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. Look #1 This look definitely has an Americana feel. It reminds me of camping and pictures in fall leaves.  Klès Bag–…

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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 also not being able to find any transparency in her supply chain she reassessed. In other words, she…

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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? Look #1  Heading into fashion week for fall 2019, this is…

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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. Look #1  This look has…

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Ethical Embroidery: 5 Looks Perfect for Summer

Embroidery an ancient skill. We don’t really think about it but really should. Handcraft skills are disappearing all the time. Without handing these skills down they disappear. This series is all about highlighting ancient craft. The brands all hand making their pieces and use a combination of traditional skill sets and artisan employment. Let me…

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5 Sustainable Denim Skirt Outfit Ideas for Summer and Fall

Denim is normally super toxic and wasteful. That process has exploded in the last 20 years too. Therefore, it’s important to support alternatives like Nobody Denim and Re/Done. Both are brands who are upcycling and reinventing how denim is made. Below are 5 outfit ideas that coalesce around the denim skirt. Let me know your…

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Sustainable Shopping Guide: Net-A-Porter M-Z

This is part two of the Net-A-Porter Shopping Guide. It looks at brands M-Z. Check out A-L brands here. Madewell Type: Fairtrade Madewell denim was certified Fair Trade in 2019 and swimwear is made from recycled nylon. They are constantly working towards more sustainable collections. In other words, it’s always good to see a leading…

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Sustainable Shopping Guide: Net-A-Porter A-L

Net-A-Porter is one of the top luxury online retailers around. They recently released their first sustainable edit, Net Sustain. This edit is definitely the cream of the crop in terms of sustainable fashion brands. But there are so many brands on Net-A-Porter, many of who have sustainability in their founding principles. This sustainable shopping guide…

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5 Sustainable One-Piece Outfits For Your Next Beach Trip

One Pieces are great for a more covered up beach look. They can convey elegance and sophistication as well. Below are 5 sustainable looks full of chic one piece swimsuits. Let me know your favorite look in the comments below. Charlotte Stone Sandals– Handmade by artisans in Italy using traditional techniques. Vow London Sunglasses– Made…

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