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Textile Waste and the 100 Day Dress

For a country of 23 million people, Australia is the 2nd largest consumer of textiles per person in the world. A shameful stat. Almost half of Australians believe our country might actually rank between 6th – 12th in terms of textile consumption. Fast fashion in Australia has become an addiction fuelled by cheap imported clothing… Continue reading Textile Waste and the 100 Day Dress

Environment

DIY Recycled Fashion Skirt

Reducing Landfill Waste In my bid to make this a sustainable living year, I decided to re-purpose an old item of clothing and up-cycle it to a new piece. This helps reduce landfill and provides a new item of clothing to wear and enjoy. With a small piece of elastic, a skirt like this can… Continue reading DIY Recycled Fashion Skirt

Community, History & Traditions

This makes me so Angry – Abhorent exploitation of Third World Workers

Do you buy products from The Gap, H & M, Walmart and The Gap? Do you realise what dangerous practices you are supporting? Do you realise that people, primarily young girls suffer as a result of us in the western world wanting to wear some clothing that may look stylish or has a "brand" name.… Continue reading This makes me so Angry – Abhorent exploitation of Third World Workers