When you hear the term "model" what comes to mind? Perhaps you conjure up images of cat-fights on and off the catwalk? Skinny young things starving themselves to reach fame and fortune? Materialism and fast living? Well Amanda Rootsey is proving that modelling can be a path toward ethical action and empowerment! Australia's first ever … Continue reading Meet Amanda Rootsey: Australia’s First Ecofashion Model
I like a dress that isn't afraid to stand out from the crowd and a bold print is a brilliant way to differentiate yourself from the everyday. Here are some dazzling ethical designs that caught my eye! Osei-duro: Toss Kimono in Waterbolt The print on this beautiful kimono-style dress reminds me of an icy lake … Continue reading Pretty in Print: Ethical Dresses That Stand Out From the Crowd
"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
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
If you're anything like me - you've often got your eyes peeled for innovative fashion design that also happens to be kind to both planet and people. American label 100% NY ticks all the right boxes and I'm delighted to share my interview with their passionate Brand Manager, Chris Anderson. Q. What sparked Daniel Silverstein … Continue reading Want 100% Sustainable Fashion? Head to 100% NY!
I'm so excited to be giving away 5 of these ecochic handmade hemp bracelets from The Salty Surfer Co to celebrate the launch of the *new* Kindness by Design newsletter!According to the founder of this family-run ecolabel Mike Canavan, "Salty is all about simplicity, humility, loving and taking care of the earth, enjoying life and … Continue reading The Salty Surfer Eco Accessory *Giveaway*
Hello EcoFasionistas!I'm so excited to share with you that Kindness by Design (and therefore all of the amazing ecochic designers I've profiled so far) has been featured in iFabbo's "50 International Bloggers to Watch & Learn From". What a fabulous honour to be named among such an exciting array of fashion bloggers!Fingers crossed this helps … Continue reading Kindness by Design on the International Stage!
Sara Cohen has combined her love of vibrant ethical fashion with her passion for the beauty of nature to create the label Sara C. I'm thrilled to share with you this exclusive interview with Sara about her design journey and the bright future of eco-friendly fashion!Q. What was it about fashion that drove you to embark … Continue reading Sara C is a Natural Choice for EcoFashionistas
This is a special shout out to my northern hemisphere readers - why not be green this Halloween? When witches go riding,and black cats are seen,the moon laughs and whispers,‘tis near Halloween.~Author Unknown Spider Pendant by Rachel Entwistle - This spooky and stylish spider was handmade using 100% recycled silverHalloween Trick or Treat Basket by Prairie … Continue reading Make Your Halloween Ethically Eerie
Jessica Althoff, founder of Future:Standard, is doing what many of us only dream of - she's taken a leap of faith in order to follow her passions in life! I was delighted and inspired by her story and I think you will be too. Q. Can you tell us a little bit about that lightbulb … Continue reading Setting the Standard for a Sustainable Fashion Future