A one year challenge: to buy no new clothes

For a long time, living a sustainable life meant growing vegetables, riding my bike, buying green electricity and insulating my home. I didn’t consider the origins of the clothes I wore. When purchasing clothes (often on impulse) my belief was that this new garment would make me feel better and I would look good. And…

Can you be stylish at 50?

Today I met the organiser of the 360 Fashion Market. This bespoke market supports sellers whose goods are ethically produced or pre-loved, vintage or up-cycled.

Hemp – the eco-fibre

My first encounter with a hemp crop was in Northern Vietnam in 2015.
I was on a day trek with Mee, a woman from the Black Hmong

Make a stand

While we’ve been talking about food choices for years – we need to talk about the impact of clothing choices.

Creating a capsule wardrobe

According to the NSW Environment Protection Authority, Australian’s purchase 27 kilograms of textiles each year.