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Madeleine Hill

Inside The Campaign To Bring Natural Dyes To Fashion

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Ever wonder where the incredible colours and textured fabrics of your clothing come from? It could be from 3000km away, or as close the next town over.  As we know, being sustainable often means choosing local, and drawing on the incredible natural ingredients that can be found around you. That is the ultimate message of Victoria based organisation Fibreshed, who have curated the Festival of Natural Dyes, which is running in Melbourne until September 10th. Read More

How To Do Music Festivals Ethically and Sustainably

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Summer is that time of year when the fun circuit of festivals are in full swing. The lineups have been released, you’re gearing up for an awesome weekend outdoors with great music and friends, but your sustainable self wants to minimise your impact on the environment in the process. That’s why we’ve put together a guide to doing festivals ethically, with tips that can carry across from the festival ground into our day to day lives.
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How To Buy Less, Choose Well and Make it Last

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Buy Less, Choose Well and Make It Last  – these wise words were spoken by iconic British designer Vivienne Westwood. In a live interview, Westwood spoke about capitalism and the need to change our spending behaviour and address the ethical and environmental issues of the fashion industry. She highlighted that clothes should cost more than they do, and that her shop in Paris would feature the words ‘buy less, choose well, make it last’ splashed across the display window.  Sounds like a pretty good philosophy to live by – so how do you do it?  Read More

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Citizen’s Mark: Workwear That’s Empowering And Ethical

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There are dozens of casual ethical clothing brands, but finding a brand that’s suitable for the boardroom is a little trickier.  Enter Berlin-based Citizen’s Mark  , which began with a collection of beautifully cut blazers that redefine power dressing as both empowering and ethical. We ask CEO & Founder Cynthia Salim how Citizen’s Mark began, and where the label is going next.

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