consumerism

Valentine’s Day – From the saint’s original rebellion to capitalist consumerism, is the holiday still worth celebrating?

As a holiday celebrated for a Catholic Saint, Valentine’s Day’s connection to love and romance can initially seem to have evolved from nowhere. However, once the legends surrounding Saint Valentine have been explored, his rebellious actions emphasize the power of love and question the current commercialisation of the day which supposedly commemorates him. Our current age of consumerism begs the question: has Valentine’s day evolved past recognition? Is the holiday still worth celebrating?

Sustainable Fashion: The Trend in Vogue

Fashion needs to focus on not only the sustainability of the resources used to produce clothing, but also on the attitude of those wearing them. It is about longevity of design, the raw materials used, and the psychology of the consumers.

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