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.
When Vogue Australia invited actor, activist and ethical fashion pioneer Emma Watson to guest-edit their March edition, she had a question. How could she be sure the brands she was showcasing lived up to her standards of sustainability and ethical sourcing? That’s when she got in touch with Good On You. The result? A very special collaboration between us and one of the leading lights of sustainable fashion.
In light of the launch of a very special sustainability edition of Vogue Australia, we’ve picked our top five favourite moments that Emma Watson slayed as an eco-fashion queen! Read More
In garment factories across South Asia and India, millions of women work long hours for minimal wages, in uncomfortable and often dangerous conditions making “fast fashion” clothing for women (and men) in Australia and other first world countries to wear. Read More
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
The great news is that in 2018 we have access to more reliable, robust and in-depth knowledge on the fashion industry than ever before. That doesn’t mean you should stop using your ability to think critically and look for reputable sources to back up those shocking facts and figures you read about! Here are 6 persistent statements about fashion, that you’re probably familiar with, that deserve a closer look. Read More
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