• Fashion + The Red Carpet

    Fashion With a Purpose

    Red carpet fashion – where does it stand in today’s society? Over the years, the highly talked about and anticipated events have become an inescapable spectacle. Is this a good thing? Is it worth the hype? Many would answer yes, and honestly who could blame them? Red carpet fashion has proved to be an important part of the fashion industry and our society. So, in some ways it’s only fair to give the red carpet the recognition that it deserves. However, it’s not all positives. The history of the red carpet In 485 B.C. the Aeschylus play ‘Agamemnon’ shows the first recorded use of the famous, coloured flooring. Within this…

  • Fashion + The Circular Economy

    The Consumers Role in Circular Fashion

    With clothing, many consumers (me included) pay more attention to the price than the environmental impact that the piece might have. It’s mind-boggling to think that each purchase we make could be harming our planet. However, recently the fashion community have become a lot more aware of the knock-on effects our actions have on the environment’s health. Should companies be making us more aware of this? Is there something consumers can do to help? The idea behind Circular Fashion In opposition to circular economy, fast fashion is an all too well-known phrase. Unfortunately, it is also playing a massive role in the amount of textile waste that is produced. The…