Very exciting innovations are happening in the way of sustainable, animal-friendly fashion at the moment. Native Shoes has just released a plant-based, vegan sneaker that is zero-waste, biodegradable and compostable.Read More
In an era where it’s (slowly) dawning on us all that single-use items are not sustainable, let’s consider the more environmentally friendly alternative to the everyday disposable tissue. Enter exhibit A: a delicately embroidered handkerchief made from Oeko Tex accredited pure linen.Read More
A recipe for fluffy, tasty Hot X Buns made with wholemeal flour and olive oil. Dairy and egg free, these vegan treats are light and delicately spiced.Read More
Being a vegan in Melbourne is gloriously easy. Far from being served a salad with all the fun flavours removed, Melbourne offers a gourmet selection of super nutritious, delicious plant based meals. Whether it’s a 100% vegan or vegetarian venue or whether it’s just got a great variety of meals for both vegans and meat/fish eaters, these are the places I go to and totally recommend.Read More
Crispily-crunchy oat streusel, made extra-delicious with new-season pecans, is held loftily high upon a richly-orange-coloured moist spiced muffin, with all the golden flavour of freshly roasted pumpkin, in these vegan refined-sugar-free muffins.Read More
Filbert is a high-end vegan bag & accessories label, who craft beautiful pieces from luxurious vegan suede and soft vegan leather. With a mindfully made approach, all bags are made to a high standard so they have a luxurious hand feel and look.Read More
Emma Håkansson is a model on a mission to help shape the fashion industry for the better.
She uses her profile to inspire positive action, now works exclusively with ethical and sustainable brands, and has just launched a production and consulting agency for do-good businesses.
Get to know Emma in our recent interview.Read More
There really are some wonderful brands out there working to clean up the fashion industry, and to have a positive impact on the world.
Melbourne-based Bhumi certainly fit this bill. After witnessing firsthand the enormous amount of harm done to workers and the environment in fast fashion and textile supply chains, the founders were inspired to create a brand that does things better.
Now, they want you be a part of their story.Read More
Our roundup of the best sustainable fashion events to attend at VAMFF 2019Read More
Layers of roasted summer stone fruits, chocolately rawnola and creamy yogurt make the most delicious (and fast!) weekend breakfast.Read More
4 fab shades of peach lipstick, all vegan, all cruelty-free.Read More
Have you ever been troubled by how much single-use plastic you’re handed on plane flights? Well Portuguese airline, Hi Fly, is working to change that. Over the Christmas holiday period last year, Hi Fly completed the world’s first completely single-use plastic-free commercial flights.Read More
These cosmic creations by Tamara Leacock of REMUSE designs are handmade in Collingwood, Melbourne ~ from low environmental impact materials.
Her latest collection, Solstice Exù, is created with undyed linen and organic cotton, juxtaposed with shibori dyed moss, indigo deadstock and organic fabricsRead More
A bag that’s stylish and uber-practical? Um yes please. It’s no small wonder that belt bags are being taken up by so many right now. Here are our picks for chic fanny-packs / bum-bags that are ethically-made from sustainable, vegan-friendly materials.Read More
Love the convenience of pod coffee but feel bad about the plastic waste? Here’s a solution.Read More
If you don’t want to succumb to the commercialisation of Valentine’s Day - and we’re with you on that - here are 14 ideas that are all about shared experience and attention. Because isn’t that what a celebration of love should be about?Read More
Being on holiday can certainly make it trickier to avoid single-use plastics. This is something I definitely find. But with a little bit of organisation and forethought, it can still be quite simple to save a whole lot of plastic..Read More
Mirabelle Jewellery is the story of the daughter of a Parisian silversmith - Veronique Henry - whose passion for jewellery-making was born from discovering nature and diverse cultures around the world.
Based in the UK, Mirabelle specialise in handmade, fair trade and unique jewellery, made with love and soul. Their pieces are made mostly by fair trade suppliers around the world, as well as a collection that’s handmade inRead More