Category: Fashion

How Ecopel is Making Faux Fur Sustainable

How Ecopel is Making Faux Fur Sustainable

Something is shifting on international catwalks: after decades of pressure from animal rights organisations and activists, top-name designer brands like Gucci, Michael Kors, Versace, Burberry, Chanel, Jean Paul Gaultier and Prada – all former supporters of the fur trade – have now refused to work with animal fur. The Fashion Weeks of Oslo, Helsinki, Amsterdam,...

10 Ethical Vegan Fashion Brands to Watch in 2020

10 Ethical Vegan Fashion Brands to Watch in 2020

There is no denying that vegan fashion has boomed over the last few years – and 2020 is set to take the trend even further into here-to-stay territory. A record number of people have signed up to take the Veganuary pledge this month, bringing the animal-free lifestyle into the spotlight when it comes to everything...

25+ Ethical Brands, Retailers and Businesses Donating Profits and Proceeds to the Australian Bushfire Appeal

25+ Ethical Brands, Retailers and Businesses Donating Profits and Proceeds to the Australian Bushfire Appeal

“It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.” – Aristotle It is during Australia’s nationwide bushfires, amongst the loss, sadness, despair and anger, that we have also seen people and communities come together to help and support victims, affected communities, firefighters and emergency personnel. Some individuals are using their...

How to Fall Back In Love With What’s Already In Your Wardrobe

How to Fall Back In Love With What’s Already In Your Wardrobe

It’s hardly news that our consistent over-consumption of fashion is putting strain on the planet. Due to its contribution to pollution, resource depletion and greenhouse gas emissions, fashion is considered one of the most environmentally harmful industries in the world. Constant production also contributed to creating a working environment of modern slavery, where workers are...

Why Your New Year’s Resolutions Should Include Shopping Second-Hand Fashion

Why Your New Year’s Resolutions Should Include Shopping Second-Hand Fashion

At the beginning of last season, you might have noticed something different in your social media feeds. The hashtag #SecondHandSeptember, initiated by anti-poverty charity Oxfam, took over Instagram and to a certain extent, Twitter, to celebrate the many advantages of second-hand style. Celebrated by fashion tastemakers and ethical-living advocates, #SecondHandSeptember encouraged style lovers to dedicate...

Parker Clay: Ethically-Made Bags and Gifts That Embody the Spirit of Christmas

Parker Clay: Ethically-Made Bags and Gifts That Embody the Spirit of Christmas

Ethiopia is the fastest growing economy in Africa and since 2010, reportedly one of the fastest growing economies in the world. Despite this progress, however, it’s still one of the poorest nations with a per capita income of just US$790, and its capital Addis Ababa, faces many poverty-led social problems; including human exploitation and the...

7 of the Best Eco-Friendly Running Shoes of 2019

7 of the Best Eco-Friendly Running Shoes of 2019

No matter how well you look after them, the wear and tear nature of using a pair of runners means eventually they will need to be replaced. With some new sporty kicks released this year, we’ve pulled together some that still transcend the requirements for the gym to take you to Sunday morning walk and...

Sustainable Fashion Fest Philippines: A Night of Clothes Swapping and Meeting Eco Fashion Advocates

Sustainable Fashion Fest Philippines: A Night of Clothes Swapping and Meeting Eco Fashion Advocates

Being surrounded by trendy, shiny things can be intoxicating since it seems in our marrow to crave something new. Cool toys, those must-have shoes or interesting experiences when dangled in front of us, has our pleasure senses on high alert; a behavior we may have learnt as children as our own parents tried to motivate...