The cost of cotton

Cotton: The Mind Blowing Cost

Did you know? It takes 2,700 litres of water to make a regular cotton T-shirt. With UN Water Day around the corner, we thought it a good opportunity to explain why sustainable fashion choices are so very crucial in a world where water scarcity is identified as a top 10 global risk. Cotton is something we’ve come to take for …

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Women’s Day 2020: How To Actually Make a Difference

Women’s Day, also known as International Women’s Day or #IWD takes place every year on 8 March. Sounds great, right? Who wouldn’t want to celebrate the achievements of women, the progress being made in women’s education, healthcare and business around the world and the importance of sisterhood, equality and safety for women? International Women’s Day is cause for celebration, however, …

What We Learned at London Fashion Week 2020: Can Fashion and Planet Ever Co-Exist?

What We Learned at London Fashion Week 2020: Can Fashion and Planet Ever Co-Exist?

London Fashion Week 2020: Extinction Rebellion have called for an abrupt end to the fashion industry’s biggest global event. It seems extreme but some activists believe fashion can never co-exist with a healthy planet. Of course, the issue is far more complicated than simply choosing between the Earth’s health and new clothes… We’ve taken an investigative look at London Fashion …

5 Brands That Guarantee A Safe Working Environment

With a safe working environment at the core, we hope that 2020 will be the year where we finally see fashion trends that put people over profit. As we enter the new decade, we also cross the threshold of reversing climate change, and action is pressing. Below we have highlighted 5 conscious brands that are doing their part to revolutionise …

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How Brands Can Close the Inequalities Gap to Achieve Social Justice

What is Social Justice Day? In 2008, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) unanimously adopted the Declaration on Social Justice for ‘Fair Globalization’. Observed annually, Social Justice Day marks the commitment to achieve progress and social justice in the context of globalisation. With economic concerns dominating our outlook on global affairs, the Declaration on Social Justice symbolises a crucial socio-political shift.  …

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Three Circular Economy Trends To Watch In 2020

From Australia’s bushfires to double-digit temperatures in January, most of us are aware of our planet’s deteriorating health. To rectify these issues, it’s clear that we must collectively shift from our current economic model towards a Circular Economy.  To guide you through the concept, we have highlighted some key Circular Economy trends in 2020. Although these constitute a fraction of …

eco friendly date night

How To Make Valentine’s Day The Ultimate Eco-Friendly Date Night

The American tradition of Valentine’s Day is hardly associated with environmentalism and sustainable living. But with a few tweaks, we can turn this yearly event into the super eco-friendly date night it ought to be.  So in the spirit of Valentine’s Day, we’ve listed all the amazing ways you can celebrate an eco-friendly date night. From outdoors and adventurous walks …

5 Sustainable Fashion Trends To Look Out For In 2020

In recent years, there has been a surge of interest in sustainable fashion. Not coincidentally, we have simultaneously witnessed exponential growth in the number of brands and initiatives on the market.  2019 was lauded as ‘the year of awakening’ by the State of Fashion Report, with consumers everywhere demanding radical transparency and social responsibility from fashion brands both big and …

6 Simple Steps To Create Your Perfect Wardrobe With Sustainable Basics

If New Year means new me, new decade means total reboot, right? Across the country, there are bookshelves of handy guides to this personal transformation. But to take on the world, we believe you need to have the sustainable basics right. Investing in sustainable fashion basics not only saves us money and frustration but helps save the planet. Because rather …

Sustainable Activewear – How to Save The Planet Whilst You Workout

No matter how we perceive New Year’s resolutions, we all toy with the idea of a fresh start. With sustainable activewear, we can kick off not only a new year but a whole new decade with a commitment to planetary health as well as our own. Jumping on the treadmill is as important as what we wear when we do …