April, Aaron and Declan are passionate about sustainability. Driven by their combined entrepreneurial spirit and desire to combat fast fashion, the team's business launch couldn’t come at a better time.
The Melbourne made Radical Yes capsule features two pairs of ‘Cosmic Wonder’ sandals, both handcrafted in Abbotsford, and they’re consistent with the brand's mission to minimise waste and push boundaries with one silhouette.
The silly season is upon us and festivities are in full swing. Not only are we exposed to the summer sun, but also the celebratory lifestyle with Christmas party after Christmas party and the annual New Year’s salute.
The first floatation tank was designed in 1954 and used for studies on sensory deprivation. Now, floatation therapy is quickly becoming the preferred way to unplug, switch off, reduce stress, and relieve pain.
Inspired by environmental activism in the hopes of eliminating this kind of clothing waste, Kangan fashion students embraced the challenge of beautifying unsalable second-hand Red Cross clothing for their annual Rags To Runway showcase.
Katie-Ann Houghton is a nationally recognised glass artist. She’s worked alongside some of the industry’s most renowned both locally and internationally, and three of her pieces are part of Australia’s National Glass Art Collection.
‘The Three M’s’ are easy to understand and remember, and when you stop to think about it, it all makes sense. Where a garment is MADE, what MATERIALS it's made from and how MUCH it costs, will answer any questions you have about ethics and sustainability.
I recently featured in the Herald Sun and my hero image aptly sums up how excited I was. I share news and interviews with Australian brands through The Fashion Advocate blog on a weekly basis, but it's not often the tables are turned and I get the opportunity to share mine.
Sticks + Stone is not your average fashion label; in a world where fast fashion and petrochemical fabrics are the norm, Jacky Stickler cuts through the crap, delivering an ethical and sustainable label with a conscious.
In our competitive and fast-paced industry, a great design alone doesn’t cut it anymore, and for success and longevity in fashion, the formula is simple: guts, hard work, and a serious business strategy.