Category: Ethical Fashion

The Problem With Cashmere

The Problem With Cashmere

In a time when we are constantly questioning fashion’s impact on the environment, many people are becoming more aware of the devastating consequences of the industry – but some aspects of it seem to have evaded the scrutiny. As we learn more about the provenance of our clothes, some knitwear materials are still seen as...

Organic Basics: Minimalist, Budget-Friendly Sustainable Underwear and Wardrobe Essentials

Organic Basics: Minimalist, Budget-Friendly Sustainable Underwear and Wardrobe Essentials

If simple, Scandinavian design is your jam, we recommend checking out Copenhagen-based clothing label Organic Basics. Founded in 2014 after the founders realised that the fashion industry was one of the most polluting, they created Organic Basics to help solve fashion’s environmental problem. The brand’s tagline is direct and straight to the point: The fashion...

Female-Led Startup Dooeys is Making Sustainable House Shoes From Apple Leather

Female-Led Startup Dooeys is Making Sustainable House Shoes From Apple Leather

Women will no longer have to choose between wearing unsupportive slippers or comfy outdoor shoes inside their home. Sustainable startup brand Dooeys has created the perfect eco-friendly indoor shoe that does the job of both; slipshoes™ that are super stylish, supportive and built for comfort. Ideal for conscious women who work from home (since the...

How is COVID-19 Affecting Your Sustainable Business?

How is COVID-19 Affecting Your Sustainable Business?

Note: This letter from the editor was originally published in our weekly newsletter and is being republished here. It has been edited for clarity. Happy Saturday guys! I hope you’re having a great weekend! Now I normally send our newsletters out during the week, but it’s arriving in your inbox today because we had a time-sensitive campaign...

Eco-Friendly Croatian Start-Up MIRET’s 97% Ecological Sneakers Are a Kickstarter Sensation

Eco-Friendly Croatian Start-Up MIRET’s 97% Ecological Sneakers Are a Kickstarter Sensation

A Kickstarter campaign for a Croatian start-up’s eco-friendly sneakers has just launched and with 21 days to go (at the time of writing), MIRET already has 509 backers and surpassed its AU$15,350 goal, raising over $93,700 so far and counting. Following in their father’s footsteps into the footwear industry (literally), MIRET’s founders and brothers Hrvoje...

The Petition Making Everlane Accountable to its ‘Radical Transparency’ Brand Philosophy

The Petition Making Everlane Accountable to its ‘Radical Transparency’ Brand Philosophy

A petition to make American cult fashion brand Everlane accountable to its promise of “Radical Transparency” has been launched by Remake.world, a non-profit organisation advocating for a more ethical fashion industry and asking consumers to break up with fast fashion. “It’s time Everlane stopped greenwashing and misleading consumers about its supply chain ethics,” the Change.org...