Category: My Outfits

These Eco Style Makers Are Streets Ahead: Bestowed Clothing

These Eco Style Makers Are Streets Ahead: Bestowed Clothing

Not many people can say that the name of their ethical fashion business was sparked by a personal joke, but that’s exactly what happened to Sarah Garrett-Hodoniczky and her husband Jason Hodoniczky when they launched their first fashion label, RANT Clothing. “The name came about from a personal joke because of the tendency I have to go on about...

An Insider’s Take on Eco Fashion Blogging and Ethical Fashion Influencers

An Insider’s Take on Eco Fashion Blogging and Ethical Fashion Influencers

I’ve been blogging about sustainable fashion and green lifestyle for almost seven years and have insights from the other side of the fence working as a digital consultant, so I feel somewhat qualified to broach the topic of ethical blogging and Instagram influencers with you. I’ve watched the blogging industry change over this time, sometimes...

More Selflessness, Less Selfishness

More Selflessness, Less Selfishness

Our world rewards confidence. It rewards the ego. It rewards those who fought their way to the top. It rewards the triumphant. It rewards the pretty, the smart, the wealthy. It rewards the privileged. It rewards talent and hard work and persistence. It has a tendency to reward selfishness. People forget that no man is an...

Inkkas Australia Sells Vegan Shoes That Are Stylish, Handcrafted & Fair-Trade

Inkkas Australia Sells Vegan Shoes That Are Stylish, Handcrafted & Fair-Trade

Over the years, I have watched many purpose-driven businesses fold; the free market is unpredictable and doesn’t prioritise businesses with heartfelt missions. In order for ethical businesses, in fact any business, to survive in the marketplace, it must offer a product or service customers are willing to purchase; it must adapt to changes within the...

For the Love of Preloved

For the Love of Preloved

“Yuck, how can you wear someone else’s old clothing?” – Mum, circa 1996 The second time my mother asked this rhetorical question, I decided to ignore her. I knew that I would never convince her of the merits of purchasing second-hand clothing because she thought of these goods as inferior to those purchased brand new. I’m certain her distaste of preloved...

Duality by Eco Warrior Princess

Duality by Eco Warrior Princess

I live off grid, and off a dirt road. But I’m not country country. I’m city country. I’m a cosmopolitan who has learned to fit in a beer world. I live on a farm but still drive an Audi A3. I feel safe but I still lock my doors. I wear RM Williams but still...

A Mindful Blogger’s Frustrations with the Cyberlife

A Mindful Blogger’s Frustrations with the Cyberlife

On Saturday September 17 2016, I received an email from a “Jasmine” (*name changed for obvious reasons) with the subject line: “Love your awesome blog!” She went on to say how she enjoyed one of our articles and that she’d “love to contribute a guest post.” Three days later when Jasmine didn’t receive a response, she sent me...

How I Really Feel About Having Babies

How I Really Feel About Having Babies

I’ve noticed something on Facebook that I’m sure you’ve noticed too, particularly if, like me, you’ve reached that point in life where you start to judge selfie shots on drunken nights out as sad rather than fun. And what’s happening on my Facebook account is this: baby pics are dominating my newsfeed. There is a correlation between getting older...