50+ “Green Friday” Sales

I have mixed feelings toward Black Friday/Cyber Monday week; while I dislike the crazy consumerism aspect, it’s also a great time to save some money and, especially this year, budgets are tighter so shopping during this time can be very … more

GREEN GIFT GUIDE – 25 Sustainable Gift Ideas for Everyone on your List

The annual green gift guide is here! As always I’ve compiled a variety of sustainable and ethical gift ideas so you can not only give thoughtful presents, but also have a lighter impact on the planet. There are options for … more

Plus Size Slow Fashion Guide

This post is long overdue. Unfortunately sustainable/ethical brands offering extended sizing 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 … more

Actually Ethical Everlane Alternatives

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 … more

Sustainable Shoes for All Your Needs

Footwear is difficult when it comes to sustainability since there are so many different materials and components needed to make shoes. While, like with anything, there are no “perfect” sustainable shoes there are some brands working to improve the industry … more

10 Sustainable Sock Brands to Keep your Feet Cosy 🧦

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 … more

20+ WOC-Owned Slow Fashion Brands

This roundup is long overdue, but with the #amplifymelanatedvoices challenge this week I especially want to highlight some sustainable and ethical clothing brands owned by women of colour. Minority-owned businesses have also been disproportionately affected by the pandemic so now … more

120+ Canadian Slow Fashion Brands🍁

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 … more

Vote Now! Community Top Picks

The wisdom of crowds is powerful – our collective experiences and knowledge is so much greater than any one person. So instead of just sharing my thoughts and recommendations, I want to hear from you! What are your favourite responsible … more

Clothing isn’t “Zero Waste”

Did you know that basically all clothing generates plastic waste? Even if you buy a garment in store it likely still came shipped in an individual plastic poly bag.⁠ Many sustainable brands even use them and there’s a good reason … more

4 Things to Know This Black Friday

Black Friday and the whole sale weekend can be chaotic and oxytocin-fueled. If you are looking to snag some deals these are a few things you should be aware of to approach the next few shopping days more mindfully. A … more

We Don’t Need Another “Save the Planet” T-Shirt or Tote

At least a couple times a month I get an email from a brand asking if they can send me their slogan tee or tote bag. These brands have good intentions – they’re trying to spread awareness and many also … more

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