Slow Fashion October

My plan was to have a post all about Iceland written up and shared by now, but it's proving quite a bit harder than I expected. My goal is before Friday this week, so we'll see how that goes. 

Until then, I wanted to share some thoughts on Slow Fashion October. If you check out the #slowfashionoctober feed on Instagram, you'll get a feel for how lovely it is. There are so many different styles of creating, mending and best of all choosing to reject Fast Fashion and find responsible alternatives. It's truly inspiring.

I've found some wonderful articles and thought provoking pieces that I thought I'd share. Pick one or two and maybe you'll find some inspiration to choose quality over quantity in your closet.

Breaking it down by the numbers

How to dress like the real you. "We often use our clothes to cover up our insecurities and mask our flaws. I urge you to contemplate your motivations, your fears, and your goals. "

Just a little monkey doing what monkeys do.

Cheap jeans!

No one wants your old stuff.

My biggest recommendation when diving into slow fashion is to start small: pick one item you'd like to mend instead of replacing, knit that beanie you've always wanted, or maybe just save a bit more for a shirt you know was produced in ethical conditions. Every penny, every action can make a difference. It's so empowering when you realize that you can vote for the sort of world you want to live in with your purchases. We really can change the world, one baby step at a time.