Since it’s my birthday month, I’ve been searching, or procrastinating on work or whatever, for some fashionable sustainable fashion brands in light of my recent post about my ethical fashion journey! Here are some amazing ethical brands that I would just love to try *hint hint**
See ya later, High Street…
…like I buy clothes but whatever
Now, I am not much of a shopper, that’s probably why the fashion section of my blog is more or less empty (#sorry) but when I do go shopping, I don’t really pay attention to where/how/what the clothes are made of. Essentially, I have started to learn more about the fashion industry and where clothes come from. It’s really funny because as I was procrastinating on writing this post I saw Downtown Demure’s post about her own ethical fashion journey (she also has great information breaking down the key facts) which really inspired me to get this done!
Crochet Braids Senegalese Twists Review and Maintenance
I desperately needed a break from my hair decided to go for my favourite style, crochet braids BUT with a twist! Pun not intended but yes I decided to try this style after Glasgow Natural’s started to sell the pre-twisted hair during the summer time. I bought it ages ago and finally put it in, in November. This style carried me through Thanksgiving (just because I’m not in America doesn’t mean I won’t celebrate!), Christmas, and many gym sessions. I ended up taking it out after 5-6 weeks because my new growth was just outrageous.
February 3, I had the pleasure of being an exhibiting my designs at The Closet’s launch on Oxford Road. The Closet is a charity shop run by a group of University of Manchester students helping to support Manchester Mind, a local mental health charity in Manchester. I was asked to create a piece especially for to help raise money on the evening, so I created the rings you see below, inspired by their logo.
Have you ever started something difficult and about halfway through you think, “man, I can’t take this anymore.” Whether it be a degree course or perhaps that new workout you wanted to try, I’m here to tell you, you can definitely make it through! I love it when a client wants a design to celebrate, encourage, or excite them during a major point in their lives. This allows the designs to become much more personal and meaningful, which gives me the feels.
This particular client, who I will be calling Dr K, is pursuing her PhD alongside one of her friends on the same course. I first met K at GlobalFest 2015 in Manchester where we bonded over our love of unique designs, so when she contacted me about this project – I was ready to go.
I am the type of person to stand in the hair accessory aisle for 40 minutes deciding on which hair clip to get. So I can definitely relate to the trouble picking the one accessory that really speaks to you! Check out this set of jewellery that I designed for Birdspeed!
As an image and visual branding consultant for highly visible coaches, I have a few key points that I’ve found to be a common reason your visual branding could be working against you instead of working for you. And here they are:
I’m Honeybbuzz of Honeybbuzz.com! I’m so excited to be over here on A. Monaie’s Blog giving you some awesome tips! Over at Honeybbuzz.com, I help career-driven women learn to live the fabulous fashion life without breaking the bank with blog posts, workshops and styling services! Let’s get into some ways you can easily add personality to your personal style!