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Is Australia's obsession with new clothes and 'fast fashion' textiles hurting the environment and ultimately us?

STOP, BREATH, SLOW DOWN AND WATCH! Watch one small Tasmanian company committed to creating slow quality fashion one stitch at a time keeping a dying tradition alive in Australia, creating jobs, showing small can be better for you, the environment and others! 

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A phenomenon called “Throw Cushionitis” has swept through Aussie men like a dose of the gastro leaving a path of havoc in its wake!

A phenomenon has swept through Australian men like a dose of gastro in a child care centre, known as “throw cushionitis” the general fear and dislike has simply overwhelmed Aussie men with some pretty severe and alarming symptoms that have been proven to worsen or heighten in the presence of other Aussie men with like mindedness. Symptoms include profuse sweating, eyes glazing over, jittery legs, heart papulations and uncontrolled verbal outburst in public for example; we have far TOO MANY cushions already!!! Why do you need more CUSHIONS? What do you do with them all?? And it gets even more alarming in some cases threaten the said cushion with mortal violence…I will throw them OUT if you buy anymore cushions, I...

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Can we weave a yarn!

When we talk about "weaving" or "woven" it seems to be a loose term that is used with little or no thought to what that actually means. So today’s blog we explore with you the organic process from fleece (sheep’s back) to finished "woven" product that "you" the consumer buys in store.  Why can we tell this yarn? Mind the pun. Our collaboration with the iconic Waverley Woollen Mills, established in 1874 the oldest textile mill in Australia still operating from its original site in Tasmania.  Over 135 years, a dynasty of master weavers handed down their knowledge, skills and passion, despite modernisation, advances in technology and wool innovation, some things remain unchanged – the journey from farm to fleece, fibre to fabric remains an organic...

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Bigger is better...

                         When it comes to this seasons OVERSIZED, BIG drape scarves are on trend, and lucky for us Aussie winters (especially Tasmania) can be looong and cold not that any of us are ready to admit that with shortening days, cooler mornings...winter is on the move! As I have gotten older I guess there is a small part of me that thinks bugger the long dreary winters I refuse to be cold, I refuse to be beige and sure as HELL refuse to be dressed all winter in GREY!! I will wear colour, I will be warm and I will look fab in winter as well as summer. So get a little funky,...

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