I am, what I call, a baby lawyer. Just over two years out of law school, entering my third year in a big girl job at a big city law firm. Like many who have come before me, I started out with a cheerful smile, an empty bank account, and a hefty student loan. But here is the problem with grown up jobs: you need to look, as well as act the part.
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
Each and every body should be loved and celebrated. Whether you’ve got a booty to boot or you get around in platforms just to keep eye-line with the rest of society, these brands will not only cater to your needs but also share your values for a better world.
Like most eager resolution-makers, I rarely succeed in keeping any of my lofty goals past January. I did not manage to “Write a Novel” or “Refresh my German Skills” last year, and I still haven’t set foot inside a gym since 2012 despite my vow to “Exercise Three Times a Week.”
Instead of continuing this embarrassingly futile tradition, I’ve decided to change the way I approach resolutions. I want my goals for 2017 to be attainable and sustainable for the environment – and my wallet.
The summer holidays are the perfect time to relax with a good book. To help you create a shortlist, we’ve asked three amazing women to review ground-breaking books which delve deep into the world of fashion.
It’s been over five years since Lady Gaga took to the red carpet in her infamous meat dress. The year before that Sung Yeonju and Ted Sabarese created a visual feast of haute couture garments out of eggplant, artichoke, spring onions, and waffles. Being draped in meat and vege may not appeal to all of us but these days designers are salvaging food waste to create sustainable fabrics for everyday clothing.
From the catwalk to the countryside, ranging in price from $10 to over $500, from pants to skirts, to jackets, denim is as versatile as it is hardy. But with over 2 billion pairs of jeans produced worldwide each year, just how sustainable is our beloved blue fabric?
We traced its journey from the humble cotton seed to your favourite pair of high-waisted shorts to find out.
Spring has finally sprung and we’re excited to start dusting off our favourite lighter pieces for the warmer seasons. But while the sun is shining longer and our favourite flowers are coming into bloom, it’s easy to get caught out by those lingering winter chills.
Shopping ethically without depleting your bank account isn’t always easy, especially when you have a penchant for style. The good news is we’re here to help make your conscious shopping journey much easier!
The chunky sandals that once prompted many a turned-up nose in the fashion community are now more than just comfortable kicks. Spotted on the Parisian runways back in 2012, the Birkenstock has graduated from a hippie necessity to a chic statement shoe in recent times. These German sandals have been around for more than two centuries, and are now paired with everything from shorts to maxi skirts by fashion bloggers all over the world. But how ethical are these buckled slip-ons?We break the Birk down, issue by issue. Let’s take a look!
In case you haven’t heard about it yet, Thread Harvest is one of Australia’s largest collections of ethically made and sustainably sourced clothing. It’s online store is a place for conscientious consumers to find out about and purchase from high quality clothing brands that do more than just the bare minimum. Continue Reading