What an amazing few weeks are behind me. I was able to share the sustainable fashion message at three different opportunities, the Great Glenorchy Getaway hosted by Camp Glenorchy (which I incidentally recently wrote an article about) and at the One Summit Festival of Sustainability held in Queenstown and Wanaka. The highlight was co-hosting the One Summit … Continue reading Small changes create ripples…
By now you’ll know I like to hang on to things. Why? Because I hate throwing things away that I know will go to landfill and just clutter up the beautiful world we live in, even before any horrible emissions are released through some process of non-bio degradation. But also, it's my way of resisting … Continue reading My top 6 sustainable backpacks
When fast fashion industry’s manufacturing practices are likened to trafficking and modern slavery, it feels like it’s time for a change, don't you think? Tearfund, a development organisation, is trying to do just that. Its second annual Ethical Fashion Guide (in collaboration with Baptist World Australia) - hot off the press - rates fashion brands … Continue reading Who’s been bad or good? The 2018 ethical fashion report has just been released!
I‘ve been thinking about pre-loved clothing a lot lately, especially since hosting and helping arrange the recent Walk in Wardrobe fashion show at the Sustainable Queenstown annual eco fair. I remain a strong advocate for buying sustainably-produced clothing from credible and transparent brands, but second-hand clothing is moving up in my esteem. Here’s why... It’s great … Continue reading First and second