Caring for your clothes is an essential know-how for any fashionista who cares about the environment. Once you’ve nailed that wardrobe clean out and whittled your clothing collection down to an elegant and mindful capsule wardrobe, the next step is to learn how to make those items last. Read More
Choosing organic is no longer just about your fruit and vegetables. The fashion industry has a significant impact on the environment, and this includes the pesticides and chemicals used to create our textiles. One way to reduce your fashion footprint is to choose certified organic clothing. Read More
Positioning themselves as fun ‘n’ flirty on a budget has worked well for Forever 21. This family-owned brand has grown over the last 30 years to be the fifth biggest specialty retailer in the United States and over 480 stores globally. But is Forever 21 doing the right thing for people and the planet? Read More
Whether you’ve been invited to a baby shower or your little one has graduated to the next size up, we’re here to make shopping for ethical children’s clothing one less thing to worry about. Read More
Founded in 1969 in California, fast-fashion giant Gap Inc has 4,000 stores worldwide. Over the decades Gap has built its name as a household favourite and go-to for fashionable and affordable clothing. But how ethical is Gap when it comes to its policies on labour rights, environmental sustainability, and animal welfare?
Nordstrom is currently the second most popular fashion brand among US millennials aged 18-34. Though the brand is classed as ‘luxury’ and has a number of designer collections, a high price tag doesn’t necessarily guarantee the products were produced under ethical or environmentally sustainable conditions. Read More
Everybody needs a good white shirt. If you work in an office, you need a white shirt. If you love bright colours and patterns, you need a white shirt to pair them with. If you wear a lot of denim, you need a white shirt. On its own, the simple white shirt may seem a bit boring, but it’s actually one of the most versatile, timeless and adaptable items of clothing you can own. Read More
I love fashion, but I hate the industry. There are so many problems with fast fashion. Alongside being one of the most polluting industries in the world, it’s also responsible for the exploitation of children, serious mistreatment of animals, and other ethically dubious practices. The more I learn about fast fashion, the more I know I should be buying from ethical brands; brands that are committed to the planet, and improving the lives of the people and animals who inhabit it. Read More