Category: Fashion

Green Fashion Envy: My Vintage Bag

Green Fashion Envy: My Vintage Bag

When I purchased a tanned leather vintage bag at my friend Wendy Grace’s wardrobe sale, I had no idea that it would become so popular amongst my friends, family and complete strangers. Wendy, founder of fashion blog Little Jimmy’s Girl and a friend with impeccable style, renowned for her love of textures and layers, held...

Front Row at the Cross Conscious Eco Fashion Event

Front Row at the Cross Conscious Eco Fashion Event

When I was invited to attend the Cross Conscious eco-friendly fashion event, a collaboration between the third years students of Whitehouse Institute of Design and the Australian Red Cross, I had already decided I would clear my social calendar, even thought the event fell on my birthday. I was honoured to be invited and looked forward...

Eco Style Post: Style with Substance

Eco Style Post: Style with Substance

Blazer: St Vinnie’s / Jeans: My own / Top: My own / Bag: eBay / Shoes: Dear Gladys Vintage Boutique / Sunglasses: eBay On days when I am not working, not partying and generally just keeping a low profile, I prefer to be comfortable. Comfortable for me can at times can mean wearing trackies. Yes even...

The Making of the Cross Conscious Eco Fashion Event

The Making of the Cross Conscious Eco Fashion Event

There are very few things that excite me more than a fashion event. Travelling is one thing. Seeing my fiance when he returns from his interstate job is another. And then there is raw chocolate. But the upcoming Cross Conscious Eco Fashion Event is one of those rare events that I’m so excited about that...

An Eco Fashionista

An Eco Fashionista

[Images by Ben McGuire] Top: St Vinnie’s / Jeans: Savers / Bag: Little J Girl / Shoes: My own / Sunglasses: eBay   I discovered an amazing round neck colourful patterned top in a St Vincent de Paul charity store in Brisbane. As I am partial to all things designed with colourful patterns  I knew I...

The Green Fashionista

The Green Fashionista

Vintage dress: Savers / Second hand leather bag: Little J Girl / Shoes: My own / Second hand sunglasses: eBay I am a Green Fashionista and an eco blogger. So I thought it only a natural progression to try and inspire others towards green fashion through outfit posts. But blogging about eco fashion and having a strong...

Are you a Victim of Fast Fashion?

Are you a Victim of Fast Fashion?

Recently I wrote a blog post titled “The Human Cost of Fast Fashion” about the Rana Plaza Factory Collapse in Bangladesh. For those of you who didn’t get a chance to read it, I encourage you to do so here. I wanted to follow up on this post and put together a list of ways...

Eco-Friendly Jewellery Giveaway – RAT

Eco-Friendly Jewellery Giveaway – RAT

More than a month ago you may have read the post on an eco-friendly design label called RAT. If you missed it, I encourage you to read it and learn about its eco designer Ben Riddle here. What I didn’t mention in my earlier piece is that Ben also writes and produces his own music...

Indigo Bazaar Makes Ethical and Eco Fashion More Accessible to Australians

Indigo Bazaar Makes Ethical and Eco Fashion More Accessible to Australians

Carlie Ballard is not your average fun loving, globe trotting fashionista. She is also the founder of ethical and sustainable fashion business Indigo Bazaar, an etailer that sells stylish, contemporary and avant garde ethical and sustainable fashion pieces. Carlie hasn’t always played this role. Once upon a time she worked for an adventure travel company...