Circular economies. Bespoke labels. Transparency and technology. It’s going to be a big and exciting year for ethical fashion in 2017. So we asked some our favourite ladies in Australia leading the way towards transformations in the fashion industry what their predictions for the year are. Continue Reading
A few years ago it struck me – I am complicit with modern-day slavery and serious environmental destruction. I had been campaigning against the insidious crime of sex trafficking when I found myself chatting with two passionate campaigners at a pop-up shop in London. They told me about the children picking my cotton in Uzbekistan and the widespread impact of pesticide runoff in India.
I’ve spent many years and thousands of dollars trying to get good skin. But here’s what I’ve learnt, you don’t need to spend a fortune on expensive products, and a good nights sleep will do your complexion wonders. A few years ago I got rid of my chemical ridden cleansers and moisturisers and instead used products I would only ever be comfortable eating. So here’s what I found.
Get smarter on the couch. These documentaries are a great place to start: enlightening, shocking and inspiring all at once.
I’ve been thinking a lot about this poignant message from Anna Lappé today. I wanted to share it with you because it’s Black Friday, the biggest consumer day of the year. I’m already tired of all the marketing messages pushing me to buy more stuff I don’t need. Continue Reading
Father’s Day is around the corner. Your boyfriend’s birthday is creeping up. And you never know what to buy your brother for Christmas. Seriously, buying for men is so tough, not to mention when you’re trying to do it ethically.
My great-grandmother once had the same pair of stockings for 20 years. She would wear gloves as she carefully guided them over her legs. She comes from a time when stockings were considered to be a luxury item. They were well made and made to last. When they ripped they were mended. Continue Reading
If your social media feed is full of photos from friends in Europe right now, you’re not alone. So because we all seem obsessed with Europe we’ve decided to celebrate with a list of our favourite ethical brands from the fabulous continent.
As we hear about unethical practices in the wool industry and the huge environmental toll associated with cashmere, you might think those days of getting cosy in a luxuriously soft and fluffy jumper were gone. And then in walks the alpaca to steal our hearts and our wardrobe space!