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Isobella Wolfe

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How Ethical is Kmart?

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Kmart is one of the most popular discount department stores in Australia. While there’s no denying Kmart is a quick and convenient go-to for clothing, we have to ask ourselves if affordability and availability trump ethical considerations. As ethical consumers, we have the right to know how a brand treats the earth and its inhabitants before we decide on our purchases. So, how does Kmart rate? Read More

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How Ethical is Bonds?

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From humble beginnings as a Sydney cotton mill over 100 years ago, Bonds have grown to become the number one underwear brand in Australia. But are Bonds as concerned with the wellbeing of their workers, animals and the planet as they are with their public image? Should they be the first thing we put on in the morning and the last thing we take off? We take a look at what goes on behind the scenes to see if Bonds truly live up to their good reputation. Read More

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How Ethical is Lululemon?

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Lululemon is a high-end activewear chain that offers yoga-inspired athletic apparel for most sweaty pursuits. While they claim to be dedicated to sustainable practice, do Lululemon really put their best foot forward for people, planet and animals? Or is it a s-t-r-e-t-c-h to call them ethical? Read on to find out what their impact is really like. Read More

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How Ethical is Dr. Martens?

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They’ve gone from humble beginnings as comfortable boots for housewives in post-WW2 Germany to one of the most iconic British shoes repped by punks and musicians, and now by many other youth subcultures worldwide. Dr. Martens or “Docs” have certainly had an unforgettable style journey since their appearance in the ‘40s. But are they ticking the right boxes for people, planet, and animals? Read More

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6 Nifty Tricks for Removing Stains from Clothes

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We have all experienced the dreaded slow-motion moment of spilling something onto our favourite shirt or dress, then panicking about how to get the stain out and wondering if we have just ruined it forever. While it may seem hopeless as you watch the wine quickly spreading or the oil specks setting in – it’s not, and you don’t even need harsh chemicals to get the clothes looking good as new! Read More

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How Ethical is Patagonia?

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Patagonia are widely known as an outdoor and adventure-wear brand that leads the way on taking care of our earth. With a mission statement to “build the best product, cause no unnecessary harm, use business to inspire and implement solutions to the environmental crisis” – Patagonia has set a high bar. Let’s take a look at how well they meet it! Read More

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How Ethical is Calvin Klein?

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Calvin Klein is an iconic ‘all-American’ brand known for their minimalist designs and men’s underwear revolution. Despite their long history as a sought after fashion brand, CK’s ethics aren’t as crisp and clean as their boxer briefs. If we care about the planet and all its inhabitants, should we shop Calvin Klein or look for alternatives? Read More