Organic fair trade clothing

Fair trade clothing Looking for fair trade clothing? We at Sustainable Clothing will only recommend and partners with suppliers who lead the world in sustainable fashion production. We think it is extremely important that the fashion industry plays fair across the whole supply chain for everyone’s sake. One of our favourite manufacturers is Fair Indigo. …

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Fashion Blender

The Fashion Blender blog was created by sustainability and eco-friendly entrepreneur, Kiri Yanchenko, and posts intriguing musings on fashion, design, art, photography and lifestyle. Kiri’s latest company, Amperna, produces probiotic skincare for sensitive skin and it is generating great word-of-mouth momentum and positive press with its environmentally-friendly purpose and the efficacy of its products. Amperna …

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nukleus organic wear

We, at Sustainable Clothing, have been big fans of Nukleus and the Nukleus story since reading about the company all the way back in 2012. In a world dominated by fast fashion, in particularly fast fashion dominated by multi-national brands, by global fashion houses and sustained by the billions spent in mass marketing, it was …

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Organic cotton vs recycled Pet

What is best for ethically-made and sustainable workout wear We only recommend activewear made from sustainable fabrics, including organic cotton and recycled PET, because these fabrics have minimised environmental impacts when compared with their conventional alternatives, which we think is pretty important. Organic cotton and recycled PET are quite different fabrics, and it’s important to …

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The dark side of the fashion industry

The consequences of fast fashion Unfortunately the globalisation of the fashion industry has had a fairly devastating impact on the face of our planet today. For starters there’s the fact that seemingly innocuous ‘natural’ fibres such as conventional cotton can account for just 2.4% of the world’s land and yet 24% of the world’s insecticides. Or …

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The problem with conventional cotton

It is no secret that conventional cotton farming is harmful for the planet. According to the Pesticide Action Network (PAN), it covers 2.4% of the world’s cultivated land yet uses 6% of the world’s pesticides and 16% of insecticides. But what about the human impacts of this dirty crop? These impacts form an equally strong case against …

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A fashion designer who shares our values

We at Sustainable Clothing are interested in the process of making clothes. We talk a lot about the problems with the fast fashion industry supply chain, sure, but we also try to highlight and celebrate the artisanship that goes into well-made clothing, because well-made clothing is just that: an art form. Whether it’s Katy Perry’s …

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