Category: Accessories

Behind the Stylish Ethically-Made Wide Brim, What Goes Into a Sarah J Curtis Hat

Behind the Stylish Ethically-Made Wide Brim, What Goes Into a Sarah J Curtis Hat

You may have seen the iconic oversized hat designs of luxury resort label Sarah J Curtis on the heads of Australian celebrities and influencers but there is more to her collections than just a pretty accessory. Founded in 2013 by namesake designer Sarah Curtis after being diagnosed with melanoma when pregnant with her second child,...

10 Ethically-Made Jewellery Brands Adorned By Style-Conscious New Zealanders

10 Ethically-Made Jewellery Brands Adorned By Style-Conscious New Zealanders

Ethical clothing makes me happy; sometimes even giddy. But there’s one thing that can make me even more excited; ethical jewellery. I like nothing more than dressing myself, turning around to my jewellery corner and thinking (or sometimes rather embarrassingly saying out loud), “what will it be today team?” Yes, I talk to my jewellery....

11 Eco-Friendly Sunglasses for the Sustainably-Minded Fashionista

11 Eco-Friendly Sunglasses for the Sustainably-Minded Fashionista

The idea for this blog post came to me after a rather awkward Instagram conversation (or more accurately confrontation) by a purist.  You know purists? The ones who don’t accept there are shades of grey. Who see things in absolutes. Well I was unfortunate enough to come digitally face-to-face with one. And just to be clear, I’m not...

Kaleidoscope Global

Kaleidoscope Global

Kaleidoscope Global specialises in sourcing unique, hand crafted, fashion accessories from diverse communities around the world for the Australian market. They are proudly the Australian distributors for Tintsabas‘ jewellery range. The jewellery is handmade by a women’s group in Swaziland a tiny, land-locked country in Southern Africa. It is hand woven from sisal agave sisalensis, an invasive weed that...

Fighting Extinction with Beads for Wildlife

Fighting Extinction with Beads for Wildlife

I am an animal lover. And not only do I love cute cuddly domestic animals. I am in love with the large majestic kind too. I have ventured to the Melbourne Zoo several times, the Werribee Open Range Zoo twice, and once each to Sydney’s Taronga Zoo and the San Diego Zoo. I’ve also been...

Conflict-Free Eco Jewellery

Conflict-Free Eco Jewellery

I have been writing this blog now for two and a half years. And during that time, I have featured environmentally-friendly shoes, vintage dresses, ethical designers and even eco-friendly feminine products! But I have never featured a jewellery designer. Until today. I received an email about jewellery designer Kevia Jeffrey-West and I felt that I...