Slave to fashion

Wednesday, 12 August 2015

Delve into the underbelly of Australia’s clothing industry and you’ll discover our very own sweatshops.

Round She Goes Fashion Markets

2 – 16 May, 2015

Round She Goes is an award-winning indoor fashion market dedicated to women’s vintage clothing and preloved designer fashion. Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide.

Tips for your haven

Thursday, 6 November 2014

Green Lifestyle's editor Caitlin Howlett lets you know what you can look forward to over the next month on our site; the best advice in home, garden, & style!


Style with substance

Thursday, 6 November 2014

Sustainable fashion expert Lisa Heinze finds out what makes recent Green Lifestyle Award winner, Carlie Ballard, tick.

Undress Runway

Undress Runway in Brisbane

11 October, 2014
The mission of Undress Runway is to make sustainable fashion the default. Here's your chance to se new life given to pre-loved garments, and examine the practices of some of the best ethical fashion labels. The Undress Runway features established and emerging sustainable designers, as well as vintage labels. Celebrate the brilliant work of sustainable designers from around the world, and help create public the demand for a fashion industry that values sustainable practices.

Where: Factory One, 91 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Qld.
When: From 5pm, Saturday 11 October, 2014.
Cost: $26 for general admission, or $68 for eco-luxe (VIP) including a drink on arrival, gift bag and runway side seating.
Click here for more info.


Wear something green

Monday, 18 August 2014

One simple thing you can do every day to live with less impact is to include at least one green item in your outfit every day.

Bangladesh Fashion

Gulit-free fashion from Bangladesh

Wednesday, 18 December 2013

Amidst tales of Bangladesh's exploitative clothing industry, two Australian designers are creating positive fashion stories.


The flaws of fashion

Tuesday, 9 July 2013

Recent events in Bangladesh aren’t the only concern in cheap fashion, explains Kelly Elkin, owner/designer for Alas, a certified organic and ethically produced sleepwear label.

Fashion Meets Forest

‘Fashion Meets Forests’ Sustainable Fashion Show

5 July, 2013
‘Fashion Meets Forests’ Sustainable Fashion Show

Not just pretty and glamourous, fashion can also be sustainable and make a real difference. The ‘Fashion Meets Forest’ sustainable fashion show will prove just that. The fashion show will feature three local designers including TheGreenShop, remadebybirdhands and One Colour along with the students from Mt Gravatt Sustainable Fashion Department. The showcased pieces are wide-ranging and ready-to-wear from a yoga session to a night out. The event is inspired by the environmental rehabilitation project Treehenge, an initiative of Condamine Alliance, a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to protecting land, water, native plants and wildlife.

Where: Heritage Room, Cloudland, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane QLD.
When: 6pm, Friday 5 July, 2013.
Cost: $30 (incl. canapés and proceeds to support Treehenge)
Click here for registration and more information.

Audrey Blue Clothing

Eco-friendly fashion

Friday, 3 May 2013

Because a green wardrobe should extend beyond your gym wear or the ‘designer’ end of the market.

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