Category: Fashion

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...

Australasia’s E-Commerce Giant THE ICONIC Takes Mainstream Shoppers into Sustainable Fashion Territory

Australasia’s E-Commerce Giant THE ICONIC Takes Mainstream Shoppers into Sustainable Fashion Territory

This week Australia and New Zealand’s leading e-commerce platform THE ICONIC launched a new part of their website, Considered by THE ICONIC, allowing customers to shop by their personal sustainability values. This is not a new concept, smaller ethical fashion focussed online marketplaces have led the way with this business model, however this marks the...