A familiar scene: You are going through your wardrobe, simultaneously surrounded by all your clothes and nothing to wear. Time for a clear out you think to yourself. Out comes the empty bags ready to be filled with clothes and plonked outside of a charity shop. You tell yourself that you’re doing a good thing.
A couple of days ago I shared my 2 year journey away from fast fashion. But there is more to it than that. I also learnt how to shop ethically, make smart buying choices and make my clothes last. This is the sort of advice and know how I would have loved to read at the beginning of my journey, so I wanted to leave this information somewhere on the internet, in hopes that it may help some humans give up fast fashion and learn how to shop ethically. So here goes…and good luck.
It has been two years, in fact over two years since my journey with ethical fashion began. I’m not sure if I have really gone into this yet but originally my journey began with makeup, finding out about all the different ingredients and what cruelty-free and vegan logos really meant. My blog was going to
Behind the brand with Big Blue Cosmetica. Sustainable skincare, hand-made in Melbourne using local ingredients and compostable, reusable or recyclable packaging. Perfect products for your ethical life style.
We have discussed menstrual cups previously on the blog and youtube so today I am going to talk you through the rest of my ethical period products so that you have a better idea of what products might be suitable for you. This tackles reusable cotton pads from HannahPad and underpants from ModiBodi.
Plastic-free July is upon us and that got me thinking about all the steps I have taken this year to reduce waste. My partner hates food waste and will gobble up any crumbs he see’s which solves one problem, and a lot of products are altering their packaging to be more eco-friendly which is fantastic.