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
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
For eco-conscious fashion fans, making clothes last longer is the first step to an ethical and sustainable wardrobe. Not only does it save us time and money, it cuts our consumption and helps to reduce our carbon footprint.
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.
Melbourne’s biggest fashion event of the year, the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival (VAMFF) has almost wrapped up. This year, the annual celebration of fashion, arts and ideas took sustainability into its fabric with a slew of ethical labels and special events.
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
American Eagle is a go-to destination for affordable and on-trend jeans and casual wear with 949 stores worldwide. While they’ve publically committed to cleaning up their supply chain, are American Eagle all talk? We take a look at how they rate in terms of their environmental impact, labor rights and their stance on animal welfare. Read More
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
American fashion chain Urban Outfitters have made a name for themselves with their on-trend and affordable clothing aimed at young adults. Affectionately referring to their customer base as ‘metropolitan hipsters’, they pull consumers in with their carefully curated, Insta-worthy image. But are their ethics as shiny as their brand persona? Read More
The silly season is truly upon us now. It can be hard to find the perfect gift, but that doesn’t mean your ethical conscience needs go out the window! Check out these 13 eco-friendly and ethical retailers bringing you that perfect something for everyone – from Nana to your Secret Santa. Read More