“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.
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
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!
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 dusters, and non-insulated boots unfortunately aren’t going to cut it here. So I’ve put … more
This post is long overdue. Unfortunately sustainable/ethical brands offering plus size clothing is still a niche within a niche, when really by now both should be mainstream, however there are some beautiful clothing brands offering conscious fashion for everyone! Currently I’ve compiled over 70 brands who offer at least size … more
I’ll keep it blunt, Everlane is shady. Their “radical transparency” is 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 toxic work environment just further solidify they aren’t … more
Socks are something many of us use regularly and a great way to support sustainable and ethical brands as they aren’t an item most people can (or want to) buy secondhand. Also since they don’t have the same fit issues as clothing they are easier to order online and more … more
This roundup is long overdue, but I want to highlight some beautiful sustainable and ethical clothing brands owned by women of colour. I also think it’s important to note that minority-owned businesses have also been disproportionately affected by the pandemic so now more than ever can use your support! This … more
The weather is finally nice out so it’s time to transition to a spring capsule, I decided to do a combined spring/summer capsule wardrobe as the pieces I chose work for both and I can’t see much changing going into summer. (Please note: this post does contain some affiliate links … more
Now more than ever, local businesses need our support! Far too many Canadian businesses have been hard-hit by the pandemic and are struggling. Also, supporting small business has a beneficial ripple though our economy – a BC study found that local businesses recirculated 2.6x more revenue back into the economy … more