We chatted with Megan and Sharna from The Fabric Social about what International Women's Day means to the fashion industry. Now, more than ever, there's a strong call-to-action to press forward and progress gender parity. There's a strong call to #PressforProgress motivating and uniting friends, colleagues and whole communities to think, act and be gender inclusive.
"We communicate who we are through clothing, it is fundamentally a part of what we wish to communicate about ourselves" true words spoken by Orsola De Castro.
So, at the Golden Globe Awards this year Hollywood came together and wore black to stand up for the #MeToo campaign. Fashion is conversation starter, and often, as it was during the Globes, it’s the simplest clothes that pave the way for constructive dialogue.
Last week Virgin Australia Fashion Festival - VAMFF released the programme for 2018.
It's great to see the programme has a strong emphasis on sustainable fashion, with multiple dedicated events and runways.
So, for this weeks TOP TIPS TUESDAY I thought I run you through some of the events I will be attending, featuring some of my favourite ethical brands.
Is it okay to buy second-hand fast fashion? A
s an ethical fashion enthusiast, I’ve been asked the questions: Is op-shopping ethical? Should I buy second-hand or ethically made? These questions got me thinking. Naturally, I did my research, thought long and hard during yoga on the beach, and have come up with a few theories to replace my usual answer to these questions: “ahhh, ummm, well the answer is yes and no”.
"Sustainable" and "ethical", I used to hate using these words as adjectives to describe the type of fashion I was into, because it immediately sounds like shit fashion. Hemp, daggy, brown and boring. Not today, today I say it loud and proud! Because, ladies, in 2017 sustainable fashion got pretty damn sexy!