Category: <span>Ethical Fashion</span>

Smateria Upcycled Bags and Accessories Ethically Made by Khmer Artisans

Smateria Upcycled Bags and Accessories Ethically Made by Khmer Artisans

This post was sponsored by Smateria. Learn more. Fashion brands have a key role to play in a sustainable revolution by guaranteeing living wages, good working conditions and reducing their impact on the natural environment. One such brand leading the way is Smateria, a women-owned and operated social enterprise ethically producing stylish and functional bags and accessories...

Why Standards and Certifications Are No Guarantee for Cruelty-Free Fashion

Why Standards and Certifications Are No Guarantee for Cruelty-Free Fashion

In 2015, sustainably minded outerwear brand Patagonia cut ties with its “ethical” Argentinian wool supplier, Ovis 21, after a ground-breaking investigation into the supplier’s operations showed sheep being mutilated and skinned alive. The event shook the world of fashion – Patagonia was long known as a brand with sustainability and ethics at the forefront of...

Australian Eco-Conscious Brand Boody Releases New Athleisure Collection

Australian Eco-Conscious Brand Boody Releases New Athleisure Collection

When you buy through our links, we may earn fees from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Australian eco-conscious lifestyle brand Boody – a brand that has built its reputation on affordable wardrobe staples made from bamboo fibre – has just released its new athleisure collection for men and women. Thoughtfully designed in Australia and mindfully made...

Conscious Label UNIEK Launches Australian-Made, Sustainable Loungewear Capsule Collection

Conscious Label UNIEK Launches Australian-Made, Sustainable Loungewear Capsule Collection

New conscious brand UNIEK has just launched its ultra-simplified five-piece Autumn/Winter capsule collection made from 100% GOTS-certified organic cotton – and entirely made in Australia. Manufactured in Melbourne using Australian-knitted and dyed GOTS-certified organic cotton, UNIEK’s timeless capsule collection has been designed for a relaxed, slightly oversized fit. The collection, which includes a hoodie, track...

Eco-Conscious Brand Boody Releases Range That Offers Diverse Shades of ‘Nude’

Eco-Conscious Brand Boody Releases Range That Offers Diverse Shades of ‘Nude’

When you buy through our links, we may earn fees from our affiliate partners. Learn more. For decades, women have walked into retail stores seeking specific products that match their skin tone only to struggle to find the right shade. As the discussion around equality, diversity and inclusion has intensified over the years, picking up pace...

Marlee Matlin in Sustainable Red Carpet Dress at the 93rd Academy Awards

Marlee Matlin in Sustainable Red Carpet Dress at the 93rd Academy Awards

Los Angeles, California: The youngest Academy Award winner for Best Actress in a Leading Role for her work in “Children Of A Lesser God” and to date the only deaf performer to win an Academy Award, Marlee Matlin represented the Red Carpet Green Dress™ (RCGD) initiative in collaboration with TENCEL™ at this year’s Oscars. The actress...

8 Years After the Rana Plaza Tragedy, Bangladesh’s Garment Workers Are Still Bottom of the Pile

8 Years After the Rana Plaza Tragedy, Bangladesh’s Garment Workers Are Still Bottom of the Pile

The 2013 Dhaka garment factory collapse, killing more than 1,100 workers and injuring 2,600 more, is the clothing industry’s worst ever industrial incident. It is not just the body count, though, that made the collapse of the Rana Plaza, a nine-story building in the Bangladeshi industrial city of Savar (near Dhaka), capture global attention (briefly)...