Sustainable Vegan Leather Guide 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 but about ethics (although leather is … 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!
It’s time to understand the journey of secondhand clothing post-export: the salvage market. Where the salvage market thrives is within developing countries that are willing to take in millions of tonnes of “stuff” every year via shipping containers. These items go for resale in street markets and usually small shops run by marginalized communities.
Stylish, Sustainable & Actually Warm Winter Wear ☃️ I live in Canada where winter days can drop below -30°C and we’ve even seen temps down to -40° 🥶 so winter clothing has to be both functional and stylish! All those cute cloth bombers, single-layer … more
Unfortunately sustainable and ethical brands offering plus size clothing is still a niche within a niche (learn more and join the discussion about why there is a lack of size inclusivity in sustainable fashion), however there are some beautiful slow fashion brands offering conscious … more
Capsule wardrobes are great for babies and kids! They allow you to have a small number of pieces that you can mix and match for a variety of outfit combinations and since little ones grow so quickly having a limited number of items not … more
I’ll keep it blunt: Everlane is shady. Their “radical transparency” is kind of a joke, their sustainability initiatives often feel like greenwashing, it’s difficult to find info about their factory standards and wages, and the recent union busting and allegations of a racist and … more
Those unworn clothes hiding in your closet? They can teach you A TON about your personal style and what types of clothing actually work for you. Many women around the world only wear about 20-35% of their wardrobe (but believe it’s a lot higher). … more