The Real Challenge of Passing on Plastic & Slow Fashion Summer

This summer, I’ve committed myself to a couple of different environmental and ethical fashion initiatives (which I am participating in imperfectly, but participating in nonetheless). I wanted to take some time to update you all about them here, and to open a dialogue because I have a lot of mixed feelings about them lately. Plastic…

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Brand to Know: Cait Shea Designs (Connecticut-Made)

This past weekend, I had the pleasure of meeting Cait Clark of Cait Shea Designs. I got to learn a bit about her passion for sustainability and conscious living and browse her new shop in Chester, Connecticut. I’m so excited to share her story and shop with you, as well as show you some of the beautiful…

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7 Tips for Shopping Secondhand

I love secondhand shopping. You can find so many items in perfect condition while shopping in a way that honors people and the planet. Not to mention, nothing feels better than a great secondhand score! I’ve mentioned it before, but there was a time in the not-so-distant past when I wouldn’t have been caught dead…

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Why We Need Circular Fashion

It has been awhile since I’ve written about sustainability and the fashion industry rather than a personal post, so I thought I’d do so today. You might be hearing a lot recently about circular fashion (or maybe you haven’t been!). I wanted to take some time to talk about what circular fashion is, what it…

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My Ethical Anniversary

Wow! Without even thinking much about it, it has been approximately one year since I made the commitment to shop more responsibly. I thought I’d reflect a bit on what has happened over the past year, what I’ve learned and what I hope to achieve moving forward. I had a couple glasses of wine before…

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Brand to know: Free Label

Today I want to talk about an ethical fashion brand that is really close to my heart – Free Label. Free Label was the very first ethical brand I purchased from when I decided to truly make a commitment to a more thoughtful closet in March 2017, and so their clothes represent a lot to…

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Winter 10 x 10 days 9, 10

I finished my winter 10 x 10! Thanks for following along. 🙂 On day 9 I repeated my Miranda Bennett everyday top and my Madewell jeans. I half-tucked it, even though I know some people loathe a half-tuck, because it makes my short frame look taller and it also kept it sort of out of…

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The conscious brands I loved first

Wanted to take some time to share the conscious clothing brands that got me started on my journey to a more thoughtful closet! Although it might seem like I suddenly became really into conscious, ethical and sustainable fashion, I actually started slowly adding ethical pieces to my closet around two years ago. At the time,…

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