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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

Models wearing urban outfitters clothing

How Ethical is Urban Outfitters?

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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

How Ethical is Dr. Martens?

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They’ve gone from humble beginnings as comfortable boots for housewives in post-WW2 Germany to one of the most iconic British shoes repped by punks and musicians, and now by many other youth subcultures worldwide. Dr. Martens or “Docs” have certainly had an unforgettable style journey since their appearance in the ‘40s. But are they ticking the right boxes for people, planet, and animals? Read More

People wearing levi's denim

How Ethical is Levi’s?

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For over fifty years, Levi’s have been a name synonymous with rock ‘n’ roll, counterculture and effortless style. It’s proof of enduring brand power that their denim continues to trade high in the currency of cool. But is this household name doing anything to ensure its jeans are not just on-trend, but ethical and sustainable too? Read More