Behind the Brand – Interview with Free Label

This is the start of a new series, Behind the Brand. Together we will learn more about the “why” driving slow fashion brands and discover some of the independent designers and makers creating beautiful clothing with a conscience. First we have Jess Sternberg owner … more

18 Sustainable Kids Clothing Brands – Tried & Tested Top Picks

As everyone says, they grow up so quickly! I can’t believe we already have a toddler, but that also means we’ve had the opportunity to test out many eco friendly and organic kid’s clothes. Here are our tried-and-tested picks for sustainable children’s clothing – our favorites for comfort, style, and quality of the products, as well as the brand’s values and practices.

Is Wool Ethical? How to Shop Responsibly for Wool, Alpaca & Cashmere

As temperatures drop we want to stay comfy and cozy, so many of us reach for warm woolen sweaters and cardigans. While wool offers great insulating and breathable properties it comes from animals, so questions about animal welfare and animal cruelty are very important. … more

14 Cozy Sustainable Sweaters

It’s sweater weather! Get warm and cozy with these sustainable sweaters and knitwear brands. 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 — its fibre properties, the … more

Sustainable Clothing Brands for the Whole Family

Looking for an easy, one-stop shop to pick up sustainable and ethically-made clothing for everyone in your family? Here’s a roundup of brands that make conscious clothes for women, men, and children so your whole family can have a lighter impact on the planet. … more

What to Do with Old Clothes – Where to Recycle Underwear, Bras, Tights, & more

What do you do with worn out or unusable 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? Can you even recycle old underwear? Yes, in … more

15 Sustainable Mens Clothing & Shoe Brands

Looking for mens sustainable clothing? 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 … more

What is Circular Fashion? How to Sustainably Close the Loop

“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.

What It’s like to Produce Garments in a Pandemic

Manufacturing clothing here in the Philippines in the midst of a global pandemic has compounded every challenge we already faced as a less than two year old garment manufacturing business. Fighting industry standards to give more power and better profit to Filipina workers is a monumental task even in the best of circumstances- a global pandemic just added to our list of obstacles!

Why you Should RENT your Dress – Everything To Know About Formal & Prom Dress Rental

Special event dresses are expensive and often only worn once or twice – what a waste! Here’s why renting your next formal, prom, wedding, or party dress is a wonderful idea for your budget, style, and the environment, plus how to make sure you get a great fit.

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