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
Want 100% Sustainable Fashion? Head to 100% NY!
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!
Setting the Standard for a Sustainable Fashion Future
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
Fashion Less Waste 2012
Last night I had the pleasure of immersing myself in the fabulous Art and About Sydney 2012 celebrations!Photo credit: Paul MacAfter grooving to the sound candy of DJ duo Jingle Jangle at Martin Place, I boarded a very chic retro double-decker bus to the Australian Museum for a night of eco-fashion and deep sea exploration. Each … Continue reading Fashion Less Waste 2012
Ethical Designer Spotlight: House of Beth
Talia Chain is the Managing Director for House of Beth - Ethical and Vintage Fashion boutique. In partnership with Creative Director Sarah Kendal, Talia is combining her love of beauty with her determination to fight the human trafficking industry. I'm delighted to share with you this amazing enterprise that goes beyond fashion in pursuit of … Continue reading Ethical Designer Spotlight: House of Beth
Greenola Style is Combining Fair Trade Fashion with Female Empowerment
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
Ethical Designer Spotlight: Error Guided Designs
"A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing" - George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)Amanda Frenz is the founder of a new eco-couture company called Error Guided Designs, which provides a unique personalised ethical fashion service. It was my pleasure to interview Amanda and … Continue reading Ethical Designer Spotlight: Error Guided Designs
Eco-Fashionistas, Lend Me Your Ears!
I've encountered some extraordinary ethical earrings perfect for the elegant and the ecochic and I wanted to share them with you. I hope you enjoy this exclusive and eclectic mix ranging from the ephemeral to the exotic!Are you excited?Light Bulb Earrings by POT Lab - These brilliant earrings were handmade in Italy using recycled light … Continue reading Eco-Fashionistas, Lend Me Your Ears!
Ethical Designer Spotlight: Round London
Round London, founded in 2009 by designer Cecilia Chan, is on a mission to recycle - redesign - revive - relove. Kindness by Design wanted to peak behind the curtain and find out more about this interesting eco-label.Q. You started down the path of ethical fashion design after witnessing the huge amount of waste that … Continue reading Ethical Designer Spotlight: Round London
LerènieS – Paper is a Precious Gift
Maria Francesca Batzella is an incredibly unique artist with a poet's soul based in Italy. A graduate of the Academy of Fine Arts in Florence, she is fascinated by the possibilities of paper while remaining mindful of the importance of recycling materials. Heavily influenced and inspired by the mysterious past of the island of Sardinia, … Continue reading LerènieS – Paper is a Precious Gift