Why now is a great time to support independent British brands

The passed 3 months have certainly been uncertain times for many businesses. The rate at which measures were implemented to reduce the spread of COVID – 19 meant that shops had to close quickly, manufacturing and distribution was disrupted or even stopped and new product launches delayed.

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Go Green or Go Home

We all know that eating and drinking green stuff is good for us. and it’s been proven that when we surround ourselves with greenery, ie walking through a forest, sitting in the garden or filling our homes with house plants we feel more calm and relaxed.  But what about wearing it? Green, although a beautiful colour (and my mum’s favourite by the way) is one that leaves people wondering how to wear it.

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Tokyo Street Style walks to the beat of its own drum

I am fascinated and excited by Tokyo’s street style. The avant-guard, individualism where the line between fashion and art is indistinguishable has me captivated.  This expressive approach to fashion where they are not dictated to by trends sets them apart from the rest of the world. 

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It’s time to rock the colour block

Monochrome has long been fashion’s favourite colour pairing, but now a new world of bold combinations has opened up. Whether you call it two-tone, bi-colour, colour blocking or duo-toned the trend is back and this time mixing bold, bright and sometimes clashing colours in no longer a no no. 

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Happy Accidents

Sometimes things don’t go to plan, that’s life right? Through chance meetings, experimentation, improvisation, mistakes, unexpected results or what I like to call happy accidents can occur.  From Viagra to Velcro, Post-it notes to the Popsicle, it turns out that many well know inventions were designed by accident.

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Start with the Why?

When chatting to an acquaintance recently about creating interest around my business they suggested I watch the TED talk ‘How Great Leaders Inspire Action’ given by Simon Sinek. At this point I’ll come clean and admit that I’ve attempted to watch several TED talks and have never sat through a whole one. 

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