Doomsday Clock has recently been advanced by 30 seconds. In laymen´s terms it´s two minutes before midnight – or two minutes before the world will face it’s annihilation. Reason is that in 2017 and 2018 politicians failed to respond to the environmental crisis and nucluear threats, according to the Bulletin of the Atomatic Scientists.
The question is, why do we have to wait for politicians to make a change when it’s in our hands to change the world? For many environmentalists, it is a first step to change own consumption and fashion is probably the easiest and a pretty effective way to adapt the new lifestyle. Fashion is also a big player in pollution. Fast Fashion is probably contributing the greatest part of pollution from the fashion industry. Here are some reasons why
As the new year started, many of us made promises. This year, I want to start a more conscious way of living. As you know from a previous post, I stopped shopping at Zara and last year I also did not buy any piece of clothes at H&M for myself. This year I want to quit all fast-fashion retailers and reduce the amount of clothes I’m buying and be more conscious about my consumption overall.
Taking it a step further I asked myself in which other field I could improve my way of consuming and I decided to do something about my make-up repertoire.
Everytime we buy something, we make a decision. We are deciding consciously or unconsciously on supporting a certain company. Ideally our shopping behavior should reflect our values.
I’ve been offline for too long! The past months and weeks have been packed with many great things such as our move to our new appartment and a couple of family vacations. I’m back and there’s so much to come! I have many new stories for you lined up and I can’t wait to put them out. Starting off with a little bit about fashion.