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It's Time to be a Snob About Your Fashion

It’s Time to be a Snob About Your Fashion

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.
  • The Perfect Packing List for Tulum, Playa del Carmen, and the Riviera Maya, Mexico

    The Perfect Packing List for Tulum, Playa del Carmen, and the Riviera Maya, Mexico

    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.
    Why Ethical Fashion Loves "Direct to Consumer" (and You Should Too)

    Why Ethical Fashion Loves “Direct to Consumer” (and You Should Too)

    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...
    Want Love Need: 9 Sustainable Fashion Brands and Boutiques You Should Know

    Want Love Need: 9 Sustainable Fashion Brands and Boutiques You Should Know

    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:...
    Minimalist, Fair Fashion from Africa? Yup. Uniform Is Doing It

    Minimalist, Fair Fashion from Africa? Yup. Uniform Is Doing It

    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.
    Move Over Everlane: SiiZU Is Eco-Friendly, Plus More Affordable and More Luxurious

    Move Over Everlane: SiiZU Is Eco-Friendly, Plus More Affordable and More Luxurious

    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!
    We Found the Perfect, Ethical & Eco-Friendly Silk Shirt

    We Found the Perfect, Ethical & Eco-Friendly Silk Shirt

    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.
    The 19 Best Sustainable Clothing Stores for Men

    The 19 Best Sustainable Clothing Stores for Men

    Some time back, someone asked me if there were any good ethical and/or sustainable sites for men. Um, yeah.