Sustainable fashion advocates, we have some work to do. In Australia, the sustainable fashion landscape is growing yet not always representative of its diverse community.
In honour of International Women’s Day, we caught up with creative Tiffany Duliege (nee Teoh), shining a diversity lens on women working within sustainable fashion in Australia. According to The Guardian, Australian fashion week has never been good at diversity. While Virgin Melbourne Fashion Festival’s recent independent runway IDENTITY featuring Ricepaper was a breath of fresh air, […]
Powered by carbon neutral energy, biodegradable packaging and carbon neutral delivery, Melbourne label Olearia has thought about more than just good style. Made locally and shipped from their North Melbourne studio, Olearia designers Ellen and Laura are challenging the traditional shopping experience with their made to order model. While traditionally labels manufacture garments before releasing […]
From her quaint studio in Brunswick, Eve reviews the details of her spring/summer collection. “I’m flying out to Bali in two weeks to view it all. It’s pretty exciting,” shares Eve Walton-Healey, founder of Ricepaper The Label. Made in Bali in small batches, Ricepaper was born from Eve’s commitment to doing things differently. “I didn’t want […]
As the move away from fast fashion continues, we’ve seen the rise in designers going back to basics. Choosing to introduce handcrafted style into our collection, we learnt more time and effort goes into production. It had us questioning: is it better? Understanding that not all handcrafted items are created equal, we explore the top five […]
Reebok has launched its first plant-based shoe made from cotton and corn. Made from cotton upper and a corn-based sole, 75 per cent of the shoe is made from USDA certified biological material. The news follows their announcement last year where they committed to creating shoes from ‘things that grow’. Head of Reebok Future Bill […]