Why is Fabric Softener Bad for the Environment (+ Best Natural Alternatives)?

As far as I remember, I’ve always seen my mum use two big bottles when washing clothes. I had no clue about the environmental impact of fabric softener.

So today, we’ll have a look at a few questions about fabric softener. Why is fabric softener bad for the environment, why it’s not ideal for you, and what are some alternatives to fabric softeners that are kind to the planet.

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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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How To Know If A Brand is Truly Sustainable

We’ve all heard the saying “All the glitters isn’t gold”. And it might sound cliché, but unfortunately, it stands true; especially when it comes to sustainable fashion and sustainability as a whole. I mean, there is a reason why the word “greenwashing” is so trendy at the moment: some brands are using sustainability as a means to make a few extra bucks, which makes it difficult to tell if a brand is truly sustainable.

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This Will Make You Change Your Mind about Capsule Wardrobes

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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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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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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