As we make our way into the month of October, the wind starts to carry a chill that means layers are needed when choosing what to wear. I love the summer and wearing flowy clothing but I must admit I am very good at wearing hundreds of layers and making sure I am warm and snug. I can’t believe that the trees are already changing colours and Halloween is only a month away, it’s very very exciting.
I was reading an article in Technode where they wrote ‘It is worth noting that fashion-conscious and tech-savvy millennials not only care about uniqueness but also sustainability.’ I absolutely love that as it is completely true, we are the beginning of generations to come that not only care about looking good and wearing unique outfits but we care about where it came from, what it is made out of and what impact it has on the planet. I have linked the article here , as it is really interesting to learn how companies are trying to reduce the amount of water that is used when creating an item of clothing. Vincent Djen, co-founder of FashionEx, Odd Molly and Spindye have recently created a jacket that is made from recycled PET bottles which cuts down the water consumption but 80% and saves 30% carbon emissions. I definitely want to try this jacket, what a great way to look fashionable and make a difference then using recycled materials to create new and exciting fashion items!
I look forward to when clothing like this becomes more available, and hopefully one day as easy to show as our normal clothing. This is my Autumn outfit for the day, a second-hand Jumper and hat with boots and jeans that I have had for years.

Jacket- Pull&Bear // Jeans- Topshop // Hat- Everest // Shoes- Clarks // Jumper- Unkown

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I have been lucky enough to travel a lot, I have never had a family that stayed by a pool for the whole holiday and although sometimes a relaxing time is needed, I am very glad that my parents have helped teach me what it is to explore, to become friends with the locals and really experience different cultures. In my 20 years of life I have been to 21 countries and that is not nearly enough. Every time I visit somewhere new I love to learn a few words to show interest and politeness and I try to stay off the tourist tracks so that I can really immerse myself into my surroundings. During my travels, I found that I knew I would never end my journey in England, there was too much to see and explore and I had already lived a large part of my life at home in the comforts of Surrey, so want to really push myself to experience everything I want to. Right now, I live in Sweden. This country really offers a lot especially in terms of children and studying so I can absolutely see myself spending a large part of my parenting and studying life here, however I am absolutely not done with living in exciting places, even if I can only do 6 months at a time, I will definitely do so.

At this moment in my life I am making the decision on what I want to study and where, often people go through this straight after school but I couldn’t decide what my passions were and whether I even wanted to study at that point. Its hasn’t even been until I started writing this blog, and realising how much I loved sustainability that I was completely sure that was the direction I wanted to go in. However, I am still in the processes of deciding if I want to just study sustainability or if I want to study something with a broader angle like business and marketing. As I take all these steps towards figuring out what is next, I am very thankful that I have this blog to write what I am learning about every day and I hope in the future with some studying under my belt, I will be able to take this blog to more countries and find out about lots of different ways to be sustainable and fashionable at the same time. I always have a look at the new fashion labels around the world with a sustainable theme and it makes me very excited to think that one day I will be able to experience and share all of these amazing companies, people and products first hand.

I would love to hear about any companies you guys know about or admire regardless of where they are so as I sit at my computer in Sweden I can already start exploring the future possibilities with you all xx

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With fall very much under way, my wardrobe is having a makeover. As the summer dresses are put away the cozy jumpers come out. I have recently been obsessing with fashion flatlays on Pinterest and decided to give it a go myself, showing my days outfit without being in it.

Jumper- H&M // Jeans- Levis // Boots- Tamaris // bralette- Topshop // Bag- a little shop in Italy // Bracelet- Pilgrim

This is my super soft yellow jumper made from cotton from H&M. So far H&M use 43% of sustainably sourced cotton, but they have created a new program to try and only use 100% sustainable cotton by 2020, that’s only 3 (almost 2) years away! The main problem is the amount of water consumed when creating fabrics from any material but especially from cotton, it can take more than 20,000 Liters of water to create ONE t-shirt! Because this is such an impact H&M are trying to only use recycled cotton, organic cotton and Better cotton. (A type of cotton that makes the production better for the people who grow it and better for the environment, I have tagged the link for more information here ) By using these types of cotton, it may not always reduce a large amount of water used but will get rid of the other harmful parts of the cotton production that are not sustainable. To even just wear one item every day that I know is earth loving, or trying to become earth loving makes me super happy! I can’t wait for the day when it’s so easy to buy everything that is environmentally positive and that my whole wardrobe only contains sustainable clothing.

What do you guys think of the fashion flatlays? I really enjoy creating pretty pictures and would love to do more, I hope you get some inspiration along the way and find some sustainable fashion that you love xx

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When you go to a store and buy something its so easy to take a plastic bag without a second thought, but the new law (slightly late to start in Sweden) where you have to pay for your bag was brought in to change that. I wasn't that sure if it was a ploy just to get more money for companies or was it actually about the environment? But thanks to reading an article on Aftonbladet (Tagged here) I learnt that a lot of stores have seen a decrease of almost 40% of people using plastic bags. On store in Sweden 'JOY' reported a decrease of 60 percent. Thats 100,000 fewer plastic bags or three tons less plastic. Which is crazy! Imagine how happy the world (and waste sites) would be with 100,000 less bags per shop, that is amazing! Although this is only the beginning of everyone working together to make a difference, it is a great and exciting change which can be fun for us too! I have a bag of more cotton bags in my cupboard and whenever I go shopping I like to just put one in my pocket rather than a plastic bag, such a simple change that can make a huge difference and also be a fashion statement, who doesn't like a bright yellow bag, or even a designer bag.

Here are a few of my bags in my bag that can save the world, you should all get a cute save the world bag, there are a lot of beautiful ones around! Happy shopping everyone, feel good when you treat yourself and don't use a bag xx

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I recently did a video of how to create your own pair of shorts, I just wanted to show you all that the creations I will be making on my blog, and the things I write about I actually do too. I wore these shorts a lot on my holidays and think they are great! I hope you all get some inspiration from the things you read and get to use it in your every day life!

I believe there is so much importance when it comes to living by what I write, everything that I want to share with you will mean a lot to me and be in line with my sustainable views.

It is important for us to all be true to what we believe in and I want to show that I will work hard to make my little difference for my future children to live in a greener world xx

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