We asked musician Holly Rankin (aka Jack River) + Jess Cochrane to share some of their thoughts on the environment, the human condition, the future + quite simply, how they respond to the noise, through their creativity.
The fashion industry is going through much change + challenge - from sustainability to ethics, to the question of consumption; how is a designer to feel about all of this, after studying for years to join the much admired world of fashion? Emily Cameron, graduated from RMIT 3 years ago, then headed to London to join the industry in a large retail business. We're thrilled to now have Emily in our team, and asked her to share some thoughts on how she sees the industry today + what inspires her to continue creating within it. Read More
Curious about how to turn your makeup kit cruelty free + vegan? Emily from our Sans Beast HQ brings her passion for makeup, together with some research, to deliver a bunch of go-to tips on what's what in the land of CF+V cosmetics + beauty. Read on to discover how you can bring a kinder approach to your face time. Read More
An open letter to animals, from our Sans Beast founder Cathryn Wills. She highlights the contradictions that exist in our attitudes to various species + includes lists of books + films to read/watch if you want to learn more. Read More
After meeting Sydney based artist Alisha Rich, through IG (where so many creative convos start nowadays...), we commissioned two paintings to underpin the waterflow feeling of Series 04. We chatted about her practise, what it is about watercolour that resonates + why rebellion against the status quo is at the centre of her approach to creative living. Read More
Continuing the conversation with some fabulous founders building businesses in the 'animal product free' space - why they do what they do, what the market response has been + how they keep things firing when times are tough.
Welcome to Series 04: The Afterglow of Mutiny. Read about our creative process, our collaborators + why mutiny made it into our vernacular this season. Read More
Creating a business with an ethical ethos is no easy task. We spoke with Amanda Walker, Co-Founder + Head of Operations at vegan fast food chain, Lord of the Fries
, Anna Ross, Founder + Creative Director of ethical beauty brand Kester Black
, and Gilat Shani, Designer + Co-Owner, Unreal Fur
- about building a business with purpose, what collaboration looks like + how they remain focused + optimistic when challenges arise. This is Part 1 + next week for Part II, we'll talk with the fabulous founders of Ahimsa Collective
+ No Saints shoes
More stories from CW's travels. In this post, we've included excerpts from an interview with the wonderful Laura Callan of The Bright Store in London + a few go-to vegan spots for eats in London, Paris + Amsterdam. Read More
CW has been in London + Europe for a few weeks, talking with inspiring people, getting the mood of retail + street style, seeking out plant based options along the road to share with the SB community back here in Melbourne + attending the Copenhagen Fashion Summit. Read her take on the Summit here. Read More