What is Modal Fabric and is it Sustainable?

If you’re looking for sustainable fabrics you’ve likely come across Modal on some clothing tags. Learn more about what it is and if it’s truly an eco-friendly choice: What is Modal? Modal is a type of rayon, which is a cellulose-based fiber made from … more

13 Fashion Certifications You’ll See & What They Mean

When looking for more sustainable and ethically-made fashion you’re likely to come across various certifications. What do they actually verify though? Are some better than others? Here’s a breakdown of the most common certifications you’re likely to encounter and what they mean. Sustainability + … more

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

What is Bamboo Viscose? Is it Sustainable or Greenwashing?

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

Is Wool Ethical? How to Shop Responsibly for Wool, Alpaca & Cashmere

As temperatures drop we want to stay comfy and cozy, so many of us reach for warm woolen sweaters and cardigans. While wool offers great insulating and breathable properties it comes from animals, so questions about animal welfare and animal cruelty are very important. … 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…