Fashion Revolution Week
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Fashion Revolution Week

This year’s Fashion Revolution Week kicks off on Monday, encouraging millions of fashion lovers around the world to ask brands and themselves a simple question: “Who made my clothes?” Born out of the indignation following the 2013 Rana Plaza disaster in Bangladesh, Fashion Revolution has gone from strength to strength, with over 80 countries participating … Continue reading

Hello 2016!
Random Thoughts

Hello 2016!

2015 was, by many accounts, a tumultuous year in fashion, marked by high-profile changes at the helm of major brands and the tightening grip of luxury conglomerates both on- and offline. Some pundits predict an impending industry-wide crisis brought about by the ever-faster fashion model. As The Independent’s Alexander Fury points out, “’Fast fashion’ is … Continue reading

A Tale of Two Italian Cities
Fashion / Green-to-Glam Ideas from A to Z / I

A Tale of Two Italian Cities

A couple of weeks ago I had the privilege of visiting two Italian cities—Milan and Florence—which had historically vied for the title of the country’s fashion capital. It was a fascinating insight into Italy’s passion for “bello ben fatto” (beautiful well made) – and how sustainability fits within this concept. Milan is synonymous with high fashion: … Continue reading

Greek Goodies
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Greek Goodies

  With a Greek name that translates as ‘foreigner’ or ‘hospitality’, I feel a special Hellenic connection. One of my favourite places in the world is the spectacular island of Santorini in southern Aegean Sea, a jewel among Greece’s 2,000 islands, where I spent my honeymoon. However, following worrisome developments in Greece over the past few months, … Continue reading