fashion

The Market of Emotions

Let’s talk about how people are constantly capitalising off of your emotions. Like, they are pulling your heartstrings so that you’ll pull out your wallet, and that’s something you should be aware of, so I’ll take one for the team and tell you about it. Let’s start with lockdown. During this time, people began to […]

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Deadstock Creations

So I made this outfit: It took me 24 hours in total (6 hours over the course of 4 days) and I had no fancy equipment – just needles, threads and scissors. Honestly, it was that easy to make. But obviously, I can’t just leave it there. I’m going to talk about why making clothes […]

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EZRA x Pepper

So, the past week has been super fun. I’ve been working with EZRA, a sustainable sleepwear brand to give some tips for building an ethical wardrobe, and busting myths about ethical shopping. I could talk all day but I’m actually just super excited to show you what we’ve been doing (click on the cute lil’ […]

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Writer Meets Verse Writer

In Warwick Arts Centre, I was sucked into the world of Lanaire Aderemi (also known as Verse Writer.) I payed my £11, expecting what I had always seen – someone at the front, reading their poetry to me for an hour. But this transcended poetry. Aderemi’s poetry was a hybrid between spoken word, acting, music, […]

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Miss Darko to Mrs. Doubtfire

After a long summer at work, isolated from my family and friends, I’m coming back dressing totally different. I’m going for slow, modest, grandma-esque fashion. I should probably start off by explaining what slow fashion is and why it’s a good alternative: Slow fashion is the movement away from mass-produced clothing (fast fashion). It’s often […]

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Pepper Harvest

“Who are you?” “Why is your blog called Pepper?” “Why should I read it?” I had no clue how I was going to introduce this blog. Nobody knew about it in advance so I have so much to explain – but I thought it would be best to start with these three questions: My name […]

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