Blog Posts | Silver and Gold Clothing

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 ...

Made in Cambodia: Why I Chose to Manufacture Overseas

Made in Cambodia: Why I Chose to Manufacture Overseas
I've recently moved my production overseas to beautiful Cambodia - learn why, and how I'm making sure it's still produced ethically - in this blog all about transparency.

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

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

Let July Set You (Plastic) FREE
The number of times I’ve felt that gut wrenching feeling (guilt or indigestion… which ones worse though, really?) from unnecessarily purchasing a w...

WTF is a Capsule Wardrobe?

WTF is a Capsule Wardrobe?
“Less is more” and “quality over quantity” come to mind when I think about the term capsule wardrobe. Now you might be thinking, “What the damn hel...

Our Personal Impact on the Fashion Industry: How Can We Help?

Our Personal Impact on the Fashion Industry: How Can We Help?
In the past few years, thanks to documentaries like the True Cost, we’ve seen consumer consciousness focus in on how the fashion industry is affect...

Mythbusting: Manufacturing Overseas

Mythbusting: Manufacturing Overseas
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...

Opinion: Is Second Hand Shopping Ethical?

thrift shopping
Disclaimer: I've never been a thrifter.  Ok, maybe I went through a phase in highschool, but it lasted a nanosecond and I wasn't ever very good at ...

My Sustainability (and Fashion) Reading List!

My Sustainability (and Fashion) Reading 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...

Shop Small this Holiday - Locally Made Faves for Everyone on your List!

Shop Small this Holiday - Locally Made Faves for Everyone on your List!
Ok Guys, Holiday season is *officially* upon us, and with it, the craziest shopping weeks of the year. Yippie...or Yikes, depending on your outlook...

Confessions of a Fabric Hoarder

Confessions of a Fabric Hoarder
I have a confession to make: I am a fabric hoarder.   Not in the same way my grandmother is a fabric hoarder;  buying yards and yards of fabric wit...