Category: Ethical Fashion

The Rise of Ethical Fashion Bloggers

The Rise of Ethical Fashion Bloggers

There has been a cultural shift in the way people consume in recent years and it seems – for the moment anyway – that the ‘Green Team’ is winning over the ‘Greed Team’. There has been a noticeable trend towards individually crafted, sustainably produced items at a fair price and away from corporate controlled, mass...

Fairtrade Organic Undies

Fairtrade Organic Undies

I advocate the purchase and donning of second hand clothes for many reasons: It’s the ultimate form of recycling! Reduces the amount of waste that is thrown out Decreases the need for landfill More economical than paying retail It’s more individual and unique But there is one thing that I can’t seem to bring myself...

Ethical Fashion: Fashion with Depth

Ethical Fashion: Fashion with Depth

Vintage bag + jacket + scarf: Little Jimmy’s Girl / Jumper: Icebreaker / Sunglasses: My own / Photographer: Ben McGuire   As a writer, I take great pleasure in being alone with my thoughts, surrounded by magazines, newspapers and books (preferably paperback) and the anonymity of the written word. So when I was asked to...

Undress Runways Melbourne 2014

Undress Runways Melbourne 2014

Playing dress ups is fun. But there’s nothing like getting undressed and baring it all that really gets me going! And that’s exactly what happened at the Undress Runways Melbourne sustainable fashion show. Stripping away the harmful layers of fast fashion and showcasing ethical and sustainable fashion designers, Undress Runways have successfully put eco-friendly and...

Urban Hippie: A Future Threads Project

Urban Hippie: A Future Threads Project

Top: Rex Loves Vintage / Skirt: Eva Cassis / Shoes: Model’s own Dress: Kowtow available at Eco Bird / Jacket: The Social Studio / / Necklace: Andean Collection available at Eco Warrior Princess / Shoes: Model’s own Top: Terra Dea available at Eco Warrior Princess / Skirt: Once Worn, Twice Loved / Necklace: Andean Collection...

Front Row at the Cross Conscious Eco Fashion Event

Front Row at the Cross Conscious Eco Fashion Event

When I was invited to attend the Cross Conscious eco-friendly fashion event, a collaboration between the third years students of Whitehouse Institute of Design and the Australian Red Cross, I had already decided I would clear my social calendar, even thought the event fell on my birthday. I was honoured to be invited and looked forward...

Are you a Victim of Fast Fashion?

Are you a Victim of Fast Fashion?

Recently I wrote a blog post titled “The Human Cost of Fast Fashion” about the Rana Plaza Factory Collapse in Bangladesh. For those of you who didn’t get a chance to read it, I encourage you to do so here. I wanted to follow up on this post and put together a list of ways...

Indigo Bazaar Makes Ethical and Eco Fashion More Accessible to Australians

Indigo Bazaar Makes Ethical and Eco Fashion More Accessible to Australians

Carlie Ballard is not your average fun loving, globe trotting fashionista. She is also the founder of ethical and sustainable fashion business Indigo Bazaar, an etailer that sells stylish, contemporary and avant garde ethical and sustainable fashion pieces. Carlie hasn’t always played this role. Once upon a time she worked for an adventure travel company...

Eco-Fashion Giveaway – Make Amend

Eco-Fashion Giveaway – Make Amend

Two weeks ago you may have read the post on new Australian eco-label Make Amend. If you did not, I encourage you to read Founder of Make Amend Cassie Pon’s inspiring eco-fashion story here. With that said, Cassie is generously giving only lucky Eco Warrior Princess reader the chance to win a custom made outfit...