We, as a company, mention and speak a lot about conscious consumerism. This cause is one that is laid into CHC's foundation. This concept is fairly broad and adopting it can be quite a process. For this reason, we've decided to introduce CHConscious, our latest Journal series, to share what we're learning!
1. Get inspired by your wardrobe and find your style: Take a peek into your closet and create looks you are confident in, what you know you'll wear. If you're having a hard time finding inspiration, we recommend looking at Pinterest, browsing magazines and blogs, finding style icons (celebrities whose style you always seem to be drawn to) and ask friends to help you identify your personal style!
2. Alternates to discarding: If while going through your closet you find items you don't think you'll get use out of, try selling used items on apps like Poshmark, or Mercari. There is also donation...we would, of course, recommend donating your gently used items to a WINGS resale store. These options are a bit more specialized and give life back to pieces you may have thought of as rubbish.
3. Make a list of needs vs wants: After cleaning out your space and finding your style, look for the gaps you'd like to fill and create a list of things you Need versus things you Want.
4. Need ethical inspo?: Here are a few (of the many )brands we recommend:
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The last few seasons, I have put my all into every endeavor I could dream of or join in to. And while some were fruitful, most failed and failed hard. So there is also the element of learning to trust myself and keep trusting myself. There are many more failures to come. How do I know? Because I'm overflowing with ideas! Thus, beauty of PROCESS!
For the last 3 months, I was a full time student at Scuola del Cuoio in Florence, Italy. I spent 6 hours a day under the instruction of two master craftsmen in leather handbag production, alongside 18 other students from all around the world. The rest of the time was spent exploring the city, other areas of Italy, museums, building relationships with my international classmates and learning a new way to live (in a foreign country)....