‘Love fashion, think organic, be responsible’, is the mantra of German brand LANIUS . The label effortlessly combines ethics with elegance, offering high-end fashion for shoppers that care deeply about the integrity of their wardrobes. Read More
You’ve no doubt heard to vote with your dollar. Well local Australian fashion label Etiko is without a doubt, a vote very well spent. Bona fide eco-friendly, Etiko was launched in 2005 as the first Aussie brand of its kind. Etiko today offers a fully-fledged fashion range including tees, sneakers and underwear for men, women and kids. The Etiko range is entirely vegan, organic and fair trade, made with the least possible impact on the natural environment. All of which are made available at a highly affordable price. Read More
UK menswear store Brothers We Stand began as an ethical fashion blog. But in just five years it’s grown into an online retailer that stocks handpicked labels from around the world along with a flagship store in Bristol’s Wapping Wharf. We speak to founder Jonathan Mitchell about how the brand started and where it’s going next.
Kuyichi is an ethical denim label based in Utrecht, in the Netherlands. Since 2001 it has been producing stylish and sustainable jeans for men and women, along with tees, sweatshirts and other streetwear. We rate Kuyichi ‘Great’ in every area – environment, labour and animals – because of the brand’s longstanding commitments to ethics and sustainability. We spoke to Kuyichi’s Zoé Daemen and Thomas Middag about what drives the team. Read More
Are you worried that your budget combined with your love of fashion will overrule your desire to shop ethically? Scared of being forced to opt for cheap and nasty over ecochic? Never fear! Here are 8 tips to create a versatile and ethical wardrobe without breaking the bank. Read More
There are ethical brands that try to minimise their negative impact and there are others that use their power to create positive change. Outland Denim does both – a sustainable Australian brand that helps transform the lives of vulnerable women and girls. We speak to founder James Bartle. Read More
American label Free People is known for its range of bohemian clothes and accessories it says conveys an image of ‘femininity, courage and spirit.’ Owned by retail giant URBN — which also owns Anthropologie and Urban Outfitters — Free People’s carefully curated aesthetic clearly resonates with its young female customer base, operating in a whopping 1,400 speciality stores around the world. But does its free-spirited image align with its ethics?
Our skin is our largest organ, so what we put on our bodies can be just as important as what we put in them. Thankfully, there are a heap of great products that don’t contain potentially toxic ingredients. You just need to know where to look…