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 racist and toxic work environment just further solidify they aren’t … more

Eco & Ethical 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 and worth supporting! For this roundup I compiled footwear brands … more

10+ Sustainable Sock Brands to Keep your Feet Cosy ๐Ÿงฆ

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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 as clothing they are easier to order online and more … 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 so now more than ever can use your support! This … more

120+ Canadian Slow Fashion Brands ๐Ÿ

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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 local businesses recirculated 2.6x more revenue back into the economy … more

Vote Now! Community Top Picks

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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 brands and sustainability resources? What’s important to you as a … more

Clothing isn’t “Zero Waste”

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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.โ  Many sustainable brands even use them and there’s a good reason – they protect the clothing from getting damaged since shipping … more

4 Things to Know This Black Friday

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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 lot of sales aren’t actually that good. Companies are known … more

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

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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 donate a portion of sales from the product to organisations … more

Eco/Ethical Fabric & Yarn Stores

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Making your own clothing is already a lot more sustainable and ethical than buying new, but it’s even better to source conscious materials if you can! For all you sewers and DIYers, this roundup is a list of places where you can find sustainable and ethnically-made fabrics, yarns, dyes and … more

Must-Have Versatile Garments

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I love versatile clothing! Especially with a capsule wardrobe, having pieces that can be worn different ways gives you a lot more options for outfits and styling. I’ve found having a capsule wardrobe has helped me become a lot more creative with how I wear my clothes and playing around … more

Benefits of Slowing Down

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Daily life is increasingly fast-paced with more work and life demands plus the mental energy it takes being always connected through our phones and social media. Additionally consumption has sped up and we’ve been seeing an increase in cheap, disposable products over quality and craftsmanship. I don’t think this speed … more