Modern slavery man making clothing

Modern slavery still rampant in fashion

Fashion continues to be largely responsible for modern slavery, according to a new report from the Walk Free Foundation. The Global Slavery Index 2018 has found that G20 countries play a major role as they import US$354 billion of at-risk products annually. Fashion rates among the top five, and is collectively responsible for US$127 billion […]

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A.BCH: full disclosure from fibre to finish

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, […]

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Fashion hierarchy: the solution to sustainable shopping?

A woman with a vision. She walked into our lives, inspired conversation and ignited contemplation. She is Australian model Emma Hakansson. A model, artist and ethical advocate, Emma explores the current state of fashion, how her values impact her style choices and questions, is fashion hierarchy the solution to sustainable shopping? Words by Emma Hakansson Rewind to a couple […]

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Emma Hakansson

Women of intent

Celebrating women of influence, women of intent. As we mark this year’s International Day of Women, we introduce our 2018 series, Women of Intent. With a lens on Australian women in the fashion, beauty and lifestyle industries, we interview influential Australian women using their art and work for intent; bringing awareness and education to influence change […]

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The art of style

Surrounded by fabrics and couture from an early age, it was inevitable that Melbourne stylist, Stephanie Gaspodini would carve a creative path, inspired by the beauty of fabric. From playing in store-front windows to working with some of Melbourne’s top creatives, Stephanie has come a long way. Inspired by her unique take on styling with […]

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Changing the future of fashion

Purposeful, determined and compassionate. Chandler Busby is all of those things and more. The woman behind Haiti Design Co., a non-profit artisan production and training centre behind these bags, Chandler is changing the future of fashion, one bag at a time. Following part 1 of our interview with Chandler, we got right into the details this […]

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