Category: <span>Ethical Fashion</span>

13 Ethical and Sustainable Loungewear Brands (That You Can Also Work From Home In)

13 Ethical and Sustainable Loungewear Brands (That You Can Also Work From Home In)

When you buy through our links, we may earn fees from our affiliate partners. Learn more. When it comes to unwinding after a week of work hell, there’s nothing like Netflix, a hot cuppa and getting horizontal on the couch in super comfy loungewear to help you destress. Better still, throw on ethically-made and sustainable loungewear...

14 Black-Owned Ethical and Sustainable Brands to Support

14 Black-Owned Ethical and Sustainable Brands to Support

Blackout Day 2020 has come and gone but the drive to achieve racial equality through economic power remains. There’s power in the Black dollar. So, buy from Black-owned businesses. Support Black entrepreneurs. Champion Black artists. The racial inequality gap can be closed when the Black community shares in the economic opportunities afforded all others. To...

I Wore the Same Item of Clothing for a Whole Week – And Here’s What I Learned

I Wore the Same Item of Clothing for a Whole Week – And Here’s What I Learned

This year I participated in The Social Outfit’s #WearTheChange2020 Campaign to raise awareness and funds for the work they do through education and training of new migrant and refugee communities. The campaign was an ethical styling challenge that involved picking one item from my wardrobe and wearing that every day for a week.  The item...

Second-Hand Market Set to Hit $64 Billion in the Next 5 Years, thredUP 2020 Report Reveals

Second-Hand Market Set to Hit $64 Billion in the Next 5 Years, thredUP 2020 Report Reveals

While fashion retailers are collapsing in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, with some analysts predicting that a quarter of US malls may close in the next five years, the opposite is true for the second-hand and resale market. A recently published annual report by the world’s largest thrift and consignment platform reveals that the...

Beyond the BLM Protests: Sustaining Real Diversity and Inclusivity in Fashion

Beyond the BLM Protests: Sustaining Real Diversity and Inclusivity in Fashion

The last few weeks have witnessed some of the greatest upheavals of our time for various industries. The protest against police brutality in the United States and agitation for the dignity of Black lives have grown into a much-needed global conversation on race, racism and discrimination. Starting with the police and the education sector down...

World First Animal Welfare in Fashion Report Finds Industry Critically Lagging on Animal Protection

World First Animal Welfare in Fashion Report Finds Industry Critically Lagging on Animal Protection

Global animal welfare organisation FOUR PAWS urges fashion brands to step up for all animals in the ‘new normal’. Over the past 12 months, major clothing brands have responded to customer demands and announced animal welfare policies, but do they go far enough? New research from global animal protection organisation FOUR PAWS finds that the...

Calling All Fashion Enthusiasts: Will You Be Taking Part in Slow Fashion Season?

Calling All Fashion Enthusiasts: Will You Be Taking Part in Slow Fashion Season?

Slow Fashion Season is upon us; a three-month campaign organised by Netherlands-based non-profit organisation CollAction where thousands of style lovers across the world take a stand against the fast fashion industry by making conscious choices. This year the campaign runs from June 21 to September 21. The aim is to raise awareness of the social...

Sustainable Footwear Company Allbirds Expands Its Range to Include Underwear

Sustainable Footwear Company Allbirds Expands Its Range to Include Underwear

After publishing the carbon footprint details of all its products recently, the New Zealand-American footwear company Allbirds has now expanded its clothing range to include premium underwear, launching a limited-edition collection of super soft undies for women and men. Made from a blend of fabrics such as Tencel, a material derived from responsibly harvested Eucalyptus tree...

The Ultimate Guide to the Best Ethical and Eco-Friendly Underwear Brands in Australia

The Ultimate Guide to the Best Ethical and Eco-Friendly Underwear Brands in Australia

Australia is currently in recession thanks to the unprecedented bushfires and COVID-19 pandemic and the economic outlook remains bleak in the short-term. Purchasing from brands that are committed to sourcing sustainably, paying fair wages, using eco-friendly fabrics and practicing responsible manufacturing will help to build a more sustainable and resilient Australian economy. Here are some...

Fast Jewellery: The True Cost of Costume and Where to Find Ethical Pieces

Fast Jewellery: The True Cost of Costume and Where to Find Ethical Pieces

When we think about fast fashion, we think about clothing. Anything made from fabric, we generally feel familiar with its social and environmental implications. However, as Tansy Hoskins’ new book Foot Work doubles down on, there are many fashion categories that have yet to reach the public consciousness in the ethical fashion movement. Beyond shoes,...