How to Buy Sustainable Kids Clothing on a Budget

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Tips for making an eco-friendly children’s wardrobe more affordable There’s no denying sustainable and ethically made clothing is more expensive. I think we all get sticker shock if you’re used to fast fashion prices and start to look at more conscious brands. However, please … more

Is Wool Ethical? What to Look For with Wool, Alpaca and Cashmere

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As temperatures drop we want to stay comfy and cozy, many reaching for warm woolen sweaters and cardigans. Wool offers many great insulating and breathable properties and is wonderful in winter. However it comes from animals so for anyone concerned about animal welfare, questions … more

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

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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.

What Your Unworn Clothes Can Teach You About Personal Style

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Those unworn clothes hiding in your closet? They can teach you A TON about your personal style and what types of clothing actually work for you. Many women around the world only wear about 20-35% of their wardrobe (but believe it’s a lot higher). … 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 … more

How Quality Saves you Money

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Since trying to live more sustainably and consciously I’ve had to re-learn the way I view price and budgets. Before I would go with whatever the lower-priced option was but now I’ve learned that it’s not always actually cheaper. This post is in collaboration … more

How to Tell Good vs. Poor Quality Products

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One of the best ways to shop more sustainably is by buying good quality pieces. Not only will they last you longer and save the waste, energy, and resources needed to replace them, but even if you stop needing the item someone else can … more

Why it’s SO Hard to Find Clothes that Fit

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A few months ago I posted a video about measuring and sizes and it included a link to a survey. I wanted to get some insight into the mystery of clothing sizes and fit and have actual data on what sizes and shapes people … more

I added up how much I spent on Ethical Fashion this year

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The number one response I get when talking about ethical/sustainable fashion is that it’s too expensive. I get it, the price tags are a lot higher when you compare them to fast fashion, but a big part of shopping consciously is also buying less. … more

Foundation of a Sustainable Wardrobe

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  The 4 areas I consider to be the basics of building a sustainable wardrobe are:   Wear – make sure you’ll actually wear and get a lot of use out of your clothes. When buying something new, commit to at least #30Wears and … more

What is Linen? Why I Love It (and you should too!)

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Linen is an amazing fabric: it’s not only wonderful to wear, but is also the oldest known fibre, as well as one of the most sustainable! Here’s what you should know about linen: How Linen Fabric is Made Linen comes from the flax plant. … more

Affordable Sustainable Fashion

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Ethical and sustainable fashion brands are more expensive but building a conscious wardrobe doesn’t have to mean spending a lot of money. Shopping secondhand is not only incredibly sustainable but can also be very affordable. Buying locally from thrift stores or online re-sale sites means … more

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