Spring Summer Trends for the Eco-Conscious Fashionista

New season = New trends and eco-fashionistas everywhere want to know how to integrate these looks into their existing wardrobes without dipping their toes into the fast-fashion trend cycles and getting caught out with pieces that will fade as fast as the spring blooms! With this new season you will be excited to know thatContinue reading “Spring Summer Trends for the Eco-Conscious Fashionista”

What is Greenwashing and how to avoid falling victim to it

If you’ve been on the sustainable fashion scene for any amount of time you would have heard of the term greenwashing – but what is it, how does it impact you and how can you avoid falling victim to it.  Greenwashing is unsubstantiated claims by businesses, brands or individuals that their products or services areContinue reading “What is Greenwashing and how to avoid falling victim to it”

Which Coat-hangers Should I Choose?

There are so many different options out there for coat hangers it can be confusing to know which is the right one for the garments you have. There are wooden hangers, wire hangers, plastic hangers, velvet hangers, padded ones, notched ones, open ended ones, and clip ones – but which ones are best for what?Continue reading “Which Coat-hangers Should I Choose?”

How To Pack Clothes For A Stress Free Holiday

It’s school holidays here right now, and my nephews have already started talking about their Christmas holiday plans. We all want our holidays to be enjoyable and stress free, and that includes the preparation! If you’re a mum like me, then when you go on holidays packing for the whole family tends to fall ontoContinue reading “How To Pack Clothes For A Stress Free Holiday”

Unpopular Opinion: Tailoring ≠ Alterations

I recently read a blog post on ways to make your clothing look more lux on a budget. While the tips were good, what really irked me was the person who wrote it is a real industry insider – and when she was talking about altering your clothes for a good fit she referred to itContinue reading “Unpopular Opinion: Tailoring ≠ Alterations”

Five Ways I Choose Sustainability in My Business

Today being World Earth Day, I thought it would be fitting to share 5 ways that I choose sustainability in my business – so lets dive right in! 1. Eco Friendly Packaging All of the packaging I use is eco friendly. I use compostable mailer bags that meet the Australian, European, American and International Standards,Continue reading “Five Ways I Choose Sustainability in My Business”

How can I care for my garments and the environment?

Lately I’ve seen so many posts on mindful mending. Some of the mends are so beautiful and inspiring it makes me wish I had holes in my jumpers or jeans to be able to mend them in such unique and stunning ways. And while mending is an important part of sustainable fashion, taking care ofContinue reading “How can I care for my garments and the environment?”

Sustainably Sourcing Fabric

We’d like to take a bit of time to share with you how we source fabrics with a sustainability mindset and environmental focus. First lets look at what we mean when we say we source fabrics sustainably. What we refer to as sustainably sourced fabrics, are generally pre-loved fabrics. These are often vintage fabrics, de-stashedContinue reading “Sustainably Sourcing Fabric”