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THE PURE POD AND ETHICAL FASHION BUY & SELL PAGE: THE GO-TO PLACE FOR SUSTAINABLY MADE PRE-LOVED TREASURES

THE PURE POD AND ETHICAL FASHION BUY & SELL PAGE: THE GO-TO PLACE FOR SUSTAINABLY MADE PRE-LOVED TREASURES

There’s no doubt that the cost of a piece of clothing runs a lot deeper than its price tag.  It is estimated that globally, the clothing and textile industry alone produces 2.1 billion tonnes of clothing and off-cut waste each year, with 80 percent of this waste ending up in landfill.  Of this waste created, it is estimated that two thirds are made of man-made synthetic/plastic fibres that never breakdown.  Australians are the second-largest consumers of new textiles after north Americans who annually buy 37 kg each, and ahead of Western Europeans at 22kg while consumption in Africa, the Middle...

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The #whomademyclothes Campaign & Pure Pod events to attend during Fashion Revolution Week 2018

The #whomademyclothes Campaign & Pure Pod events to attend during Fashion Revolution Week 2018

A passionate life of fashion and a revolutionary creative life.

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An inspiring Australian textile designer - Claire Ritchie

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An inspiring Australian textile designer - Claire Ritchie

Meet Claire Ritchie - Melbourne based mumma, artist, designer, textile artist and environment lover!

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Behind the scenes of our Transcending love collection

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Behind the scenes of our Transcending love collection

On a freezing cold Canberra stormy day we ventured out to the Dairy Road Precinct in hope to do an amazing summer shoot. We have originally planned for a summery feel outdoor, big blue sky and big field fashion shoot!  Mother nature had a different idea! It was wild winds, sleet, snow, wind, enormous black clouds and it was freeszing! Our always happy model Ashlea Perry, Devojka Models was the most professional, non-complaining model ever and still looked stunningly glamorous as always in this arctic weather with freezing feet and hands.  You can see images of her looking like she...

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Fashionably Numb - the long green thread of change

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Fashionably Numb - the long green thread of change

The world of manufacturing and fast fashion cycles have grown to an unsustainable speed, effecting the people making them, a devastating effect on the environment and insurmountable issue for charities. There is a growing concern from consumers wanting to reconnect with makers, designers and buy products with a positive supply chain and story. Pure Pod invites you to ‘Fashionably Numb’, an ethical designer twilight market and on to an evening event with MC – Melinda Tually from Fashion Revolution to discuss with industry specialists about the ethics of design at the new Dairy Road Precinct. Sponsored by –MG Cultural Program...

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