Category: <span>Ethical Fashion</span>

Does Ethical Fashion Have a Photoshop Problem?

Does Ethical Fashion Have a Photoshop Problem?

One of the main goals of the growing ethical fashion movement has been to make ethical fashion look like ‘regular’ fashion. Desperate to wash off an “earthy” label, sustainable fashion brands are aware of the fact that they are already sticking out – and when it comes to certain aspects of their brand image, they...

Q&A with Sally Lim, the Australian Co-Founder Behind 2°EAST Sustainable Watches

Q&A with Sally Lim, the Australian Co-Founder Behind 2°EAST Sustainable Watches

As a relative newcomer on the watch scene, 2°EAST was born out of Sally Lim’s desire to replace a broken watch with an eco-friendly version. After searching for a responsibly-made watch with little success, a chance encounter with a like-minded manufacturer at a watch fair led Sally to co-found ethical watch brand 2°EAST. We interviewed...

West African Creatives Receive Spotlight as Ethical Fashion Initiative Announces New Designer Accelerator Participants

West African Creatives Receive Spotlight as Ethical Fashion Initiative Announces New Designer Accelerator Participants

After careful consideration, six talented West African creatives have been chosen to participate in the new Ethical Fashion Initiative (EFI) Designer Accelerator (a flagship of the International Trade Centre – a joint agency of the United Nations and World Trade Organisation). Highlighting the programme’s commitment to African youth, sustainability and diversity, participants selected to enter the two-year programme which will begin...

Eco Product Review: 2°EAST Eco-Friendly Watches

Eco Product Review: 2°EAST Eco-Friendly Watches

This is a paid review. All opinions expressed are the author’s own. Learn more about our policies. As smartphones monopolise our attention by inundating our lives with emails, messages, buzzes and notifications, it’s understandable that the last thing anyone would want to wear on their wrist is more of the same. Modern society’s overexposure to the...

2°EAST Sustainable Watches: Minimalist Design, Maximum Sustainability

2°EAST Sustainable Watches: Minimalist Design, Maximum Sustainability

This post was sponsored by 2°EAST. Learn more. Watches are a wonderful example of responsibility, technology and beauty and the bustling business hub of Hong Kong, with its entrepreneurial spirit attracting talent from around the globe, makes it the ideal birthplace for a sustainable watch company. When Australian entrepreneur Sally Lim, co-founder of conscious watch brand 2°EAST,...

A Guide to the Best Vegan Sandals of 2021

A Guide to the Best Vegan Sandals of 2021

When you buy through our links, we may earn fees from our affiliate partners. Learn more. If you’re shopping for new vegan sandals and looking for styles that will always be on trend and never go “out of fashion”, you’ve come to the right page. Whether you need sandals for your beach holiday, weekend getaway or...

Where to Find Ethical and Sustainable Espadrilles for Your Summer Wardrobe

Where to Find Ethical and Sustainable Espadrilles for Your Summer Wardrobe

When you buy through our links, we may earn fees from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Espadrilles have been a mainstay of summer wardrobes for decades and while they are considered a must-have fashion item, the 14th century Spanish footwear hailing from the regions of Catalonia and Basque Country were originally designed as workwear for people...

Q&A with Marnie Boraso and Dominique Pooley, Co-Founders of New Eco-Friendly Underwear Label, Underplants

Q&A with Marnie Boraso and Dominique Pooley, Co-Founders of New Eco-Friendly Underwear Label, Underplants

New eco-conscious underwear label Underplants – responsibly manufactured in China using low-impact fabrics made from beechwood fibres sourced from sustainably-managed forests in Austria and Czech Republic – is pledging to ‘bring back the bush’ by planting a tree in Australia for every purchase made following the destruction caused by the devastating 2019/2020 Australian bushfires. The...

10 Artisan-Made Traditional Textiles to Collect on Your Conscious Travels

10 Artisan-Made Traditional Textiles to Collect on Your Conscious Travels

A sustainable home, no matter how minimalistic its aesthetic, needs some texture to add some warmth and interesting visual points. Textiles make the perfect addition to any home as it captures cultural stories, honours ancient techniques and the item itself enhances any room or space. Thus textiles are the perfect keepsake to collect when you’re...