Ethical Alternatives to Dolls Kill

Dolls Kill has been a destination for unique pieces and statement items. Best known for their festival styles and as a destination for punk, kawaii, goth, rave, and “alternative” fashion. The issue? They’ve taken many counterculture fashion movements which were previous driven by DIYers … more

What Is Lyocell vs Tencel? + Where to Find Tencel Clothing

In the world of sustainable fashion, materials are always a hot topic. Whether we’re talking deadstock, low impact, recycled or repurposed, there are a million different opinions as to what is truly best from an environmental perspective. Lyocell fabric is certainly no exception to … more

Toddler & Young Kids Spring/Summer Capsule Wardrobe

Just like with my own capsule wardrobes, the more you do them the better you get! I’m very happy with how this spring/summer capsule wardrobe for my 2 1/2 year-old daughter worked out. There are enough clothes for all her needs, for us to … 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

Spring 2022 Capsule Wardrobe

Even though it’s still cool out here, I’m so ready for spring and was thrilled to pull out some of my clothes from storage! Watch my spring capsule video: Items in my Spring Capsule Tops Black tank top – secondhandCropped tee – Anne MulaireWhite … more

Ultra Fast Fashion: The Newest Wave of Throwaway Clothing

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

Top 10 Made in Canada Clothing Brands

Are you already supporting local, small businesses? Why not take it a step further to also support Canadian made clothing! While Canada might not be known globally for our garment industry, a lot of clothing production still happens here. By purchasing clothing made in … 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

Top Sustainable Sunglasses + the Best Eco Friendly Materials for Glasses

As spring and summer approach and the bright sun returns from its winter nap, you might be in the market for a new pair of shades. This guide to the best eco-friendly sunglasses has you covered!  When considering the sustainability of a pair of … more

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