RO: În timp ce încercam noii mei bocanci și le admiram culoarea, mă gândeam ce bine aduc a piele de om și am realizat că nu am idee din ce fel de piele sunt făcuți. Ceea ce m-a făcut să mă întreb care este cea mai sustenabilă variantă, pielea naturală sau cea ecologică?
RO: În ultimele luni marile branduri pe care le găsim prin mall-uri și-au anulat comenzile pentru noile colecții, deși multe erau deja în fabricație sau așteptau să fie livrate și au refuzat să își plătească furnizorii.
Kerry Bannigan, the founder of Conscious Fashion Campaign and Steve Kenzie, the executive director of UN Compact discussed during Pure London AW20/21 about role of the fashion industry in implementing and achieving these sustainable goals.
Being a young adult and living on your own just from your paycheck is a less common scenario these days. But there is an affordable type of solitude out there if you are completely sick of people. I am talking about going all the way and renouncing your current life.
For AW20 Wen Pan prepared a broken garden with blossomed models. Ditching the usual catwalk show for a presentation, the designer presented her vision in a room that made you feel like in a botanical garden.
I tried a less commercial wellness treatment that has nothing to do with face masks or cleanse juices.
How do you express the amount of waste we are producing through clothes? Through stories, paintings or films it’s quite obvious, but when a designer uses overconsumption as a starting point for a collection it may be a bit difficult to visualize the final result.
Taking a minimalist approach to life implies that we are going to get rid of things that we don’t actually need. But it’s not just about reducing the number of our possessions, it’s about being able to emotionally detach from objects. This however doesn’t mean you can’t value them or take care of them so … Continue reading Declutter in sync with the environment, not against it
Exploring the relationship between grace, movement, cloth and functionality. I believe a single piece of clothing should be used in as many ways as possible, therefore I played with three main looks by making slight changes to the outfits in order to experiment how the anatomy of the picture changes. It’s not about fashion, it’s … Continue reading The cloth & the body in harmony
It has been debated in many articles and talks, “Is being a minimalist a privilege?” Most of them concluded that “Yes, it is”. But could minimalist thinking, the privilege that it is, benefit both the poor and the rich? I am writing this sitting at a public table in Westfield (a huge mall in London). … Continue reading The privilege of being a minimalist
We take a look in the mirror everyday, but most of the time we don’t see ourselves. Through this editorial we’ve explored the idea of trying to get in touch with your inner self, but not being able to.
Editor's note I am delighted to introduce you to the first issue of Divest Magazine. In this day and age where overconsumption and overpopulation seem to be the new normal, we want to explore and promote living with less. Living with less objects, and less people. This issue talks about solitude, climate change, circular fashion … Continue reading Divest Magazine