As the fashion scene has developed, we're seeing the emergence of brands that address literally every issue within fashion with an astounding fastidiousness, and are perfectly fashionable on top of all of that. My bar has been raised.
Skip the "Aztec print" fast fashion. Tulum's fashion ethos is one of artisan design: cotton textiles in natural colors, woven rattan, and vegetable-tanned leather.
The moment I understood – really grasped in its entirety – what "direct-to-consumer" means, my mind got blown. It's not a hard concept to wrap your head around. But I don't think many consumers get the full import of it. Because if they did, well, everyone might shop differently. To explain, let's start by describing...
In my travels across the internet, I come across many sustainable, fairly made, and charity focused brands. In this roundup, I share only the most beautiful and enticing with you. Enjoy! Want: YSTR According to YSTR, there is over 1 million tons of clothing waste in the U.S. alone. (Actually, the newest figure is worse:...
What countries do you think of when you imagine an ethical and sustainable, capsule or minimalist wardrobe? The Scandinavian ones, I reckon. Maybe France. But this company manufactures in Liberia, Morocco, Kenya, and Ghana.
Just compare the eco-friendly pictured sweater to Everlane's similar but not eco-friendly one. The former has a more flattering cut, and is $40 cheaper!
Meet The Fable: the brand making perfect silk shirts. The Fable shirts are handmade in India and are timeless, comfortable, and meant to transcends seasons. Not only are the workers making the shirts receiving almost twice the minimum wage, but the silk is 100% biodegradable and hand-dyed with vegetable dyes.