Go Recycled with Tense Watch

Tense Watch Founded in 1971, Tense Watches has been doing recycled style since long before it was cool. The watches are all handmade in the Tense Watch studio based in Vancouver, Canada. The wood used is all reclaimed or recycled. The watch machinery is Miyota Watch Movements from Japan. Ethics Recycled, Ethical, and, Handcrafted. Style…

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10 Places to Find Sustainable Hosiery

Did you know there are 2 billion pairs of nylon stockings produced every year? Often these nylons are worn only once and then discarded. Nylon tights are made with petroleum which is super polluting and environmentally damaging. Obviously, this is hugely wasteful and part of the problem of fast fashion in general, but for me,…

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10 Brands Using Vintage Fabrics

One of the best ways for a brand to cut down on waste before they even start cutting and sewing is to source vintage fabrics.  Because it’s already been made (and hopefully used) there isn’t any carbon production that goes into the making of the new material. There is so much fabric waste that ends…

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5 Outfit Ideas for Sustainable Fall Florals

Florals! Obviously, fall is all about leaves and warmth, but I’ve seen lots of pretty fall florals that have inspired me so I’ve put them into outfits. These five looks are higher end aka on the more expensive side. While the brands are luxury the styles are a mix of casual and more cocktail. Prices…

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5 Sustainable & Affordable Professional Looks for Fall

The co- series to professional luxury looks for fall. This series the outfits are filled with products that all come in under $60 dollars. I know that kind of seems insane but it’s true. The price is right next to each product. I found most of these items on sale so I can’t guarantee how…

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5 Sustainably Lux Looks for the Professional Woman

For the next several series I’m trying something a little new! I’ll be breaking some of the outfits into different price categories to help everyone find sustainable inspiration in their budget range. This first one is work looks. I’ve filled it with sweaters, warm things, color, and boot and heel options. Let me know your…

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Sustainable Fashion Favorites: November 2018 Edition

New Sustainable Brands to Check Out this November Tense Watches Start your Christmas lists! These watches are the perfect Christmas gift. They are handmade from 100% reclaimed and recycled wood in the Tense Watch studio in Vancouver. Blonde Gone Rouge Sustain Me is the first sustainable collection from blonde gone rogue, a brand based in…

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2018 Sustainable Sweater Guide

Sweaters! Sustainably and ethically made at every single budget and as many types as a could think of! Budget Filippa K Sweater This sweater is light in feel and in color. It’s by Filippa K, a German designer who is committed to sustainable production and zero waste design and plans to have a fully sustainable…

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10 Sustainable Leather Jackets Perfect for Fall

Leather jackets are a fall staple. They add a bit of oomph and psychological toughness to your look and are also a great barrier against those first winds and warmer winter days. But leather is one of fashion’s most toxic fabrics. From toxic dyes and the obvious problem with the animal slaughter, it’s one most…

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10 Carbon Neutral Brands to Love

The U.N. came out with a report in October that recommended a carbon tax as the best way to basically save the planet.  I already knew a little about carbon offsets from my research into zero-waste brands. More and more sustainably focused retailers like Reformation are keeping their carbon footprint down with carbon offsets I started looking…

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