You hear us talking about our 'Plant Dyed Apparel' but what does that actually mean and how on earth does one dye clothing with plants you ask!? I know, it's a buzzy concept and one that I too couldn't quite believe when I first heard about it either. But guess what? This is where it all started! Plants are where the original colours started... and we are here to bring it back - no chemicals added!
My Mother in law first made this for me many moons ago and it was instant love at first bite! Tangy yet fresh, more-ish yet healthy. This lemon tomato pasta has all the ingredients to warrant being on the weekly meal schedule without too much hassle. Hey, it's even good enough to wow your pals for dinner on Friday night! Serve it up with a fresh garden salad or opt for a carbo load with some toasted ciabatta with fresh garlic butter? Mmmm hmmm. If this doesn't have you hungry for dinner... I'm not sure we can be friends. Bon Appetit friends x
As you know... We've got lemon's on our mind! On our search this week we stumbled upon these healthy, sweet little morsels and couldn't help but share them with you. Sweet yet tangy, and oh so healthy, these lemon bliss balls are a simple and nutritious treat designed to get you through a busy day. The best part? They’re made using only 7 ingredients and are vegan, gluten free, and refined sugar free . With all that in mind, what are you waiting for? Get the blender ready & it's time to whizz up these Lemon-y treats!
We are SO excited to share with you our recent jewellery collaboration project with one of our favourite Australian fashion brands - Arnhem Clothing. With sustainability at the forefront of both brands, it was a natural fit to partner with this boho sustainably-focussed Byron Bay fashion brand for the launch of their new ‘Forever Young’ Spring collection.
Ok...Full disclaimer... this was one of the hardest articles to write, purely due to the fact that there is literally SO much good food in Berawa it's almost impossible to choose. You could eat at a different cafe for each day for weeks and not be disappointed! So, I've done the hard yards, eaten... returned...eaten again & decided on these top 5 places for breaky in Berawa.
Happy Libra Season! Got any incredibly loved Libras in your life? We’re so happy to celebrate them with our Libra Pendants, and we wanted to share with you a few fun facts about this exceptional zodiac sign. Balanced... Creative....Indecisive.... and so much more!
Who doesn't love to learn a little more about their Zodiac sign? Researching the planets making us who we are, and why we’re all so unique even while being born under the same sign.... Or does it? Birth charts define all of the signs we’re made of according to the position of the planets when we’re born. Interesting stuff huh? Now, let's learn 10 fun facts about Virgo's!
According to the 2020 Minerals Commodity Summary for Silver, in 2019, Silver mines in the US produced approximately 980,000 kilograms of silver - an estimated value of $510 million dollars. It’s fair to say this Mining thing is a big deal. And this is only the US…
Over 5 years ago, Luna & Rose made a conscious decision to swap all of our silver & gold used in our designs to be from recycled metals. In fact, as soon as we were aware that this was an option for us we pounced on the opportunity! Step this way to learn about why mining for metals such as Silver and Gold is so bad for the environment and what you can do to limit it.
No doubt you are already following this inspiring, adventure-seeking traveller but if you're not... After you have read this rad little interview with Kendall, click through to follow her at the end (We'll pop her link in). This American-born, Australian adventuring legend truly makes you want to get off the couch and get out to explore your backyard wherever you are. Kendall shares an honest account of her life on the road, the highs and lows of travelling in a (super cute) VW combi van across, through and around Australia as well as many-a slow travel hacks along her way. Let's go & meet this inspiration...
There's a whole lot of chat out there about 'Organic Cotton' but is there really a difference between Conventional Cotton & Organic Cotton? Oh YOU BETCHA there is! And we're here to help shed some light....
Laying it down, Organic Cotton is planted, produced and manufactured Organically with zero use of pesticides, fertilisers or GMO seeds to make the plants grow faster. It is also produced in toxic-free dirt.
Plastic MEGA un-fantastic. We're all well aware that the plastic fantastic phenomenon of 60's and 70's was never well researched or thought through... Or maybe it was and the convenience of this miracle material and the financial gains that were able to be made from this new material well outweighed the negatives. Fast forward 50 years and now our planet is suffering, majorly! This month we're focussing on 'Plastic Free July' and sharing ways in which you can simply decrease exposure and use of this material from your daily habits.
One of the most extreme signs of the Zodiac: it's Leos' birthdays! From the 23rd of July to the 22nd of August, we're celebrating those who can be so many things at once. Learn all about this intense sign thanks to our 10 fun facts.
Shopping consciously is probably the single most important thing that you can do in your daily doings right now. By choosing the brands that support the future of our planet with your hard-earned dinero's means that our planet will be a brighter, better and healthier place for the future. It means that wildlife will continue to have a place to live, less animals will become extinct and your body will 100% thank you for making the switch the natural based products. We promise. Check these 7 Eco Conscious brands out.
Emily is our full-of-beans, super talented Graphic Designer here at Luna & Rose and is deeply passionate about living a Slow & conscious lifestyle. In celebration of Plastic Free July being a 'talking point' on ways in which we can all aim to be better or make small changes within our busy lifestyles, we've interviewed a few of the girls here at Luna & Rose to see what plastic-free hacks they have to share with us. Go and make a tea and get inspired by what Emily has to share with us...
she's got some great tips!
With the overload of information that we get told and marketed to each and everyday, it's sometimes overwhelming knowing whats right from wrong and what to listen to vs what we can move on from... However, when you have a choice, choosing Organic Cotton over conventional cotton can TRULY change lives of humans, the planet and well, your health too! Here are 5 simple reasons on why you should choose Organic Cotton (when you can)...
Linen. She's a jolly good thread for a number of reasons (Sustainability factor being RIGHT at the top!) but like all good things, Linen fabric needs a little tender love & care to make sure she looks great for years to come.
The second most important factor in (in our eyes) after choosing to shop sustainable fibres and materials, is to look after them well to make sure they're still lookin spick & span 20 years from now. Here are 8 Common Linen Care mistakes you are probably currently making and some tips to work past them!
Some of our most loyal friends were born between the 22nd of June and the 22nd of July: Cancer signs! Dedicated, generous and intense, it's one of the most interesting signs we've learned about. Get to know them a little better thanks to these 10 fun facts.
Dreaming of visiting the South of France? If so, Marseille definitely should be on your list of spots to hit! A beautiful town by the seaside with tons of beautiful beaches and landscapes… Here are our top 5 favourite things to do in this sun-filled city!
Here at Luna & Rose, whenever we need to dye a fabric to get our dreamy colour palettes perfected, we choose to use Natural Plant Dyes. It might cost us x6 the price vs using a chemical, synthetic dye but for us, that's a no brainer and we're pretty sure your health & skin thanks us for it too!
Did you know that the average American throws away more than 64 garments a year into a landfill?! It is also researched that Australians purchase 27kg of new textiles each year and then discard around 23kg into landfill annually. WILD.
As you know, here at Luna & Rose we are huge promoters of shopping sustainably meaning that you are choosing plant based fibres that can naturally biodegrade back into the Earth after it's had a good time here on planet earth. We share 6 easy steps to follow to compost your old Natural Fibres...
Welcome to Gemini Season (May 22 - June 21)! All of our popular friends seem to be Gemini and now we totally understand why; read 10 fun facts about them to get to know them better.
Kate Sheppard is one of the incredibly inspiring females behind our Phenomenal Women collection. Being a Kiwi, we have been brought up with her story and history but today I wanted to share a little more with you guys on why she is so amazing and what was going on in the world during her time to fight for gender equality. Kate's pendant represents
Determination, Female Empowerment and Strength. Click here to learn more about this legend!