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Spotlight On: COTTON

Spotlight On: COTTON

25th Jun 2020

It’s sunshine time! And for most of us, that usually means wearing clothes that are light, breathable and soft-on-the-skin a.k.a  made with  100% cotton. Why, you ask? It's oh-so-comfortable, easy-to-wear and also easy to clean (yes, we think about that too). And that’s not all... here are a few reasons why cotton is good for you!  Light & Breathable – a perfect choice for summer! Cotton breathes better than oil-based synthetic fabrics like polyester, so it’s the better to wear on hot, humid days. Not to mention, it's moisture-wicking feature keeps you dry and cool! It’s better for the environment too! Did you know? Cotton is a natural, renewable and biodegradable fibre that requires less chemical processing than other fabrics so, if your aim for 2020 is to be environmentally conscious – choose cotton! It lasts longer and will make you feel fantastic too! 100% Cotton is perfect for sensitive skin: Unlike most fabrics, cotton doesn’t irritate your skin, especially if you suffer from any skin allergies. Its breath-ability makes it comfortable for menopausal women experiencing hot flashes. 100% Cotton clothes are the best to wear if you have sensitive skin! Most versatile fabric EVER: From work to play, active-wear to summer dresses – cotton combines the best of style and comfort that any fabric has to offer! You don’t need a destination or a special occasion to wear your favourite …
Tips For A Good Night's Sleep

Tips For A Good Night's Sleep

30th Mar 2020

Healthy Sleep TipsA good night's sleep can make all the difference between a 'good-day or a 'not-so-good-day' ahead! While we may not be able to control all the factors that interfere with our sleep, we can adopt healthy habits that encourage a restful and rejuvenating night. Start With These Simple Tips:Stick to a sleep schedule everyday for wake and sleep times. Avoid naps if you find it hard to fall asleep.Practice a bedtime ritual to relax and separate sleep time from activity.Exercise daily. Vigorous exercise is best, but even light exercise like walking will help.Wind down with a calming activity (like reading) to shift into sleep mode an hour before bed.If you can’t sleep, go into another room and do something relaxing until you feel tired.Only use your bed for sleep to strengthen the association between bed and sleep.Make sure you're comfortable. A peaceful room set at 18°C with cotton bedding and pjs will help ensure sweet dreams.It may be last on the list, but it’s definitely not least…What you wear to sleep is as important as a good-quality mattress so, if you're looking to refresh your sleepwear collection, be sure to browse our oh-so-cozy Pyjama Sets & Nightshirts. All our nightwear is designed exclusively by us and made from 100% cotton that is naturally breathable, biodegradable, and super comfortable. …
7 Questions To Ask Yourself When Cleaning Out Your Closet

7 Questions To Ask Yourself When Cleaning Out Your Closet

20th Mar 2020

It’s A Great Time To Clean Out Your Closet… Here are 7 important questions to ask yourself to help you make the right choices! Does this fit (now)? A proper fit is flattering. Clothes that are too loose or baggy will make you appear heavier than you are. Bottoms should hug you in the right places. Have you worn this in the last 12 months? Hard and fast rule. If you haven’t worn it, donate or toss it. Is it likely I will ever wear it again? Be honest with yourself about the likelihood of wearing items. Why keep it if you aren’t going to wear it? Is it currently in style, or does it accurately represent my current style? Vintage style is in, but confidence in wearing vintage is another topic altogether. Keep it if you are comfortable in it, and are able to rock it. Is it damaged in any way and will I actually make the effort to get this repaired? Some repairs to clothes can be quite costly. Outweigh the time and effort involved in repairing a garment to your love for it. If I was shopping right now, would I buy this? Trying trendy or fashion forward items is great, but re-consider them if they are going to sit in your closet unworn. Be honest, if you wouldn’t buy it now, donate it! Do I feel confident when I wear this? Confidence shows when you wear an outfit you feel great in. Those are the items you want to keep at hand in your closet! A weight will be lifted once you get rid of all that extra “stuff” you no longer need. And …
Be Fashionably Active In Our NEW Athleisure Styles

Be Fashionably Active In Our NEW Athleisure Styles

21st Feb 2020

Merging performance wear and everyday wear, athleisure is blurring the line between gym, going-out, street, brunch, and even work-clothes. And with casual-chic street style ruling the runways, this trend shows no signs of slowing down. This stylish movement reflects a change in lifestyle that goes hand-in-hand with increased health consciousness, modern-day hectic lifestyles, and the rise of casual wear. And that’s exactly why we’ve poured some serious love and attention into creating quality active wear styles that will take you from gym-to-the-office or yoga-to-running-errands without causing anyone to bat an eye. From zip-up jackets (in our exclusively designed baroque and geometric prints) to leggings that will make you forget your favourite jeans; we’ve carefully included comfy, casual, technical and sleek pieces that will work back with your current closet. Browse our Activewear Shop online or visit us in-stores to find out ways to mix & match your favorite pieces from the collection..   …