Natalie Kay is not your regular fashionista. A fashion major in college, she learned some of the industry's dark secrets, and she found she couldn't turn a blind eye to the impact of fast fashion. Instead she decided to make a difference in the industry she loved! And that's why we love her! Believing fashion can and should exist responsibly Natalie founded Sustainably Chic - a blog and guide to a more ethical wardrobe. Aimée caught up with her to find out what ethical style is all about. to a more ethical wardrobe. Aimée caught up with her to find out what ethical style is all about.Read More
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Timber is such an amazing natural resource! We build our homes with it, it provides shade for our children to play under, we carve beautiful furniture to sit around with friends and family. There is no doubt that timber is one of those resources that can be found in so many aspects of our daily lives. Which is why it's so important to consider sustainability in this field. The great thing about timber is that it is a renewable and recyclable natural resource.
But there are definitely some timbers that are more sustainable than others and there is a push towards using more sustainable alternatives, especially in furniture production. Timbers like oak which are hugely popular in furniture and flooring are slow-growing and often produced only for their lumbar which means they aren't as sustainable as fast-growing alternatives.Read More
Not much I'd suggest - apart from being a few of the latest favourite things of Katie Roberts, the hippie kid-turned fashion designer and buyer-turned environmental scientist-turned stylish sustainability maven. And as a fellow Sunshine Coaster and kindred ethical consumption spirit, Katie and her blog Sustainability in Style are some of our latest favourite finds.Read More
We are totally crushing on Alden Wicker. A stylish New Yorker who takes sustainability seriously, Alden is the brains (and beauty) behind EcoCult, an online blog that promotes sustainable and eco-friendly living in NYC and beyond. We catch up to chat all things style and sustainability...Read More