Travel-Friendly Essentials for your next get-away

Travel-Friendly Essentials for your next get-away

Planning your next getaway? If you’re yearning for a digital-detox and relaxing, pristine beaches or if you prefer discovering cultural spots on a city break, deciding what to pack and wear can always prove a bit tricky.

Feel inspired by some of our most popular pieces that travel well and are guaranteed to look great no matter the occasion. Read more to see our top picks.

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Soirée in Style: Eveningwear Edit

Soirée in Style: Eveningwear Edit

The festive season is now here and in the spirit of gifting, we’re entering the season with a giveaway in collaboration with the British sustainable fashion brand BOTTLETOP! 

We think our The R Collective pieces go perfectly with BOTTLETOP’s sustainable, upcycled accessories and so if you’re keen to embrace sustainable design, be sure to enter our giveaway for a chance to WIN your favourite BOTTLETOP bag and The R Collective featured outfit.

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One Small Step Towards Saving The Ocean

One Small Step Towards Saving The Ocean

Written by Jo Lorenz 

If you're anything like me, you'd happily spend your entire life in the ocean. The gentle feel of salt on your skin, the sunlight hitting the top of the water - bliss! Yet our addiction to the ocean is coming at a huge cost to our coral reefs and marine life.

Many of the popular sunscreens we are putting on our skins each day contain toxic chemicals that are vastly contributing to coral bleaching. Find out more about ocean-friendly sunscreens.

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Six simple things you can do to save the planet

Six simple things you can do to save the planet

The ozone layer is a delicate shield of gas which protects our planet from harmful rays from the sun. Thirty-two years ago, this very delicate eggshell around Earth was under direct threat from the over-use of manufactured chemicals. On UN's International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer, Jo Lorenz explores six simple things you can do to save the planet and fight climate change.

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Circular Economy vs. Linear Economy

Circular Economy vs. Linear Economy

The fashion Industry has a problem. It’s called sustainability. Cumulatively, the fashion industry produces approximately 20 percent of all global water waste. Additionally, 85 percent of textiles end up in landfills or are incinerated, when most of these materials could be reused. Read more about circular economy.

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Plastic Free July: Rethinking Plastic Consumption

Plastic Free July: Rethinking Plastic Consumption

We are in the midst of a war on plastic and it’s time to shift our strategy... Ninety-one percent of the plastic that has ever been created on our planet has not been recycled. It is still out there - in our oceans, in our landfills, in our communities. Guest writer Jo Lorenz welcomes Plastic Free July and explores more initiatives to help reduce single-use plastics.

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Sustainable Living: Greenwashing vs. The Real Deal

Sustainable Living: Greenwashing vs. The Real Deal

Discerning customers are increasingly demanding for sustainability and transparency in their fashion and lifestyle choices - and this demand means we are very happily at the precipice of mountainous shift towards a greener and more equitable circular economy. Yet with so many companies boasting they are eco-friendly, sustainable, organic et al, how do we know when the companies we are supporting are legit, or when they are simply ‘greenwashing’ us? 

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