How I’m Combating Fast Fashion

Inspired by Phoebe Parke’s Grazia article (one of my contemporary writing inspirations), I’ve decided to abstain from shopping this year. I kept this quiet over the January period as this is when most resolutions fail. Now that weโ€™re well into the new year, and Iโ€™ve still not bought a single item of clothing, I’ve decided to share a bit more about the reasons why Iโ€™ve made this decision, and how Iโ€™m kicking my shopping habits.

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What Does it Mean to be an Asian Woman?

The Asian Woman Festival 2019 was an experience like no other. Hosted by Shani Dhanda in Birmingham, the festival comprised of a series of panel talks and intimate discussions about what it means to be an Asian woman living in Britain. The first panel featured Sharan Dhaliwal, editor of Burnt Roti, South Asian tattooist Heleena Mistry and BBC podcaster and comedienne Sadia Azmat.

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