A Little Poem For Sustainability
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A little poem I wrote this evening: “Sustainability is the heartbeat of the stone that causes the ripple. It’s the idea put to paper, and is pulled from the earth. Uprooted natural source[…]

Enclothed Cognition and the Psychological Importance of What We Wear
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The notion that our physical appearance, and specifically our clothes, can affect the way we feel or act has permeated in culture for quite some time. You’ve likely heard the phrase “dress for[…]

An Op-Ed on the intersection of Culture and Sustainability in Japan, In Praise Of Shadows
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An Op-Ed on the intersection of Culture and Sustainability in Japan  A multicultural phenomenon, the global fashion industry provides sustenance to designers from a plethora of cultural backgrounds. Exploring the lessons, traditional practises[…]

An Op-Ed on the intersection of Culture and Sustainability in Japan and Ghana Part 1

An Op-Ed on the intersection of Culture and Sustainability in Japan and Ghana by Samata A multicultural phenomenon, the global fashion industry provides sustenance to designers from a plethora of cultural backgrounds. Exploring[…]

We love Indian womenswear brand Kanelle
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I’m always on the lookout for great brands championing slow fashion, taking many factors into account. I want every item I wear to come from a place of awareness, with less wastage, using[…]

Behind the scenes for Environmental Media Awards
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I recently attended the Environmental Media Awards, and loved wearing British brand accessories by Toolally alongside my special find from Sue Ryder. Some of my most favourite pieces have come from independent retailers,[…]

Behind The Scenes at an exciting photoshoot…
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Stay tuned for this August! Makeup – Aleroh Beauty | Styling – Samata | Photographer – Jonathan Pattinson

On my way Oscars Sunday. I wore a piece I designed to the Oscars in a marigold colour because I wanted to channel some celebration. Being the lightest hue of the spectrum, the[…]

LOS ANGELES PERSONAL STYLE – DAY THREE | MERCI ME London – Huffington Post
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Dress – Not available until February, browse Merci ME | Bag – OKAPI | Cuff – Bermondsey 167  I recently wore British brand Merci Me London to the Environmental Media Awards in Los Angeles. The awards[…]

A Sustainable Fashion Diary for London Fashion Week – Full Day Three, Part Two – Huffington Post
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Founded by a self-starter Jessica Schuhle-Lewis with no external investment, Orwell and Austen design with a focus on statement design which rightfully placed them under Draper’s spotlight at their Scoop trade show round[…]