Category: Fashion

Where to Find High-Performance Ethical and Eco-Friendly Running Shoes and Cross Trainers

Where to Find High-Performance Ethical and Eco-Friendly Running Shoes and Cross Trainers

Each day we field lots of questions, many of them centre around where to buy specific ethical and sustainable items. Now the other day we received this comment on our post about sneakers and runners: “It would be really helpful if the article included info about the shoes’ utility for athletic activity. I’m not sure...

9 Sustainable and Ethical ‘Made in USA’ Brands For the Stylish Shopper

9 Sustainable and Ethical ‘Made in USA’ Brands For the Stylish Shopper

We’re going to assume that you’re on this page because you’re a proud American keen to support local designers and fashion brands to help strengthen the American rag trade. From ethically-produced underwear to resort wear and everything in between, these eco-conscious brands are 100% ethically American made (and most of them are American owned!). 1....

9 Organic, Eco-Friendly and Ethical Sports Bras and Crop Top Styles For Fitness Lovers

9 Organic, Eco-Friendly and Ethical Sports Bras and Crop Top Styles For Fitness Lovers

You’ve landed on this page because you’re after eco-friendly and ethically produced sports bras that you can feel good about purchasing whilst having peace of mind knowing your boobs are supported as you workout. We hope this curated list of ethical sports bras helps save you time on the shopping front, so you have more...

Where to Buy Organic, Eco-Friendly and Ethical Socks That Are Cute and Comfy

Where to Buy Organic, Eco-Friendly and Ethical Socks That Are Cute and Comfy

You’re on this page because you’re after super cool, comfy, sustainable socks but don’t have time to be surfing all over the net to find them. You’ve come to the right place then. We’ve curated a list of eco-friendly and ethical brands that offer cute, stylish, patterned socks that you’ll love. They also make the perfect...

13 Affordable Ethical and Eco-Friendly Brands Producing Basics and Wardrobe Essentials

13 Affordable Ethical and Eco-Friendly Brands Producing Basics and Wardrobe Essentials

One of the biggest barriers to ethical consumption is the price of responsibly-made and sustainable products. We’ve covered this issue in great detail over the years, most recently our post, “Sustainable Living: Is It Just For Rich People?” ignited a great discussion on Instagram. While we absolutely understand the many reasons for why ethical goods...

5 Handcrafted Australian Jewellery Brands For Stylish, Sassy Shoppers

5 Handcrafted Australian Jewellery Brands For Stylish, Sassy Shoppers

In an increasingly globalised world, it’s becoming more difficult to have any connection with the maker of any of our products. That’s why, there is nothing more beautiful than a piece of jewellery that’s been lovingly handmade by someone. Many people often believe that handmade means expensive, which isn’t necessarily true. Yes a machine is...

The Paradox of Choice. Why Made-To-Order Might Not Solve the Fashion Industry’s Problems

The Paradox of Choice. Why Made-To-Order Might Not Solve the Fashion Industry’s Problems

This article was originally published on The Conversation. Author: Jessica Pallant, Lecturer in Marketing, Swinburne University of Technology and Sean Sands, Associate Professor of Marketing, Swinburne University of Technology How could you go from winning awards for “Store Design of The Year” and “Best Shoe Ever” to selling nothing? In 2009 the Australian startup Shoes of Prey...

Sustainable Fashion Has An Inclusion Issue

Sustainable Fashion Has An Inclusion Issue

I sometimes dread shopping. From struggling to imagine an interesting shirt gracing my favorite sustainable lifestyle blogger on my body to the frustration of thrifting when nothing fits right, it’s stressful. There are significantly fewer options for stylish clothes if you want sustainable and ethical options and have a body that is outside the Instagram...

Free Online Sustainable Fashion Course – Fashion and Sustainability: Understanding Luxury Fashion in a Changing World

Free Online Sustainable Fashion Course – Fashion and Sustainability: Understanding Luxury Fashion in a Changing World

We receive many wonderful emails, messages, comments and constructive criticisms each week from our readers for which we are extremely thankful. An email recently landed in our inbox from a reader named Tammy, who shared about an online sustainable fashion short course that she had recently completed: I have a huge passion for Ethical Sourcing...

New Zealand Fashion Week 2018 Wrap Up

New Zealand Fashion Week 2018 Wrap Up

New Zealand Fashion Week (NZFW) 2018 has been and gone, and I feel kind of like I’ve been hit by a bus, but a very beautiful sparkly one. I came in one end armed with glass jars of pumpkin soup, zero waste scones, and homemade muesli bars. I popped out the other end with greasy...

Behind the Stylish Ethically-Made Wide Brim, What Goes Into a Sarah J Curtis Hat

Behind the Stylish Ethically-Made Wide Brim, What Goes Into a Sarah J Curtis Hat

You may have seen the iconic oversized hat designs of luxury resort label Sarah J Curtis on the heads of Australian celebrities and influencers but there is more to her collections than just a pretty accessory. Founded in 2013 by namesake designer Sarah Curtis after being diagnosed with melanoma when pregnant with her second child,...