Another week, another outfit post full of twirls, monochrome and a good wall. Just feels like it's same, same but different but I love it just as much. I've said time and time again that if I had to only wear one colour for the rest of my life it would be blue. Any shade, light or dark, I just love blue. Through this Marie Kondo trend of throwing away things that don't 'spark joy' I'll be honest, anything in blue brings me joy. For me it's the ultimate classic, it's not harsh, suits most skin tones and can be dressed up or down with absolutely any other colour. Classic to me means eternally timeless and able to be re-imagined in infinite ways. I know it means different things to each of us and I guess that's the beauty of fashion is that you can showcase your own interpretation on style.
Sure, most people are talking about rifling through their belongings and throwing things away but at the moment I'm doing the opposite. Carefully curating each piece and not just making an emotional decision but an ethical one. Yes, my wardrobe spans two rooms and yes, I have much, much more than I need but I have to admit I know exactly what I have, where it is and I really do wear over 90% of it on the regular. In fact it's not only me who wears it all, I take great delight in dressing friends for their events and never decline when someone asks to borrow an item. I'm all for the anti-fast fashion movement and really being aware of the impact clothes can have on the environment, both in how their made and how long they take to break down after the trend has passed. I'm over the moon that more designers are being much more focussed on ethically producing clothes that are sustainable and reducing their environmental impact. That being said, if you're keen to start somewhere in your ethical decisions, look no further than your friendly neighbourhood op shop. Look for quality fabrics, classic shapes and good colours. Sustainability doesn't have to be an expensive designer purchase you have to keep forever, vintage and pre-loved is the best place to start - and the best part is, it doesn't cost much at all.
Top - Maggie Marilyn, Skirt - Faddoul, Heels - Gianvito Rossi