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7 Items You Need to Nail Trans-Seasonal Dressing!

By | Fashion, Lifestyle | 2 Comments

Whether spring has sprung where you are, or the autumn leaves are falling, it’s that time of year again when the weather can swing wildly from one day to another (and sometimes between morning and afternoon). Having a few trans-seasonal pieces in your wardrobe will help you respond to the elements while staying stylish and ethical. Here are some of our favourites. Read More

How Ethical is Uniqlo?

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Uniqlo doesn’t fit the usual fast fashion model, the Japanese brand’s preppy look is more enduring than the usual ‘new styles every week’ shtick of other big brands. Plus, when it gets cold those cardigans can look pretty compelling! But…is there more to the story? We ask how ethical is Uniqlo? Read More

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How Ethical Is Zara?

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Zara, flagship brand of the Inditex Group, has gained a reputation as the ultimate destination for European fashion standards, with more than 2,200 stores in 96 countries, leading to a 3.37 billion euros in profit last year. But just how ethical is Zara? How is this fast fashion giant impacting on people and the planet? Let’s break it down. Read More

5 Ethical Little Black Dresses For Any Occasion

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True sustainable fashion rejects fleeting trends in favour of timeless pieces – and what could be more timeless than the LBD (Little Black Dress)? Dress it up or down, for work or play, the LBD has been a wardrobe staple ever since Coco Chanel first showed a range of plain black dresses in 1926.  So in celebration of a the style that never gets old, here are our top five ethical LBDs for any occasion.

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How Ethical Is Free People?

By | Big Brands, Fashion, Featured | One Comment

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?

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How to Create the Ultimate Summer Capsule Wardrobe

By | Fashion, Tips | One Comment

For many of us, the simple (or not-so-simple) act of getting dressed in the morning has become a daunting task, particularly when faced with an overstuffed wardrobe and too many options! With the new year upon us, now is the perfect time to make a resolution that you can actually keep by not only cutting down the number of clothes you purchase but also the amount you wear by creating your very own capsule wardrobe! Read More

How Ethical is Bonds?

By | Big Brands, Fashion | One Comment

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

10 Last-Minute Ethical & Sustainable Gifts We Know He’ll Love!

By | Christmas, Fashion | No Comments

Let’s face it – it’s hard enough to buy for men as it is, let alone figuring out a gift that is kind to the environment, workers and animals. So if you’re still on the hunt, you can stop stressing! We’ve found the perfect last-minute presents that don’t compromise on style or ethics. Plus, you can avoid the chaotic shopping malls altogether! Read More