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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.
    An Easy Trick to Find Affordable, Cheap, Fair, and Sustainable Clothing

    An Easy Trick to Find Affordable, Cheap, Fair, and Sustainable Clothing

    I'm often told by my readers that despite their good intentions, they just can't afford ethical, sustainable fashion. They're on a student's budget, or they're just struggling to pay for basic necessities, and throwing an extra $50 to $100 toward a piece of clothing because of an abstract notion of sustainability or ethical manufacturing is...
    (Discount) Happy Birthday Zady! and Congrats on The Chic New Shirt

    (Discount) Happy Birthday Zady! and Congrats on The Chic New Shirt

    Zady turns two today! To celebrate, they are offering their internal Zady discount of 20% to friends and family during Thursday only, and they said I could share it with you! It's: zadyfamily Never one to bask in the glow of its accomplishments, Zady has already moved onto the next perfectly ethical wardrobe staple: .03 The Linen Jersey...
    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,...