Blog Posts | The Silver and Gold Clothing

Responsible Brands Vs. Fast Fashion: The Price Gap, Explained

sustainable fashion vs. fast fashion
If you’re like me, you spend a lot of time oogling beautiful, sustainable clothing brands online or in-store, running your hands along their soft f...


christmas, presents, gift
Well, it's that time of year again; when tensions run high, everyone in your office has completely checked out mentally, airports start to look lik...

Let's Talk Inclusive Sizing

David Byrne
I got an email from a customer the other day asking why I don't provide more sizing options. The super short answer - I simply can't afford to yet....

Loved Clothes Last: extending the lifespan of your favourite garments

care instructions for clothing
"Extending the life of clothes by just nine extra months of active use would reduce carbon, water and waste footprints by around 20-30% each.   I...

Focus on Fibre: Wool

sheep, wool
It’s that time of year again. And yes, by that I mean it’s the time for pumpkin spiced e v e r y t h i n g, unnecessarily large scarves, Ugg boots ...

Samatoa Lotus Farm & the Incredible Lotus Fibre

lotus fabric
This week I had the privilege of visiting Samatoa Lotus Farm just outside of Siem Reap, Cambodia, which specializes in fabrics made of lotus, silk,...

Focus on Fibre: Polyester

Here at (Ag)+(Au) Clothing, we’ve made sustainable sourcing of our products a top business priority and philosophy. All of the clothing is made fro...

Let July Set You (Plastic) FREE

reusable shopping bags
The number of times I’ve felt that gut wrenching feeling (guilt or indigestion… which ones worse though, really?) from unnecessarily purchasing a w...

Mythbusting: Manufacturing Overseas

who made my clothes, fashion revolution
It's Fashion Revolution Week!!  A week dedicated to discussing the fashion industry in all it's mud and glory and a call to action to learn as much...

The Great 2018 Sustainability (and Fashion) Reading List!

books, book list
Hello Friends! I hope your January is going swimmingly and that you have all recovered from the massive champagne hangovers (mine lasted at least t...

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!
Well, it's the last day of the year and, I don't know about you, but I am ready to send off 2017 with a BANG! This year has been nothing short of a...

Focus on Fibre - Tencel®

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What is it and why won't sustainable designers shut up about it? Learn everything you need to know about this fabulous fabric in our latest blog post!