Kelly Elkin

 
Kelly ElkinKelly is a designer, writer and ethical fashion advocate. Since graduating with a BFA in fashion in 2006, she packed her suitcase and embarked on a trip across the world. While overseas. she was involved in many parts of the fashion industry. Designing for local and international labels her work has been featured in various publications such as French magazine WAD, Fashion Forecast UK, Time Out London and Marie Claire. During this time she has also assisted, consulted and organized fashion events for ethical organizations.

After a diverse range of experiences overseas, Kelly returned to her sunny homeland in Australia to launch her organic sleepwear label A.L.A.S. Not one to be idle, her desire to promote the independent designers she found in her travels, she started her own blog called Transparent Seams, which features interviews from ethical designers from around the world. Her blog has led her towards freelancing for Peppermint and now Ecouterre!

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The Social Studio: A Fashion Label That Trains, Employs Australia’s Refugees

The Social Studio: A Fashion Label That Trains, Employs Australia’s Refugees

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Soil as Fabric Dye? Earth Dyeing Hits Pay Dirt

Soil as Fabric Dye? Earth Dyeing Hits Pay Dirt

Dirt may seem like an unusual starting point for a clothing collection, but Hyun Jin Jeong of Earth Dyeing is doing just that. As novel as it sounds, the technique isn’t new—people have been using

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KissinCussin: Fair-Trade Fashion Designed in Australia, Made in Sri Lanka

KissinCussin: Fair-Trade Fashion Designed in Australia, Made in Sri Lanka

After volunteering in post-tsunami Sri Lanka in 2004, Australian cousins Jessica Brown and Hayley Maynard found themselves laying the groundwork for KissinCussin, an ethical womenswear label that employs

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