Category Archive: Fair Trade

Ethical fashion interview #2: Origen

A few years ago I had the pleasure to meet, interview and even do a little bit of writing for Rose Marie Stirling, the founder and owner of Origen, a lifestyle store in Melbourne… Continue reading

The DIY-er taketh away

    Most of the time, as you might have noticed, my DIYs involve adding print, colour, embellishment… basically, MORE. But this time, I decided to take something away instead. I found this… Continue reading

Ethical fashion interview #1: Mulberries from Laos

If you’ve been reading this blog for a while you have probably picked up on the fact that I’m a big fan of sustainable fashion. I’ve just launched my own fair trade accessories… Continue reading

Shortcut to a new me, thanks to Organika Hair

How has this happened? It’s December and there’s still so much left on my to-do list, including giving this blog a much-needed makeover. While the blog is going to have to wait a… Continue reading

Christmas gifts that give twice

At the risk of sounding like a Grinch, I’m really not a huge fan of Christmas. I have no problem with people getting together to enjoy delicious food and one anothers’ company, but… Continue reading

Weekend plans: Fair@Square festival

After what seems like an extra-long, cold winter here in Melbourne, it’s just about time to come out of hibernation – and what better way to warm up than with a festival? Fair@Square… Continue reading

Giveaway! Legging it in Tightology

Melburnians! Have you been to the Monet’s Garden exhibition at the NGV yet? If you have, you may have noticed some indigo-shaded tights printed with flowers in the gift shop. They’re an exclusive… Continue reading

Fair trade fashion show GIVEAWAY

Those of you who have been following my blog for a while will know that last year and the year before, I co-ordinated and styled the Fair@Square festival fashion show. This year, I’ve… Continue reading

Canterbury tales – discovering Maling Road #2

You may have wondered while reading my first post about Maling Road whether we stopped for any sustenance during our day of discovery. Truth be told, most of the day was taken up… Continue reading

Canterbury tales – discovering Maling Road #1

One of the things I love about Melbourne is discovering neighbourhoods I never knew about – and it’s all the more fun when you’ve got some great bloggers along for company. Last Saturday… Continue reading