Category: People

Q&A with Dr Mike Thair, Veteran Scientist and Co-Founder of Natural Beauty Company, Indochine Natural

Q&A with Dr Mike Thair, Veteran Scientist and Co-Founder of Natural Beauty Company, Indochine Natural

With science under threat, particularly in the U.S. where a growing number of people are rejecting scientific findings on climate change issues, it’s time we turn the spotlight on those on the front lines, to help you understand the work that scientists do and why they play an instrumental role in helping to build a...

Introducing the Eco Warrior Princess Podcast

Introducing the Eco Warrior Princess Podcast

In the debut episode of the Eco Warrior Princess Podcast, founding editor Jennifer Nini explains why she’s launching the podcast almost eight years after founding her blog-turned-media brand, Eco Warrior Princess. She shares her personal story, why she founded the brand, why she and her fiance Ben left her beloved hometown of Melbourne for regional...

Q+A with Camille Reed, Founder of the Australian Circular Fashion Conference

Q+A with Camille Reed, Founder of the Australian Circular Fashion Conference

Sydney, Australia: Meet the changemaker behind the first Australian Circular Fashion Conference on a mission to change how businesses think and operate in the fashion industry. A textile designer and responsible fashion advisor, Camille Reed has extensive experience in the fashion industry and a strong focus on textile recycling and sustainability in our local industry....

Design by JUDE: A Label That Lasts

Design by JUDE: A Label That Lasts

Design by JUDE is a Melbourne based label with a difference. I attended the launch of their new collection in November, was warmly welcomed into their studio in Fitzroy and given the tour. Inspired by the earthy colours and moods of the Australian landscape, Designer and Director Jude Ng’s SS17 Collection, entitled Soft Terrain, is...

The Art of Slow Fashion With Perth-Based Start-Up, Verdant the Label

The Art of Slow Fashion With Perth-Based Start-Up, Verdant the Label

Kyra Brown studied architecture but fashion wooed her heart. A self-taught designer, she launched Verdant the Label in 2016 where she custom makes made-to-order pieces and meticulously dyes all fabrics by hand. We spoke to the Perth-based slow fashion designer via WhatsApp ahead of Eco Fashion Week Australia to discuss the challenges of running a fashion startup...

Fashion Designer Mara Hoffman: “People Thought I Was Crazy… That I Was Walking Away From Money”

Fashion Designer Mara Hoffman: “People Thought I Was Crazy… That I Was Walking Away From Money”

If you’ve ever met someone whose presence is simultaneously commanding and soothing, that’s the aura of Mara Hoffman. I had the pleasure to sit down with my fellow Aries during The Other Festival and discuss environmental fashion, greenwashing brands, and how young entrepreneurs can start off on an eco-friendly route. Mara Hoffman is is the President...