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Impulsive or Conscious: What Kind Of A Shopper Are You?

Pop culture has long romanticised the idea of excess by means of walk-in closets, shopaholic behaviour and credit card swiping. But in reality, mindless shopping can damage your wallet, garment workers in the supply chain...

2020-08-07

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How to Eliminate Plastics From Your Life

With the use of plastics expected to double over the next 20 years, it's terrifying to think that microplastics have already infiltrated our air, food and water sources. Some of us are probably even inhaling...

2020-08-03

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Want to Live More Sustainably? Try These Apps

Wouldn’t it be great if sustainability felt a lot more attainable and actionable? As easy as opening an app on your phone and being told what to do and what’s right from wrong? Well, you’re...

2020-07-28

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ZAVI Edit: Maximal Style, Minimal Effort

Now, we are not going to be as bold as to say that that minimalism is out but with lockdown easing globally, having a little fun with fashion is just what the doctor ordered. Think...

2020-07-21

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Laundry Hacks That Can Save Your Clothes & The Planet

What do unsightly piling, colour fading and microplastics have in common? They are all a result of your laundry habits. But fear not, we’ve detailed the ways you can stop sabotaging your clothes (and the...

2020-07-21

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ZAVI Edit: Wardrobe Basics You'll Wear On Repeat

We are not just sustainability advocates, we are enablers. Our environmentally friendly separates can be mixed and matched owing to their classic styles and neutral colours that will have you repeating for years to come....

2020-07-09

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The ZAVI Gems You Need for Your Wardrobe

Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald, Yellow Topaz — these gemstones don’t just have to be adorned as jewellery, they add one everyday luxe to your wardrobe. Lucky for you, a ton of our pieces come in these...

2020-07-05

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3 ZAVI Materials And Their Surprising Antibacterial Properties

We now exist in what is known as ‘the new normal’ where all things antibacterial are of utmost importance, but it’s not just face masks and gloves that could potentially shield you from germs. Some...

2020-06-30

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Looking good v/s feeling good; the truth about your clothes.

You must have often paid attention to looking your best. You spend hours trying various outfits until you find the one that makes you look great. However, although you look like you are dressed to...

2020-06-26

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ZAVI Edit: Elevated Loungewear

From men’s sneakers and sweatshirts to women’s joggers and bodysuits, according to the Lyst Index that measures the world’s hottest styles from a formula that filters millions of items by volume of social media mentions,...

2020-06-24

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These Sustainable Bottoms Are The Perfect Summer Style

When an individual purchases clothing or any sort of garment, the first thing they notice is its colour or the cut of the garment, but the fabric of that garment usually goes unnoticed. However, how...

2020-06-24

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Is Going Vegan Actually Better For The Environment?

Conversations around converting to veganism have taken centre stage amid the Covid-19 pandemic as rumours spread early on this year that the virus originated in bats that were sold at Wuhan’s seafood wet market. While...

2020-06-24

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Do your clothes contain meat? Know how animals are killed for fashion.

Clothes are considered to be a reflection of our personality. Our style often makes a statement about the kind of people we are, whether artistic, minimalist, or professional. However, animal clothing gives quite a wrong...

2020-06-22

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5 fashion celebrities who have endorsed Ethical Clothing

Stars are considered role models as they inspire and impact the lives of millions of people. They are idolized, and thus they can make a world of difference to certain movements. The Ethical fashion movement...

2020-06-19

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Has COVID-19 Worsened Plastic Pollution?

Face masks, hand gloves and PPE kits have two things in common: they are single-use and made from plastic. For the sustainable advocate, those very characteristics are perhaps the most alarming as they are known...

2020-06-18

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Sustainable fashion trends you should start adapting

The upcoming fashion trends that you should adapt need to be sustainable. In recent years, there has been a burst of interest in the sustainability of fashion. The fashion industry trends in 2020 have undergone...

2020-06-17

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Does 'Seasonless Style' Make Sense For The Fashion Industry?

