Category: Ethical Fashion

Alexander Desabrais, Co-Founder of Sustainable Watch Startup Solios: “Privilege Comes with Social Responsibility”

Alexander Desabrais, Co-Founder of Sustainable Watch Startup Solios: “Privilege Comes with Social Responsibility”

When sustainable solar watch startup Solios launched its Kickstarter campaign in 2018, Canadian founders Alexander Desabrais and Samuel Leroux weren’t expecting spectacular results. But in just 30 minutes, not only was the campaign funded, it blitzed its CA$25,000 goal, raising a whopping CA$ 90,111! Take one look at the Solios watch and it’s easy to...

10 Sustainable and Ethical Straw Hats, Sandals and Other Summer Wardrobe Must-Haves

10 Sustainable and Ethical Straw Hats, Sandals and Other Summer Wardrobe Must-Haves

While everybody is busy rummaging aisle after aisle for the perfect Halloween decoration or Christmas finds, this is the best time for you to update your summer wardrobe and grab those essentials as well. Why? Take advantage of the currently available prices and discounts – before the silly season increases store pricing too! Whether you’re...

Diary of an Eco-Conscious Fashion Entrepreneur: Balancing Profit and Ideology

Diary of an Eco-Conscious Fashion Entrepreneur: Balancing Profit and Ideology

Despite the popular outcry about the sustainable states of fashion markets across the globe, there really is not much information on what the sustainable fashion market is worth in Africa. As it turns out, the entire African fashion market is worth about US$31 billion, I hadn’t known any of this when I started my menswear...

Wrangler Indigood Collection: Iconic Denim Takes First Sustainable Steps with New Dye Technology

Wrangler Indigood Collection: Iconic Denim Takes First Sustainable Steps with New Dye Technology

Wrangler’s stylish new collection has sustainable attributes, weaves in recycled cotton and has a smaller environmental footprint. The brand is aiming to democratise sustainability and make it more ‘mainstream consumer’ inclusive. There’s a lot that goes into making a pair of denim jeans. From water-intensive cotton production through to the vast amounts of resources needed...

Arch & Hook Introduces the First Ever Sustainable Clothes Hanger Made of Marine Plastics

Arch & Hook Introduces the First Ever Sustainable Clothes Hanger Made of Marine Plastics

MEDIA RELEASE Arch & Hook, the world’s leading and only sustainable hanger brand, launches BLUE® – the world’s first hanger made entirely of Marine Plastics®. Created for use in the fashion industry, BLUE® ?turns the hanger industry on its head by presenting a 100% recycled, fully closed loop alternative to source plastic for hangers. Arch...

MATTER: Connecting the Maker to the Wearer to the World

MATTER: Connecting the Maker to the Wearer to the World

A couple of years ago at Eco Fashion Week Australia in Fremantle, Kristen Leo, a popular ethical fashion advocate and YouTube vlogger stepped out in a fantastic pair of black and white printed wrap-style trousers. Her ensemble was striking and naturally she was quizzed about where her pants were from; she responded, “They’re from MATTER.”...