Clothing & Dress Rental Services

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To go along with my video all about clothing rentals, here are some places that you can rent everyday wear as well as special event dresses and even maternity clothing!

20+ Brands Tackling Fashion’s Waste Problem

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Millions of tonnes of clothing and textiles end up in the landfill every year but some brands are finding solutions and changing how we view textile “waste”. Here are over 20 zero waste, upcycled, and circular clothing brands.

The Cycle Of Secondhand Fashion – What Happens to Our Unwanted Clothes?

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It’s time to understand the journey of secondhand clothing post-export: the salvage market. Where the salvage market thrives is within developing countries that are willing to take in millions of tonnes of “stuff” every year via shipping containers. These items go for resale in street markets and usually small shops run by marginalized communities.

The Two Major Problems The Secondhand Industry Is Facing (That We Have The Power To Solve!)

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Contributor Jazzmine Raine digs into what effect the growing interest in secondhand fashion is having on people and the environment – are we swapping unsustainable shopping for something better?

Stylish, Sustainable & Actually Warm Winter Wear ☃️

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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 … more

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

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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

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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 … more

Actually Ethical Everlane Alternatives

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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

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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 🧦

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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

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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 … more

120+ Canadian Slow Fashion Brands🍁

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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

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