How to Transition to a Sustainable Wardrobe

For a lot of us trying to embrace sustainable fashion, one theme comes back over and over again: overwhelm. So many of my styling clients or sustainability newbies tell me “I want to start shopping sustainably; I want to get into sustainable fashion, but I just don’t know where to start, it’s overwhelming.” And to this, I say “I know”.

Transitioning to a sustainable wardrobe can be an intimidating task, even for the most motivated of us. In my years of practice, I’ve put together a simple process, so you can make the switch seamlessly.

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How To Break Up With Fast Fashion in 3 Steps

Growing up in the 90s-00s, I used to watch TV shows glorifying shopping and overconsumption; I used to be in awe in front of my favourite characters’ massive closets and dozens of shopping bags. And as I couldn’t afford to buy tons of quality clothes, I thought fast fashion was the only option.

And then I realised it was not sustainable, and it was an incredible waste of money and resources. How to break up with fast fashion? I’m breaking it down today.

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Why I Don’t Teach My Clients About Body Type Theories

If you’ve been around here for long enough, then you know how I feel about rules: to summarise, I’m not too keen on them. I don’t like the idea of forcing people into a box. Don’t get me wrong, I totally get it; it can make things easier and fun!

But when it comes to certain things, I actively stay away from any category-related stuff. And that applies to style and body type theories.

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This Will Make You Change Your Mind about Capsule Wardrobe

For a long time, I resisted the idea of a Capsule Wardrobe, because I found it so limiting and restricting. Forcing myself to have no more than 30 pieces, feeling guilty for owning 10 pairs of shoes (ok, a bit more, but we’re not here to judge), and all these other arbitrary rules. If that’s how you feel about capsule wardrobes, then I feel you, my friend. You’re in the right place: one of non-judgment and freedom.

And then something happened, that changed my perspective.

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9 Signs you Need Help with Your Wardrobe

There are a few ways to show that when it comes to making the most out of our wardrobe, we could be doing a better job.

Let me share with you 9 signs you need help with your wardrobe, and what they mean. Ultimately, Identifying these will help you make sure that what you wear genuinely reflects your taste, conveys who you are and represents your personality. Who wouldn’t want that? I know I do!

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CPW: What the Heck Is It and Why Should You Care?

One of the things that we look at when we go shopping is looking at the price of the item – of course! We don’t have an unlimited budget! But the problem is this: we see the price as an isolated number. “Oh wow! £75 for a shirt! People are crazy! I’m not paying that, it’s way too expensive”.

And I’m going to tell you right now, I used to do the same thing. But I changed my mind when I understood the concept of CPW!

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The Pros and Cons of a Sustainable Wardrobe

So you’re interested in Sustainable Fashion, but it’s expensive. You want to try it, but you don’t know where to start. You read a lot about it, but you don’t trust brands. It might merely be a trend! Well, believe it or not, I get the struggle!

I’ve made a quick list of the pros and cons of a sustainable wardrobe, just to help you see if you think it’s the right move for you – no spoiler alert here.

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How to Transition your Summer Wardrobe into Autumn

Autumn is coming! And you know what it means: you have to find ways to transition your summer wardrobe into autumn.

Well, I have good news, you don’t have to change your whole wardrobe quite yet. Actually, you will only have to change a few pieces and accessories, if you follow these two principles. So here is how to transition your wardrobe from summer to autumn

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Find Your Signature Style in 10 Simple Steps

Let me guess… You wake up in the morning, get everything done, and stand in front of your wardrobe thinking: “I don’t know what to wear today” or even worse, “I have nothing to wear”.
A well-curated wardrobe that reflects who you are, and that provides you with tons of options, even from a few pieces – that’s the secret. A wardrobe that reflects your personality, and saves you time and money. This is how: Your signature style.

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30+ Style Mistakes that Completely Sabotage your Outfit (Part 1)

Putting together an outfit can be easy, but it’s even better if you have a few tricks and tips on how to make the perfect outfit. In this series, we’re going to have a look at more than 30 style mistakes that completely ruin an outfit, and how to avoid them. Let’s dive in today, by focusing on the mindset, with the first 11 ways of completely sabotaging your style.

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14 Old Popular Beliefs About Working with a Stylist

If you think you know what a personal stylist does, but still believe anything from the list below, it’s time to let me change your mind.

Let’s tackle all this, misconception after misconception, so that it’s clear once and for all, is a personal stylist worth it and what is it like to work with one – AKA me! Let’s dive in.

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What is Sustainability and Why Does it Matter?

Ok, so today I’m going to address something that might seem quite elementary for some, but not so evident for all. You hear me talk about sustainability all the time, “sustainable fashion”, “sustainable living”, “sustainable all-kinds-of things”, ok… But what does it actually mean? It’s something I’ve never actually addressed, so here we go! What is sustainability, and why does it matter?

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Collaboration x Mihaela Markovic

One of the reasons why I love Instagram so much and why I spend so much time on it is… It’s basically become my search engine now. This is how I find some of the most sustainable fashion brands, independent labels and inspiring people. And this is how I found out about Mihaela Markovic and her beautiful knitwear brand.

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