Category: <span>Fashion</span>

Q&A with Marnie Boraso and Dominique Pooley, Co-Founders of New Eco-Friendly Underwear Label, Underplants

Q&A with Marnie Boraso and Dominique Pooley, Co-Founders of New Eco-Friendly Underwear Label, Underplants

New eco-conscious underwear label Underplants – responsibly manufactured in China using low-impact fabrics made from beechwood fibres sourced from sustainably-managed forests in Austria and Czech Republic – is pledging to ‘bring back the bush’ by planting a tree in Australia for every purchase made following the destruction caused by the devastating 2019/2020 Australian bushfires. The...

10 Artisan-Made Traditional Textiles to Collect on Your Conscious Travels

10 Artisan-Made Traditional Textiles to Collect on Your Conscious Travels

A sustainable home, no matter how minimalistic its aesthetic, needs some texture to add some warmth and interesting visual points. Textiles make the perfect addition to any home as it captures cultural stories, honours ancient techniques and the item itself enhances any room or space. Thus textiles are the perfect keepsake to collect when you’re...

Smateria Upcycled Bags and Accessories Ethically Made by Khmer Artisans

Smateria Upcycled Bags and Accessories Ethically Made by Khmer Artisans

This post was sponsored by Smateria. Learn more. Fashion brands have a key role to play in a sustainable revolution by guaranteeing living wages, good working conditions and reducing their impact on the natural environment. One such brand leading the way is Smateria, a women-owned and operated social enterprise ethically producing stylish and functional bags and accessories...

Why Standards and Certifications Are No Guarantee for Cruelty-Free Fashion

Why Standards and Certifications Are No Guarantee for Cruelty-Free Fashion

In 2015, sustainably minded outerwear brand Patagonia cut ties with its “ethical” Argentinian wool supplier, Ovis 21, after a ground-breaking investigation into the supplier’s operations showed sheep being mutilated and skinned alive. The event shook the world of fashion – Patagonia was long known as a brand with sustainability and ethics at the forefront of...

Australian Eco-Conscious Brand Boody Releases New Athleisure Collection

Australian Eco-Conscious Brand Boody Releases New Athleisure Collection

When you buy through our links, we may earn fees from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Australian eco-conscious lifestyle brand Boody – a brand that has built its reputation on affordable wardrobe staples made from bamboo fibre – has just released its new athleisure collection for men and women. Thoughtfully designed in Australia and mindfully made...

Conscious Label UNIEK Launches Australian-Made, Sustainable Loungewear Capsule Collection

Conscious Label UNIEK Launches Australian-Made, Sustainable Loungewear Capsule Collection

New conscious brand UNIEK has just launched its ultra-simplified five-piece Autumn/Winter capsule collection made from 100% GOTS-certified organic cotton – and entirely made in Australia. Manufactured in Melbourne using Australian-knitted and dyed GOTS-certified organic cotton, UNIEK’s timeless capsule collection has been designed for a relaxed, slightly oversized fit. The collection, which includes a hoodie, track...