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.
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 […]
New Zealand label Okewa has mastered form and function with a coat made entirely of recycled bottles. Introducing their Recycled Line, designers Nevada and Nick are expanding on their existing rainwear collection in response to our plastic epidemic. “Since plastic doesn’t decompose, or takes around 450 – 1000+ years to do so, we decided to […]
Concerned with the state of the industry, designer Courtney Holm put years of development on hold. Working on her then fashion venture, Article, a men’s made-to-order street-luxe brand, Courtney began to question the supply chain and reassessed options. “Suppliers don’t always understand the need to know the full supply chain. If we’re serious about transparency, […]
Modern relics with a story. Inspired by history and handcrafted in Vancouver, Pamela Card uses the ancient process of lost wax to develop unique jewellery creations. A move away from mass production, we caught up with Pamela to learn about the process behind the unique art forms, hand made in-house using responsible craftsmanship. Tell me about the […]