Category: <span>Fashion</span>

Vegan Fashion Week is Back – And We Can’t Wait

Vegan Fashion Week is Back – And We Can’t Wait

There was a time when “vegan fashion” was an oxymoron. Catwalks were overflowing with fur and exotic skins, faux leather was shiny, plasticky and cheap, and designers would laugh at the idea of sending collections free from animal-based materials down the catwalks. Fashion Week was a place where dead-animal skins were paraded and showed off,...

How Ethical is Rented Clothing?

How Ethical is Rented Clothing?

As interest for ethical shopping grows, more and more different ways of shopping sustainably emerge. One of the most popular ones is rented clothing, and it’s easy to see why: all of a sudden, access to previously out-of-reach high-end designer clothing becomes a possibility, even if only for a limited amount of time. Through renting...

Alexandra Brooke Designs: Custom Sustainable Engagement Rings That Don’t Cost the Earth

Alexandra Brooke Designs: Custom Sustainable Engagement Rings That Don’t Cost the Earth

This post was sponsored by Alexandra Brooke Designs. Learn more. Personalisation of products is a drawcard for many shoppers and when it comes to engagement rings, the degree of personalisation is dialled up to the highest level as customers seek to design a custom ring that conveys their deep love and commitment. Custom fine jewelry design firm...

Why Finding Your Personal Style is the Key to Dressing Sustainably

Why Finding Your Personal Style is the Key to Dressing Sustainably

It cannot be denied that fashion is having a transformation. Fuelled by the global pandemic, both fashion brands and consumers are re-evaluating their priorities. After Gucci moved away from the seasonal approach to fashion, the concept of trends is increasingly being called into question: do we really need trends to guide us as we get...

How Vegan Sneakers Became All The Rage

How Vegan Sneakers Became All The Rage

Fashion usually speaks in terms of trends – but sneakers can hardly be described as one. Far beyond just a passing fad, the sneaker is edging closer to “evergreen classic” status, earning its rightful place in pretty much anyone’s wardrobe. Fashion news site Glossy notes that “the pandemic gave women the green light to wear...

Father’s Day Eco-Friendly Gift Guide: Lockdown Edition

Father’s Day Eco-Friendly Gift Guide: Lockdown Edition

When you buy through our links, we may earn fees from our affiliate partners. Learn more. As cities and regions in Australia continue to lock down as a result of the highly contagious delta variant, it can be reasonably expected that Father’s Day will be celebrated indoors this year. With this in mind, we’ve curated this...

Pandemic Leads to Increased Demand for Animal Welfare in Fashion, New Poll Reveals

Pandemic Leads to Increased Demand for Animal Welfare in Fashion, New Poll Reveals

A new poll reveals there is strong demand for animal welfare in fashion. The YouGov poll of almost 14,000 participants across twelve countries commissioned by global animal welfare organisation FOUR PAWS shows that almost 90% of respondents want fashion industry to prioritise animal welfare alongside environmental protection and social standards. According to the online poll...

Does Ethical Fashion Have a Photoshop Problem?

Does Ethical Fashion Have a Photoshop Problem?

One of the main goals of the growing ethical fashion movement has been to make ethical fashion look like ‘regular’ fashion. Desperate to wash off an “earthy” label, sustainable fashion brands are aware of the fact that they are already sticking out – and when it comes to certain aspects of their brand image, they...

Q&A with Sally Lim, the Australian Co-Founder Behind 2°EAST Sustainable Watches

Q&A with Sally Lim, the Australian Co-Founder Behind 2°EAST Sustainable Watches

As a relative newcomer on the watch scene, 2°EAST was born out of Sally Lim’s desire to replace a broken watch with an eco-friendly version. After searching for a responsibly-made watch with little success, a chance encounter with a like-minded manufacturer at a watch fair led Sally to co-found ethical watch brand 2°EAST. We interviewed...

West African Creatives Receive Spotlight as Ethical Fashion Initiative Announces New Designer Accelerator Participants

West African Creatives Receive Spotlight as Ethical Fashion Initiative Announces New Designer Accelerator Participants

After careful consideration, six talented West African creatives have been chosen to participate in the new Ethical Fashion Initiative (EFI) Designer Accelerator (a flagship of the International Trade Centre – a joint agency of the United Nations and World Trade Organisation). Highlighting the programme’s commitment to African youth, sustainability and diversity, participants selected to enter the two-year programme which will begin...

Eco Product Review: 2°EAST Eco-Friendly Watches

Eco Product Review: 2°EAST Eco-Friendly Watches

This is a paid review. All opinions expressed are the author’s own. Learn more about our policies. As smartphones monopolise our attention by inundating our lives with emails, messages, buzzes and notifications, it’s understandable that the last thing anyone would want to wear on their wrist is more of the same. Modern society’s overexposure to the...