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Are You An Ethical Narcissist?

Are You An Ethical Narcissist?

Millennials are often praised for their desire to shop their values, create change and make the world a better place. But we don’t just like to do good, we like to be seen to be doing good. We all know, what I like to term, an ethical narcissist. In fact, at times, I am probably...

It’s Time to Stop the Glorification of Busy

It’s Time to Stop the Glorification of Busy

I am so busy right now. I’ve actually been so busy that I am only now getting around to finishing off this article I started writing a month ago. I’m the busiest. I bet you’re pretty busy too. How many times in the last month have you complained about how full your schedule is? I...

Not Another Ethical Fashion Brand, Please

Not Another Ethical Fashion Brand, Please

You’ve just watched The True Cost, discovered the terrible, awful, mind-blowing evils of the fashion industry and you want to do something to help. You’ve always loved fashion and fancied yourself a bit of a creative so why not start your very own ethical fashion label to help fight the good fight? Makes sense. You...

I Don’t Want Your Capsule Wardrobe

I Don’t Want Your Capsule Wardrobe

Minimalism is trending big time, especially when it comes to fashion. Many people are no longer fantasising about a walk in wardrobe the size of a small house and instead are looking to scale down the amount of clothing they own. The capsule wardrobe concept, a curated selection of 10-30 items that are worn on...

Design by JUDE: A Label That Lasts

Design by JUDE: A Label That Lasts

Design by JUDE is a Melbourne based label with a difference. I attended the launch of their new collection in November, was warmly welcomed into their studio in Fitzroy and given the tour. Inspired by the earthy colours and moods of the Australian landscape, Designer and Director Jude Ng’s SS17 Collection, entitled Soft Terrain, is...

Looking Beyond Perfection

Looking Beyond Perfection

The end is nigh. Machines are taking over. You’ve watched the movies. You’ve read the doomsday articles proclaiming the apocalypse. They’re coming for our jobs. It’s really happening. Prepare your bunkers. Especially if you’re a maker. Recently Amazon announced that they were awarded a patent for an on demand apparel manufacturing system. Fancy machines will fill...