Category: Fashion

Tigerlily Goes Sustainable: Iconic Australian Label Releases First Annual Consciousness Report

Tigerlily Goes Sustainable: Iconic Australian Label Releases First Annual Consciousness Report

With Baptist World Aid Australia bringing out another Ethical Fashion Guide and another Fashion Revolution Week just passed, many popular brands are showing their commitment to minimising their environmental footprint and tackling social issues. Some are going further, documenting their transition to a sustainable and ethical supply chain by producing their own independent transparency reports....

7 Ethical Brands for Sustainable Joggers and Sweat Pants

7 Ethical Brands for Sustainable Joggers and Sweat Pants

More people are switching to a healthy lifestyle. There are plant-based diets, new-fangled workout routines, soul pampering sessions, and with the rise of this holistic approach to living, health-conscious people are looking for a great wardrobe filled with sustainable athleisure that reflects their conscious lifestyles. These holistic health buffs are, quite naturally, eco warriors because...

WAMA Underwear: Comfy Organic Hemp Undies for Everyday Sustainable Living

WAMA Underwear: Comfy Organic Hemp Undies for Everyday Sustainable Living

The superior sustainability qualities of the centuries-old hemp fabric have been known by environmentalists and hippies for decades, but it has taken pro-cannabis legalisation and the backing of science to de-stigmatise the benefits and uses of this plant. Learning of the eco-friendly properties of hemp fibre and betting that it would gain mainstream acceptance, US-based...

The Real Cost of Fast Fashion: An Essay Exploring the Fashion Industry’s Social and Environmental Issues

The Real Cost of Fast Fashion: An Essay Exploring the Fashion Industry’s Social and Environmental Issues

Globalisation has connected the world more than ever before and this integration has been primarily fuelled by the economy. While this process has created access to valuable opportunities, relationships and pathways, it has come at a cost to the environment, culture, human health and wellbeing 1. The fast fashion industry is booming as a result...

Nordgreen: Timeless, Minimalist, Sustainable Watches That Give Back

Nordgreen: Timeless, Minimalist, Sustainable Watches That Give Back

You would think giving sleeping bags to homeless people and selling ethically made watches were completely unrelated. But on the contrary; Nordgreen do both of these things at once. Nordgreen, also known as my new sustainable watch crush, is the brainchild of founders Vasilij and Pascar. Working in tough business environments with no value or...

The Baptist World Aid Ethical Fashion Guide: A Skeptic’s Appraisal

The Baptist World Aid Ethical Fashion Guide: A Skeptic’s Appraisal

A little over a week ago the 2019 Ethical Fashion Guide was published by Baptist World Aid Australia. As the name suggests, the report is a comprehensive review of the activities of Australia brands in line with ethical practices and sustainability. The Ethical Fashion Guide highlights which Australian brands are making positive strides and meeting these...

EKO Mindful Boss Ladies Series: Sustainable Stylist Faye De Lanty on Following Her Purpose and Dealing with Rejection

EKO Mindful Boss Ladies Series: Sustainable Stylist Faye De Lanty on Following Her Purpose and Dealing with Rejection

Faye Delanty is the founder of Australian fashion blog Fashion Hound and is one of Australia’s most recognisable sustainable stylists and thrift store advocates. Formerly a presenter of Network Ten’s Totally Wild, Faye makes regular TV appearances as a fashion commentator, is the Australian Salvos Stores Ambassador and is a committed environmentalist. In the lead...