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Women’s Guide To Power Dressing 101

Women’s Guide To Power Dressing 101

Power Dressing is not just about making a statement but rather a requirement in today’s work-oriented lifestyle. Modern, minimal and powerful dressing sense is the key to asserting authority and appearing proper by following a certain dress code. While we are talking about dressing styles, let us assure you, it does not mean you have to wear all the boring outfits. You can find your style and create a look that awakens the girl-boss within you! Let's dive into the history, it was during 1975 that power dressing became the topic of everyday conversations. Power dressing as a concept was popularised by John T. Molloy who is the author of the book 'Dress For Success.' He dedicated another book with the same idea towards women's clothing as well. In this book - The Women's Dress for Succes...
3 Trendy Yet Sustainable Ways To Dress-Up For Your WFH Meetings

3 Trendy Yet Sustainable Ways To Dress-Up For Your WFH Meetings

We have given up on the days when we used to get up, dress up and show up! Let's accept reality, it's genuinely tempting to wear comfy clothes throughout the day and ditch those extra efforts. Especially when there is no one to judge your appearance, right? Even though we all enjoy the occasional comfort, don't you think it's time that we start bringing in our A-game?  We are currently living a virtual lifestyle that does not demand a dress code. While it's always great to cut some slack for yourself and indulge in loungewear - but, that does not mean you inculcate this in your lifestyle forever. Why the insistence on giving up loungewear, you ask? Well, for starters your closet is missing you already! Also, how many days are you planning to re-post the same old pictures on In...
Reinventing Sarees: 3 Trendy Ways To Style Your Saree

Reinventing Sarees: 3 Trendy Ways To Style Your Saree

Contrary to popular belief, a Saree is probably the most versatile six yards of style in our wardrobe, simply waiting to be draped. A traditional style statement through and through, this six yards of style has suddenly made a comeback to the fashion scene with a bang! While sarees made a comeback, the comebacks of the 'great Indian Saree' . With sustainable fashion being the recent trend, using sustainable and eco friendly fabric also witnesses the re-invention of the saree. But what is the special touch to the 'great Indian saree'? Keep reading to find out what's trending in the world of Sarees today! "What you wear is how you present yourself to the world, especially today, when human contacts are so quick. Fashion is instant language." Nothing Spells Indian Su...
What are some myths related to sustainable fashion?

What are some myths related to sustainable fashion?

On April 24th 2013, Rana Plaza Garment factory in Bangladesh collapsed, killing over 1100 workers. When the Fashion Revolution Week was started in 2014, as an honourable initiative to commemorate the tragedy, it brought attention to the unsafe, toxic work environment in which thousands of female garment workers are forced to work.  Find out all that you need to know, about Fashion Revolution Week 2021 here. In the last six years, consumers and designers alike have woken up to the fashion industry’s negative impacts on the environment and ideas of sustainability have begun appearing on the web. As markets and runways across the globe became populated with ethical fashion labels, myths about sustainable fashion started doing the rounds that kept consumers from taking meaningful a...
How does sustainable fashion help the environment?

How does sustainable fashion help the environment?

When you really think about the environment, doesn’t it shock you that hardly any of us ever consider our wardrobe as a major source of pollution. However, according to a survey held in 2015 by McArthur Foundation, production of textile alone in the same year emitted 1.2 bn tonnes of CO2, while textile dyeing and similar activities contributed to at least 20% of all industrial pollution. Remember that 1.2 bn tonnes of CO2 emissions exceeds the combined emissions by maritime shipping and international flights.  Fast fashion might be trending but the environmental costs associated with producing these clothes has seen a considerable boom in recent years. The result? While most of these clothes land up as waste after being worn once or in many cases never, 50% of such products are...
Is sustainable fashion affordable?

Is sustainable fashion affordable?

People who breathe, eat, drink and even sleep sustainable fashion, this is one read you shouldn’t give a miss! Wondering why Sustainable Fashion is expensive Quality is ‘the thing’ when it comes to sustainable fashion. Unlike fast fashion where the focus is more on producing garments with trend replication & low-cost+ quality material, Sustainable fashion is built to last wash after wash and year after year. The idea is for it last throughout seasons. It is this very reason that sustainable fashion clothing is usually far more expensive than its fast-fashion counterparts, which is not a favourite with fashionistas looking for high-end fabrics.  Questions you need to ask before making a purchase Do I need something that’ll wear off and won’t even last a season or an et...
Sustainable Fashion: Advantages & Disadvantages

Sustainable Fashion: Advantages & Disadvantages

If you’re wondering whether to build a sustainable fashion closet or not, here are a few things that help you decide just right! Check this out - Sustainable Fashion: Introduction and FAQs Let’s go with POSITIVES first Declutter  Yes, you read it right. Sustainable Fashion is going to make you consume less. And, how? While building an ethical closet you are bound to curate the pieces you want, and discard the ones you don’t want, which means owning less, and hence consuming less. Quality  Sustainable closet demands well-read and intentional buying decisions. You would obviously want your clothing to last not just months, seasons but years after years. And, for the price you’ll be paying, you would like to make sure you get nothing but the best. Wise Choices ...
What is Sustainable Fashion? Getting Started & FAQs

What is Sustainable Fashion? Getting Started & FAQs

“Regardless of what your background is, we can all agree on some really basic things - no one should die to make a T-shirt, and we shouldn’t be pouring toxins into our planet.” - Whitney Bauck on Green Dreamer Podcast Episode 129. With the crisp turn of the decade, the world of high fashion and spectacular runways witnessed a growing interest in the notion of sustainability. As more and more brands began associating with the idea of ethical fashion, many wondered what was all the fuss about.  So, what was all the fuss about? Let's look up a few basic FAQs on Green Fashion! What is Sustainable Fashion? Sustainable fashion simply puts forward the idea of clothing, rather, an entire style, that is manufactured, advertised and traded in the most sustainable manner possible, a...