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Ethical and Sustainable Wedding and Engagement Rings for the Conscious Couple

Ethical and Sustainable Wedding and Engagement Rings for the Conscious Couple

It's a symbol of your love, something that you will wear and look at for the rest of your life. Your wedding and engagement rings, then, have to embody your values, not just aesthetically, but the kind of spouse and person you want to be. So make it sustainable and ethical and compassionate.
  • Upcoming NYC Sustainable Events

    Upcoming NYC Sustainable Events

    AGAATI Fall Winter 2017 Trunk Show, Hosted By Alden Wicker of EcoCult Monday, August 21st, 5pm – 8pm @ Doing/Living, 218 West 57th Street, New York, NY 10019 I’m hosting a happy hour! Come talk eco fashion with me and try on cocktail dresses and perfect-for-work separates from my new favorite brand, AGAATI. Plus, AGAATI...
    Blaynk Linens Are the Most Organic Sheets I've Ever Seen

    Blaynk Linens Are the Most Organic Sheets I’ve Ever Seen

    And you can pre-order their sheets at wholesale prices.
    I'm Obsessed With This New Ethical Festival Fashion Headpiece Brand, Object & Dawn

    I’m Obsessed With This New Ethical Festival Fashion Headpiece Brand, Object & Dawn

    I was searching through Etsy for face chains and headdresses for Burning Man. I had something vague in my head – something ethereal yet durable, with natural materials and neutral colors, quality made, no feathers – but I couldn’t find anything that didn’t look cheesy or trashy or over-the-top. I gave up my search. Then,...
    Weekend Reading: My Story Went Viral!

    Weekend Reading: My Story Went Viral!

    Hey readers, this week has been a whirlwind! My story for Quartz on the predatory multi-level marketing company LuLaRoe, purveyor of cheaply-made, polyester leggings, went viral, racking up over 800,000 readers. I didn’t go into how terrible they must be for the environment in the story, because, well, obviously. And also, it is long enough as...
    ChicCartel Takes Women’s Empowerment Seriously in All Ways

    ChicCartel Takes Women’s Empowerment Seriously in All Ways

    We’ve all had that experience where you purchase something online that looks amazing on the runway model or on a hanger in front of a plain white background, only to find once you receive it that it fits nothing like what you thought it would. The truth is, much of the fashion sold online completely...
    Can Fashion For Good Fix All of Fashion's Environmental Problems?

    Can Fashion For Good Fix All of Fashion’s Environmental Problems?

    The problem with the idea of sustainable fashion, is that right now it’s only possible for small and emerging brands. It’s not that mass market brands don’t care, or aren’t motivated. There are many that are. It’s just that the technology required to make 5,000 relatively affordable and sustainable garments literally doesn’t exist. In fact,...
    How To Avoid Activism Burnout

    How To Avoid Activism Burnout

    Whether you volunteer, campaigner or consider yourself a ‘conscious consumer’, you carry an extra burden of responsibility on top of the normal stresses of life. Furthermore, as a person who cares deeply about issues such as fair trade, environmentalism, and labor, you likely encounter bad news on a daily basis. The emotional strain of these...