Category: Fashion

An Ethical Fashion Evening

An Ethical Fashion Evening

Photo by Terry Russell Thanks to the commitment and passion of a select number of fashion-forward individuals and organisations, an Ethical Fashion Evening was born. Hosted by QLD Fair Trade Collective and sponsored by Peppermint Magazine held at The Stitchery in Fortitude Valley, I was fortunate enough to have been present and to have had...

The Slow Fashion Revolution

The Slow Fashion Revolution

Last weekend I went to the Gallery of Modern Art in Brisbane to see the thought-provoking “21st Century” exhibition. Consumerism. Globalism. Materialism. These were some of the key themes that artists the world over explored as part of this free exhibition. And as much as  I love fashion, the concept of “fast fashion” doesn’t sit well...

‘Green’ Up Your Closet

‘Green’ Up Your Closet

You’re standing at your wardrobe staring at the abomination of clothes and you want to start all over again. There are too many ‘cheaply-made’ clothes that you haven’t worn, or will never wear again. There are too many ‘cheap’ clothes. There are clothes you bought on sale. Clothes you found in bargain bins. Clothes you...

Taking the fashion high road

Taking the fashion high road

Many of us actually think twice before devouring greasy unhealthy food void of nutritional value. In a culture where food and health consciousness is an acceptable part of everyday life, many of us watch what we eat, kilojoule count and read the nutritional fine print on food packaging. Thus: if you are what you eat, than it...

Cheap is just that: CHEAP

Cheap is just that: CHEAP

Photo by McKay Savage   When I was in high-school I learned the very basics of economics and one of the things I recall learning was the theory of Supply and Demand. In very basic terms, the Law of Demand states that when the price of a good increases, the demand for the good falls....

Fashions on the Field

Fashions on the Field

Photo by Jinterwas I have moved to the country, yes, but this hasn’t meant that I have given up my love for urban fashion. I am still just as committed to looking good playing Sex & the Country Girl as I have playing Sex & the City Girl. I haven’t fully transformed into a country...

Earth Wear Eco Fashions

Earth Wear Eco Fashions

 Photo courtesy of Sommer Poquette Today the heavens opened up and and allowed my path to cross paths with an inspiring woman named Michelle who owns a funky store called Earth Wear Eco Fashion in Warwick, Queensland. As I thoroughly believe in cosmic introductions and feel that fate brought me to that fork in the...

Where’s the ethics in fashion?

Where’s the ethics in fashion?

Photo by Terry Russell   Like most females, I have a predisposition for all things fashion. I used to be obsessed with fashion magazines and had subscriptions to two of them. I enjoyed window shopping and browsing the racks even when I didn’t have any money. On weekends, my friends and I would spend countless hours...