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Natural fibres & textiles: Why you should be asking “what are my clothes made of”?

Natural fibres & textiles: Why you should be asking “what are my clothes made of”?

When it comes to living a healthy and sustainable lifestyle, what you put in your body, is as significant as what you put on your body.  When buying a new piece of clothing, I know you may of you may be thinking “who made my clothes?”, but have you ever asked yourself “what are my clothes made of?”.  The fabrics and textiles used to make your clothes, are not only harmful to the environment around you but can also have negative impacts on your health and skin.  We are surrounded by fabrics all the time, however, most of us never...

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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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