Bruges Travel Guide

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Bruges is brimming with history and culture, from medieval buildings to winding canals, making it a perfect weekend destination for a relaxing stroll through time. There is plenty to see and do, along with edible delights to try – make… Continue Reading

Catch of the Day: The Fish Leather Trend

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Leather is one of the fashion industry’s best-loved materials. Now, fish leather is re-emerging as a material alternative that not only offers a contemporary look, but is also much less damaging to the environment.     Fish skin may seem… Continue Reading

Sustainability on the Catwalk:
AW 17/18 Fashion Weeks

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Post-fashion week, after the runways have been dismantled and the paparazzi have retreated, a clearer sense of the key trends to emerge. In the case of the past month’s shows, one clear trend came through: sustainability is something to celebrate. … Continue Reading

Your Step-By-Step Skincare Routine

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Breaking bad habits can be hard, but building a new routine can be difficult too. Creating yourself a thought-out regime needn’t be overly complex, yet will pay dividends in nourished, healthy skin. We steer you through the essential step-by-step processes… Continue Reading

Global Artisans: Craftsmanship Around the World

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In the age of fast fashion, it’s easy to forget that what we wear was made by another person. Buying from a brand that invests in the people behind its designs makes for a better experience for everyone: a piece… Continue Reading

Gold You Can Trust: The Earthbeat Foundation

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Gold often comes to mind when you think of luxury. Yet unfortunately, gold production can come at a cost to mining communities. The Earthbeat Foundation, which shares a founder with brand to trust Vieri, is working to improve this by… Continue Reading

Edinburgh Travel Guide

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Edinburgh is a weekend tripper’s delight. Easy to reach by air or rail, this compact, ancient city is perfect for a gloom-busting getaway. The first few weeks of the year are an ideal time to go. Scotland is gearing up… Continue Reading

Beauty focus:
Oils to nourish the skin

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Oils are a beauty shelf saviour. Rich and soothing, yet allowing your skin to heal and breathe. Many oil products are multi-purpose, doing good for your hair, skin and nails – making them easy to incorporate into your beauty routine.… Continue Reading

Top tips for rest and relaxation

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It feels like it should be the most relaxing time of year, but the busy weeks of present shopping, family visits and excessive eating in the run-up to Christmas can leave you leaving stressed. So if you’re struggling to relax,… Continue Reading

Pass it forward: Gifts that keep on giving

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If you’re still looking for that last-minute gift, why not buy from a brand that gives as generously as you do? We’ve selected our favourite ethical brands that put their profits and efforts into charitable causes – helping you make a… Continue Reading

Keep it natural: alternatives to cotton

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  Think of a natural fibre and you’ll likely think of cotton: it is one of the world’s most-used fibres, with cotton production taking over about 2.5% of the world’s global farmable land.   Making cotton fibre, however, can be… Continue Reading

Waste-Free Wrapping

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  Once – if – you’ve finished finding your Christmas presents, there’s another thing to think about come yuletide: wrapping them. Millions of rolls of wrapping paper get produced every year, only to be torn away and quickly discarded come… Continue Reading