Looking for an easy, one-stop shop to pick up sustainable and ethically-made clothing for everyone? Here’s a roundup of conscious brands that make clothes for women, men, and children so your whole family can look great while having a lighter impact on the planet and supporting ethical manufacturing practices! I’ve … more
Gifts are always tricky when it comes with wanting to live more minimally and clutter-free or trying to reduce your environmental impact and make more sustainable choices, but whether you are the gift-giver, or parent trying to request more conscious gifts, here are our tried and tested gift ideas that … more
What to do with worn out or unused clothes? Many people already know about donating garments that are still in good condition, but what about the items that are damaged, unwearable, and unsalable? They’re not just destined for the trash! Here are programs that actually recycle some of those seemingly … more
This year, more than ever, it’s time to take advantage of the good weather and get outside! And it’s not only fun – playing outside offers numerous mental and physical health benefits and can teach children about nature and develop a respect for the environment. Now as much as I … more
Inspired by the One Year, One Outfit challenge, I am challenging myself to create a locally sourced and made outfit over the next year, and I invite you to join too! The challenge is to create a 3 pieces from local materials and skills. Your “outfit” can be garments and/or … more
“Circularity” has become a big buzzword with sustainability and while it can represent a new, important shift in the industry, it’s also used in misleading and deceptive ways. We need brands to go deeper and make real, holistic changes that aren’t just for marketing and press coverage. If a brand truly cares about reducing their impact and waste and helping build a better industry they need to be looking at the entire supply chain and life of the garments.
This capsule is not only built around comfort and working from home, but I’m also chatting in the video about weight gain and pieces that can accommodate fluctuating weight and body changes. Items in my Capsule Tops Teal bra/cropped tank – Free Label (read a more in-depth review) Purple tank … more
Looking for the elusive unicorn of totally natural, 100% plastic-free, and biodegradable clothing? I’ve found some options! Most clothing, even if it says 100% cotton, shouldn’t be composted as we don’t know if it actually safely biodegrades. However there are some brands who make biodegradability a top priority – using organic fabrics, natural or certified non-toxic dyes, natural trims and components, and even biodegradable elastics!