Ethical Shopping organisation

Have you met the Australian Ethical Shopping organisation?

I’ve just finished reading a startling new Australian book called Wardrobe Crisis written by Clare Press who’s worked in the Australian and British fashion industry for a couple of decades. She’s editor at Marie Claire (Australia) magazine, she’s worked on major fashion publications, in design and been published widely internationally.

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Finding my tribe: Nath at beautycalypse

The Europeans seem to set the pace in so many aspects of being green, I suspect that living in an area of high population density where you have many neighbours — literally and on your national borders — makes you more conscious of the outward effects of your personal decisions.

Though I’m not a girly girl I do use skincare products as well as some makeup, I like to know what I’m using, what’s in it and where it came from. My serendipitous stumble onto Nath’s blog last year has been a total win.

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Used with Nath’s kind permission

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I’m Smitten

I don’t know about you but I have a terrible time trying to buy winter clothes of good quality that are made from natural fibres — preferably wool! — in a sustainable way. Although I don’t sew (yet) I do knit but my list of projects hasn’t included a garment for me for a while.

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