fashion revolution

Sustainable Ways to Dress your Bump

In a world that revolves around fast fashion it can seem “revolutionary” not to participate. My Facebook and Instagram are currently littered with maternity clothing advertisements. Each one at shamefully low prices with captions such as “save 20% on cute tees”. They are stylish and affordable, but all fast fashion comes with a hidden cost. The documentary The True Cost breaks down the environmental toll and human rights violations created by the fast fashion industry.… Read More »Sustainable Ways to Dress your Bump

16 Things to Look for Used Before You Buy New

“While thrift shopping is a prime way to play treasure hunt and score unique finds, it has another remarkable advantage: It’s a great way to lighten your carbon footprint.” Reader’s Digest Thrifting and sourcing out second hand or new-to-us items has become a habit for my family. I love saving money, the thrill of the hunt and it doesn’t hurt that it doesn’t hurt the earth either. I have gotten to the point where I… Read More »16 Things to Look for Used Before You Buy New

A Former Shopaholic Shares Simple Steps to Help Reduce The Environmental Toll of Your Closet

Have you ever felt stressed out by the state of your closet? I certainly have. Clothes everywhere, not enough space or hangers. Not enough time or energy to hang everything up, and keep it all neat and organized. Do you find it challenging to scan through your clothes to choose what you will wear to work, exercise or go out?  I will be the first to admit, I love clothes. I don’t have the time… Read More »A Former Shopaholic Shares Simple Steps to Help Reduce The Environmental Toll of Your Closet

“Just One Shirt” (A Journey from Soil to Shop)

All our clothes have a past. Though they were bought under a sign that reads “Brand New!”, or in a style that the fashion magazines says is “The Newest Style”, the clothes that sit in our closets began their journey far away, and looking very different. The clothing stores and fashion websites don’t tell you much about the journey. The label tells you the country of origin, but does it tell you about factory in… Read More »“Just One Shirt” (A Journey from Soil to Shop)