Category: <span>Fashion</span>

How Upcycled Fashion Can Transform Lives

How Upcycled Fashion Can Transform Lives

As a young woman I knew I wanted to make a difference in the world. This longing may in part be attributed to the countless political discussions I had sat in on at the family dinner table. Or perhaps I was influenced by the many religious sermons I had listened to at Catholic church and...

Undress Runways Melbourne 2014

Undress Runways Melbourne 2014

Playing dress ups is fun. But there’s nothing like getting undressed and baring it all that really gets me going! And that’s exactly what happened at the Undress Runways Melbourne sustainable fashion show. Stripping away the harmful layers of fast fashion and showcasing ethical and sustainable fashion designers, Undress Runways have successfully put eco-friendly and...

Let’s Play

Let’s Play

While Melbourne’s unbearable summer weather continues to annoy most of its residents, breaking heat records and stumping climate change skeptics, life has continued rather normally at Eco Warrior Princess headquarters, albeit with some minor adjustments. Although I still haven’t purchased a fan for the room and don’t have air conditioning in the apartment, I am...

Eco Warrior Princess Returns

Eco Warrior Princess Returns

Life often unfolds in a way that you can’t control. You either fight it or you can go with it. I’m renowned for going with the flow. And that’s exactly what I did in the latter part of 2013. Eco Warrior Princess had to take a backseat to many other things, including a demanding new...

Urban Hippie: A Future Threads Project

Urban Hippie: A Future Threads Project

Top: Rex Loves Vintage / Skirt: Eva Cassis / Shoes: Model’s own Dress: Kowtow available at Eco Bird / Jacket: The Social Studio / / Necklace: Andean Collection available at Eco Warrior Princess / Shoes: Model’s own Top: Terra Dea available at Eco Warrior Princess / Skirt: Once Worn, Twice Loved / Necklace: Andean Collection...

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...