from A to Z / Random Thoughts / T

The Art of Transformation

Metamorphosis is a Greek term that stands for “transformation”. A biological process that is common in many insects, it is also perhaps one of the best ways to describe fashion. From day to night, season to season and through the years, we change our clothes and, in doing so, transform ourselves. This week’s article is all about the … 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

Talking Textiles
Green-to-Glam Ideas from A to Z / Random Thoughts / T

Talking Textiles

This week’s letter is T, and we are talking sustainable textiles! The subject is both timely and serendipitous, as I have just written my first piece for the Ethical Fashion Forum’s SOURCE Intelligence Magazine on this very topic! Titled ‘The Fab Five: Fabrics That Help You Cut Your Environmental Footprint‘, it is an interview with … Continue reading