Five tips to get your capsule wardrobe sorted for winter

Winter is here, and I need a whole new wardrobe!! Fear not - I've been shopping in the garage and not the mall. I've laid all my winter and autumn clothes out, and I'm ready to chose 30 items for my winter capsule wardrobe. What is a capsule wardrobe? About three months ago, off the back … Continue reading Five tips to get your capsule wardrobe sorted for winter

5 reasons ethical fashion is not more expensive than fast fashion

There is a perception that sustainable ethical fashion is expensive. Of course it depends on how you look at it. Dirt cheap has become normal. But actually, way back when (it wasn't even that long ago) clothing was generally ethical and sustainable. It was locally-made using natural dyes and was designed to last for years. … Continue reading 5 reasons ethical fashion is not more expensive than fast fashion

What did they say?

Fashion Revolution week ends, but the cause doesn't. Never stop questioning who made your clothes. During Fash Rev Week, as they call it, I asked Ice breaker, a New Zealand outdoor active wear brand that specialises in Merino wool, and Everlane, a US-based online fashion retailer with strong transparency principles, about their ethics. I approached Everlane because … Continue reading What did they say?

Be curious, be revolutionary

Fashion revolution week starts today. What is it? Fashion Revolution Week and the #whomademyclothes hashtag campaign runs in April around the same time as the Rana Plaza factory collapse happened in 2013. The event is more than commemorative, it is designed to raise awareness about who makes our clothes, calling on us - consumers - to ask for … Continue reading Be curious, be revolutionary