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A Little Black Dress, 5 Ways

A Little Black Dress, 5 Ways
This is a guest blog written by sustainable fashion blogger, Kellie from WholeHearted Wardrobe Last month, I asked Kellie to help me style one of ...

Responsible Brands Vs. Fast Fashion: The Price Gap, Explained

Responsible Brands Vs. Fast Fashion: The Price Gap, Explained
If you’re like me, you spend a lot of time oogling beautiful, sustainable clothing brands online or in-store, running your hands along their soft f...

Focus on Fibre: Rayon

Focus on Fibre: Rayon
Rayon is one of those fabrics which baffles even seasoned label-checkers. It’s been around for decades and is prevalent in fast fashion and luxury...

Has Your Closet Been Greenwashed? Top 3 Signs of Greenwashing You May Not Have Known About

Has Your Closet Been Greenwashed?      Top 3 Signs of Greenwashing You May Not Have Known About
 At this point, everyone reading this has heard the term 'greenwashing'. You're probably all vaguely familiar with its negative connotation and kno...

What To Do About All Our Waste?

What To Do About All Our Waste?
Have you heard?  Malaysia is planning to ship Canadian waste back overseas due to our "irresponsible export of plastic waste."It is joining the Phi...

#ENDIT - The Movement to End Modern Slavery

#ENDIT - The Movement to End Modern Slavery
February 7th is the international day to #ENDIT.  Modern slavery & human trafficking, that is.  The #enditmovement was born to raise awareness ...

Social Responsibility in the Fashion Industry

Social Responsibility in the Fashion Industry
Well Hello, and Happy New Year, Everybody!  First things first - I recognize I am wayyyy behind on my New Years salutations, but It's been a wild 3...

The (Ag)+(Au) BIG F*ING GIFT GUIDE

christmas, presents, gift
Well, it's that time of year again; when tensions run high, everyone in your office has completely checked out mentally, airports start to look lik...

Let's Talk Inclusive Sizing

David Byrne
I got an email from a customer the other day asking why I don't provide more sizing options. The super short answer - I simply can't afford to yet....

Buycotting vs. Boycotting - Changing Our Habits Around Gift Giving

Buycotting vs. Boycotting - Changing Our Habits Around Gift Giving
Believe it or not, the holiday season is upon us again! (HOW did that happen?) This season brings with it a host of different emotions, events an...

Loved Clothes Last: extending the lifespan of your favourite garments

Loved Clothes Last: extending the lifespan of your favourite garments
"Extending the life of clothes by just nine extra months of active use would reduce carbon, water and waste footprints by around 20-30% each.   I...

Focus on Fibre: Wool

sheep, wool
It’s that time of year again. And yes, by that I mean it’s the time for pumpkin spiced e v e r y t h i n g, unnecessarily large scarves, Ugg boots ...