No matter your religion or lack thereof - this time of the year carries with it a strong message of kindness toward others! For some people this involves their spiritual beliefs, for others it simply marks the end of a year and a time to take stock and appreciate those around us. This special holiday … Continue reading The Kindness by Design Guide to More Love & Less Stuff!
On Sunday 8 May, children young and young-at-heart living in Australia, New Zealand, United States and Canada, will be celebrating Mother's Day. If you watch television, you've probably seen a multitude of ads promoting 'the perfect gift for your Mother'. I find these really annoying as - funnily enough - mothers are individuals just like … Continue reading Review: LUSH Limited Edition Mother’s Day Range
Here I go again! Last time it was summer dresses, this time I wanted to see what cruelty-free make-up products I would purchase if I was starting my collection from scratch while keeping within my 3 budget categories :Category 1: Eco-budget (Under $100)Vegan Cosmetic 6 Piece Brush Kit from Beaute Crue - This cruelty-free set … Continue reading #2 Eco-budget versus Eco-luxe: Make-Up
Sandie Miller, founder of ethical label Eco Cheeks, is crafting a line of eco-friendly lingerie that will satisfy your cravings for both sugar and spice! Snuggle up somewhere cozy and enjoy my interview with this passionate British designer.Q. Tell us a bit about how your love of textiles and vintage clothing grew into a determination … Continue reading Ethical Designer Spotlight: Eco Cheeks
Recently I read a feature about a designer who felt they were "ethical" for trapping, killing and skinning foxes themselves for fashion. She loved them, she said and was grateful for their sacrifice so that she could stay warm and cosy - to say I was horrified would be an understatement. In response I've gathered … Continue reading For the Love of Foxes
Catherine Mullins from Rare Tee Clothing is helping people to wear their hearts on their sleeve by combining fashion and threatened species conservation! Catherine was gracious enough to chat with Kindness by Design about style, threatened species and living green. Q. Can you tell us a little about how Rare Tee Clothing was conceived? I have … Continue reading Rare Tee Clothing – Using Style to Save Species