I’ve always felt that some surf brands are also a prime example of this irony, with mainstream surf brands promoting outdoor life whilst polluting the planet with toxic production and unethical standards.
Classically as a society, when we think of marijuana, hippie stoners laying around eating bags of chips on a sofa come to mind. Marijuana, however, has a deep history and culture, evolving from spirituality to mainstream medicine.
If we scrape all that shit off the top, underneath the fashion industry is exciting, skillful and full of history. In my eyes style icons are creative people, expressing it through what they wear without asking for other people’s permission.
As if there are not enough issues with global warming and wildlife preservation, the Australian Government has made another GREAT decision about the environment and is opening up the Great Australian Bight to drill for oil.
Originally written & published in The Green Hub here. Human activities have had an increasingly detrimental effect on the ocean and marine life, with more than 8 million tons of plastic dumped into the oceans each year. For decades we’ve managed to ignore the issue, but now it’s risen to the surface, making its way…
My Look Book for ethical and sustainable trousers, including local female designers from Sea Bones and handprinted items from Arc & Bow.
Since the horrific Rhana Plaza collapse, consumers are starting to wake up to bullshit that is going behind the scenes and demanding brands to take responsibility of supply chains. This has been heightened by access to knowledge via social media and reports from not for profit organisations such as Baptist World Aid
Fashion trends define period’s of time, each decade has its own distinctive trends molded by the current affairs of the time.
Australia alone spent around $41.4 billion on online shopping just last year and that number is set to increase. Trend forecasters WGSN predict that not only will consumers continue to use technology to shop but will demand products from more purpose-driven brands.
In 2018, anxiety and mental health are front and centre alongside climate change and the Kardashians.