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A Wholehearted Holiday: Gifts for the Environmentalist

Today, I’m continuing my holiday gift guide series with Gifts for the Environmentalist. This one was a lot of fun for me to put together, because I own quite a lot of these items or have been shopping with these brands for a long time. This might be my favorite guide of the bunch! As…

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A Wholehearted Holiday: Gifts for the Minimalist

Today, I’m continuing my holiday gift guide series with Gifts for the Minimalist! Who is, undoubtedly, the most difficult person to even consider buying a gift for. For them, I’ve rounded up things that I think are beautiful, useful and/or consumable, or long-lasting. As a reminder, some of the links in these posts are affiliate…

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A Wholehearted Holiday: Gifts for the Ethical Fashionista

Ah, the holidays. A time to prove to everyone how much you love them by buying them stuff. (Ha!) Okay, but in all seriousness, I wasn’t sure if I wanted to share gift guides here for that very reason. If the intent of my blog is to promote responsible consumption, shouldn’t I shirk the over-consumption…

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Dressing Local

We talk a lot about “local” these days – usually when it comes to the produce we buy or the coffee shops we go to. But, one thing that is also important to me is dressing local. I’ve covered Connecticut designer Cait Shea Designs here in the past, but seeing as I’ve recently acquired a few more…

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A Closet Update

Wow! It has been awhile since I gave a good ol’ closet update. I’ve been sharing a lot about brands to know and outfits lately, which has been so much fun and has helped me continue to build a wardrobe I really love. But you might be wondering – is her closet just brimming with…

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A “Better” Holiday Shopping Experience Opens in Brooklyn

One of the biggest challenges for shoppers seeking out ethically-made goods is how inaccessible they can feel. It is ironic, because in a world where we can purchase practically anything we want at the click of a button, these items can still seem out of reach. If you’re anything like me, your shopping journey when…

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Going #BeyondEthical on The Wholehearted Wardrobe

Hey there friends! This wasn’t part of my scheduled article line-up, so forgive me for the randomness of it all. But sometimes you have a meaningful conversation, and you just have to write the thing THEN AND THERE. The content in this post can also be found in brief on this image on my Instagram…

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Hemp Hemp Hooray

Fashion is a notoriously thirsty industry. According to the 2017 Pulse of the Fashion Industry Report, the global fashion industry consumed 79 billion cubic meters of water in 2015 – enough to fill nearly 32 million Olympic-size swimming pools. This usage is expected to increase 50% by 2030. But, by more carefully considering the choice…

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