Fast Feminism: Has the Commercialisation of International Women’s Day Gone Too Far?

I grew up in a Christian household, so I always understood the frustration at the commercialisation of Christmas. As my faith faded, my frustration decreased; it may be an excuse for completely commercialised, but it’s still a wonderful time to celebrate family and love. Valentine’s Day I never bothered about too much; I agree with […]

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Fast Fashion: A 21st Century Twist on Slavery?

Gone are the days when most brands and retailers updated their stock seasonally. Now it’s more weekly. Why? Fast fashion. There is a constant craving for more…and for cheap. We’ve become greedy and brands and retailers are constantly churning out more goods to satisfy our appetite. Clothing rarely stays on the racks for more than 12 […]

Is Fast Fashion Causing a Slow Death for the Planet?

Did you know it takes a staggering 1,800 gallons of water to make a single pair of denim jeans? While it’s been long-known that plastic and fossil fuels are major contributors to polluting the earth, Ecowatch suggests fashion is the world’s second largest consumer of water. It’s also the second-biggest planet killer, with clothes accounting for […]