Fashion Stories from My Wardrobe

All our clothes carry stories – stories of who made them, who wore them and our memories from when we are wearing them. Today I share with you three short stories from my wardrobe, items with different origins and stories to tell. And I invite you to share a story of a garment you loveContinue reading “Fashion Stories from My Wardrobe”

Quintessential Australian Style

The land down under, a place like no where else on earth. We have unique wildlife, incredibly diverse landscapes from deserts to rainforests, snowy mountains to white sanded beaches and a climate to match.  For a long time fashion has been mirrored the world over, what happens in the European fashion houses has been reflectedContinue reading “Quintessential Australian Style”

The Truth About Fabric Softener (and why you shouldn’t be using it)

Fabric softener makes our clothes smell pretty, keeps the towels fluffy and prevents wrinkles and static build up – but at what cost?  The way that fabric softener works is it contains a lubricating ingredient that coats the fibres of your clothes, towels, sheets etc. It also adds a positive charge to oppose the negativeContinue reading “The Truth About Fabric Softener (and why you shouldn’t be using it)”

What is all the hype about silk pillowcases?

Silk. It’s luxurious, shiny and highly coveted; and it’s made by little worms eating mulberry leaves… well that’s the silk worms I grew up with!  It’s soft on your skin and your hair – so let’s talk about why it’s so good (and why everyone is going crazy for silk pillowcases!).  Most of us useContinue reading “What is all the hype about silk pillowcases?”

How to Curate a More Sustainable Wardrobe

So you’ve set a New Years resolution to buy less fast fashion, to buy pieces that are more sustainable and want to follow in the wise words of Vivienne Westwood “Buy Less, Choose Well & Make It Last” but you don’t even know where to begin.  And whether you’re just starting out, or have beenContinue reading “How to Curate a More Sustainable Wardrobe”

Which Coat-hangers Should I Choose?

There are so many different options out there for coat hangers it can be confusing to know which is the right one for the garments you have. There are wooden hangers, wire hangers, plastic hangers, velvet hangers, padded ones, notched ones, open ended ones, and clip ones – but which ones are best for what?Continue reading “Which Coat-hangers Should I Choose?”