Behind the Brand – Interview with Free Label

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This is the start of a new series I’m excited to launch! Together we will learn more about the “why” driving slow fashion brands and discover some of the independent designers and makers creating beautiful clothing with a conscience. First we have Jess Sternberg … more

Kid’s Fall & Winter Capsule Wardrobe

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Ya’ll know I love my capsule wardrobe and I’ve been loving having one for my daughter too! Especially now that she’s more interested in picking out her clothes for the day, a simplified wardrobe makes it easy to find things and put together outfits. … more

Fall/Winter Capsule Wardrobe 2021

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The air is crisp, there are pumpkins out on the porches and yellow leaf drifts in the garden. After an abnormally hot summer, I’m so ready for fall and all the coziness. My goals for this capsule were to build a wardrobe that’s warm … more

Organic & Sustainable Kids Clothing

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As everyone says, they grow up so quickly! I can’t believe we already have a toddler, but that also means we’ve had the opportunity to test out many eco friendly and organic children’s clothing brands. Here are our top, tried and tested picks for … more

Is Wool Ethical? What to Look For with Wool, Alpaca and Cashmere

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As temperatures drop we want to stay comfy and cozy, many reaching for warm woolen sweaters and cardigans. Wool offers many great insulating and breathable properties and is wonderful in winter. However it comes from animals so for anyone concerned about animal welfare, questions … more

10 Cozy, Sustainable & Ethical Sweaters

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It’s sweater weather! Get cozy with these sustainable sweaters and knitwear. Wondering what the difference is between alpaca and cashmere, or if wool is even an ethical choice? Check out this companion post all about wool – it’s fibre properties, the ethical considerations and … more

Sustainable Clothing Brands for the Whole Family

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Looking for an easy, one-stop shop to pick up sustainable and ethically-made clothing for everyone in your family? Here’s a roundup of brands that make conscious clothes for women, men, and children so your whole family can have a lighter impact on the planet. … more

Minimalist & Sustainable Gifts Kids & Teens will Love

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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 or sustainable gifts for … more

Where to Recycle Underwear, Bras, Tights, Clothes & More!

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What do you do with worn out or unused clothes? Many of us already know about donating garments that are still in good condition, but what about clothes and accessories that are damaged, unwearable, and unsalable? They’re not just destined for the trash! Here … more

Get your Kids Outside with these 10 Easy & Eco-Friendly Activity Ideas

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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 … more

Local Outfit Challenge

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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. … more

What Real (not Greenwashing) Circularity in Fashion Looks Like

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“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.

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