Over the past few years, British company ASOS has blown up and become one of the world’s most popular online fashion destinations. They sell over 850 different brands and also make their own range of affordable clothing and accessories. But how ethical is the Asos private range, and should you be looking elsewhere for your online shopping fix? Continue Reading
Have you ever been browsing for conscious clothing and stumbled across some pretty strange terminology? This can be especially frustrating if you’re trying to figure out what material something is made from, and it’s something you’ve never heard of before!
One such potential stumbling block is Tencel – so we’ve put together a cheatsheet to help demystify this fabric and put the power back in your hands. Continue Reading
Palm oil. Blamed for deforestation and the destruction of natural habitats, it has certainly earned itself a name as the bogeyman of sustainable farming. But is it the worst option out there? And how can we, as consumers, change things for the better? Continue Reading
If you’re reading this, it’s highly likely that you’re the sort of person who buys products labelled “natural”, “organic”, “sustainable” or “earth friendly”. It’s a small, simple way we can help reduce our impact on the planet. Right?
Want to do something to change the world but lack the creative fervor? Investing in a crowdfunding campaign is the perfect low-risk anecdote! Back one-of-a-kind projects and receive some seriously cool benefits while helping to make a difference.
Kathmandu is the go-to store for many the backpacker, adventurer and camper. Heading into the rugged wilderness of Kashmir, camping for the weekend at Seal Rocks, or going for a short walk in the crisp autumn air of the Blue Mountains? You’ll likely be popping past Kathmandu to pick up the necessities (and things you never realised you needed. Hello gel hand warmers!).
Surfing champion Kelly Slater has jumped on board the sustainable wave with his own menswear brand. We get the low down on a brand that’s making a splash. (Sorry, couldn’t help myself).
We’ve fallen in love with these comfy Fairtrade and colourful jammies, (That’s pyjamas those not fluent in Aussie-English), so we caught up with designer and creator Rachel Pines to hear her story, from the set of some pretty massive films to the dusty factories of India.