There's no denying the internet has completely changed the way we shop, especially where fashion is concerned. Increasingly time-poor, being able to stock up on everything from party dresses to new jeans from the comfort of your sofa, seat on the train or gym mat—where, let's face it, we spend more time scrolling than crunching—is both a blessing and a curse. Convenient it may be but, at the same time, we often miss the rush of finding something fabulous and making a real life purchase.
Call us behind the times, but the mere thought of picking up all the essentials—and then some credible wardrobe options to boot—in one fell swoop from a supermarket is frightful. Enough to make a stylist come out in hives. That is, until we started noticing friends and colleagues turning up in great knitwear or smart outerwear, proclaiming said purchase was Tu at Sainsbury's or George at ASDA and that we didn't know what we were missing…
When Sophia Amoruso relinquished the reigns of Nasty Gal–the unapologetically fun online clothing shop–it was undoubtedly a sad day for many. But today, almost three years later, the public is being given the chance to shop from the #Girlboss on
Whether it’s food, fashion or travel, it’s time for all of us to start making more conscious choices. After all, our actions have a major impact on the planet (take our quiz to see how you fare!). In our November sustainability issue, we present