An interview with Montezuma’s

Image description: Rows of colourful bars of chocolate next to a sign saying ‘Welcome to Montezuma’s Oxford, Extraordinary Chocolate.’ Oxford’s newest chocolate shop, Montezuma’s, has at last opened its vibrant doors on historic Queen street. Owners Helen and Simon Pattinson were kind enough to speak to Sophie and me about the opening of their seventh […]

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The meat paradox of fur and leather

The wearing of fur has long been a contentious fashion choice and has remained a divisive issue for designers and shoppers alike for decades. Instances of anti-fur protesters hijacking fashion shows and daubing red paint on fur salon windows are very much a present reality, despite the fact that the fur industry continues to grow […]

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Ethical Fashion: Style With Heart

Gillian Osrin, it’s fair to say, is an ethical-fashionista. Currently residing over the site of all-things-ethical that is Style With Heart, I ask Gillian for an insider’s take. “I’ve been in retail for about twenty years. I wanted to give something back.” It’s clear from the start that Gillian’s vision is an encompassing one. Perusing […]

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