How Clothing Defines

How Clothing Defines

In an age of technology, consumerism, and pressure, it can be difficult to ascertain exactly what is important. Clothing is one such example. Through media coverage and social pressures, we are led to believe that the clothing we wear has a big impact on who we are as...
International Women’s Day 2018

International Women’s Day 2018

The women from the Once Upon A Doug project! A Bleak Picture Gender equality and women’s rights have gained massive publicity in recent times, as New Zealand and other Western countries attempt to improve the gulf between men and women. In developing Asian countries...
The Forgotten Widows

The Forgotten Widows

The fashion industry is dominated by woman. From the factory workers, right through to the models and designers; women are front and centre, they are the driving force. Yet amongst all of this, there is a group of women who are almost totally ignored, completely out...
Why support Fairtrade?

Why support Fairtrade?

In the western parts of India, under the hot sun, cotton farmers toil away making their living. Once the cotton is grown and harvested, it is separated (normally in a cotton gin), before being sold to traders. From here, the cotton goes on to yarn spinners, the fabric...
I want to support ethical, but…

I want to support ethical, but…

You’re interested in ethical fashion, right? Of course you are… you wouldn’t be reading our blog if you weren’t. And there are several reasons why you might support the ethical clothing movement. Maybe it’s the soft, comfortable feel of...
The Fairtrade Difference

The Fairtrade Difference

   Copyright: Suzanne Lee for the Max Havelaar Foundation The change A brand-new business, a fresh beginning. For us… change is in the air! However, we are far from content with change for just ‘us’. No, this business is about more, we are targeting a much bigger...