Words by Bethanie Ashton
Advocating Fashion Sustainability, Diversity, Feminism and Circularity.
Social media platforms were designed to be addictive, writes McLean Hospital – a Harvard Medical School Affiliate – and are associated with anxiety, depression and even physical ailments. According to the Pew Research Center, 69% of adults and 81% of teens in the U.S. use social media. This puts a large amount of the population at an increased risk of feeling anxious, depressed, or ill over their social media use.
No matter the season, there’s no better time than the present for Spring Cleaning your social follows. If you’re harnessing an ethical, seasonless or vintage closet, here are some of our favorite do-gooders who are sharing valuable tips to get you on your way to living a circular lifestyle:
She is an all-rounded content maker and shoots her work in beautiful outdoor settings, from forest scenes to the beach and sunflower fields.
Swedish blogger, Darya curates conscious outfits
We love the dreamy locations and the ethical female-owned brands Brittany introduces us to. Her aesthetic is bohemian, nostalgic and full of wonderment.
British blogger, Molly shares with us her vegan life in a calm, muted palette. You’ll not be overcome by a daily array of new outfits, instead Molly promotes fashion rental like HireStreetUK.com and plastic-free bathroom products like WeAreCentred.com voted BEST new hair care by Marie Claire UK. Molly’s side hustle is Ethical Crystals and she demonstrates how a slow-lifestyle adds to your inner (and outer) glow! Find out more at Maelt.co
Recent graduate and political activist, Kendall is paving her way in the NFP scene to sustainable art.
- Social media and mental health * McLean Hospital - https://www.mcleanhospital.org/essential/it-or-not-social-medias-affecting-your-mental-health