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
Thrifting in person is always an adventure, and with so many online thrift stores and apps now available, purchasing used clothing has never been easier. Online options make secondhand shopping more accessible and considerably less frustrating if you are having trouble finding your size. For the best success, choose items … 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
Looking for sustainable menswear? You’re in the right place! I used to be someone who didn’t think much about the impact of my clothing choices, however the more I learned about sustainability and ethics in the apparel industry, the more I realized how important it was to start shifting my … 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.
Manufacturing clothing here in the Philippines in the midst of a global pandemic has compounded every challenge we already faced as a less than two year old garment manufacturing business. Fighting industry standards to give more power and better profit to Filipina workers is a monumental task even in the best of circumstances- a global pandemic just added to our list of obstacles!
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
5 Vegan Leather Alternatives to PU and PVC (and Everything You Need to Know About Them) The ongoing debate of which vegan leather alternatives are the most sustainable is, well, ongoing. We all understand at this point that traditional leather, usually made from cowhide, isn’t necessarily a debate around sustainability … 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!