Category: Fashion

Sustainable Brand Vivobarefoot Collaborates with Former Model and Activist Waris Dirie on Ethiopia-Made Shoe Collection

Sustainable Brand Vivobarefoot Collaborates with Former Model and Activist Waris Dirie on Ethiopia-Made Shoe Collection

Sustainable barefoot shoe brand Vivobarefoot has launched ‘Ababa’ a new Soul of Africa range made in Ethiopia in collaboration with non-profit organisation Desert Flower Foundation. Soul of Africa, a social enterprise founded by the sixth generation shoemaker the late Lance Clark, facilitates the provision of employment, knowledge transfer and income generation through shoemaking, creating sustainable supply...

Circular Fashion: Turning Old Clothes into Everything From New Cotton to Fake Knees

Circular Fashion: Turning Old Clothes into Everything From New Cotton to Fake Knees

Australia has a fashion problem. More than 500,000 tonnes of clothing waste is sent to landfill each year. But a new way of recycling could redirect some of our unwanted textiles from polluting the environment, by repurposing cotton waste into anything from new clothes to prosthetic knees. Developed by our team at Deakin University, where...

7 Brands Making Ethical and Sustainable Travel Backpacks

7 Brands Making Ethical and Sustainable Travel Backpacks

You’re here because you’re looking for a sturdy, stylish and sustainable backpack to take with you on your travel adventures. You’ve landed on the right page. We’ve curated this comprehensive list of ethically-made and eco-friendly travel backpacks just for you! We hope it makes shopping for one that much easier. 1. WAYKS Travel Backpacks For...

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...