Posted: January 15, 2021
There’s no denying that Twenty Twenty unfolded a little differently to what we had expected. A year filled with uncertainty has naturally forced us to evaluate what is important in our lives. From relationships, to the environment and of course our own individual habits, one thing has become certain; the need to become a conscious consumer is more important than ever. Instead of making a resolution this year that we all know will be broken by the end of the month, why not implement these small, achievable consumer goals that you can action straight away.
Think before you buy
With social media really taking off over the last decade, it has become the new normal to be constantly bombarded with shiny ‘need now’ products. One rule of thumb before purchasing a new item is to sleep on it. If you’re still thinking about it in the morning and can picture the different items it will
Posted: November 17, 2020
Ethics, sustainabilty and the economy are on everyone’s minds, now more so than ever, with the pandemic wreaking havoc across the world. Shopping local is one way to hit all these values at once.
Shopping local helps to bolster the economy by keeping jobs and money in your local community. And by either having head offices or the complete manufacturing done locally you know that emplyees are being paid fair wages and working in safe conditions. When produced here it also minimises the carbon footprint of each item by reducing the miles the items travel to get to you.
Whether or not, you’re like us and you’re new to minimalist dressing; you’ve spent your Winter in iso on a total rampage through your closet, hell bent on creating a capsule wardrobe. Only to realise that none of your Summer items spark joy, or you’re already on the minimalist style train and your annual audit has revealed a few gaps. I’ve learned on my journey sifting through the Minimalist minds of others who have generously documented all their best tips for Summer dressing, that for a stylish but effortless, summer wardrobe, there a few staple items that are a must.
1. Summer Dress
Find the cut that works for you and then get one in every colour (sorry, my maximalist tendencies taking over again). Cottons and linens look expensive without breaking the bank and make an impact with cut-outs that show a little skin, statement button detailing and even a pr
At A:List Footwear we love our shoes, but we can’t hide from the fact that the fashion industry has the second biggest impact on our planet and its resources.
It’s confronting, we get it! But from knowledge and challenges, come possibility and a desire to make a difference. This drive is what led to the creation of A:LIST footwear. Our team is consciously committed to ethically made fashion, committed to the people behind the styles that you love and committed to doing our part for a more sustainable planet. We want you to adore what you wear and feel good about wea