We live in a consumer society where the media and advertising industry is telling us that we lack something in our lives, which can only be fulfilled through purchasing a product. In the Fashion Industry, fast fashion is constantly encouraging consumers to buy clothes they don't necessarily need. I've previously written about minimalism, because I … Continue reading How To Buy Less And Support Ethical Fashion
Clothes are one of the largest polluters in the world. There is so much we don't see from the clothes we wear, from the source of the fabric, where the cotton was grown, how much water was used to bring the piece of clothing to life, what environment the worker who sewed the piece of … Continue reading Ethical Fashion And The Rise Of Consumer Culture
During last year I tried to become vegetarian, but it only lasted 3 months. At the time, I stopped because I was lacking energy and my mood was greatly affected. If you know what foods you eat as a vegetarian that really help to boost your energy, please let me know! I'd love any advice … Continue reading How Did You Become A Vegetarian?
Everyone has pet peeves, but one of mine is when people don't recycle. I've been flatting for 5 years now, and everyone has their own habits. However, in one of my experiences the household would put all their empty wine, beer, shampoo, conditioner, soap bottles, paper, cardboard, fruit tins as well as milk and juice … Continue reading Five Tips On Living A More Eco-Friendly Lifestyle
Stella McCartney's Winter 2017 campaign brings awareness of the growing issue of waste and over consumption. It is photographed by Harley Weir in the Eastern Coast of Scotland. The man-made landscapes is formed from all the waste that has been piled into these areas that causes us to question the significant affect we are placing … Continue reading Stella McCartney Winter Campaign 2017
The blue dress above is a custom Louis Vuitton dress designed by Nicolas Ghesquiere. The dress fabric is Newlife recycled polyester, created from used plastic bottles. These are sourced, mechanically processed and spun into yarns in Italy, with a fully traceable supply chain. This saves energy and reduces CO2 emissions compared to creating brand new polyester … Continue reading Emma Watson’s Eco-Friendly Fashion Instagram
Mirador is an ethical fashion brand based in Australia, designed by Lauren Elise Cassar. The first time I came across the Nonna Organic Sweater, I fell in love. Mirador combines art with fashion and uses only high quality fabrics with minimal and classic designs. What I love is their distinct style and the timeless pieces that don't follow … Continue reading Mirador ‘Eating Well’ AW16 Collection
The Wellington based fashion label, is a Certified fair trade organic clothing that is ethically and sustainably made from seed to garment. What's really wonderful, is that fashion labels, such as kowtow, defy the classic fast fashion system that is taken place globally. It is a fashion label that sets fair ethical examples, does not follow trends, … Continue reading New Zealand Ethical Fashion: kowtow