The More Ethical Phone Guide 101: Phones, Networks, Speakers, Cases and More

Phones have become basic necessities for our everyday lives. I read the news on my phone, work on my phone, and move around using my phone. I’m typing this now using my phone. Really it’s kind of scary how dependent I am, and we are on mobile devices. What’s even scarier is how our phones…

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2018 Sustainable Stocking Stuffing on a Budget: 20+ Ideas for Under $20

The holiday season is officially upon us! This list is all about small little gifts that could fit in a stocking. I’ve definitely been on a more budget-friendly kick, so the list price cap is $20. I broke the list into four categories that I kind of based on things that I got in my…

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2018 List of Black Friday Deals for the Sustainable-Focused Shopper

Sustainable Online Marketplaces  Accompany US– Use Code: SALEWITHSOUL20 for an extra 20% off till Nov. 26. Use Code: SALEWITHSOUL30 for an extra 30% off orders over $250. Ethical Superstore– 20% off sitewide plus they will donate a portion of the proceeds to a food bank. The Detox Market– $10 off $100. Online Marketplaces  MatchesFashion–  Use…

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Sustainable Shopping Guide: Revolve

Adidas by Stella McCartney– The collaboration between Adidas and Stella McCartney that puts sustainability into performance wear. Organic cotton and recycled nylons are found throughout the collection.    Agolde– Made in L.A. at the same facility that sustainable denim line Citizens of Humanity uses. The factory uses sustainable washers that recycle and use less water.…

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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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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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The Sustainable Shopping Guide: Matches Fashion

  A.A. Spectrum Type: Ethical/Environmentally Responsible Working to change the stigma around “Made in China”, A. A. Spectrum infuses elements of traditional Chinese culture into their thoroughly modern label. Produced in China with artisanal manufacturing and environmentally responsible sourcing.    Ace & Jig Type: Artisan-made Ace & Jig is known for their customized woven fabrics.…

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10 Brands Full of Cozy Sustainable Sweaters to Check Out

Sweater weather time! This list is full of brands that are perfect for that fall weather. Make yourself some chai tea, enjoy the fall foliage and curl up in one of these sustainably made/ethically sourced sweaters (jumpers if you’re British). These brands range from luxury to affordable and have styles from modern to minimalist! Definitely…

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