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5 Minute Talks: Chantal Brocca believes sustainability is the new luxury

Chantal Brocca wears many hats, and I'm not talking about the ones you usually find at the bottom of your grandmother's closet - the Dubai-based creative works as a writer, photographer, stylist, creative director, and still finds time to run Studio Asanawa, the multi-label lingerie store she co-founded in 2018. In this interview, Chantal and I chat about her thoughts on how advertising threatens personal style, the unsustainable practices of luxury brands, her own label, and so much more.

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5 Minute Talks: mixing prints and shopping sustainably with Izzy Manuel

Chemistry student and fashion blogger Izzy Manuel is a must-follow if your Instagram feed is in need of a generous pop of color. Recently, we chatted about her style inspirations, sustainable shopping tips, and how to (successfully) wear head-to-toe Depop. Growing up, who was your first source of style inspiration and why? That's a hard one, my style has changed so much over the years, but I would say my style is inspired by Audrey Hepburn and Megan Ellaby. Audrey's sense of style is just so classic and just so timeless. She makes every outfit look flawless! I've followed Megan for the longest of times, her style is just so funky and colourful and she plays around with a mixture...

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