Category Archive: sustainable fashion

Leaders of the Pack – sustainable fashion pioneers

“Sustainable fashion” is perhaps the ultimate oxymoron. Fashion is, by¬†its very definition, desirable for a fleeting moment,¬†something that has its few minutes in the spotlight before being relegated to the scrapheap. How can… Continue reading

My Christmas is here!

I know that officially, Christmas day is next week, but mine seems to have arrived early. For a start, I’m on holidays (from my day job, at least), but what’s even more exciting… 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

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

A visit to Vinnies Ringwood

 If you enjoyed my last post which included a reference to mysterious symbols which lead to amazingness, you’re going to love this one, although most of you would not find this particular symbol… 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

The Ethics of Style

We all know clothes don’t go on trees. But wouldn’t it be cool if they did? Hopefully one day those scientists working away in their labs will solve all our fashion guilt problems… Continue reading

A singlet changes its spots

Have you ever worn a garment made from modal before? This cloth keeps its cool even on a hot summer’s day and has a great reputation as an eco-friendly fabric, as well as… Continue reading

Bloggers on the Peninsula: Part 2

 Take a good, hard look at this picture. It’s probably the first and last time you are ever likely to see any of us bloggers captured in exercise gear, minus make-up and shod… Continue reading

Refashioning ethnic dress is not a sinh!

Remember I told you about my trip to the Talat Sao in Vientiane? Well, this was one of the things I purchased there. It’s a vintage sinh*, apparently from the Houa Phan region,… Continue reading