Everlane: Radical Transparency

PC: Everlane It’s time for brand highlight number two! Today I’m focusing on the always chic and always ethical Everlane. First, let’s take a look at their powerful mission statement: “At Everlane, we want the right choice to be as easy as putting on a great T-shirt. That’s why we partner with the best, ethical... Continue Reading →

BRANDED Collective

PC: BRANDED Collective | Susan Hudson We’ve talked a lot in this blog about clothing because the garment industry needs so much work to become more ethical and sustainable. However, making, buying, and supporting ethically made jewelry and accessories are just as important. Today marks the beginning of a series of brand highlights with a... Continue Reading →

The Leather Dilemma

PC: Issara Can an item made of leather ever be considered ethical fashion? In sum, it depends on how you define ethical fashion. As far as labor goes, leather can be made ethically if the workers are paid fairly and given a safe environment in which to work. However, if you look at where leather comes... Continue Reading →

Rent Your Style, Save the Planet

PC: Le Tote Wait…you can rent your wardrobe? It’s true. Not only has the Internet brought us the wonder that is online shopping, but also online renting (which in my opinion is so much better). Sites like Le Tote, Rent the Runway, Gwynnie Bee, Armoire, and many more now allow you to have an upscale,... Continue Reading →

Consignment Tips & Tricks

PC: Three Pigs Vintage Welcome back! Today we’re continuing our discussion on consignment shopping and its contribution to a more ethical fashion industry. As a reminder from my last post, each year Americans discard 13 million tons of clothing and other textiles. Supporting consignment shops and sharing and recycling clothing can help drastically lower this... Continue Reading →

Good Will Shopping

PC: Ann + Rob Each year Americans collectively throw out 13 million tons of clothing and other textiles. Given that there are approximately 323.1 million people living in the United States, the average individual throws out over 80 pounds of textiles a year. The unfortunate reality is that most these items end up in one... Continue Reading →

Two Ways to be Ethical: Part 2

PC: People Tree Yesterday, I went grocery shopping. I don’t particularly enjoy grocery shopping, so I rushed up and down each aisle trying to get done and back home quickly. It was 5 o’clock, so the store was a madhouse with businesspeople, families, and college students all going up and down the aisles reading the... Continue Reading →

Let’s Get Started.

PC: Michelle Donovan Let’s Get Started. Let’s get started by talking about what ethical fashion means. What defines ethical fashion? Verena Erin Polowy, vlogger and founder of My Green Closet defines ethical fashion as, “Clothing that is made mindful of people, animals, and the earth. Companies where ethical policies are part of their framework and... Continue Reading →

Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com.

Up ↑