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5 tips that will have you thrifting like a boss

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Shop where the ‘posh’ people live You know where I am talking about. The posh neighbourhoods where the LuLu wearing, ladies of leisure brunch mid-week, because let’s be real, only suckers have jobs. It’s these op-shops that may just have us common people walking away with those one off unicorn finds that you’ll forever be boasting about. I guess rich people ain’t so bad after all! Check the care tags It’s considerably easy to determine […]

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 […]

What goes around, comes around – The circular economy

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There are so many buzz words that circulate when we talk about ethical fashion, but one that has well and truly caught my attention is the ‘circular economy’. I was quite confused about what a circular economy meant when it came to fashion, but the more I learned about it, the more and more fascinated I have become. So what exactly is a circular economy? The Ellen Macarthur Foundation sums it up beautifully. “A circular […]