Like clockwork, the shops are filling up with glitter, faux fur and sequins – which can mean only one thing; Christmas party season is just around the corner!
But this is 2019, and the environmentally damaging effects of fast fashion more widely understood than ever. Many people are shunning the high street and choosing sustainable shopping options instead. If you’re hoping to do the same, here are some of the best places to start…
Nestled at the bottom Cowbridge Road East, and conveniently located at the edge of ‘town’, Canton, Riverside and Pontcanna, is Amaryllis salon. Two friends, Tiffany and Rebecca set up the salon four years ago, and thanks to their continued success, they recently moved to a bigger premises a couple of doors down. Yay for ethical small business successes!
British accessories brand the Cambridge Satchel Company has recently launched a new ollection which will raise money and awareness for internationally renowned conservation charity, The Aspinall Foundation.
Whilst this isn’t normally the type of content I share here on HungryCityHippy (fashion blogger I definitely am not), one of my best friends happens to be head of corporate partnerships for The Aspinall Foundation and helped make this magic happen, so I just had to share it.
Last year, a Harris Poll survey found that 73% of millennial women actively seek out cleaner, more natural beauty products. Lucky for us, we have a handful of incredible, ethical Welsh beauty brands to choose from right here on our doorstep.