After a record autumn here in Australia, it seemed like the heat was never going to end. Thankfully, cooler weather has now come our way. If like us you’ve suddenly had to start piling on the layers to step outside, it might be time to invest in an ethical coat.
Yellow is having a moment. In the two years since Beyonce lit up our screens in Lemonade, the sunshine shade has taken over millenial pink as the hottest colour. But you don’t need to turn to fast fashion to get the look. Here are some of our favourite ethical brands rocking the colour that’s been dubbed Gen Z Yellow.
For many of us, abiding by an ethical code is a lifestyle. At Good On You, we believe you shouldn’t have to leave ethical practices behind when you go to work. That’s why we’ve come up with five simple things you can do to take your ethical attitude into the office from – ethical workwear to your morning ride in.
Fairtrade coffee and chocolate is a common sight in supermarkets these days — but what about Fairtrade clothing? There are a heap of really great brands that also proudly carry the Fairtrade certification. Read on to discover some of our favourite Australian and New Zealand labels who are doing a world of good for garment workers and the environment.
A great set of basics are at the heart of every wardrobe. But not all basics are created equally. Unfortunately, the rise of fast fashion has meant that many clothes are now not only made from poor quality materials, but their ever-decreasing cost also has negative consequences for those who make our clothes. 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
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
When it comes to fashion, body type inclusivity is a real issue faced by consumers. Seeing a photo of a gorgeous dress then finding out they don’t stock it in your size can be disheartening, to say the least. Fortunately, some brands are catching on! Read More
A crisp, well-cut blazer is a truly timeless wardrobe staple. It can easily take you from a work meeting, to lunch, and even out for a dinner date. It is the perfect piece that you can wear all year round. So look no further – we’ve compiled a list of 5 stylish and ethically-made blazers that you can invest in and keep for years to come. Read More
When most of us think of vegan fashion, images of baggy hemp shirts and daggy, orthopaedic grandma shoes immediately spring to mind. This may have once been the case, but not anymore! Read More
For us Kiwis, there’s that little extra ‘feel-good’ factor when your fashion has been designed and made in New Zealand. By shopping locally made, not only are you supporting a homegrown business, you also reduce the overall carbon footprint of your clothing. Read More
Choosing organic is no longer just about your fruit and vegetables. The fashion industry has a significant impact on the environment, and this includes the pesticides and chemicals used to create our textiles. One way to reduce your fashion footprint is to choose certified organic clothing. Read More