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Ethical Style Matters

Thoughts on the ethics of style.

Causebox Making Ethical and Sustainable Goods More Affordable

Causebox is an ethical and sustainable subscription box helping to broaden the market for high-quality, consciously-curated goods. Their annual membership offers full-size ethical and sustainable products for discounted prices. Read on for more about Causebox and whether or not it might be right for you. Get $10 off your first box with this referral link if …

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5 Ways To Prioritize The Safety Of Children’s Clothes

How do you ensure that your children’s clothes are safe for them to wear? International certifications are one of several ways to gain confidence we are doing our best for our kids. Take a look at these five tips to prioritize the safety of children’s clothing.  This post is sponsored by OEKO-TEX®. The deeper I …

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What Is STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX® and Why Is It Important?

Navigating complex global supply chains to understand the sustainability of kids’ clothing is challenging for manufacturers and even more difficult for consumers. Read about how STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX® can offer manufacturers the independent expertise to validate the safety of children’s clothing and provide confidence to consumers that kids’ clothes meet rigorous and reliable safety …

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My Favorite Ethical Jewelry And Accessories Brand

If you’re in looking for new ethical jewelry or fair trade shoes, Nisolo is one of my favorite brands. I supported their initial Kickstarter several years ago, and these are still one of my favorite pairs of earrings I own today. Read more about this high-quality ethical jewelry and shoe brand.

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Be Wary of the Gap x thredUP Partnership

‘Sustainable’ partnerships are not always as eco-friendly as they might seem. Many brands have genuine sustainability goals and set out to achieve them with the utmost integrity. Other times, collaborations and programs aren’t as ‘clean and green’ as they appear on the surface. Be sure to read between the lines when considering which sustainability programs …

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10 Critical Questions To Pose in The Fitting Room Before Purchasing

Shopping shouldn’t be an impulsive experience. With the wealth of items available for sale in virgin and secondhand markets, we benefit financially and practically from being constructive critics in the fitting room. Read on for 10 questions to ask yourself before taking an item to the register to add to your wardrobe. This past weekend, …

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Why Social Enterprises Should Invest In Their Missions and People

Why do we task non-profits with solving immense challenges like poverty, hunger, and public health yet we suffocate them with limited resources and a fraction of the opportunities for growth and development available to for-profit entities? I think we’re beginning to make strides, loosening some of the double standards applied to entities doing service for …

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