"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
These glasses are rubbish…and I love them!
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!
On the Garage Sale Trail
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
Connecting The Threads That Bind Us
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
Special Discount Offer for Kindness by Design Readers!
Hello eco-fashionistas! :o)As some of you may already know, I'm about to launch a new philanthropic organisation called ScienceRewired. Our mission is to act as a bridge between science practitioners and the digital domain, to look at science from new perspectives, and help educate and empower individuals in such a way as to create significant … Continue reading Special Discount Offer for Kindness by Design Readers!
*Special Birthday Edition!*
Hi awesomes! :DToday just so happens to be my BIRTHDAY! I'm so excited about my day-time birthday ensemble, so I thought I might share it with you...check it out!I didn't get this for my birthday this year but I think it's the perfect tee to wear today! 😀 This one is by Japanese label ScoLar … Continue reading *Special Birthday Edition!*
Heart of Glass
Glass is such an amazing material - it can provide a sense of opaque mystery or be a transparent window to the world. I wanted to explore this ethereal substance and find out how ethical designers were incorporating it into their work. Triple Lariat Necklace by Smart Glass Jewellery - Designer Kathleen Plate has crafted this … Continue reading Heart of Glass
Four Last Minute Ethical Gifts for Mother’s Day
Add some extra sparkle to your already extravagantly planned Mother's Day bonanza or perhaps you've been run off your feet and need something quick yet meaningful to give to Mum tomorrow? Look no further! Here are 4 beautiful gifts to put a smile on any Mum's dial: WSPA Really Wild Gifts are a unique way … Continue reading Four Last Minute Ethical Gifts for Mother’s Day
Make This Easter Eco Ethical and Excellent!
I've bounced about searching high and low for Easter goodies with a difference - I hope you enjoy and have a lovely holiday!Cute White Bunny Rabbit Laser Cut Brooch by Tall Rabbit -Here's a super sweet Easter Bunny companion!Mum and Baby Rabbit Push Toy by Q Toys and available from Recycled Market - This sweet … Continue reading Make This Easter Eco Ethical and Excellent!
Ethics and Elephant Dung – An Excellent Combination!
It doesn't take me long to realise that Kim Good from Import Ants is an extremely passionate person. What exactly is she passionate about? Why elephant poo of course! I'm delighted to share my interview with Kim about the amazing ethical products available that are helping people and elephants alike. Q. What is Import Ants and … Continue reading Ethics and Elephant Dung – An Excellent Combination!