We are all well and truly aware that fast fashion is a dirty and shameful industry (blah blah change the record, I know). When I ask people about fast fashion the majority have genuine concern for the issues we all know to be true. Yet miraculously, all concern seems to go out the window when… Read More Are You a ‘Wear it Once’ Offender?
Should you stop buying clothes “Made in Bangladesh”? Is the locally-made movement really the answer the dirty fashion industry? I often get questions from friends asking which “Made In…” should they support and which they shouldn’t. Well, the answer may involve a bit more digging than simply knowing the location in which our clothes were… Read More Why “Made in Bangladesh” Isn’t Always Bad
It’s what we buy when our previous one wears out, maybe it was two for one at H&M or maybe it even came free in the back of a magazine. At the end of the day, there’s not much to think about when a t-shirt costs the same as a morning coffee. That’s so cheap.… Read More Can a $5 T-shirt be Ethical?
Transparency is the new black, and Aussie fashion needs to keep up. Next time you’re on your favourite brand’s website, have a quick look for some sort of information about where and how their products are made. It’s an interesting and slightly addictive process – observing how much information a company is willing to share with you,… Read More Transparency is the New Black
I have recently teamed up with the amazing founders from Global & Smart, a platform that promotes finding the good in the products we love. Through creative storytelling, Global & Smart (along with their platform Stori) are creating change and affecting lives of artisans around the world for the better. Here’s my latest post for Stori. Some… Read More 7 Sustainable Fashion Icons
I have recently connected with the team from Global & Smart, a platform that promotes finding the good in the products we love. Through creative storytelling, Global & Smart (along with their platform Stori) are creating change and affecting lives of artisans around the world for the better. Here’s Stori CEO Elisha London’s latest blog post. … Read More When Your Wardrobe Gets Robbed… Make it More Ethical
1. Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Obsessive Compulsive products use natural ingredients like lanolin and beeswax, not only to uphold cruelty free standards, but because they believe ethical cosmetics are just as easy to produce as any products on the market. OCC is 100% Vegan and Cruelty-Free, as internationally certified by PETA. … Read More Top 5 Organic and Eco Friendly Beauty Brands
40 million-plus people live in Kenya, predominantly working as farmers or pastoralists in rural communities, and almost half of them live on less than a dollar a day. But, Far & Wide Collective is changing this dynamic a bit as they fairly employ Kenyan women to bring life and soul to their communities through basket-weaving.… Read More Woven By Hand, By Women, With Love
Imagine having one piece to pull your outfit together. This is it. The Plate Collar is hammered to create a more dimensional yet delicate texture. Inspired by smooth curves and strong lines from prominent architectural designs, this piece accentuates your collarbone and highlights your jawline. It even makes a T-shirt look like you’re doing exciting stuff.… Read More One City’s Trash, Many A Woman’s Treasure
A bangle with a twist. The Tie the Knot bangle is sleek and elegant, with four figure-eight knots. Part of Cred’s first fully Peruvian collection made from Fairtrade silver mined in Lima, the simplicity of the knot is a little Celtic, a dab nautical, and a whole lotta timeless. However you choose to wear it,… Read More From Peru, with Love (Part 2)