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.
Blog Action Day was created as vehicle for bloggers worldwide to come together each year to discuss one important global issue. The topic for 2014 was Inequality. There are so many forms of inequality at various levels, for example between species, countries, genders, cultures, and it can feel very overwhelming. I want to take this … Continue reading Inequality is Never in Style!
Immerse yourself completely in the holiday spirit with these 12 ethical options for decorating both your home and yourself this season! A Season for Horses Celadon Ceramic Ornaments from Novica - This stunning pair of horses were handcrafted by Duangkamol Srisukri, an artisan based in Thailand working under fair trade conditions Recycled Motherboard Ornaments from … Continue reading Deck the Halls with Kindness: 12 Ethical Christmas Decorations
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
I'm sure many of us can recall being frustrated at the lack of ethical products available in large department stores and shopping centres. We can also all remember feeling saddened at some stage by the hardships faced by people in developing countries and their daily struggle to survive in unforgiving circumstances. However it's rare that … Continue reading Feel Good Online Shopping with Ethical Living
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