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Woman, Mother, Wife blogs

  • Wife: Confessions of a sport mum

    Wife: Confessions of a sport mum

    In the United States they are referred to as ‘soccer moms’. In non-sporting arenas they are referred to as ‘tiger moms’.  I am not aware of an Australian equivalent, but being a nation obsessed with sport, I think we can safely assume there are plenty of us out there. Whether ...

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  • Mother: My old back

    Mother: My old back

  • Woman: Meat-free me

    Woman: Meat-free me


  • Clever questions

    Clever questions

    I love a clever question, the kind that really jolts you and causes you to think in a completely new or different way. It’s not surprising – as a coach and mentor, asking questions is my stock-in-trade. (Yes, contrary to popular misconceptions, coaching and mentoring are both largely about asking ...

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  • Vintage jacket shopping

    Vintage jacket shopping

  • Sweatshop-free swimsuits

    Sweatshop-free swimsuits

  • Going green at home

    Going green at home

  • Colour injection

    Colour injection

Our ethical shopping campaign

Rahul Talukder, from a series taken following the Rana Plaza collapse

It started with Suzi's blog The clothes on my back and continues to grow! Now we're determined to keep the conversation alive.

In our latest ethical fashion article, we asked some of our favourite retailers whether they pay living wages and ensure safe work environments. Their answers (and our ratings) are in Are ANY fashion retailers ethical?

Read our Ethical kids' clothing guide.

Find out how to put together a useful, ethical maternity wardrobe.

Discover what clothing retailers said when we asked them about sweatshops: Just a simple “Yes” or “No”, please.

Or check out Things we love to see some beautiful brands and products who are loud and proud about the provenance of their goodies, without even being asked... If you’ve ever wanted to make a difference in the world, getting ethical is a great place to start!

Things we love

  • Primrose Hill candles

    Primrose Hill candles

    Do you love candles? I do. I’m a huge fan. If anyone ever says that I’m hard to buy presents for, I tell them this: buy me a candle. There’s something luxurious and peaceful about having a candle burning. I have one lit in my office when I work and ...

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  • Veja trainers

    Veja trainers

  • Skinny Tan

    Skinny Tan

  • Beaumont Organic

    Beaumont Organic

  • Bibico hand-knits

    Bibico hand-knits

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