Category: Ethical Fashion

5 New Zealand Conscious Activewear Brands That Will Make You Want To Work Out

5 New Zealand Conscious Activewear Brands That Will Make You Want To Work Out

If you’ve ever visited New Zealand, you’ll know ‘kiwis’ (the locals) love to be outdoors. You’ll find them hiking mountains, doing yoga on the beach, running the streets, and adventuring through New Zealand’s lush native forests. Plus, just like everywhere else in the world, you’ll find them wearing activewear on the daily; even if they...

I Road Tested This Versatile Australian Sustainable Swimwear Brand… (And Yes I Loved It)

I Road Tested This Versatile Australian Sustainable Swimwear Brand… (And Yes I Loved It)

Australian sustainable label LÉ BUNS is known for their organic cotton intimates, and with the release of their new swim collection claiming versatility at its core I took them on a road test for the week to find out just how to take the pieces from beach to bar.  But first, you’re probably wondering, who is LÉ BUNS? A Melbourne-based brand,...

Untouched World, the Iconic NZ Sustainable Fashion Label Worn By Barack Obama and Prince Harry

Untouched World, the Iconic NZ Sustainable Fashion Label Worn By Barack Obama and Prince Harry

I had the privilege and delight to meet Peri Drysdale, an exceptional woman, a Kiwi, and a pioneer of sustainable fashion. She is the founder of Untouched World, an absolutely iconic New Zealand brand. Peri was the guest speaker at the One Summit Fashion Revolution that I co-hosted. She took us through her 20-year journey...

5 Fashion Shows That Are More Inclusive Than the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show

5 Fashion Shows That Are More Inclusive Than the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show

Snooze, I could not be more bored of watching the hype around the 2018 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. I’m not hating on the models or event crew that work hard on that show, I’m just over brands using unrealistically thin women in uncomfortable underwear to shame us into buying their products. It’s 2018 and we...

Where to Buy Eco-Friendly and Ethical Scarves, Beanies, Gloves and Other Winter Essentials

Where to Buy Eco-Friendly and Ethical Scarves, Beanies, Gloves and Other Winter Essentials

If you’ve landed on this page chances are you’re planning ahead for the cold winter months or you’re about to travel to a destination with a cool climate. Whatever the reason, we hope this list of eco-friendly and ethical winter essentials such as fair-trade scarves, handcrafted mitts and gloves, knitted beanies and other accessories will...

How Akamae Uses Fashion Co-Creation To Support Refugee Communities

How Akamae Uses Fashion Co-Creation To Support Refugee Communities

Many brands nowadays choose to work with disadvantaged communities in countries across the world to create and manufacture their products. Unlike large corporations which primarily focus on profit and growth, usually the intention behind these businesses is to generate social impact. Most don’t function as charities but aim to provide sustainable employment and income for...