The past two months have been quite the game changer for the fashion industry — Saint Laurent, Gucci and Michael Kors made headlines as they decided to forego traditional fashion week schedules, while Belgian designer...

2020-06-16

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The difference between Ethical and Sustainable Fashion

Whenever we think about fashion, words like trend, style, glamour etc. instantly strike the mind. However, words like eco-friendly, ethical or sustainable hardly cross our mind. But did you know that sustainable and ethical fashion...

2020-06-15

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How Safe Are Cotton Face Masks?

Face masks have inevitably become the most important piece of protection during the Covid-19 pandemic and will probably stay that way for a long time. However with surgical masks or N-95 respirators being inherently disposable...

2020-06-12

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How you can help make sustainable fashion more affordable

The fashion industry is probably the most followed and preferred industry for people across the world after food. It fulfills one of the most important necessities. The industry has a valuation of USD3 trillion parallel...

2020-05-29

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What Does It Really Cost To Make Our Clothes?

There is a price paradox when it comes to buying clothes — sustainable wears are costlier owing to their quality of make and material whereas cheap fast fashion is available at a fraction of the...

2020-05-28

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RIP Fashion Week: Digital Runways Are Here To Take Over

The glamour of fashion weeks, street style and front rows simply cannot exist in a world where we have to socially-distance ourselves for a period that seems indefinite. In retrospect, keeping the carbon emissions, biannual...

2020-05-27

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A complete guide to buying ethical clothes on a budget..

People are becoming more conscious about the ecosystem and want to save the environment by stopping unnecessary exploitation of resources. One of the most concerning topics is fast fashion. This concept of providing cheap clothing...

2020-05-27

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Where Do Vegans Get Their Protein From?

From being considered one of the best protein sources to facing a period of turmoil during lockdown, the meat industry might just be preparing for a state of permanent downfall. Globally, even China is concerned...

2020-05-26

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What We Can Learn From Panic Grocery Runs In The Times Of Covid-19

“Panic buying” has unfortunately become a huge issue ever since lockdown began globally in March; from supermarket shelves being stripped of toilet paper rolls to hand sanitisers running out of stock. Picking up 2 of...

2020-05-26

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6 Ways You Can Become More Sustainable During Quarantine

Sustainability is not only an option but a mandatory lifestyle change that we have to comply with. All the industries, especially fashion, find out different ways to create low-cost methods for manufacturing daily and special...

2020-05-26

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Trend Alert: The Nineties

Fashion trends are periodic, styles from an era always manage to make a comeback annually whether it's the early aughts, retro ’60s or punk ’80s. Nostalgia is comforting, as are the clothes we live in...

2020-05-24

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Trend Alert: Ruched Romance

Textures have the unique ability to add both definition and flounce to a garment. Techniques of ruching, smocking and shirring hark back to the Victorian era where the sleeves, bustiers or bustles of dresses were...

2020-05-23

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Is sustainable fashion a scam?

It’s almost been a decade of sustainable fashion revolution. The information regarding cash crops, artificial fibers, cheap labor, and usage of fresh water and other natural resources is being published in different research papers and...

2020-05-22

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ZAVI Edit: Seasonless Wears

With work from home becoming the new norm amid lockdown, it came as no surprise when comfortable clothing came to be the go-to wardrobe choice for all consumers alike. According to Lyst’s ‘Stay At Home’...

2020-05-20

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Your Ultimate Lockdown Workout Guide

Let’s be straight, watching some quality material on Netflix for some temporary lockdown de-stress is great, but it can’t offer the same amount of endorphins that a great workout would. However, with social distancing and...

2020-05-16

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Post Quarantine Fashion: Get ready with your OOTD

The Pandemic situation across the world has made our lives come to a stand still. During this reflective pause from the mad pace of life, we can perceive the bigger picture of how we have...

2020-05-12

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Can we make fast fashion sustainable?

After major setbacks in the last year and in the beginning of the year 2020, even the least bothered or less aware section of society will be pushed to make conscious choices when it comes...

