Every year we flip the bird to Black Friday sales and this year is no different. We’re even closing our office doors on Friday 25th and instead, we will be spending the day together as a team grading and sorting end-of-life textiles waste that would have otherwise gone to landfill. Here's a brief history of Black Friday, and a bit more about how you can avoid the hype and protect the planet instead.
Finding joy in everyday things was the inspiration behind our most recent collaboration with author and illustrator Ruby Alice Rose. Ruby likes to make art that shines a little light on everyday moments and explores the connection between ourselves, each other and the world around us.
At Little Yellow Bird we’re all about living sustainably, ethically and we have people at the heart of everything we do. We chatted with Havilah about the impact fast fashion has on the planet and where she gets her inspiration from!
The European Commission wants to make sustainable products the norm in the EU, boost circular business models and empower customers to make better purchasing decisions by having real information about the products they are purchasing.
New Zealand post has been one of our customers where collaboration and partnership feel like better descriptors than customer supplier relationship. We have supplied NZ Post with their black polo for a few years now, so we were excited to work with them on their rebrand.
Our strong belief is that anybody can wear any LYB product and feel good doing so. The same theory applies to colour. We express ourselves through what we wear, and the colours that appeal to us as individuals are as varied as the rainbow.
We’ve worked hard to improve our size range, increase the diversity of those in our marketing material and always working to be an inclusive workplace. As a brand we haven’t always got everything right, we strive for progress over perfection and we still have some way to go.
Last month we invited Elizabeth McNaughton and Jolie Wills from Hummingly to speak with us about navigating the ups and downs of the pandemic, as well as how to deal with stress in our personal and work lives.
Fashion is the largest laboured industry in the world, it’s estimated that 1 in 6 people are involved in making the clothes we wear. When you look at your wardrobe, all the colours, fabrics, garments, it can be hard to imagine just how many people were involved in creating each and every garment. So, to give that imagi
We believe the most important aspect of manufacturing a garment is having ethics to its core. Not only will this durable, lightweight fibre keep you cool in the summer months and warm in the winter but you can feel good about wearing it knowing that the land, animals and people are well taken care of. ZQ Merino’s exten