Category: <span>Ethical Fashion</span>

Australian Ethical and Eco-Friendly Activewear: Surrender Apparel

Australian Ethical and Eco-Friendly Activewear: Surrender Apparel

Looking for stylish eco-friendly activewear but coming to a dead end? I understand, I’ve been there myself. But you can give up your frustrating search because I’ve found the answer for you: Surrender Apparel. Surrender Apparel is the ethical activewear brand created by Julie Belic, a Melbourne-based designer who I’ve come to really admire not...

Fashion Revolution Day #WhoMadeMyClothes?

Fashion Revolution Day #WhoMadeMyClothes?

When 1134 garment workers were killed in the Rana Plaza building collapse in Dhaka, Bangladesh on April 23 2013, there were collective gasps of horror across the world. I was also shaken by the news. This event prompted me to write the blog post: Are You a Victim of Fast Fashion? It was the Rana...

Simple, Stylish and Sustainable: Eva Cassis

Simple, Stylish and Sustainable: Eva Cassis

While I have refrained from writing blog posts naming my top sustainable fashion designers I do have some favourites. One of them is Sydney-based ethical fashion designer Eva Cassis. Having seen her incredible designs online when she first launched her clothing label Eva Cassis, I can still recall the day I finally came up close...

A Quest to End Human Trafficking With Ethical Fashion

A Quest to End Human Trafficking With Ethical Fashion

Human trafficking. A term one rarely utters in general conversation and a concept that is difficult to grasp for the nightmares it brings to the mind and the ache it brings to the heart. Anti-Slavery.org.au defines human trafficking as: “The recruitment, transportation, transfer, harbouring or receipt of a person for the purpose of exploiting that...

The 5 Often Forgotten R’s of Eco-Friendly Fashion

The 5 Often Forgotten R’s of Eco-Friendly Fashion

Are you going green? If you are, you’re not alone. Hordes of Australians and an increasing number of the Western world’s population have joined the green movement: eating organic food, timing their showers and becoming urban gardeners. Once relegated to peace-loving hippies, sustainability has now hit the mainstream. Although I have been writing this blog...

Dreamer, Do-er and Do Gooder: Alana Deukett, Australian Ethical Fashion Designer

Dreamer, Do-er and Do Gooder: Alana Deukett, Australian Ethical Fashion Designer

It’s no secret that I have a soft spot for Aussie designers who create eco friendly and sustainable fashion. Alana Deukett is no exception. The Gold Coast (Australian) based founder of ethical fashion label Luludu, Alana designs and sells gorgeous crochet shoes for women and babies, dream catchers and specially designed tote bags. I am...

Models To Look Up To: Ethical Fashion Models

Models To Look Up To: Ethical Fashion Models

With an increasing number of fashion brands ‘going green’ there is also a growing tribe of models leaving behind the standard glamour pack in order to make a difference. Call them ‘eco models’ ‘ethical models’ or ‘green models’, here is a round-up of the fashion models admired not just for their beauty and brains –...

Upcycled Fashion Girl Boss: Rachael Kertes

Upcycled Fashion Girl Boss: Rachael Kertes

The commercial media will have you believe that all young women are selfie-crazed, trash-reading, reality-TV-show–watching air heads that only care about themselves, their latest outfit purchases and the colour of their nail polish. But they’re wrong. Although there is some element of truth (one need only take a look at Facebook and Instagram to understand...