Simple Luxuries with Gaàl Collection

Gaál Collection Based in Melbourne, this brand takes basic pieces and turns up the quality to 11. They make basic pieces that are essential to your wardrobe- simple tops, suits, and sweaters with out of this world quality. The feel of the collection is retro with a little bit of tailored romance. The Ethics The…

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5 Apps for Accessible and Stylish Secondhand Shopping

In honor of #secondhand September, I’ve put together this list of apps that make secondhand shopping easy, addictive, and better than the alternative. I’ve tried every single one of these apps, and am giving my honest opinion, plus some discount codes. ThredUp ThredUp is at the top of the list because it really is THE…

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5 Upcycled Denim Luxury Looks for Fall

The first week of September is #zerowasteweek! There are lots of ways to move closer to the zero waste ideal, from using all the materials to using surplus materials. These 5 outfits focus on brands that use upcycled materials as part of their lines. Let me know your favorite in the comments below. Marine Serre…

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5 Sustainably Layered Outfit Ideas for Fall 2019

This was a really popular fall outfit series last year, so I’m continuing the series this year. The outfits have pieces that can be mixed and matched and loved for a long time. Let me know your favorites in the comments below. Toogood Cardigan– Made using sustainable processes. La Canadienne Boots– Ethically made in Italy.…

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Making Zero-Waste Fashion Choices with tonlé

Zero-Waste Fashion You’ve probably seen zero-waste lifestyle bloggers all throughout Instagram and Pinterest. They and the brands behind them are leading the way for a new type of lifestyle that is changing the way we think about consumption. Zero-waste Fashion has two different strategies. The first is pattern making that using 100% of the fabric…

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Fall Classics: 5 Sweater & Jeans Looks for Everyday Style

Fall is just around the corner. These 5 looks are all for that chilly fall day. They are casual but stylish. All jeans and sweaters. Let me know your favorites in the comments below. Klès Bag– Handmade locally in Bristol using vegetable-tanned leather. Katherine Hammett London Jeans– Sustainably produced in Italy. No. 13 Earrings– Handcrafted…

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Celebrate Summer with 5 Outfit Ideas from Hope for Flowers by Tracy Reese

Tracy Reese designs have been in stores most of my life. They are/were feminine, pretty, my favorite is her flattering draping. (My Thredup cart is full of her designs.) After learning about her own production process and not being able to find any transparency anywhere she reaccessed. This year she went back to her native…

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4 Sustainable Ren-Faire Statement Outfits for Fall

Renaissance style to street style. The main elements designers have used from the middle ages are ruffled necks, puffed sleeves, and Juliet sleeves. These four looks are taking the elements of the trend and finding them in sustainable brands. Which look is your favorite? Emily Levine Bag– Made with handcrafted wood and natural dyes. Maggie…

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Sustainable Pencil Skirt Outfit Inspiration for Summer

The pencil skirt has been a staple in the working women’s closet for as long as women have been allowed in offices. Below are 5 looks oriented around the pencil skirt. The looks are summery enough to be worn in August but professional enough to be worn all year too. Marine Serre Skirt– Made with…

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Ethical Embroidery: 5 Looks Perfect for Summer

Embroidery is one of those ancient skills that we don’t really think about. But without handing a skill down to the next generation it disappears. This series features many different brands all handmaking their pieces using traditional skillsets. Let me know your favorite in the comments below. My Beachy Side Bag– Handcrocheted by Syrian refugees.…

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