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

Everything to Know about Dress Rental – Why, How, & Tips for a Perfect Fit

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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

The Secret Plastic Waste that Comes with your Clothes

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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 unsustainable plastic poly bag.⁠ Many sustainable brands even use them and there’s a pretty good reason – they protect … 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

Clothing Fits…. Who Exactly?

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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

10 Ways to Change your Shopping Habits

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Changing your shopping habits can be really difficult. We often shop for fun, as a reward, to de-stress, or to spend time with friends or family but bad shopping habits typically result in impulse purchases, unworn clothes, a cluttered closet, and spending time and … 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

Why I Love Linen (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 to know about linen and where to find some sustainable linen clothes: How Linen Fabric is … more

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