Dear Readers, It's been a very long time since I last posted but alas, I am ready to give a sign of life. What have I been doing all this time, you might ask? By Gerd Altmann aka geralt via Pixabay I have been writing a book. Yes, again! I didn't have enough plight writing … Continue reading A sign of life from the author
University of Westminster x Staiy
Staiy partnered with the University of Westminster to provide a learning opportunity for their MA Marketing, MA Retail, and BA Fashion Promotion students. The project aims to present a live example of the journey and the challenges faced by a startup, in particular one with a focus on sustainability. For the students, the main focus will be on branding with sustainability in mind...
Webinar by Staiy
Dear readers, Recently, I have been collaborating with a sustainability facilitator and innovator platform called Staiy. A great initiative to connect consumers, advocates, intellectuals, manufacturers, designers and fashion lovers with each other all under the umbrella of sustainability and ethics. Yesterday, Staiy hosted its first online webinar inviting experts from areas of sustainability, innovation and … Continue reading Webinar by Staiy
Jean-Paul Gaultier resigns with a message of sustainability
Image source: The Telegraph Dear readers, This week in Fashion, Jean-Paul Gaultier retired from the catwalk with a spectacular show in Paris. As France 24 reports: "Famous for Madonna's cone bras, blue and white stripy T-shirts, saintly models and corsets, "L’Enfant terrible" of French fashion Jean Paul Gaultier is retiring from the catwalk. His final … Continue reading Jean-Paul Gaultier resigns with a message of sustainability
Banksy Pop-Up Shop in London (Gross Domestic Product)
Dear readers, I have been a Banksy fan for many years, and still remember spotting his original spray paint art in East London when he started his work. I was really inspired by his graphics and used them in some experimental textile art, about 16 years ago to express my protest against mindless consumerism. You … Continue reading Banksy Pop-Up Shop in London (Gross Domestic Product)
Deconstructing Greta Thunberg – a cry for help
Dear Readers, You know I cannot remain silent on topics that touch my analytical brain and try to de-calibrate my sensitivity for ethics and common sense, especially those that turn masses hysterical and make the front pages (yes, I know, an article on Brexit is long overdue, but I will wait for October 31st to … Continue reading Deconstructing Greta Thunberg – a cry for help
Re-spark joy! If you want to love your clothes again, put them all away.
Dear Readers, At the moment I am experiencing sustainability in many different ways, on various levels: Intellectually, physically an most importantly in my daily life. This culmination of events has led to today's post. I learned a great lesson about clothing that I own and how to re-spark joy. But read on to find out … Continue reading Re-spark joy! If you want to love your clothes again, put them all away.