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From the Floor Series: Meet our Team

January 11, 2018 3 min read

Our team is the most important thing to us at Dorsu. We do what we do because we believe the conventional garment industry is inhumane, unnecessary and in dire need of some serious change. At Dorsu, we want to break that cycle, provide an alternative for both workers and consumers.

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Meaningful Travel with Traverse Journeys

January 02, 2018 4 min read

Traverse Journeys run group trips all over the world, founded on the principles of ecotourism and the concept of purposeful travel. Through each trip Traverse Journeys offers, travellers will be exposed to local culture and surroundings in an educational, supportive and respectful way.

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From the Floor Series: Production

December 26, 2017 3 min read

Our From the Floor Series gives insight into what we do at Dorsu, how and why. Have you ever wondered where your clothes were made? Brands are typically disconnected from their suppliers, focusing on design, marketing and sales while clicking “go” on an order to a factory. 

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Meet our Mates: Walk Sew Good

December 19, 2017 8 min read

Walk Sew Good got together in 2016 to walk across South East Asia, raising awareness and bringing light to ethical fashion and production throughout the region. We sat down with Gab to hear all about their journey, their biggest challenges, lessons and how we can all be a part of global change.

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From the Floor Series: Fabric

December 13, 2017 3 min read

From the Floor Series is a further insight into what we do at Dorsu, how and why. Have you ever wondered where your clothes were made? What is the production process? Who makes them? Well, we would like to show you, every step of the way, from idea generation to final product. 

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From the Floor Series: Design

December 06, 2017 2 min read

One of the most unique things about Dorsu (and something that we are incredibly proud of) is that we design AND produce AND sell our clothing all under one roof. We are able to design, sample, test, adjust, and adjust some more- making every item absolutely perfect before bringing it out into the world

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A Merry, Ethical Christmas

November 22, 2017 3 min read

We are all for Christmas and sharing gifts with our loved ones - but in the midst of global patterns of excessive shopping and over-consumption, it’s important to consider how much we need to participate. Here are a few of our favourite tips, collated to help out with buying better this Christmas and all year round

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The benefits of a Travel Capsule Wardrobe

November 14, 2017 4 min read

Who really has (or wants) time to spend figuring out the perfect outfit when there are 1200 temples to see?! Or $2 cocktails to be drinking?Less stuff definitely equals more time. Not wasting time on choosing what to wear gives you the chance to spend your day doing what you love. Enter... the capsule wardrobe.

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Meet our Mates: The Social Outfit

June 08, 2017 5 min read

Being more than just a fashion label, The Social Outfit design, produce, market and sell their garments and accessories in Newtown, creating jobs and training in all aspects of fashion production and retail. The Social Outfit produce stunning, investment worthy pieces that are made for cherishing. 

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A personal declaration for a love of fashion.

June 01, 2017 3 min read

Fashion is inherently ethical as it is both a means of communication and an art. Your clothes tell stories. Clothes should be cherished; they can be lifelong mates, each having their own special story to tell. You have the power and the opportunity to create your little world of beauty.

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Where Ethical Fashion and Adventure Collide

May 04, 2017 4 min read

Dorsu began with a unique approach to providing a solution for adventure and travel-friendly apparel you could wear while doing yoga with friends or hitting the trails in the wildest of woods; an approach they have successfully stuck with since the brand's inception. 

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Let's really make this a Fashion Revolution

April 28, 2017 3 min read

Fashion Revolution encourages consumers to be curious, find out and do something. Seeking clothing that has been made fairly doesn’t have to mean sacrificing love of design or compromising your personal style. Be loyal to ethical brands, follow the bloggers, and find your fit. 

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