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 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.
One of the most rewarding aspects of being a champion of socially and environmentally conscious fashion, is the people. Truly. I've had the privilege of meeting (and e-meeting) so many inspiring women who advocate for ethical fashion - each from a unique perspective. Here are some that I'm currently reading: Sasstainable - This blog is … Continue reading 8 amazing ecofashion bloggers making a difference in the world
In my recent guide to Fashion Revolution Week (18-24 April), I mentioned that one way to get involved is to organise or attend an event in your local area. There are a myriad of interesting events happening all over the globe - from a Fashion Africa Business Workshop in Ghana, to a Clothes Swap Party … Continue reading Explore conscious consumerism during Fashion Revolution Week
"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