The RSA (Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce) are basically a bunch of clever clogs using their big brains to sort out our problems in the 21st century. Thank goodness for that eh? 😉 Each year, they invite film makers to animate some of their talks in the RSA film competition, … Continue reading From a culture of me, to a culture of we
Good, honest and useful videos for super simple hair. From the dude at Pacing the Panic Room DId you see his wife's maternity series? She knows how to do it well.
So I like Ascot Friday, as a style blog - she thrifts a lot, reuses a lot, remakes a lot and then looks HOT in the lot. And I am sure if I took a piece of fabric out of my stash and put two armholes in it, and wore it under a cardy, I'd … Continue reading Hmmmm…
Mr Happy Man. Awesome, beautiful short film. Have beautiful happy Sundays everyone!
Yet another compelling reason to recycle your plastics. You don't want unrequited love in your hands along with everything else now do you? 🙂
Oh. Yes indeed. I like. The luxest upcycling of e-waste I have seen yet. Thanks Paola Mirai. The cufflinks in his range would have to be the near perfect gift for the IT guys in our lives. Work your hands to the bone dude, and convert all this stuff into smackloads of jewels. Far more pleasing.
Starfish Clothing stock some mean labels. Obviously their own fine work, as well as other great green stuff - such as the brilliant kowtow clothing and Terra Plana shoes. I saw on their facebook page though, that this is Terra Plana's last season. Tear. So should you be needing some new shoes for winter, nah … Continue reading Feet firmly on Planet Earth
Awesome. VVVintage take vintage clothes, and through upcycling them with designers transform them into some new glory. They are working with Oxfam, using some of their stash, and returning 10% profit back to them too, and international shipping is free should you want to partake in some of their splendid treats. This kind of re-imagining … Continue reading VVVintage
Onto shoes. I am no Imelda Marcos when it comes to shoes. I have struggled buying ethically made shoes in the past, and so apart from a few pairs, the rest of these guys were bought second hand. And I dont know - buying shoes second-hand just ain't as enticing somehow. Hence my modest collection of 34 … Continue reading Downsize me/The Wardrobe diet. Step Three: Shoes
Most Wanted Vintage, the cracker jack store for all vintage treasures found in Aro Valley, Wellington has just launched an online shop. Go have a gander, especially if you are homebound or provincial - you'll thank me for the mainline to the good stuff.