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The end of summer – veggie afternoon at the Borough Market

  In the last days of summer I went to Borough Market in London for a vegan treat. A market full colourful veggies and fruits also turned out to be a perfect place to photoshoot my summery bag from Vendula London. Borough Market  During the weekdays Borough Market is very popular lunch spot amongst the employees of nearby offices and on Saturdays it crowded with tourists.  Many stalls here offer vegan and vegetarian options (I recommend especially the Ethiopian injera), there are also totally vegetarian and vegan ones, including the totally vegan burger place.  I wrote about Vendula before presenting a…

Leather, pleather or Pinatex?

Pinatex

My attitude towards leather and meat changed in the same way. In my early childhood when I learnt where they come from I just refused to eat meat and didn’t want to wear leather. Each time I was buying shoes I was asking a shop assistant whether they’re made of natural leather. Usually I received enthusiastic reassurance that of course they are. And I was done with shopping. Thank you very much, goodbye. These days I know where I can buy faux leather shoes. But what concerns me is that it is believed faux leather is not environmentally friendly. Animals…

Toxic Fashion. Is ethical fashion possible?

Okładka Newsweek Polska zawierającego artykuł Toxic Fashion

I have always been against fur and leather products and have always avoided both. However, some time ago I discovered that the ethical clothing goes far beyond veganism. Information concerning the substandard working conditions and poor wages suffered by clothes industry workers have been well known for a while. In 2013 a shocking building collapse occurred of the Rana Plaza clothes factory, an eight-floor complex near Dhaka in Bangladesh. 1127 people were killed and about 2,500 were injured, most of the victims were garment workers. The factory manufactured clothes for several brands including Benetton, Monsoon Accessorize, Mango, Primark, Walmart. In this…

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