Shopping for Ethical Running Shoes
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Recently I needed to replace my running shoes and decided to film the process of researching and finding a new pair. This is an example of how I approach shopping for an item and dealing with not being able to find exactly what I’d like. With specialty items like this … more

Fall Capsule Wardrobe
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please note: this post contains some affiliate links   The items I’m including in my capsule wardrobe for this autumn are: 1. Wine bodysuit from Miakoda* 2. Velvet bodysuit from Underprotection (read my brand review) 3. Navy tee from Lanius 4. Black tee from Funktion Schnitt  5. Grey tee from Kuyichi … more

Research and Reliable Information
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On youtube and social media I try to share how I live more consciously, but the part of my life you don’t see is the hours and hours I spend researching – looking into brands, reading studies, and catching up on the latest sustainable fashion news and blog posts. When … more

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Selva Beat magazine and on Instagram Today on SB | The ultimate guide to #PalmOilFree dog treats. Bone appétit! 🐕 A post shared by Selva Beat (@selvabeat) on Aug 8, 2017 at 12:47pm PDT Selva Beat is a sustainability-focused lifestyle magazine. They have great online content with a focus on … more

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Margot of The Pastel Project on Instagram A post shared by Ethical Fashion | Green Beauty (@thepastelproject_com) on Jul 16, 2017 at 1:37am PDT Dreamy travel photos and effortless style inspo, plus conscious fashion and natural beauty! What more could you want?     Megan and Gab of Walk Sew … more

Green Köln
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I’ve lived in Cologne, Germany for the last couple years. It’s not really a big travel destination unless you’re coming to see the Dom or for Karneval but it has some great places for conscious fashion and veg food! Here are some of my favourites: Shopping Fairfitters – Lovely store with lots … more

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Alex van Os – Op Shop to Runway on Instagram A post shared by Alex van Os | eco stylist (@op_shop_to_runway) on Jun 11, 2017 at 3:36am PDT Alex shows all the amazing treasures you can find at the thrift store, and I can’t get enough of her secondhand outfits. … more

5 Seriously Cool Conscious Brands
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If you still think that sustainable fashion = crunchy granola clothes, these 5 brands prove that those days are over.   Deadwood The Swedish brand Deadwood makes leather jackets from 100% recycled leather. We know that leather is bad for the environment, and so are a lot of vegan synthetics, … more

Summer Capsule Wardrobe
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Items in my summer capsule wardrobe: Tops 1. Knit draped tank – DIY (video) 2. White silk tank – DIY (video) 3. Purple tank – Comazo | earth 4. Blue bustier/crop top – DIY (video) 5. Black v-neck tee – Funktion Schnitt  6. Brown oversized tee – (dyed) 7. Navy tee – Lanius … more

Ben’s Summer Outfit
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My husband Ben has also been building a more conscious wardrobe so I’ll occasionally share some men’s looks and brands. Being quite tall and slim, Ben often has difficultly with secondhand shopping and ordering clothes online so the majority of his clothes are from local ethical/sustainable stores.   Ben is … more

Affordable Sustainable Fashion
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Ethical and sustainable fashion brands are more expensive but building a conscious wardrobe doesn’t have to mean spending a lot of money. Shopping secondhand is not only incredibly sustainable but can also be very affordable. Buying locally from thrift stores or online re-sale sites means you can still buy the brands … more

Guilt & Judgement Doesn’t Help
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I think the idea of being “perfect” with ethical and environmental movements can actually be damaging to getting others involved. Guilt and judgement often doesn’t motivate people, it makes them defensive and can actually strengthen their position. There unfortunately can be a lot of toxicity in online communities and personal … more

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