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
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!
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!