All posts tagged: STYLE

GAME CHANGERS: Tribe Alive

“Tribe Alive utilizes a passion for fashion and responsible commerce as a platform to help alleviate poverty among women. Hope is our message. Fashion is our medium.” You may have seen, read or heard about many of the examples of angel investors going into third world communities and helping women in those communities to start up businesses. Not only does it help take that family from poverty but it also has an incredible effect on the rest of the community.¬†Find out the unique effects that women have on their community when they receive investment. Carly Burson, Founder of TribeAlive has created an incredibly inspiring story that showcases not only women helping women but of changing the lives of communities – both near and far. Carly took ‘Fast Fashion’ head on and launched an ethical fashion brand that makes you look and feel amazing. This is no mean feat. Most of us struggle with all the ‘fast’s’. Fast food, fashion, work – everything is about fast and that instant gratification. Sadly, not only do we not …

ETIQUETTE: A lesson in packing

I am not a light traveller. I just don’t do it well. I can’t decide so I try and take it all. Packing for winter and staving off the cold – fashionably of course darling!? Fu-ged-about-it! Ok, it really isn’t that bad. There are some golden rules that stop you from packing as if you are never going to see another shop again or even worse. The cardinal sin of packing without a plan. That means getting to your destination with toothpaste and no toothbrush. Odd shoes. No hair brush and to top it off the highest pair of heels in your wardrobe and you will not be painting the town red. All a true story! As I am setting my sights on the winter wonderland that is Queenstown, here is a guide to pack fashionably and without deep regret… 1. Time First things first. Don’t leave your packing to the last minute whether that be 10 mins before you head out the door or if you are shattered the night before. You won’t have …