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Leather boots “Bang for your buck”?

So, you are all decked up for the weekend party with a nice, impressive outfit and a statement accessory complementing your entire look. However, you decimated an incredibly well-styled ensemble by pulling out knock off shoes from the wardrobe.   We have all been guilty of splurging on clothes and skimping out on luxurious footwear. While clothes create the majority of your look, shoes can make or break an outfit and sometimes an entire deal. The old adage, “You get what you pay for,” rings true time and time again.   While expensive boots make you feel a pinch in the wallet, they are worth every penny spent in the long run.   Most people in their 20s and 30s...

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Fast Fashion?

When you walk into a fast fashion retail store, you will notice, that each month they have tonnes of new pieces added to their collection. New products hit store shelves every couple of days. Though the processing time is a mere number of weeks, you never stop to wonder all the damage it might have done along the way.   Fashion production makes up 10% of the global carbon emissions and 85% of the textiles go into dumpsters, rivers and the ocean every year. As fast fashion becomes more accessible and affordable, who needs to wear the same piece of clothing again? Right? Well, that’s where you’re wrong.   If we were to become mindful of our contributions to this waste,...

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VVS Isolation inspiration guide Vol.3

Home Edition    If Lockdown has taught us anything, it's the importance of home. It's your safe space, the place where you lay your head down and a representation of your identity, maybe even your creative or practical outlet. It's a part of you. What makes a home? It certainly is much more than the concrete and much less the material possessions, but more about the sentimentality and the moments shared by good friends and family. Being inside someone's home is an insight into their life.  The VVS team have all been working from home during the pandemic and we've compiled a journal of how we've been taking advantage of spending more time at everyone's most treasured place...home. We'd love...

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VVS Isolation inspiration guide Vol. 2

        What is the new normal?  Life has certainly changed and we've all kind of accepted and adapted to a social distancing way of living. Zoom catch ups, home work outs and virtual concerts are the new normal. What is life after lockdown going to be like and what is the new normal going to be like? This edition includes a few of our best activities that we miss the most and how you can still find a way to follow your adventure. We might be bound by physical limits, but we are not limited by our imagination and in some way, it's opened up a new way of living. We love hearing your thoughts, please drop...

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VVS Isolation inspiration guide Vol. 1

     Coffee Shop Edition  Look - everything around the lockdown is not necessarily ideal and it can be difficult to stay self motivated when self isolating. This is however the perfect time to learn a different skill, catch up on your reading or to discover and develop a new hobby… other than running ;) We’ve compiled a guide of our latest lockdown activities to beat the boredom and hopefully, inspire you too.  Remember to stay home and stay safe. Best wishes, The VVS Team ----------------------------------------------------------- Brands that we back A few of our most loved brands Four Five CBD - to take the edge off or the many other beneficial uses for CBD. Check out their array of products....

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