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!
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 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
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
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
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
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