2020-05-08

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Green Swaps You Need To Make Around Your Home

“Charity begins at home,” an old proverb states, expressing a sense of priority to take care of one's family, before caring for others — we’d like to think of sustainability in a similar manner. Making...

2020-04-30

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Lessons Lockdown Has Taught Us About The Fashion Industry

The fashion industry has come undone, struggling to operate and dealing with tremendous losses during this period of uncertainty. In times like these where parts of the industry have partially hunkered down, persistent problems have...

2020-04-29

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How to be more sustainable by selling, donating and recycling your old clothes

COVID-19 has given us more time to be home and for many of us, this means tidying up! For people who have had a comfortable life, the wardrobe they see now could be a surprise,...

2020-04-23

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Will COVID-19 disrupt fashion’s sustainability commitments?

As with any other forward-thinking industry, fashion businesses across the globe have been adapting to the changing needs of the world. The push towards sustainability is nothing new and with climate change and global warming...

2020-04-20

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Post-Pandemic Plan For Living A More Conscious Life

If there are any vital takeaways from the Coronavirus pandemic, it's that slowing down was long overdue and excessive consumerism needs to stop. The virus will eventually go away, lockdowns will be lifted and the...

2020-04-16

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Fashion on TV: Must Watch Shows To Spark Your Creativity

Quarantine is a weird time to be in and not being able to head outside is probably one of the most stifling things for us right now. The only thing we are in absolute control...

2020-04-15

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Could coronavirus spark a sustainable fashion awakening?

The world is getting shut down and people are living in an environment of doubt. A virus that originated from a living-animal market in Wuhan, China is now crippling the whole planet. Economies are falling...

2020-04-15

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The Lazy Guide To Living A Greener Life

The idea of sustainability can seem pretty overwhelming to those who’ve been set in their ways of living. It can seem even more daunting when you wish to embrace a conscious lifestyle in whatever little...

2020-04-14

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Quarantine Watchlist: Fashion Documentaries To Inspire Your Inner Fashionista

Catching up on the latest season of Money Heist may be all the rage right now or even getting around to seeing Tiger King just to escape the clueless feeling of not understanding those repetitive...

2020-04-14

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Work From Home Fashion: Outfits For Making A Stylish Impression On Zoom Calls

We have all called in sick and tried the whole 'working from home’ thing once or twice, but making a habit of it given the current lockdown scenario can seem rather daunting especially for the...

2020-04-13

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Will COVID-19 Be a Wakeup Call for a Greener, Fairer Fashion Industry?

With the outbreak of Coronavirus and the shutting down of society, we have had a lot of time to sit back and reflect on the effects that fashion has had on the environment. The global...

2020-04-13

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Caution: Greenwashing Ahead!

From food to toiletries and now even the fashion industry, it seems as though labelling something as “eco-friendly” automatically makes it a hot ticket item. A tried and tested formula that consumers seem to easily...

2020-04-10

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How to create a sustainable capsule wardrobe?

Dressing up in a way that doesn’t damage the environment can sometimes be a task. Sometimes you can’t find a sustainable alternative for what you’re looking for and then there are times sometimes when we’re...

2020-04-09

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The Growing Popularity of Sustainability in Ecommerce

  In the past couple of years, sustainability has become more than just a trend. online retailers have been working on topics like ecology and sustainability, which have a strong influence on the future and...

2020-04-08

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Sustainable Travel Destinations for 2020

When it comes down to travelling the world, we all know the basics. We have all been told to be more conscious in everything we do including travelling. A few basics like avoiding plastics, staying...

2020-03-30

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Hot Trends For Summer 2020

Summer is looming overhead with its bright rays, high temps and stylish new trends. While the designers were finished showcasing their spring collections for 2020 last year, it's finally time to take a step back...

2020-03-29

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Online Shopping And Free Returns Are Harming Your Future

We have all grown comfortably accustomed to online shopping. So much so, that we have several strategies in place like ordering several sizes just to see what fits or two outfits that look equally great...

2020-03-28

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