Episodes
Published 10/20/22
In 2021, the website Cult Beauty saw a 300% increase in searches for mushroom-based skincare and supplements. Customers are seriously interested in the benefits of fungi and mushrooms are making their presence in many products from supplements to chocolate bars. More and more brands are answering this need in terms of wellbeing with mushroom-powered products. Enters Wunder Workshop, a company that harvests the power of regeneratively grown plants for the ultimate wellness rituals. We are...
Published 06/23/22
For the last episode of Season 1, our founder Joy sits with the inspiring Wilson Oryema - poet, curator and activist, about how art can be used to harness change and move towards a more sustainable world. Wilson is an advocate of a more sustainable fashion industry, and uses his voice to inspire a whole new generation of people to think differently about the impacts they can make. He is a Co-Founder of Regenerative Futures, a Social Change Initiative, and Surface Tension, a platform...
Published 07/08/21
Today we’re talking about the rental revolution with By Rotation founder, Eshita Kabra-Davies. In case you don’t have it downloaded already, By Rotation is the UK’s leading peer-to-peer fashion rental app. It focuses on building a strong community of rotators and allows you to get a new garment guilt-free. Let’s find out more about Eshita and why sharing really is caring when it comes to the environment.
Published 07/01/21
Today we’re joined by Amy Christiansen who founded the socially conscious fragrance house Sana Jardin in 2017. If you’ve been asking yourself if perfume could ever be sustainable? Well, we have the answer for you. Sana Jardin is built upon an alternative business model ‘Beyond Sustainability’, developed by Amy herself. The brand upcycles waste products from perfume production and empowers female flower harvesters in the supply chain to become ‘micro entrepreneurs’. Let’s jump right in and...
Published 06/24/21
Based in Los Angeles, Dittmer is an international sustainable brand consultant and fashion stylist. She passionately champions ‘impact-forward’ fashion, transparency and inclusivity, while always finding the best sustainable brands out there. Stay tuned as we discuss everything from finding the right values to more conscious shopping habits...
Published 06/17/21
On today’s show we’re joined by Oyuna Tserendorj, the founder and creative director of heer eponymous brand. Known for architectural silhouettes and uplifting hues, Oyuna uses one soft, natural fibre in particular: Mongolian cashmere. Cashmere, the ‘diamond of fibres', represents 4bn of the 60bn global luxury market. The demand keeps on growing creating a vicious circle that is weakening Mongolia's cashmere supply while wrecking its natural environment. Keep listening to learn why cashmere...
Published 06/10/21
Today we meet Laura Roso Vidrequin, a former buyer for Net a Porter and Moda Operandi who launched Kids’Oclock, an online platform focused on recycling clothing for babies from birth up to 10 years old. Between the ages of 0-3 years, kids get through around 8-10 sizes. This means that approximately 90% of their wardrobe is rarely used, sometimes untouched. When we consider the huge waste problem that exists in fashion, it would be ridiculous to ignore childrenswear as a contributing factor....
Published 06/03/21
Following the motto “what goes around, comes around,” KanKan is working to reduce single-use plastics in the home by taking refills mainstream. Today we sit down with Eliza Flanagan, the brand's co-founder to discuss why refill is the future! Created with vegan and natural formulas, KanKan's products are all conveniently canned, ready to be cracked and poured into luxurious ‘Forever’ bottles. Let’s discover the pros of aluminium and what role the personal care category can play in a...
Published 05/27/21
Today we’re asking the question: ‘how do you turn trash into treasure?’ Joining us to explain is Genia Mineeva – the founder and creative director of sustainable accessories brand Been London. Passionate about zero waste design, circularity and supporting local makers, she believes in both innovation and the art of collaboration. Stay tuned as we find out more about her label’s use of recycled materials and what challenges fashion still needs to overcome for a better future.
Published 05/20/21
Meet Anna Brightman, co-founder of Upcircle, an exciting beauty brand with a positive impact. Upcircle collects used coffee grounds (and other very exciting by-products) from coffee shops throughout London to produce sustainable skincare products. Discover how they are turning your morning coffee into amazing beauty products while saving 80 tonnes of coffee grounds from going to landfill and how breaking into beauty requires constant improvement as well as a strong focus on never...
Published 05/13/21
Meet Vanessa Barboni-Halik, founder of sustainable fashion brand, Another Tomorrow. Modern sustainable luxury at its best, Another Tomorrow focuses on: conscious foundational clothes, education, and providing a platform for discovery, action and activism. Today, Vanessa tells us about her switch from finance to fashion, and how the boundaries are there to be pushed when it comes to what responsible and ethical materials can achieve.
Published 05/06/21
Today we’re chatting to the “Queen of Thrift” herself: Bay Garnett. The first to include vintage pieces in luxury shoots, Bay is an esteemed stylist, editor, author and creative director with over two decades worth of experience in the world of fashion. Taking a break from her own podcast ‘This Old Thing’, she joins us to talk about her vintage debut with ‘Cheap Date’, her amazing on-going work with Oxfam and what she thinks the future of vintage will look like.
Published 04/29/21