Rae Ritchie

Freelance writer and coach

Rae Ritchie worked for a decade as an historian before recently leaving academia to become a freelance writer and coach. Whether in the past or the present, she is interested in how people make sense of themselves and their lives. She blogs over at raeritchie.com and can be found on social media via @rae_ritchie_.
Alexandra Shulman To Leave British Vogue: The End Of An

Alexandra Shulman To Leave British Vogue: The End Of An Era

I was initially shocked by the announcement, especially as she'd been much on my mind today while I read her diary of <em>Vogue</em>'s centenary year. Yet upon further reflection it isn't so much of a surprise. A quarter of a century is a long time in any job, especially one that carries so much power and responsibility.
25/01/2017 12:53 GMT
The True Cost Of Cashmere In Selfridges' 'Material

The True Cost Of Cashmere In Selfridges' 'Material World'

Many of the items produced in cashmere, from hot water bottles to bed-socks to jumpers in the palest, most delicate shades, reinforce this association with luxury. It continues to be regarded as an investment choice, the antithesis of fast fashion. As such, it's easy to assume that cashmere is therefore a good sustainable choice.
23/01/2017 16:58 GMT
Riding A Crimson Wave: Let's Talk About

Riding A Crimson Wave: Let's Talk About Periods

However a desire to simply get them out of the way as quickly and easily as possible continues to characterize many women's experiences of menstruation. A recent survey by tampon brand Lil-lets found that one-third of women have cancelled social plans due to their period.
04/01/2017 13:38 GMT