What is OEKO TEX? Harmful Chemicals in Your Clothes and How it Helps

|

What Is OEKO-TEX? You may have seen products in stores with the OEKO-TEX label and wondered what exactly this means.  OEKO-TEX is short for The International Association for Research and Testing in the Field of Textile and Leather Ecology and was started in 1992. … more

What Is Lyocell vs Tencel? + Where to Find Tencel Clothing

|

In the world of sustainable fashion, materials are always a hot topic. Whether we’re talking deadstock, low impact, recycled or repurposed, there are a million different opinions as to what is truly best from an environmental perspective. Lyocell fabric is certainly no exception to … more

14 Linen Clothing Brands – Our Top Picks

|

We’ve already shared why linen is such an amazing fabric and perfect for a sustainable wardrobe. So you might be wondering where the best places are to find linen clothing. Here’s our roundup of high-quality, sustainable, and ethically-made linen garments: NotPerfectLinen This Etsy shop … more

Is Bamboo Fabric Sustainable? Or Greenwashing?

|

While researching sustainable textiles, you may have come across phrases like “organic bamboo,” “rayon made from bamboo,” or “viscose made from bamboo.” Popular sustainable companies such as Boody, Encircled, and Thought all use bamboo in their clothing. So what exactly are bamboo fabrics? And … more

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

|

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

Sustainable Fabric & Yarn Stores

|

Making your own clothing is already a lot more sustainable and ethical than buying new, but it’s even better to source eco friendly materials if you can! For all you sewers and DIYers, this roundup is a list of places where you can find … more

What is Linen? Why I Love It (and you should too!)

|

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! Here’s what you should know about linen: How Linen Fabric is Made Linen comes from the flax plant. … more