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.
It is rare that we stop to think about the effects of psychology when it comes to what we wear. Often, as consumers, we make purchases that impact to satisfy our psychological needs and desires. Maslow outlined this motivation behind buying behaviour in this theory of hierarchical needs. There are many psychological influences involved in consumer purchasing decisions. Most of these, we tend not to be aware of. What is colour psychology? Little research has been conducted int
My shopaholic realisation: Forty-three days ago, when all of this madness began, I, like most girls my age, was a self-confessed shopaholic. My daily hobbies consisted of scrolling through online shops for hours at a time and eagerly waiting for those glorious parcels to arrive at my door. So, as you can imagine, when news of lockdown broke out, I was delighted to have all the time in the world to be doing my favourite pastime completely guilt-free. Before long, I had overloa