Category: <span>Ethical Fashion</span>

10 Ethical and Sustainable Outdoor Clothing Brands for the Adventurer

10 Ethical and Sustainable Outdoor Clothing Brands for the Adventurer

When you buy through our links, we may earn fees from our affiliate partners. Learn more. This year we’ve been plagued with extreme weather, natural disasters and unforgiving viruses (ahem, COVID-19). Some cities and regions are still under lockdown but other areas have begun operating again which has reawakened travel wanderlust. Enjoying any outdoor activity during...

Australia’s Leading Eco Store Biome Opens a Mecca for Sustainable Fashion in Brisbane

Australia’s Leading Eco Store Biome Opens a Mecca for Sustainable Fashion in Brisbane

Thanks to the pandemic and global movements such as Fashion Revolution and Black Lives Matter, the USD$1.3 trillion apparel industry is having its year of reckoning. While mainstream fashion brands such as J Crew, JC Penney and G-Star Raw have all declared bankruptcies, some sustainability-focussed businesses are flourishing. One such business is Australia’s leading zero...

A Comprehensive Guide to Textile Recycling and Recycled Fashion

A Comprehensive Guide to Textile Recycling and Recycled Fashion

Despite the rising popularity of recycled fashion, currently less than one percent of the materials used to produce clothing is recycled into new clothing. How can we effectively recycle textiles? Which brands are getting recycling right? And what on earth is a closed loop? From the debate around recycled polyester to what really happens when...

WAYKS ONE: The Sustainable Backpack for the Style-Conscious Traveler

WAYKS ONE: The Sustainable Backpack for the Style-Conscious Traveler

When you buy through our links, we may earn fees from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Founded by siblings Leonie and Fabian Stein, German-Australian sustainable brand WAYKS first hit the travel scene when it launched its Kickstarter campaign in September 2018. After a successful campaign, the company shipped its first lot of travel bags in March...

prAna Launches Responsible Packaging Movement to Tackle Fashion’s Plastic Problem

prAna Launches Responsible Packaging Movement to Tackle Fashion’s Plastic Problem

With the amount of marine plastic pollution expected to almost triple to 20 million metric tons by 2040, and packaging a dominant generator of plastic waste, there is mounting pressure on businesses to address the problem. On August 13, California-based sustainable yoga and outdoor apparel brand prAna – established in 1992 and a pioneer in conscious fashion – announced the Responsible Packaging...

12 Ethical and Sustainable Face Masks That Are Reusable and Washable

12 Ethical and Sustainable Face Masks That Are Reusable and Washable

When you buy through our links, we may earn fees from our affiliate partners. Learn more. With the second wave of COVID-19 hitting the Australian state of Victoria and propelling the government to announce Stage 4 restrictions across metropolitan Melbourne (and requiring all Victorians to wear face coverings) it’s clear that the coronavirus isn’t going away...

10 Ethical Brands That Support Indigenous Artisans and Communities

10 Ethical Brands That Support Indigenous Artisans and Communities

To date, the coronavirus has taken over 700,000 lives worldwide and it is even spreading into remote places, threatening the health and safety of indigenous tribes and native communities. In Brazil, the government’s COVID-19 response (or lack of) has shown incompetence to protect its tribal populations from the threat. According to Articulation of Indigenous Peoples...

Stubble & Co: A Sustainable Adventure Backpack Versatile Enough to Take Everywhere

Stubble & Co: A Sustainable Adventure Backpack Versatile Enough to Take Everywhere

London office workers are hardly the people you would picture as the founders of an outdoor travel bag company but that is precisely the case at Stubble & Co, a British direct-to-consumer brand that builds multifunctional bags and backpacks. After years of searching for the perfect bag –you know that one versatile bag that can...

dk Active Takes a Slow Fashion Approach, Moving From Four Collections a Year to Two

dk Active Takes a Slow Fashion Approach, Moving From Four Collections a Year to Two

Australian ethical activewear label dk Active is the latest fashion brand to announce that it will be slowing down its fashion calendar to two collections per year rather than four – beginning with its Spring/Summer ’20 MOVE collection – in a bid to reduce the tsunami of clothing ending up in landfills. “With two collections per...