Imagine your entire wardrobe fitting into a suitcase. That means everything; shoes, underwear, coats and trousers. Whether this fills you with hope or horror, it’s a reality for some. Un-fancy, the ‘wardrobe by numbers’ blog, exemplifies the minimalist fashion movement’s increasing online momentum.
In an increasingly cluttered marketplace, where are the opportunities in soothing ‘choice overload’? Renowned psychologist Barry Schwartz tells us what’s working and what isn’t in the continuous quest to choose better.
A movement of self-imposed minimalism and moderation is replacing spending sprees and unchecked consumerism. But what’s causing it? And what elements contribute to this new ‘simple life’?
‘Til death us do part’ is usually reserved for weddings. But as sustainability becomes a bigger concern, it could be applied to our prized possessions, from cashmere jumpers to iPhones. But how achievable is this in a world where acquiring and upgrading are the status quo?
Beautiful craftsmanship and fine fabrics aren't cheap, especially given the 800% markup between factory and shop floor. But now that US start-up Everlane is cutting the middle man to make ethical premium clothing affordable, its ‘radical transparency’ could really shake things up.