Affordable Sustainable Fashion

The big question: How to shop sustainably on a budget? 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 you can still buy the brands … Read More

5 Clothing Brands Who Empower & Support Women

Today is International Women’s Day and to go along with my video about women working in the fashion industry, here are 5 brands who respect, support, and pay fairly the women who work for them: Raven + Lily A member of the Fair Trade Federation, Raven + Lily employs women artisans around the world to make their clothes, jewellery, bags, and home … Read More

Green Berlin

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In January I traveled to Berlin to attend the Ethical Fashion Show and GreenShowroom and while I was there had some time to also check out some eco fashion stores and vegan restaurants in the Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg area. We stayed at a “biohotel” called the Almodóvar which incorporates sustainability in so much of what they do. For example they have organic foods and … Read More

Ethical Fashion Show & GreenShowroom Interviews

In January I took a trip to Berlin to attend the Ethical Fashion Show and GreenShowroom– a joint trade fair where conscious brands sell their new collections (in this case F/W 17) to retailers. It was wonderful to see and chat with so many sustainable and ethically-minded brands! These are some interviews I did with a small % of the … Read More

Winter Capsule Wardrobe

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The items in my winter 2017 capsule wardrobe (I generally follow the Project 333 capsule wardrobe format): Tops Purple tank – Comazo | earth Dark green tank – Upcycle/DIY Grey linen tee – Kuyichi Navy loose tee – Lanius Light grey cotton jumper – People Tree * Grey jersey top – Comazo | earth Long dolman sleeve top Plaid shirt – … Read More

Eco & Ethical Alternatives to Zoella’s Fall Style

To dispel the myth that ethical/sustainable fashion is boring, ugly, and not in style, I decided to recreate Zoella’s autumn lookbook with conscious alternatives.   Outfit 1 Striped top from Krochet Kids * (US) Stripey organic t-shirt from Braintree * (UK) Light-wash jeans from MUD Jeans (NL) Pom Pom Beanie from Hoodlamb (vegan) (NL) Yellow wool knit hat by Wild Honey Design from Ethical.Market (UK) … Read More