It’s sweater weather! Get cozy with these sustainable sweaters and knitwear. Wondering what the difference is between alpaca and cashmere, or if wool is even an ethical choice? Check out this companion post all about wool – it’s fibre properties, the ethical considerations and … more
What do you do with worn out or unused clothes? Many of us already know about donating garments that are still in good condition, but what about clothes and accessories that are damaged, unwearable, and unsalable? They’re not just destined for the trash! Here … 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 … 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.
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 … 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 … more
This post is long overdue. Unfortunately sustainable and ethical brands offering plus size clothing is still a niche within a niche, however there are some beautiful slow fashion brands offering conscious clothing for all sizes! I’ve compiled over 70 sustainable brands who offer plus … 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 … 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 … more
Here are our picks for 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