Host a swap party for National Recycling Week 2011

Friday, 4 November 2011

It's National Recycling Week 2011 from November 7 - 13, 2011.

Big Aussie Swap parties will be held in cities and towns across Australia so people can exchange items they may no longer need or want, instead of throwing them away. Melissa Doyle explains the concept of swap parties and the basics of how a swap party operates.


How to: Repair a ripped seam

Tuesday, 13 September 2011

Five simple steps to help you get the most out of your beloved threads.

The rag trade

The rag trade

Wednesday, 29 June 2011

Want great new threads without forking out a cent? A clothes swap party is just the ticket.


Guide to vintage fashion

Monday, 7 March 2011

Better than new: opt for new threads the sustainable way - with covetable vintage.

Sara Victoria


Monday, 16 August 2010

Simplicity, fluidity and understated elegance are all hallmarks of Sara Victoria's style.

Fair Trade Fortnight

Fairtrade Fortnight

5 - 20 May

This is the biggest event for fair trade in Australia and New Zealand, recognising and promoting the positive difference businesses and consumers can make to the lives or producers and their communities in developing countries through the purchase of fairly traded goods.

Where: Across Australia and New Zealand.
When: 5 - 20 May, 2012.
Click here for more information.

Tanya Ha - blog

Green on the red carpet

Monday, 2 May 2011

Tanya Ha, regular G writer, was lucky enough to attend the recent TV Week Logie Awards. She shares her tips on how she managed to buy absolutely nothing new and hold her ground looking glamorous at Australian TV's night of nights.

Global Conduct fair trade fashion

Fair and funky

Thursday, 5 February 2009

Global Conduct is a small, family business with some big ideas. Check out Global Conduct's Loose Allo Hat and Silk Noil Loop Sarong.

How to Spot Vintage Items in a Thrift Store

Thursday, 2 October 2008

Creating a Vintage Look: How to Spot Vintage Items in a Thrift Store


Eco-fashion helps Japanese textile makers survive

Thursday, 25 September 2008

Environment-friendly new products, from recycled cotton to organically-dyed cashmere, and a revolutionary treatment to make wool shrink-resistant without using chemicals, were showcased at a trade fair in Paris.

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