Cultural appropriation and appreciation is a hot topic in the world of fashion, with many of your favourite stars and brands being labelled with appropriating cultures. A quick breakdown of appropriation and appreciation is that using other cultures as means for your aesthetic, without looking at the cultural relevancy which the items contain is appropriation. Appreciation is when someone takes a culturally relative item, studies the history behind it as well as the reasons i
Whilst the world is currently aware of one global pandemic, there is another that has gone under the radar. One-time-wear and fast fashion have gone hand in hand to create their own pandemic within the fashion industry. One-time-wear is wearing an item of clothing once before eventually banishing it to a landfill site. But do we truly understand the impact this is having on our planet? Making just one pair of jeans can create as much greenhouse gas a car driving for 80 miles.
Can you remember what it was like to be nine? If I recall correctly my days were filled with watching CBBC whilst trying to dodge doing my homework. What about you? Were you an influencer who was signed to several modelling agencies as well as collaborating with loads of major companies? Nope? Don’t worry me neither. I was too busy catching up with Tracy Beaker and learning my spellings. But whilst most of us can’t even say we are successful influencers as an adult, let alon