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Saturday thrift finds

There is a lot of envy in my heart for those who are lucky enough to thrift in north America. I remember the giant warehouses just packed from end to end with clothes, accessories, shoes, furniture,¬†all sorts of things for the house… it was overwhelming at times, but mostly it was an awesome exercise in imagination and chance. 332 more words


Vegan shoes: a mission

As winter finally makes an appearance in the UK, it’s time to revisit my annual mission: find some stylish, good quality, ethical footwear. I usually end up getting bored and buying some incidentally non-leather high street shoes, and then wish I’d stuck it out to find a decent ethical option. 388 more words


What is Fast Fashion?

The phrase fast fashion is not something I recall hearing a lot about prior to 2016. However, for a long time I have been cognizant that stores where I can walk in and load up on a dozen pieces of new clothing and spend a paltry amount likely aren’t doing the world around them any favors. 319 more words

Fast Fashion

Shock! Horror! Second-Hand Tales goes first-hand shopping!!

I have a confession to make…. I actually went first-hand shopping! This is something which probably happens a couple of times a year for me. Last year I bought a… 539 more words

Charity Shops

The True Cost: A Documentary Review

Since discovering the issues with the fashion industry and its environmental impact I have tried to become more aware about the clothing I buy. Through my research, however, I came across a documentary called… 336 more words


4 Posts that make you think

You can’t buy your way to a better world – Interesting point of view. Makes a good point of how just changing what you buy is not enough, but it is the whole principle of fast-consumerism that needs to change. 197 more words


My current Loves.

1/18/17 —

baths with epsom salts, almond oil, and patchouli essential oil

plain goat yogurt with frozen blueberries, pomegranate seeds, chia seeds, hemp seeds, and buckwheat groats… 42 more words