Fashion Revolution: Follow Up
May27

Fashion Revolution: Follow Up

Better late than never! It’s taken around a month to get back to this but I’m finally here talking Fashion Revolution follow up. Sorry for the delay! It was a bit of an interrupted Fashion Revolution week for me heading to Tasmania for my sisters lovely wedding. I didn’t get a chance to get stuck into the follow up as much as I usually do. Anyways, the results are in and I’m please to announce that part of my...

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Fashion Revolution 2017: Sass & Bide
Apr24

Fashion Revolution 2017: Sass & Bide

We will never forget. On this day in 2013 the Rana Plaza building collapsed killing 1,138 people and injuring more than 2500 others. Many of those involved in the incident were garment factory workers who were sent to work to meet the tight manufacturing deadlines enforced by fast-fashion turnaround times. There were reported structural faults in the building prior to the 24th. It’s safety had been discussed in the local media...

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Fashion Revolution 2017: Sportsgirl
Apr17

Fashion Revolution 2017: Sportsgirl

Communication is key for starting a Fashion Revolution! The clothing industry is not just frivolous fashion for silly fashionistas. It’s actually big business and the second largest polluter in the World following the oil industry. It’s also an industry where unethical manufacturing practices run rife without much intervention from legislating bodies. Which is why the folks at Fashion Revolution have asked us to ask the...

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Fashion Revolution: 2017 Arnhem Follow Up
Apr12

Fashion Revolution: 2017 Arnhem Follow Up

The Revolution that asks #whomademyclothes Yay! It’s that time of year. What time I hear you ask? Fashion Revolution time! The Fashion Revolution was founded in response to the tragic Bangladeshi Rana Plaza building collapse where 1133 people died and over 2500 were injured on the 24th of April. Founders Carry Somers and Orsola de Castro believed that this horrendous and avoidable disaster could act as a catalyst for change in...

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Fashionably Revolutionary
Jan24

Fashionably Revolutionary

 The uniform of change making. This morning I opened my very first ‘fashion revolutionary’ inspired product promo. It was from one eco and ethically minded lingerie company Naja. The product being advertised was a sports bra and the tagline read: Be an active (ist) for women Be an active (ist) for the planet Be an active (ist) for yourself The sportswear is being sold for $20 (mind you I can’t for the life of me find...

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A Letter to My Skin: Project Dear Body
Oct27

A Letter to My Skin: Project Dear Body

Love the skin you live in! Having spent a few days basking in the glow of the Wanderlust festival with the fab folks from Peppermint Mag I decided to be brave and join in their Project Dear Body. In this project Peppermint Magazine ask us to really look at ourselves and love who we are. Despite my severe allergy to cameras I can actually say I love who I am. I think that my self-love is a product of the values that my parents...

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Global Goals
Sep21

Global Goals

Have you ever spent some time thinking about what changes you would like to champion? Yes? Excellent. Then this week is right up your alley. No? Not a problem, the UN’s sustainable development goals should give you some pointers on what you are passionate about and how to share it. You might assume that someone like me would have known about this to give you an advanced warning. Sadly, this is not the case. I’ve been...

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Denim Planet: Jeans for Genes
Jul30

Denim Planet: Jeans for Genes

Fashion for a Cause On August fifth Aussie schools, workplaces and communities rally their denim clad butts together to help support the life saving work conducted by the Children’s Medical Research Institute. By getting your dream denim team organised in advance you can sign up for this fundraising mission and have your groups name added to the leaderboard and work together to help find cures for children’s diseases.  I do ask...

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Ethical, Sustainable and Vegan. OH MY!
Jul06

Ethical, Sustainable and Vegan. OH MY!

What is the difference? The head marketing honchos of companies all across globe work tirelessly to keep one step ahead of the trends. That’s a pretty impressive feat now that trends are largely dictated by social media, street style, and our 24-7 news feeds. With computers in our phones and at our fingertips at any time, there has never been a harder time for those who want to keep on trend of what to sell to us. Consumers have...

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JUST Support Ethical and Sustainable Fashion
Jun29

JUST Support Ethical and Sustainable Fashion

Just keen on fair fashion. Hey folks. A little while back I was excited to introduce you to Project JUST, a community based around providing shoppers with an easy search option to find out the manufacturing details on their fave fashion brands. Since it’s launch Project JUST has gone from strength to strength. As many of those out there in business know, providing great services like this for free isn’t always easy. Which...

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