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Sea-Fever

Sea-Fever

Thank you to Lucy Jane and Joya Berrow at @rightoroamfilms and Lou at @eatwavesforbreakfast.

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Sustainable Swimwear Guide By Sophie Everard Out Now!!

Sustainable Swimwear Guide By Sophie Everard Out Now!!

Check out Sophie Everard’s (@sophiemadtolive) brand new Sustainable Swimwear Guide here!   We are in there alongside some other totally awesome sustainable brands.   SAND&PALM   Hailing from the Cornish coastline in the UK, sand&palm is handmade in Newquay by founder Vicki Jones in her seaside studio. With zero waste at the forefront of sand&palm, items are made to order, with minimal amounts of stock so nothing goes to waste.    Sand&palm’s lycra comes from 100% regenerated nylon from ghost fishing nets, as well as other post consumer plastic waste, their bikini bags made from organic calico, and organic hemp...

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Environmental Audit Committee Report

Environmental Audit Committee Report

The Environmental Audit Committee Report is well worth a read. Below is a summary and you can read the full report here. The environmental cost of our clothes The way we make, use and throwaway our clothes is unsustainable. Textile production contributes more to climate change than international aviation and shipping combined, consumes lake-sized volumes of fresh water and creates chemical and plastic pollution. Synthetic fibres are being found in the deep sea, in Arctic sea ice, in fish and shellfish. Image 1: Satellite image of the Aral sea then and now Satellite images of the Aral sea in Central...

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A Fresh Start: 5 Ways To Spring Clean The Body, Mind And Spirit

A Fresh Start: 5 Ways To Spring Clean The Body, Mind And Spirit

There couldn’t be a better time in the year for a detox than Spring. In nature Spring brings new growth, regeneration and rejuvenation. Setting us up to replenish and revive our own systems. I consider Spring to be like another New Year, it feels like the perfect opportunity to set fresh intentions and invite new rituals and practices into daily life. In Traditional Chinese Medicine Spring represents the liver; but it also serves as a time to bring more purpose and clarity to goals and ambitions. In Western astrology we shift into the motivated fire sign of Aries (March 21st-April...

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The Beginning Of The End Of Fast Fashion

The Beginning Of The End Of Fast Fashion

2018 was the year that single-use plastic became known as a worldwide issue but will 2019 see fast fashion becoming the enemy? Sustainability was a serious buzz word in the last year with the use of plastic straws and coffee cups being the main topic. Sustainable fashion, however, still seems to be a niche market. With the release of Stacy Dooley’s documentary on fast fashion, the nation had its eyes opened to how damaging the 21st century industry was to our planet. Whether it is possible for our habits to be changed seems to be debatable. We’ve grown up in...

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