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How 10 Conscious Fashion Bloggers Define Ethical Fashion

How 10 Conscious Fashion Bloggers Define Ethical Fashion

To define ethical fashion is difficult. If you type the words “ethical fashion definition” in Google, you will get 834,000 search results. That’s the outcome of todays search anyway. I expect it to increase in the next 10 years as ethical fashion becomes the norm. And for a term that has only been actively used over the...

Ethical Designer Spotlight: Tanya Coelho of Zefyr Jewels

Ethical Designer Spotlight: Tanya Coelho of Zefyr Jewels

“How do ‘eco-friendly’ western designers ensure their labels are operating ethically and by eco standards when their manufacturers are across the globe?”   When I read this question in an email pitch from Jess Noble, head of communications at Zefyr Jewels, I knew that I would work with them. Unlike many emails from brands that end up...

Australian Ethical and Eco-Friendly Activewear: Surrender Apparel

Australian Ethical and Eco-Friendly Activewear: Surrender Apparel

Looking for stylish eco-friendly activewear but coming to a dead end? I understand, I’ve been there myself. But you can give up your frustrating search because I’ve found the answer for you: Surrender Apparel. Surrender Apparel is the ethical activewear brand created by Julie Belic, a Melbourne-based designer who I’ve come to really admire not...

Dreamer, Do-er and Do Gooder: Alana Deukett, Australian Ethical Fashion Designer

Dreamer, Do-er and Do Gooder: Alana Deukett, Australian Ethical Fashion Designer

It’s no secret that I have a soft spot for Aussie designers who create eco friendly and sustainable fashion. Alana Deukett is no exception. The Gold Coast (Australian) based founder of ethical fashion label Luludu, Alana designs and sells gorgeous crochet shoes for women and babies, dream catchers and specially designed tote bags. I am...

Models To Look Up To: Ethical Fashion Models

Models To Look Up To: Ethical Fashion Models

With an increasing number of fashion brands ‘going green’ there is also a growing tribe of models leaving behind the standard glamour pack in order to make a difference. Call them ‘eco models’ ‘ethical models’ or ‘green models’, here is a round-up of the fashion models admired not just for their beauty and brains –...

Closet Thief: Revolutionising the Clothes Swap

Closet Thief: Revolutionising the Clothes Swap

Are you a Click Chick? Chances are, in this highly digitised world, you are. Shopping online is becoming the norm for many women. It’s convenient, easy, allows online price comparisons, enables you to seek out online discounts and helps to plan your purchases accordingly. I am definitely a Click Chick. When I have a need...

Sustainable Swimwear: Shapes in the Sand

Sustainable Swimwear: Shapes in the Sand

It can be easy to romanticise an entrepreneur’s business journey , especially one that involves moving to a beautiful Queenslander on a mountain slope nestled amongst the trees brimming with natural wildlife. Yes it all seems idyllic. But the truth is, starting a business involves a lot of work. Some of it hard, some of...

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...

Peppermint Magazine

Peppermint Magazine

For those of you who read the Peppermint Magazine article in the June issue and felt the edited version wasn’t ‘complete’ enough, here is the extended version of my interview for “The New Green Voices” feature: Tell us a bit about what you do? I write a blog called Eco Warrior Princess https://ecowarriorprincess.net which is...