More reasons to love Alpaca

Alpaca is quickly becoming one of the world’s most renowned sustainable fibers. SUSTAINABILITY & ECO-FRIENDLINESS Alpaca naturally regrows every year and is classified as a very durable and therefore a highly sustainable and long-lasting fibre. With proper care, alpaca is virtually indestructible and can be worn for years, reducing the unhealthy demand for new products. […]

Ethical Irish designers

Bébhínn – You dont have to compromise style for ethics. Born from the desire to create a more thoughtful, deliberate shopping experience;  Bébhínn established her brand with a sensitivity and respect to the design process, promoting the slow, natural accumulation of lasting wardrobe pieces. Representing a structured fluidity inspired primarily by the architecture of organic […]

Must watch sustainability documentaries

Documentaries have the power to change the world.  These documentaries are a great place to start or inspire you to continue your journey of sustainability.  The Next Black’ is a 45-minute documentary that questions the future of clothing, produced by home appliance manufacturer AEG together with the award-winning production company House of Radon. The documentary explores the future of […]

My favourite fashion items

I believe that being eco-friendly doesn’t mean you have to compromise on style. We have the power to shop mindfully and in turn make choices that radiate goodness into the world. My tips for shopping sustainably are: 1 Buy second hand / vintage where possible 2 Swap and borrow 3 Buy ethically produced products made from […]

Sustain Sister talks to Laura Strambi Green Luxury Designer

  Green fashion companies are taking the next step in terms of using eco-friendly materials. A host of brands have found innovative ways to use fruits to make clothing fabric. We spoke to green luxury fashion designer Laura Strambi. Laura Strambi is a brand with a strong feminine identity, a minimalist style and a clean and basic design. Her collections are […]

Eco Friendly Coffee

We caught up with Elaine and Peter who are about to open an eco-friendly coffee shop in the fair city of Dublin, Ireland. Their aim is to open a specialty coffee shop with a large focus on composting, recycling and the use of renewable energy.  Can you tell us a little about what being eco-friendly means […]

Hej Hej closed loop yoga mats

Meet Anna and Sophie co-founders of hejhej. They are driven by sustainability, not by profit.They use what our planet already has an excess off: waste to produce hejhej sustainable yoga mats. Their aim is to contribute to a more sustainable planet by offering a product that can make a positive impact. More than 10 million tons of […]