Category: Ethical Fashion

From Life Cycle Impact Assessments to Bio-Based Synthetics, How Kathmandu is Reshaping Outdoor Eco Apparel

From Life Cycle Impact Assessments to Bio-Based Synthetics, How Kathmandu is Reshaping Outdoor Eco Apparel

With adventure and travel more popular than ever, it’s an exciting time for outdoor brands to influence sustainability in the textile industry. From failures to progression, it’s integral for both consumers and other companies to learn and understand a brand’s journey in social and environmental responsibility. Kathmandu is an adventure and travel brand originating in...

5 Affordable Organic and Sustainable Underwear Brands For Men and Women (under US$30)

5 Affordable Organic and Sustainable Underwear Brands For Men and Women (under US$30)

If you’re on this page, chances are you’re aware of the harmful environmental effects of the nasties in non-organic undies and the negative health effect of synthetic fibres on the skin and body. Instead, you’re looking for ethically produced underwear made of organic fabrics that won’t hurt your skin, the planet or your wallet. So whether...

9 Practical and Stylish Cruelty-Free and Vegan Xmas Gifts For Fashionable Friends and Family

9 Practical and Stylish Cruelty-Free and Vegan Xmas Gifts For Fashionable Friends and Family

With the festive season upon us you’re bound to need some ideas for your Christmas gift list – particularly for fussy, style-conscious cruelty-free and vegan friends and family. So here’s some inspiration on what to get them. Whatever their fashion preferences, you’re likely to find a fashionable vegan Xmas gift in the list below. We...

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...