How to Become a Conscious Fashion Consumer


  Since putting together Building a Conscious Wardrobe alongside my lovely friend Lexi Keelan, I have radically revaluated the way I think about fashion. I am buying less and buying better, I am caring for what I have and I am being more mindful about how I dispose of what I no longer need. And I am feeling pretty darn good. A by-product of all this change is the debate about ethical and sustainable fashion I now find myself engaging in regularly with my friends and family and in particular with my mum.   Here is an excerpt from our… Continue Reading

Ethical and Sustainable Fashion at Fashfest Part 2


The rise of fast fashion and increasing consumer demand for the latest trends has cemented the fashion industry as one of the world’s biggest polluters. Textile waste, toxic chemicals, and pesticides used in farming are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the impact that the clothes on our back have on the environment. An increasing number of designers and fashion labels are stepping up to make a change both in terms of cleaning up their supply chains and ensuring ethical conditions for their workers. In Part 2 of our interview series we chat with Cameron &… Continue Reading

Ethical and Sustainable Fashion at Fashfest Part 1


The rise of fast fashion and increasing consumer demand for the latest trends has cemented the fashion industry as one of the world’s biggest polluters. Textile waste, toxic chemicals, and pesticides used in farming are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the impact that the clothes on our back have on the environment. An increasing number of designers and fashion labels are stepping up to make a change both in terms of cleaning up their supply chains and ensuring ethical conditions for their workers. In Part 1 of our interview series we sat down with Melbourne… Continue Reading