Even though January 1, 2019 is just another day, a Tuesday as it happens, there is a mental shift we make with talk of newness and, especially in the Southern Hemisphere, after summer holidays have granted us time away from work. Like them or not, this is the time for resolutions. If not to take … Continue reading Find out how to slow your fashion down in 2019
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