| slave away | You Wouldn’t Believe How Many People Are Trapped in Some Form of Modern Slavery, But These 7 Brands Are Working to Help

Earlier this week a report from the UN said that more than 40 million people were ensnared by modern slavery in 2016. That’s more than the population of the U.S.’s 29 biggest cities combined, FYI. Of that total, 25 million people were victims of forced labor, and 15 million victims of forced marriages. And, women […]

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| get graphic | 16 Graphic Tees to Tell Them How You Really Feel

Now, I love a good graphic tee. Could be snarky. Could be sweet. Doesn’t matter. Either way, it’s a good way to tell people how you feel without the awkwardness of actually having to tell people how you feel. But as a former knit top buyer for a fast fashion company I can also say […]

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| trash talkin’ on tuesday – arvin goods | The Basics Company Setting Out to Reduce Textile Waste One Pair of Socks at a Time

One of the biggest issues surrounding the fashion industry is the amount of textile waste it produces. I’ve mentioned this issue before, but between all of the clothes we throw away every year, to all of the fabric that doesn’t get used during production, we’re creating one monster pile of textiles waste. According to the […]

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| fit to a tee | You Need to Know About These 13 Ethical Tee Brands

For me nothing quite beats a good t-shirt. The perfect fit. Just the right amount of cozy, soft amazingness from countless washes. And endless styling options. Sigh… Not only are tees wardrobe essentials in my world, but one of those things that I just can’t live without (okay, I probably could, but I would really, […]

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| revolve-lution | You Can Be Part of the Fashion Revolution & Still Shop at REVOLVE – Our Top 10 Ethical Brands You Can Shop There

The words ethical and sustainable fashion have often been met with a cold shoulder (pun intended) from fashionistas near and far. And I’ll be honest, the snubs are often justified. A lot of the pioneering labels in the ethical fashion space weren’t necessarily catering to a customer that cared about aesthetics and style, but rather […]

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| it’s in the bag |18 Ethical & Eco-Friendly Bags For Your Next Trip

Okay, okay, so you’ve picked the destination, bought your plane ticket and booked the hotel. You also may have also figured out everything you need to take. But, what are you gonna put it all in? Now my luggage has done me right for the past 10 years or so. I bought it when I […]

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