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Everything you need to know about the leather industry

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Every year, the global leather industry slaughters more than a billion animals and tans their skins and hides to create leather. (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations) Whether you’re a vegetarian/vegan or not, that stat is disturbing. But if you know anything about factory farming, it’s really not that surprising. I use to justify buying leather because like many people I have spoken to, we just assume leather is a by product from […]

5 Ethical Australian Fashion Labels You Need to Know About

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I adore op-shopping, always have and always will. I’ve loved op shopping since I was wee brat on the hippie streets of Lismore (try not to hold it against me) all the way up to now as an ‘adult’ (still a brat though) It’s safe to say that I’ve hunted down second hand shopping in every country I have ever visited. From Spanish and Parisian flea markets, to London, Phnom Penh, Tokyo, Vancouver, Las Vegas […]

Have you cottoned on yet?

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I don’t know about you but I never really understood why people have always harped on about organic cotton. It’s always just seemed quite wanky and pretentious to me. Nobody eats cotton (well no one I know anyways) so what’s the big deal if the cotton we buy isn’t organic? And to be honest with you, I very rarely go out of my way to buy organic fruits and veg. Does that make me a […]