Category: Musings

Not Another Ethical Fashion Brand, Please

Not Another Ethical Fashion Brand, Please

You’ve just watched The True Cost, discovered the terrible, awful, mind-blowing evils of the fashion industry and you want to do something to help. You’ve always loved fashion and fancied yourself a bit of a creative so why not start your very own ethical fashion label to help fight the good fight? Makes sense. You...

Making Poverty History

Making Poverty History

Abuja, Nigeria: Poverty is a familiar term. According to the World Bank, 60 percent of Nigerians are poor. So, when my editor asked my views on wealth distribution, poverty and how to end it; I thought of these statistics, the research that has been done and solutions that have been put forward by organizations such...

I Don’t Want Your Capsule Wardrobe

I Don’t Want Your Capsule Wardrobe

Minimalism is trending big time, especially when it comes to fashion. Many people are no longer fantasising about a walk in wardrobe the size of a small house and instead are looking to scale down the amount of clothing they own. The capsule wardrobe concept, a curated selection of 10-30 items that are worn on...

Eco Warrior Princess 2017 End Of Year Wrap Up

Eco Warrior Princess 2017 End Of Year Wrap Up

I’m only just getting around to publishing this post because I completely dropped the ball at the end of last year as mentioned in our latest transparency report. Now if you’ve been following the reports or are on our email list, you’ll know doubt be familiar with the progress we made in 2017, but for those...

In Africa, We Are Vegan By Chance, Not By Choice

In Africa, We Are Vegan By Chance, Not By Choice

Abuja, Nigeria: On November 1st, the world (well vegans anyway) celebrated World Vegan Day. The day marks the beginning of World Vegan Month. Established in the United Kingdom in 1994, the day’s celebrations usually calls for activities such as tree planting, vegan food festivals, events and shows. In my country, Nigeria, the day was not marked by...

More Selflessness, Less Selfishness

More Selflessness, Less Selfishness

Our world rewards confidence. It rewards the ego. It rewards those who fought their way to the top. It rewards the triumphant. It rewards the pretty, the smart, the wealthy. It rewards the privileged. It rewards talent and hard work and persistence. It has a tendency to reward selfishness. People forget that no man is an...