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INTRODUCING DORSU UNISEX T-SHIRTS

November 12, 2018 1 min read

As a part of the second drop of our Reflection Collection, we are excited to bring you our first ever Unisex Tee - an everyday go-to garment with straight lines and a classic fit. This brand new tee features a high round neck and short sleeves, designed to fit both men and women, perfectly. 

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Introducing Reflection Part II

November 09, 2018 1 min read

The second installment of Reflection, a small-batch collection of mindful and considered pieces. Featuring elements of past favourites, each item is intentionally designed to be paired with others in the collection as well as core pieces from your own wardrobe.

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Reflection and a new way forward

September 06, 2018 3 min read

Welcome to the first instalment of Reflection; a brand new collection of limited edition ethical clothing pieces, kickstarting a new way forward for Dorsu. Featuring most loved elements from past collections and produced in fresh, muted colours, forming a seasonless, versatile and reliable wardrobe.

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Everyday Advocate: Elisha Watson from Nisa

August 08, 2018 2 min read

Nisa creates employment opportunities for women coming from a refugee background. Their production studio provides space for people to not only work in a safe environment, but, to develop their language skills, make friends, learn how to engage in their new life in New Zealand and have fun!

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Everyday Advocate: Megan O'Malley

July 25, 2018 5 min read

In 2016, Megan O’Malley and Gab Murphy set out to walk through Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand and Northern Laos to discover and share stories of ethical, sustainable and local clothing production. We caught up with Megan to hear about her experience walking through South East Asia.

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Dorsu X The Social Outfit - The capsule collection

June 14, 2018 4 min read

When we started chatting to The Social Outfit team back in early 2017 - we knew that we were destined to create beautiful things together! The capsule collection is made up of 5 limited edition pieces and combines the streamlined cuts of Dorsu with the boldness of The Social Outfit.

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Everyday Advocates: Sam Leigh from eco|mono

April 25, 2018 3 min read

Everyday Advocates is a new series highlighting collaborators whose ethical values are reflected in their businesses, hobbies, and everyday actions. We are launching the series with Sam Leigh from eco|mono who talked to us about her path to ethical fashion, as well as the challenges of working in the industry.

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How to help your friends get into ethical fashion

April 23, 2018 3 min read

Sustainability advocacy requires year-round action, but few people have the time or opportunity to start a blog, work for an ethical fashion brand, or organise a clothes swap. Luckily, there is one small action we can take to become “micro-influencers” among our friends and family.

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Introducing our new collection: Purpose

April 06, 2018 3 min read

A collection designed specifically for our Dorsu people with a focus on design and construction detail. All garments are intentionally crafted as versatile pieces that are more than just basics -- they are seasonless, reliable and affordable additions to balance out a considered, cared for, ethical wardrobe.

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Dorsu and Atlassian- Gender-inclusive swag

March 14, 2018 3 min read

When Kayla contacted Hanna, Dorsu’s co-founder, wanting to create more gender inclusivity in Atlassian’s swag offerings, Hanna jumped on the opportunity.Kayla’s effort to bring Dorsu to Atlassian is part of a grander shift in considering where our clothes -- all our clothes – are made.

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Creating Women Leaders in Fashion

March 07, 2018 4 min read

Women dominate most aspects of the fashion industry, from design school student bodies to entry-level jobs, making 70% of the entire fashion workforce. We’re even the primary customers, with women’s fashion growing to $621 billion in annual revenue, a staggering 54% more than menswear.

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Capsule Wardrobes & Why You Should Have One

January 19, 2018 4 min read

The term ‘capsule wardrobe’ gets thrown around a lot these days and it seems it’s true meaning is getting a little lost among fashion trends and is being stretched to actually incorporate more shopping, rather than less. A capsule wardrobe in its truest sense, moves through the seasons. 

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