Category: Ethical Fashion

Tigerlily Goes Sustainable: Iconic Australian Label Releases First Annual Consciousness Report

Tigerlily Goes Sustainable: Iconic Australian Label Releases First Annual Consciousness Report

With Baptist World Aid Australia bringing out another Ethical Fashion Guide and another Fashion Revolution Week just passed, many popular brands are showing their commitment to minimising their environmental footprint and tackling social issues. Some are going further, documenting their transition to a sustainable and ethical supply chain by producing their own independent transparency reports....

7 Ethical Brands for Sustainable Joggers and Sweat Pants

7 Ethical Brands for Sustainable Joggers and Sweat Pants

More people are switching to a healthy lifestyle. There are plant-based diets, new-fangled workout routines, soul pampering sessions, and with the rise of this holistic approach to living, health-conscious people are looking for a great wardrobe filled with sustainable athleisure that reflects their conscious lifestyles. These holistic health buffs are, quite naturally, eco warriors because...

WAMA Underwear: Comfy Organic Hemp Undies for Everyday Sustainable Living

WAMA Underwear: Comfy Organic Hemp Undies for Everyday Sustainable Living

The superior sustainability qualities of the centuries-old hemp fabric have been known by environmentalists and hippies for decades, but it has taken pro-cannabis legalisation and the backing of science to de-stigmatise the benefits and uses of this plant. Learning of the eco-friendly properties of hemp fibre and betting that it would gain mainstream acceptance, US-based...

The Real Cost of Fast Fashion: An Essay Exploring the Fashion Industry’s Social and Environmental Issues

The Real Cost of Fast Fashion: An Essay Exploring the Fashion Industry’s Social and Environmental Issues

Globalisation has connected the world more than ever before and this integration has been primarily fuelled by the economy. While this process has created access to valuable opportunities, relationships and pathways, it has come at a cost to the environment, culture, human health and wellbeing 1. The fast fashion industry is booming as a result...

EKO Mindful Boss Ladies Series: EKOLUV Founder, Model and Entrepreneur Emily Kate Symes on Self-Belief and the Fallacy of the ‘Overnight Success’

EKO Mindful Boss Ladies Series: EKOLUV Founder, Model and Entrepreneur Emily Kate Symes on Self-Belief and the Fallacy of the ‘Overnight Success’

When we interviewed Emily Kate Symes all the way back in 2015, we knew she would go on to even bigger and brighter things – and she proved us right. Last year the eco-conscious model and entrepreneur took her online sustainable fashion business EKOLUV to new heights by opening a boutique store in the heart...

EKO Mindful Boss Ladies Series: tommie Magazine Founder Natalie Shehata on Prioritising Self-Development and Improving Diversity in Fashion

EKO Mindful Boss Ladies Series: tommie Magazine Founder Natalie Shehata on Prioritising Self-Development and Improving Diversity in Fashion

Vintage aficionado and eco stylist Natalie Shehata is also the founder and editor-in-chief of tommie Magazine, an online platform for creative women with a conscience. As one of Australia’s leading voices on the topics of diversity, inclusivity and representation in fashion, Natalie uses her platform and community events to encourage and empower women from all walks...

Nordgreen: Timeless, Minimalist, Sustainable Watches That Give Back

Nordgreen: Timeless, Minimalist, Sustainable Watches That Give Back

You would think giving sleeping bags to homeless people and selling ethically made watches were completely unrelated. But on the contrary; Nordgreen do both of these things at once. Nordgreen, also known as my new sustainable watch crush, is the brainchild of founders Vasilij and Pascar. Working in tough business environments with no value or...

Fashion Revolution Week

Fashion Revolution Week

Note: This letter was originally published in our weekly newsletter and is being republished here. Hey guys, Happy belated Earth Day for yesterday! Let’s get real though, every day is Earth Day for us eco nerds lol!  Now this week is also ethical fashion’s biggest week, Fashion Revolution Week. This year we commemorate the 6th anniversary of the Rana Plaza tragedy in Bangladesh where more than 1,100...

Fashion Revolution Week Australia: Ethical Fashion Events You Should Attend

Fashion Revolution Week Australia: Ethical Fashion Events You Should Attend

This week marks the sixth year of Fashion Revolution Week and along with commemorating the anniversary of the Rana Plaza collapse in Bangladesh, this week consumers are called upon to voice for a fairer, safer and more transparent global fashion industry. If you aren’t already aware, you can read about the importance of participating in...