think about it
Your cart is empty
Visit The Shop
Tuesday 7 June 2016
Fashion Featured

MOGA: the new ethical headscarf brand empowering women and supporting education in pakistan

Dani Leever
No comments

There are currently 5.1 million Pakistani children of primary school age who are out of school, according to the organisation CARE Pakistan. Of the poorest 20% of the population, two out of three young women do not go to school – it is one of the more severe situations for women’s education in the world….
Read more

Monday 1 February 2016
Featured

short shorts and long burqas

Annie Hariharan
No comments

There are two reasons why it was easy for me to travel and explore new cities. First, I lived in Kuala Lumpur for most of my life until I moved to Melbourne. Kuala Lumpur is a 2 hour flight to most South East Asian cities, food havens and tropical islands. Second, budget airlines expanded in…
Read more

Thursday 28 January 2016
Arts Fashion

interview with linda vydra: founder of pins to kill

Bridget Conway
No comments

Pins to Kill, or P2K  for short, is a clothing line made by women, for women. Customers can get their hands on custom-made leggings, or choose from a range of already designed funky styles, once P2K launches on February 2nd! I had a chat with the founder of P2K and she explained to me why…
Read more

Friday 22 January 2016
Arts Fashion

interview with roy martins das neves of civilian chavez

Bridget Conway
No comments

Inspired by the loss of someone close to him, Roy Martins Das Neves, founder of Civilian Chavez, has put together, Project Genesis, a fashion show that will see all proceeds from the evening donated to Ovarian Cancer research. I got in touch with Roy and chatted to him about his career in fashion so far….
Read more

Thursday 3 December 2015
Art Arts Fashion

interview with lili murphy-johnson

Bridget Conway
No comments

Inspiring young jewellery designer Lili Murphy-Johnson has created a stir with the unveiling of her first collection of pieces. Why, you ask? Because Lili’s jewellery is designed to reduce the stigma of menstruation by presenting itself as a no holds-barred collection of works that imitate the real-life stains and emotions that are involved in menstruation….
Read more

Thursday 26 November 2015
Uncategorised

interview with julia denes: founder of woodfolk

Bridget Conway
No comments

Thanks to people like Julia Denes, founder of Woodfolk, it’s becoming easier and easier to be an ethical shopper. A virtually unknown phrase up until recent times, ethical shopping is more important than ever in the constantly expanding and shifting world of fashion and design. I sat down with Julia and asked her a few…
Read more

Friday 9 October 2015
Arts Fashion

interview with hanna guy: co-founder of dorsu

Bridget Conway
No comments

Dorsu is an ethical clothing company that is co-founded by Hanna Guy – an entrepreneur hailing originally from Tasmania. The crowd-funding campaign for Dorsu is seeking to raise $20,000 so that the company can continue its ethical business that benefits both the buyer and the maker.I had a chat with Hanna about the mission of Dorsu…
Read more

Tuesday 29 September 2015
Arts Fashion

interview with fashion designer ginan tabbouch

Bridget Conway
No comments

  After attending Fashion UnWINEd in Sydney earlier this month, hosted by Diana Antonijevic and Isabella Katan of Style & Beautify Me, I was inspired to get in touch with a few of the designers showcased during the evening. One designer in particular really stuck with me – and that was Ginan Tabbouch. Her work…
Read more

Monday 27 July 2015
Fashion Featured Feminism

the naked truth: why it’s taken so long for fashion to reconceptualise “nude” colours

Arabella Close
No comments

In fashion, “nude” has traditionally referred to a light beige colour. Nude shoes, nude nail polishes, nude lipsticks and nude underwear have always tended to come in pale and fair shades. The name “nude” refers to the products’ similarity to the wearer’s skin tone as if the wearer’s nails, lips, feet or middle section were…
Read more

Friday 24 July 2015
Arts Fashion

fashion unWINEd: interview with diana antonijevic and isabella katan

Bridget Conway
One comment

If you’re looking for something to do that combines fashion, beauty, food, wine AND fundraising for charity, look no further than Fashion unWINEd. This event, created by Diana Antonijevic and Isabella Katan, the two coaches behind event business Style & Beautify Me, will take you on a journey of  the gifted up and coming talents…
Read more

Thursday 9 July 2015
Arts Fashion

interview with heidy rehman, founder of rose & willard

Bridget Conway
No comments

  Heidy Rehman is the founder of Rose & Willard, a fashion label that’s all about empowering women in the workforce. Rehman comes from an Analytics background and set about in the fashion world when she was at a crossroads in her life, and has produced a brand that is both fashion-forward, ethically conscious, but…
Read more

Wednesday 24 June 2015
Fashion Featured

don’t tell me to go eat a sandwich: models’ internalisation of bodyshaming

Eden Faithfull
No comments

‘So I’m not anorexic or anything, but l just love that look where all you can see is bone. lt’s like she doesn’t even exist, it’s so sexy.’ They’re sitting in a circle of bubble gum pink tulle and analysing each others’ Instagram profiles. I hadn’t been taking part in the selfie scrutiny up to…
Read more

Thursday 23 April 2015
Featured

the year i quit shopping

Sarah Sweeney
One comment

Last January I met with a friend who had just completed a year of No Retail. I’ll give a little backstory before explaining the challenge. Kari spent time volunteering for the Good Will and learnt something surprising: the crap you donate thinking you’re some virtuous Mother Theresa – jettisoning your H&M blouses that never fit…
Read more

Saturday 18 April 2015
Arts Fashion

and i’m feelin’ good: what fashion means to me

Jay Ong
No comments

Some people think fashion is superficial, and something akin to an unnecessary, pointless and expensive hobby. But wait, I know what you’re thinking. How very dare they. Take my parents, for a spiffy example. To them, appearance is a matter of buying clothes to put on your body so that, simply put,  you are not naked. End…
Read more