Organic Fair Trade Clothing

Organic fair trade clothing and buds of organic cotton.

Fair trade clothing Looking for organic 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 …

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Organic cotton vs recycled Pet

Organic cotton vs recycled PET - rainbow background from different coloured plastic caps

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 Dark Side of the Fashion Industry - old clothing and plastic in landfill

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. Many of us who love our clothes are completely oblivious to the dark side of the fashion industry. For starters there’s the fact that seemingly innocuous ‘natural’ fibres such as …

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Nukleus Organic Wear

Cotton crop growing for 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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Why choose bamboo clothing?

Bamboo - useful for more than just bamboo clothing

WHY BAMBOO? Bamboo is a remarkable and highly versatile natural resource. Using it to make bamboo clothing is just one of its many possible applications. Bamboo has been utilised in Asia for many centuries in a wide range of uses, such as in cooking, construction, transport, and medicine – as well as textiles. Only relatively …

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Fashion Blender

An illustration of bogging - relevant to the Fashion Blender Blog

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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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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