Are Brands Who “Give Back” Greenwashing?

It’s no surprise that fashion brands work to paint themselves in a good light to appeal to consumers. One way brands create a positive image is by “giving back.” What It Means to Give Back Giving back can look like many things, such as … more

13 Fashion Certifications You’ll See & What They Mean

When looking for more sustainable and ethically-made fashion you’re likely to come across various certifications. What do they actually verify though? Are some better than others? Here’s a breakdown of the most common certifications you’re likely to encounter and what they mean. Sustainability + … more

Can the Metaverse Change the Face of Unethical Fashion?

Whether you fully understand it or not, chances are you’re already participating in the metaverse. While there is still much debate on what a truly immersive metaverse experience is, proto-metaverse worlds have existed for years, and are gaining popularity by the day. According to … more

Is H&M Actually Sustainable or Are They Greenwashing?

H&M has been very vocal about their sustainability efforts, but is the brand actually eco-friendly? Boasting over 38 million followers on Instagram and more than $22 billion USD in sales last year, H&M has made quite a name for themselves. Chances are you have … more

What Do Stores Do With Returned Clothing?

Online shopping has certainly made our lives easier, but this convenience comes at the price of returns. Product returns are costly on our wallets and the environment — a fact purposely swept under the rug by retailers. The Point of No Return  In the … more

Which Brands Are Fast Fashion? We Break It Down

Typically when we think of fast fashion, H&M, ZARA, Forever 21, Primark and Topshop are usually top of mind. But there are a lot of other brands that can’t be as clearly identified as fast fashion. We looked into some popular brands and make … more

10 Must-Read Sustainable Fashion Books

Our top picks for books to learn more about environmental and social issues in the fashion industry — and what you can do to help. “Consumed” by Aja Barber The industry needs to change and this book does a great job breaking down the … more

What Is a Living Wage and Why Isn’t the Fashion Industry Paying It to Garment Workers?

The average garment factory worker is pressured to work at least 10-12 hours a day — and yet, they still can’t afford to support themselves and their families. An estimated 98% of garment workers, of which 75% are young women, don’t earn a living … more

Even Worse than Fast Fashion, Meet Ultra-Fast Fashion

By now you’re probably well aware (and hopefully wary) of the concept of fast fashion. You’ve no doubt conjured up thoughts of mega retailers like Zara, H&M, Forever 21, and even family-focused chains like Old Navy and The Children’s Place. But quickly overtaking these … more

Why Fast Fashion Brands Steal Designs & What You Can Do

The recent Amazon series LuLaRich documents the rise and fall of the infamous multilevel marketing company LuLaRoe, which was known for its quirky, colorful printed leggings that “felt like butter” and had a cult-like following. One of the interviews is with a former designer … more

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