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Weekend Reading: The Most Sustainable and Ethical Knitwear Brands in Existence

Weekend Reading: The Most Sustainable and Ethical Knitwear Brands in Existence

Accompany was sweet enough to send over this fairly made Wanderlust bracelet from their newest collection. It's made in Phnom Penh by a team of fair-trade Cambodian artisans who hand-carve each solid brass word and hand-knot each bracelet. 10% of The Brave Collection's profits are donated to fight human trafficking and empower women and girls across...
  • What to Pack for a Week in France: The Capsule Wardrobe

    What to Pack for a Week in France: The Capsule Wardrobe

      This might have been the first trip in which I arrived home, pulled everything out of my suitcase, and smiled. I had packed just right. (Well, save for one extra item. I'll tell you what it is.) I had achieved a French Capsule Wardrobe. The back story: the French heritage brand Saint James invited me...
    Sustainable and Ethical Gift Guide: Babies and Kids

    Sustainable and Ethical Gift Guide: Babies and Kids

    Whoa, am I posting kids stuff on EcoCult? Yes, I am. Because even though I am vehemently child-free by choice, I still have kids in my life, and I know you probably do to. And they deserve a fun gift! I chose gifts that would delight the children as well as their parents – beautiful...
    31 Eco-Friendly Father's Day Gifts That Will Calm His Fears About You Being a Hippie

    31 Eco-Friendly Father’s Day Gifts That Will Calm His Fears About You Being a Hippie

    He was disappointed when you couldn't eat his Thanksgiving turkey because you're a conscious carnivore. ("Dad, I can only eat the turkey if it's from a local farm!") He worries about you riding your bike and wishes you were in a safe, dependable car instead. He understands climate change exists, but has no interest in...
    Even Better Than Expected: Pictures From the EWC's Fashion Swap!

    Even Better Than Expected: Pictures From the EWC’s Fashion Swap!

    Leading up to last weekend's Fashion Swap, I kept thinking, This is way too stressful. I'm never doing this again.  And then, I got to the venue and everything we needed – sparkling wine and Owl's Brew mixers and DJ equipment and rolling racks – had some how made it. And helpers started arriving, and...
    12 Online Stores Where You Can Get Mom the Perfect Eco-Friendly Gift

    12 Online Stores Where You Can Get Mom the Perfect Eco-Friendly Gift

    When I was little and lazy and not very sensitive (as kids are), I used to get my mom one gift for her birthday and Mother's Day together. (Her birthday is two weeks before Mother's Day. Not even that close.) I don't do that anymore, because I'm a grownup and I like to do nice...
    7 Tips for Building a Fair Trade Business From Proud Mary and Accompany

    7 Tips for Building a Fair Trade Business From Proud Mary and Accompany

    Sponsored Post Harper Poe (how's that for a southern name?) from South Carolina has created one of the most well-recognized ethical artisan brands out there with Proud Mary. A true boho chick, she wanders the globe looking for gorgeous textiles and handcrafts from traditional cultures to incorporate into chic throw pillows, bags, shoes, clutches and wraps,...
    How to Put Together an Entire Ethically Made Outfit

    How to Put Together an Entire Ethically Made Outfit

    I used to think it was difficult to cobble together an outfit that was entirely ethically made and on trend for the year. But new online stores are making oh-so-easy. Some price points are higher than others--you've got your luxury stores, for sure. But there are also normal-person prices. For the latter, I've been very much into Accompany,...