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 appĂ©tit! 🐕 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

My love of Linen
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Linen is an amazing fabric: it’s not only wonderful to wear, but is also the oldest known fibre, as well as one of the most sustainable! Linen comes from the flax plant. The plants go through a process called “retting” to help separate the fibres. Flax is a bast fibre, which … 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

Brand Review: Underprotection
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Underprotection is a Danish lingerie, lounge, and swimwear brand. They use materials like organic cotton, recycled polyester, bamboo, and lyocell. The products are made in a Fair Wear Foundation factory in India.   I needed a new swim suit and was searching for something cute, that I could actually swim … 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

Why I No Longer Buy From Matt & Nat
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I used to be a huge Matt & Nat fan. The first bag I invested in over 10 years ago was from Matt & Nat, and since then, almost all of my bags have been Matt & Nat. But sadly, this is no longer the case. First of all, I … 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

Can’t wear the same outfit twice
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I was inspired by this image on Instagram by Project Stopshop to talk about the disposable nature of fast fashion. Unfortunately, the idea of not wearing the same outfit twice is too real and can be found all over social media. The fast fashion business model is about selling a high … 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