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Australasia’s E-Commerce Giant THE ICONIC Takes Mainstream Shoppers into Sustainable Fashion Territory

Australasia’s E-Commerce Giant THE ICONIC Takes Mainstream Shoppers into Sustainable Fashion Territory

This week Australia and New Zealand’s leading e-commerce platform THE ICONIC launched a new part of their website, Considered by THE ICONIC, allowing customers to shop by their personal sustainability values. This is not a new concept, smaller ethical fashion focussed online marketplaces have led the way with this business model, however this marks the...

Take 3 for the Sea: A Social Movement to Keep Plastic Out of Our Oceans

Take 3 for the Sea: A Social Movement to Keep Plastic Out of Our Oceans

Not-for-profit environmental organisation Take 3 For The Sea has increased their efforts in conserving the environment and protecting wildlife by creating their biggest movement yet through social media with their latest campaign the #Take3Challenge. Targeting people that are connected to the planet, the campaign encourages a simple action that leads to considerable change, encouraging everyone...

1% For The Planet: The International Member-Based Organisation Preserving Australia’s Natural Environment

1% For The Planet: The International Member-Based Organisation Preserving Australia’s Natural Environment

This week I was fortunate enough to attend a panel event discussing sustainability for businesses and individuals in conjunction with 1% for the Planet hosted at Patagonia’s Sydney store. The event was an overwhelming success, a tight packed store full of conscious people networking and discussing sustainability – it’s eco events like this that show...

The Ultimate Guide to Australian Ethical and Eco-Friendly Swimwear Labels for 2019

The Ultimate Guide to Australian Ethical and Eco-Friendly Swimwear Labels for 2019

The beach, surf and swimming in general plays such a large part in shaping Australian culture given the country’s sunny climate, and these outdoor vibes means most Aussies are intrinsically connected to the ocean and the impact they have on it. As Aussies increasingly become more conscious of their environmental impacts, brands are meeting their...

What It Takes To Put On A Successful Industry Conference About Circular Fashion In Australia

What It Takes To Put On A Successful Industry Conference About Circular Fashion In Australia

A year on from the first successful circular fashion event in Australia, the Australian Circular Fashion Conference (ACFC), we speak to founder Camille Reed on what is expected at this years event held on March 21-22. A textile designer and responsible fashion advisor, Reed has extensive experience in the Australian fashion industry and a strong...

RED by Modibodi: Period Undies That Meet the Needs of Young, Red-Blooded Sustainable Females

RED by Modibodi: Period Undies That Meet the Needs of Young, Red-Blooded Sustainable Females

As the 2018 year wrapped up, I was given the opportunity to attend Modibodi’s RED Launch; Modibodi are the makers of reusable and eco-friendly period underwear and the event brought to light the topic of what it means to be a sustainable female. Although there’s now a magnitude of awareness on eco-friendly menstrual products (zero...

Meet The Aussie Climate Activists Embarking on a 2-Year Journey in a Solar-Powered 100% Electric Campervan

Meet The Aussie Climate Activists Embarking on a 2-Year Journey in a Solar-Powered 100% Electric Campervan

Disclaimer: These two are typical Aussie larrikins so expect a lot of Australian humour, and some offensive language. Joel Gregory Hayes and Keegan Taccori are currently embarking on a two-year adventure aptly named Route Del Sol. This two-person team are the first to drive a solar powered, 100% electric camper van from Alaska to Argentina. Keegan...

I Road Tested This Versatile Australian Sustainable Swimwear Brand… (And Yes I Loved It)

I Road Tested This Versatile Australian Sustainable Swimwear Brand… (And Yes I Loved It)

Australian sustainable label LÉ BUNS is known for their organic cotton intimates, and with the release of their new swim collection claiming versatility at its core I took them on a road test for the week to find out just how to take the pieces from beach to bar.  But first, you’re probably wondering, who is LÉ BUNS? A Melbourne-based brand,...