The older I get, the more connections I see in the world around me. We live in a vast interconnected universe where seemingly disparate topics are in fact intimately linked on some level. Social justice, the multi-billion dollar fashion industry, environmental conservation and animal welfare - all of these things come into play every time … Continue reading Are You A Fashion Revolutionary?
"If you look at Kiva.org, people with a very modest amount of money can make a huge positive impact all around the world" - President Bill Clinton One of the major themes of Fashion Revolution Day has been the disconnect between consumers and makers of fashion. The more we reconnect the links, the closer we … Continue reading Directly Impact Clothing Makers with Kiva.org
As I was strolling down King Street in Newtown recently, my eyes were drawn to a shop window where brightly-coloured goop was swirling about. Intrigued I went closer for a proper gawk at the pretty looking mess. Turns out, what I was seeing was even more awesome than I could have guessed! I was actually … Continue reading These glasses are rubbish…and I love them!
Last Saturday 24th October was National Garage Sale Trail Day here in Australia. Full disclosure: I was given the chance to work with the PR team to help spread the sustainable word across New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory in 2015 🙂 It was such an interesting experience (and hectic, which is one … Continue reading On the Garage Sale Trail
One of the most inspiring sustainable fashion bloggers I know - Agatha Lee - has launched a brand new enterprise with her friend Reynaldo Padit, called Connected Threads Asia. Connected Threads Asia is a “for purpose organisation” that believes in a socially and environmentally responsible fashion industry. Their mission is to transform the sector into … Continue reading Connecting The Threads That Bind Us
Did you know that 37 million parcels are sent from person to person each year in Australia? I certainly didn't! That is until I received a pot of dirt delivered directly to my door. No it wasn't a random prank, it was a sustainable gift from the folks at Sendle. Upon opening the card I … Continue reading Sendle Allows You to Share the Love Sustainably!
Blog Action Day was created as vehicle for bloggers worldwide to come together each year to discuss one important global issue. The topic for 2014 was Inequality. There are so many forms of inequality at various levels, for example between species, countries, genders, cultures, and it can feel very overwhelming. I want to take this … Continue reading Inequality is Never in Style!
"I love thee - I love thee, 'Tis all that I can say It is my vision in the night, My dreaming in the day" ~Thomas Hood I wanted to share with you a few examples of the simple sustainable touches I incorporated into my own wedding ceremony and reception. These additions really helped, … Continue reading My Little Green Wedding
Hi lovely readers! This is quite different from my usual posts but I hope you'll bear with me as I share something very personal with you. You may (or may not!) have been wondering why I've been very quiet over the past couple of months and I finally feel like I'm able to 'talk' about … Continue reading When Kindness is Needed Most – A Personal Journey
Hearts was founded on the idea that "Conscious Minds Create Change". The committed team works with artisans all over the world to create exclusive fashion forward designs that are made with respect for the Earth, AND make a difference in people's lives. I'm thrilled to share with you my interview with the Creative Director of … Continue reading A Fashion Experience Capturing Hearts Around the World