As consumers grapple with the sustainability and ethics of mass production 80 Melbourne makers offer a gentle ¢‚¬Å¡ and beautiful alternative.
From clothing and shoes to jewellery to hats this guide showcases the incredible talent of the Melbourne creative scene. With rich photographs and intimate interviews, Sustainable & Fashionable: Melbourne shines a light on these passionate people while inspiring consumers to seek out and support ethical and creative artisans in our community.
The content is motivational and asks questions of readers: Is sustainable better than disposable? Is permanent better than temporary?

Greta Lukavic has a Bachelor's degree in English Literature and Creative Writing and is currently studying her Masters in Publishing and Communications at the University of Melbourne. She has spent years reconciling her passion for fashion with ethical consumption and has perfected the knack of bartering for goods at Camberwell Market (from which she has never returned empty-handed), buying consignment pieces online or ransacking vintage stores for timeless treasures.

Fifth image credit to Kate Fleming | @mindfulmaterialistblog