You may call it a belt bag, a bumbag, a fanny pack or a bodypack - whatever the name, this utilitarian yet chic style of bag is here to stay. Rhi has put together a post on how to style a belt bag. We've got a few in our collection, from the Freefall to the Petite Smuggler - and a couple of cross body bags that double as belt bags with a quick change of the straps + buckles. Read on to discover just how versatile this trend can be.
Joshua Katcher is the founder of Brave GentleMan, a NYC based menswear brand offering tailoring with an edge - that also happens to be completely animal free in raw material use. Joshua has been a passionate advocate for animals for over 20 years, and a pioneer in the vegan fashion space for 12 years. He's also written a book called Fashion Animals, and has co-founded a plant based cheese business called Rind Cheese - this is one busy gentleman. Enjoy the read.
Welcoming in a new year often brings with it plans for lofty resolutions. However, instead of feeling like a failure in week one of January with broken promises to self - we think it's best to be gentle on yourself + make an easy (and do-able) list of farewells / hellos for the year ahead. The Sans Beast team have put together a shortlist of things we're leaving behind in 2019 + things we're going to manifest. Read on for a dose of inspiration for making 2020 a year of illuminated action.
"As we approach the end of 2019, not only are we getting ready to bid farewell to another year, it's time also to ponder the fact that it's not just a new year that's about to start - it's a new decade. 5 years ago, Sans Beast wasn't even a thought in my mind. Fast-forwarding to the dawn of the 2020's - and I couldn't imagine being in a different place. Love, CW."
Responsible fashion choices that respect people, animals and our planet should be the norm, not a trend. We share some thoughts + tips for being a more conscious consumer this festive season (and beyond). We wish you the happiest of festive seasons + a beautiful 2020 ahead.
The fashion industry is going through much change + challenge - from sustainability to ethics, to the question of consumption; how is a designer to feel about all of this, after studying for years to join the much admired world of fashion? Emily Cameron, graduated from RMIT 3 years ago, then headed to London to join the industry in a large retail business. We're thrilled to now have Emily in our team, and asked her to share some thoughts on how she sees the industry today + what inspires her to continue creating within it.
We talk with consummate traveller, Karissa Sparke about her recent 5 month European trip with husband Tom + discover the pros and cons to van life on the road. Karissa + Tom certainly show a beautiful - and loved up - life on the road, and we are feeling the inspiration big time. Be prepared to add 'vanlife' to your bucket list.
Ella discusses creative direction, her dog Bobby, going off the grid and how she stays inspired. We have worked with Ella on two campaigns, and both times she has brought creativity + energy to the project. She has a unique style, with an enormous talent for nailing an eclectic yet effortless look.