• Sustainable Shopping: Alternatives To Single-Use Products

    You might not know it, but we come across single use products on a daily basis. From the cutlery at your local take-away to the everyday essentials in your toiletry bag. These disposable items are designed to be used once and then discarded....
  • Sustainable Shopping: Online

    As much as we all love an extensive hunt through the countless charity shops and thrift stores that Nottingham has to offer, what could be better than grabbing a cheeky deal from the comfort of your bed? All of this whilst saving unwanted items from landfill. Here are some...
  • Sustainable Shopping: Clothing

    Shopping in vintage stores is one of the best ways to shop sustainably, giving new life to old clothes. Nottingham has a wealth of both vintage stores and charity shops available, as well as some other hidden gems. Some of which are listed here....
  • Less Stuff, Richer Life.

    Are you ever stressed out but find yourself puzzled over the reason? Well, minimalism might just save your life. The term minimalism first appeared in the mid-1960s, describing an art movement that can be interpreted as a reaction against abstract expressionism and modernism....
  • ‘They Don’t Make Them Like That Anymore’ – How We Can Look Into History For Fashion’s Sustainable Future

    There are few occasions where one can look at history and think ‘they did it better back then’. However, when it comes to historical attitudes towards clothing, we must look to our ancestors to help us overcome our undeniable global environmental crisis....
  • Leaving Lockdown: The Shopping Experience.

    On Sunday the 28th June, I left my house for the first time in months - not just for a walk to the park or to do a food shop - but to actually go shopping in the Intu Victoria Centre in Nottingham. And honestly it was wonderful....
  • What Does the Met Gala’s Cancellation Mean for the Fashion Industry?

    Encouraged by a global pandemic, the Metropolitan Museum of Art has shut its doors to all visitors. This means even the annual Met Gala is unable to go ahead. Ryan investigates what this means for those within the fashion industry, for whom the ‘party of the year’ is more...