B.Collective – Fashion that cares [AD]

Shopping locally is a huge passion of mine, and I love being able to support North-East based companies as much as I can. So when I came across B.Collective last year, I was excited to find a brand that is not just North-East based but also helps supports women who have dealt with difficult circumstances and helps them develop skills and grow in confidence. WHO ARE B.COLLECTIVE? B Collective is part of The Millin Charity. They work with a diverse range of artists and designers and create ethical products including organic cotton t-shirts, reusable coffee cups and cotton shopping bags.…

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My top tips for finding on-trend items secondhand

Shopping secondhand doesn’t mean you can’t still be on-trend and keep up with what’s popular on the high-street. Over the past few years I’ve had a fair amount of luck with finding items that fit with the latest trends. So today I thought I’d share some of my wisdom with my top tips on how to find on-trend items secondhand. Do your research My biggest piece of advice is to know what that season’s trends are and have an idea of the types of pieces you’re on the look out for. Now I’m not huge on trying to stay up…

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Sustainable Style with Lucy and Yak [AD]

Dungarees: Lucy and Yak* Socks: Lucy and Yak* Since starting my sustainable fashion journey I’ve been on the hunt for ethical fashion brands that fit with my personal style. I found a lot of ethical and sustainable fashion brands focused on quite a minimalistic style, neutral colours and simplistic design. Which if you know me you’ll know doesn’t really fit with my personal style. This is where Lucy and Yak came to the rescue! I first became aware of the brand through In Colourful Company. So many of the members of the group starting wearing these amazing colourful dungarees and…

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#Veganuary at Wagamama Metrocentre [AD]

Japanese: Wagamama (わがまま)  Translation: Naughty Child January always brings an influx of Vegan offerings and as a fairly new Vegan, this brings me great joy! So many resturaunts are now offering Vegan options, which is a great move into being more inclusive of those with different dietry requirements. Wagamama actually launched their vegetarian/vegan menu back in the summer last year. I remember popping along with Yasmina to try when it first became avaliable, and believe me when I say it has some pretty tasty meals on offer. Earlier in the month Intu Metrocentre invited myself and seven other bloggers along to their Wagamama…

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5 Things I’m No Longer Buying in 2019

Happy 2019! Let’s just pretend we aren’t already halfway through January already, it’s been a busy month so far okay? I hope you all had a lovely festive break, I spent my time eating my body weight in Vegan snacks and watching a ridiculous number of cheesy Christmas films. January is here again and everything is back to normal – and to tell you the truth, I’m glad to get back to a routine again. The beginning of the year always brings an influx of resolution making, goals for the year ahead and everybody talking about what they want to…

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