I never cease to be inspired by the wealth of crowd-funded projects seeking to create a more equitable and sustainable world through fashion. Over the past few years, I've seen so many amazing initiatives take flight, including: The brainchild of Hong Kong-based fashion and textile designer Cassandra Postema, Emi & Eve roams the remote "...and … Continue reading Project JUST wants to change the way we shop
Enter two self-described dorks, who have decided to get up close and personal with the way our fashion is being made.
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
Immerse yourself completely in the holiday spirit with these 12 ethical options for decorating both your home and yourself this season! A Season for Horses Celadon Ceramic Ornaments from Novica - This stunning pair of horses were handcrafted by Duangkamol Srisukri, an artisan based in Thailand working under fair trade conditions Recycled Motherboard Ornaments from … Continue reading Deck the Halls with Kindness: 12 Ethical Christmas Decorations
Did you know that around the world it is women who are bearing the brunt of poverty and all of the myriad issues that come along with it? Cutting edge eco-fashion label Greenola Style doesn't just know about it...but has decided to do something about it! I recently had the honour of interviewing Greenola's Creative … Continue reading Greenola Style is Combining Fair Trade Fashion with Female Empowerment
I'm sure many of us can recall being frustrated at the lack of ethical products available in large department stores and shopping centres. We can also all remember feeling saddened at some stage by the hardships faced by people in developing countries and their daily struggle to survive in unforgiving circumstances. However it's rare that … Continue reading Feel Good Online Shopping with Ethical Living
Rebecca Gray, founder of Fresh Cargo, is pulling no punches when it comes to affordable fashion that gives back to communities. Dissatisfied with the state of the mainstream fashion industry and determined not to remain a passive observer, Rebecca decided to blaze her own path by starting Fresh Cargo when she was only 24 years … Continue reading Fresh Cargo is Fair, Funky and Fashionable
I must confess to harbouring a ravenous sweet-tooth. Here's what happens when I combine these sugary cravings with my passion for ethical fashion. I hope you enjoy this ecochic fashion candy!Are You Sherbert? Vegan Flats from ModCloth - Mouthwatering lollipop lush cruelty-free shoes!Candy Oyster Bangle and Necklace by RubyOlive - These individually hand moulded resin … Continue reading Fashion Candy
In our increasingly consumerist world where items are purchased with rabid hunger only to be discarded as landfill in a blink of an eye - it's wonderful to meet people like Erica Louise, co-founder of Recycled Market. Q. What led you to feel concerned about modern society’s propensity for over-consumption and waste? We are constantly … Continue reading Recycled Market is Encouraging the World to Reduce, Reuse & Re-inspire!
Here's my latest crop of eco bag finds - from the uber chic, to the versatile and the cute'n'kooky! There's some gorgeous arm-candy here and it's ALL ethical :D Fair Trade Shoulder Jogi Bag from Aura Que - Made and dyed by communities in Nepal, this sustainable bag has a wonderfully unique shape and designYellow Tote Bag by … Continue reading Do I Have Some Ethical Bags For You? Yes Sir! Yes Sir! 3 Bags Full!