What Are Fashion Labels Doing To Make A Change?

Last year the fashion industry contributed £32.3 billion to UK economy, but beyond the hype and glamour of the industry we are faced with hearing about how the manufacturing of these products are far from being sustainable and environmentally friendly with water pollution, the use of toxic chemicals and increasing levels of textile waste. As well as these important issues there are some designer fashion labels that are now stepping up to make a change for other reasons such as making a difference to the wider community and social issues. 

Five Fitness Superfoods: are they really worth it?

You have probably heard of Superfoods by now, a term used to describe foods that are considered rich in nutrients and have powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties among many other health benefits. According to Mordor Intelligence, the global superfoods market is expected to grow by 7% 2019-2023.

And with lots of people showing an increased interest in their health, wellness foods like sweet potato, avocado, mango, sardines and quinoa are on the rise. However, sometimes healthy eating can mean extra money, so we want to find out along with Suttons (a gardening specialist who provides many products including plant supports) are these five superfoods actually worth the hype?

How Social Media is Changing How We Eat and Drink

While a lot of us use social media to stay in contact with each other we also use it to share our love of food and drink, posting snaps of our Instagrammable lifestyles or our latest travel adventure. But whilst we might not want to always admit it a lot of us spend our daily lives on social media (In the UK alone, there are now 45 million social media users)there is no doubt that technology is changing the way we go about our everyday lives. 

In the Global Food and Drink Trends 2018, Mintel notes that the “iGeneration,” which it identifies as teens and young adults between 10 and 27, “have grown up with technology, which has made interactivity and documentation indispensable parts of everyday life.”

Below Inn Supplies (Suppliers of a wide range of disposable tableware and catering products including paper tablecloths) discuss how social media is changing our eating and drinking habits.

Two Ways to Wear Stripes with Boden

There might still be a chill in the air, but spring is in sight and with it comes new adventures, new clothes to wear and new things to experience. Whether you're packing your case and heading on holiday or discovering new foods, wandering the streets, showing your children something new, looking at art or architecture. Just remember to participate in all that life has to offer and say YES to new adventures!

I have recently said YES to something exciting in my life. I am now an official ambassador for Boden a British fashion brand founded by Johnnie Boden in 1991 and designed all in-house in London. This will be the biggest fashion brand I have worked with in my blogging career and I couldn't be more grateful. I will be sharing lots of my colourful and fun Boden outfits over on my Instagram and blog over the next few months and hope you can join me on this exciting journey!

How to Style Denim for Work

Although office dress codes are becoming more informal (hello dress down Fridays), it’s still nice to feel smart and dress appropriately when heading to work especially if you have meetings. This is why wearing denim for your nine-to-five can be tricky but Trilogy Stores (premium denim retailers of ladies straight cut jeansare on hand with some expert denim styling tips.

Creating A Blog That Can Blossom Into A Business

Maybe you studied marketing at university purely so you could set up a blog, or you just recently new to blogging and found it to be a very fun and exciting experience that you'd like to do more of. However you started, turning a blog into a profitable business is something we’ve all considered including myself, but it's far more difficult in reality. Ultimately, because there are so many bloggers out there nowadays, we've got to have something unique. But in addition to this, we have to embody some form of business awareness. Today I'm talking about what are the best components to embody so a blog can turn into a business? 

Satin Nightwear for Spring with IDentity Lingerie

As we head into spring and things start to get a bit warmer, I like to pack away my winter nightwear in favour of lighter sleepwear whether that be a night shirt, dress or shorts set but I also like them to be as fashionable as my outside wardrobe. That's where IDentity Lingerie come in, they have kindly gifted me a beautiful satin lace babydoll pyjama set which I am sharing my thoughts about below.

How To Save Enough Money To Travel The World

Travelling the world is pretty much a dream come true for many people, but let’s be honest - it’s not exactly something that’s going to come cheap, so if you do have dreams of travelling the world for an extended period of time, then it’s time to start crunching some numbers and seeing how you can make it happen sooner rather than later. In this travel post I'm sharing some tips on how to save enough money to be able to travel the world. Of course, not all of these will apply to you, but these should definitely provide you with a strong foundation to get started from so that it becomes less overwhelming when you start saving money.