I’m almost halfway through my year of not buying clothes. What’s changed? Well, going cold turkey has completely shifted my mindset on shopping. From spending hundreds of dollars every month to nothing at all, this was a shock to the system to jolt me out of my bad habit. At this six month milestone I have set myself a new challenge: learning to sew my … Continue reading What you discover about your body when you sew your own clothes
The end of a year, end of a decade too. A prompt to reflect on all that we’ve done, on what’s changed, on what we want to do in the next year or ten. The end of this year also coincides with my year of no new clothes. Five months in, seven to go. I’m happy to report that it has got easier every month. … Continue reading Reflecting on five months of not shopping
I’m hoping that the next nine months won’t be as hard as the first nine weeks. Continue reading My three month milestone
This year my options are limited. I can’t play a new character whenever I feel like it. Continue reading The Dressing-Up Box
I jumped on the Marie Kondo craze and ended up chucking out about three bin bags full of my clothes. So how is it that seven months later I have more clothes than ever before? Continue reading How Marie Kondo-ing my wardrobe left me with more clothes than ever
We need to drastically change our behaviour to reduce the environmental and human cost of our love of fashion. It’s time for a serious challenge. Continue reading One year. No new clothes. Can I do it?