Find out how to slow your fashion down in 2019

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

Ready to splash – sustainable swimwear

As I write this it's bucketing down with rain, and yesterday it was snowing. I can't say that is entirely normal for this time of year, but then New Zealand wouldn't be the only country experiencing the anomalies of climate change. Give it a few days, and spring will be back!! As we're on the … Continue reading Ready to splash – sustainable swimwear

small changes create ripples

Small changes create ripples…

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…

My top 6 sustainable backpacks

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

How I feel about plastic free July – and it isn’t preachy  

Last year, Plastic Free July really inspired me. I took on the challenge to try to make some positive, life-long changes around our plastic use as a family, and me personally with regard cosmetics. The month is about refusing single-use plastic during July. You can join the challenge and read more here. But for me, … Continue reading How I feel about plastic free July – and it isn’t preachy