Doing Italian Craftsmanship Differently with Elementary Lux

A question and comment I get a lot is on affordability. Margins are higher for brands that are ethical and sustainable so they often have a higher price tag. It’s how the business works. There are several ways to get around that dilemma though. There is secondhand shopping and also finding smaller brands that produce…

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Fairtrade Style with Passion Lillie

Passion Lilie  This brand designs in New Orleans and produces in India. These two places definitely serve as constant inspiration that you can see in the clothing.  India is the patterns and New Orleans is in the color. I would describe the clothing as workwear with prints. It’s the basic pieces you would need for…

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Tuniq Oasis: The Most Radical & Sustainable Hats You Can Afford

Tuniq Oasis Tuniq Oasis is a label based out of North Africa. They combine radical (and inspiring) ethics with the traditional craftsmanship of Tunisia. The brand was founded by Iman Masmoudi, Leila Masmoudi, and Mariem Masmoudi. Their design is intentional and sustainable. They source locally, employ truly fairly. They also price fairly. Keeping margins lower…

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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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Brand Feature: Emi Jewellery

Emi Jewellery– ethical jewelry that’s actually affordable. One of the biggest complaints and criticisms I often hear of sustainable and ethical fashion is that it’s not affordable. Emi Jewellery changes that. All their fashionable jewelry is priced extremely reasonably, between $5- $30. It’s kind of amazing. This is a jewelry brand for anyone who loves…

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How to Wear the Puffy Sleeve Trend Sustainably

The 80’s are back! And one of the signature styles of the decade has been everywhere this summer. What’s the trend? It’s the Puff sleeve shirt. This year it’s been updated to have a modern, sleeker look. It’s more summery but still calls back to style icons like Princess Diana. My best sustainable recommendation if…

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Aeance: Less But Better

Aeance– aesthetic, ascetic, performance Aeance is designed in Munich and produced in Portugal. They are a sustainable activewear brand that focuses on functional, fashionable, sustainable activewear. And, design incorporates the latest in sustainable technology. The style? It’s minimalist, and dare I say- elegant!  In their bio, they had a saying that I really loved. Less,…

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15 Questions with Emy Venturini, Founder of Ipsilon Paris

Ipsilon Paris is one of my favorite new streetwear brands and my first pick for swimsuits and tees that you’ll want for the summer. Check out some of the outfits I thought could use their positivity here. They have a great color scheme of red and black, it’s classic with a happy twist. I really…

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15 Sustainable T-shirts to Wear to Your Next Protest

Make sure the protest tee you wear is fair to the people who make it. Check out these 15 sustainable tee’s to wear to your next protest.

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10 Spring/Summer 2018 Trends & Their Sustainable Alternatives

2018 is in full swing. Spring/Summer trends have arrived. I’ve got all the sustainable alternatives for your outfits here. Check it out.

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