If you’re like me, you’ve probably never considered that a bar of soap or a pair of gloves could actually save the life of a mother and her new born baby. Read More
In garment factories across South Asia and India, millions of women work long hours for minimal wages, in uncomfortable and often dangerous conditions making “fast fashion” clothing for women (and men) in Australia and other first world countries to wear. Read More
We know that finding a bag that’s both beautiful and functional can be difficult. But finding a bag that’s created in a way that’s kind to people, animals and the planet can be much harder! So we’ve tracked down some bags with the looks and the ethics to compliment your conscious wardrobe. Read More
When it comes to women’s rights and the clothing industry – we want our fashion slow and our gender equality fast! It’s hard not to feel discouraged when you’re faced with disparity, but you can make a difference by supporting fashion brands that are empowering women throughout their supply chain. Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More
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
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.
Children of Promise (COP) is a Wellington-based womenswear label and social enterprise that empowers women to do good through fashion.
Mindful design is becoming a bit of a buzzword these days, but what does it actually mean? And can it really help reduce the impact we humans have on the planet? Read More
Bright, bold and bloody comfortable – Thunderpants have been creating and selling their unique style of underpants for 20 years. They’ve become a trusted brand with a loyal customer base and they choose to use this influence for good. They’re dedicated to remaining New Zealand-made, and they also give back to the community through a range of philanthropic initiatives. Read More