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
Have you ever pulled open the doors of your wardrobe, only to find yourself muttering (or groaning loudly) that you have nothing to wear? Yes, so have I. At this point it can be tempting to rush out and buy something new, fun and affordable. But if it’s this kind of quick-fix buying that leads to the ‘nothing to wear’ dilemma in the first place, then we’re just running in circles.
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.
In December 2016 we ran a crowdfunding campaign to raise funds to take the to North America. We want to help empower millions of people to make a difference every time they shop. We reached our goal, raising over $22,000 AUD. The campaign is now In Demand, so you can still support us and buy ethical fashion with free international shipping!
I love it when I discover a brand that’s creating stunning ethical fashion. It’s something special, however, when you realise they’re also making life better for women. Raven + Lily is a fashion label dedicated to empowering
Are you a guy who cares about people, animals and our planet? Do you also wear clothes? Then this is for you. We’ve explored some of our highest rated ethical men’s clothing and carefully selected 11 items that are big on quality and versatility, but cost less than sixty dollars!
It’s a horrible feeling when you find out your favourite brand hasn’t been paying their workers a living wage, is poisoning the environment or uses nasty synthetic materials. But don’t panic, we’re here to save the day with seven fantastic organic brands.
When it comes to conscious consumerism, the focus is firmly on transparent supply chains and re-connecting with the people who make the items we buy. For most of us that means relying on the key advocacy organisations campaigning for social and environmental reform in the fashion industry to keep us informed about the faces behind our garments or accessories.
Enter two self-described dorks, who have decided to get up close and personal with the way our fashion is being made.
“The streets of Accra, the markets, the way people put clothes together in West Africa.”
These three things are the inspiration behind the latest collection from YEVU – the clothing label packing a punch in the fashion world and supporting local artisans in Ghana and Togo.
Denim Jeans. Practically all of us wear them, most of us love them, and some of us live in them. They’re a must-have, but chances are those perfectly worn-in jeans have undergone a production process reliant on harsh chemicals. In fact, the denim industry is one of the worst contributors to environmental degradation in the fashion world.
Thankfully, you don’t have to give up your beloved jeans to clear your conscious! Here are 3 ways denim mogul Levi Strauss are innovating change in the fashion industry.