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Weekend Reading: About That Whole Leather Being a Byproduct Thing...

Weekend Reading: About That Whole Leather Being a Byproduct Thing…

Happy Pride Month, readers! This goes out to all the L, B, G, T, and Q people I know who make my life 100% richer. I was featured in Fashion Fix Daily’s list of Top Ethical Fashion Bloggers this week. There are some really good ones in there! Fashion “Of course, when the workers asked...
  • 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.
    Weekend Reading: Why I'm So Into Witches

    Weekend Reading: Why I’m So Into Witches

    My dear readers, I learned so much these past two weeks about denim, leather, and lyocell, whether coconut oil, almond milk, Naked Juice, and organic beauty products are as good for you as you think, and found a great site for booking conscious travel. Wanted to share, here you go! Elsewhere I wrote: I did...
    Rootfoot Provides a Modern Ritual for the Conscious Festival Crowd

    Rootfoot Provides a Modern Ritual for the Conscious Festival Crowd

    Rootfoot is a small essential oil company that is grounded in eco-conscious practices and reverence for plants. Founded by Laura Huth, 31, it features roller balls with essential oils, each named after a different spirit animal; aura-enhancing anointing oils with names like Goddess, Warrior and Mystic; organic single-note diffusing oils, eye pillows, and handcrafted leather...
    'Psychically Feral': Jen Stilwell of All Hands and Her Badass Leather Goods

    ‘Psychically Feral’: Jen Stilwell of All Hands and Her Badass Leather Goods

    Jen Stilwell is the mysterious figure behind All Hands, a vegetable-tanned leather goods company that is made here in New York. She just moved to L.A. in June of last year, but recently she was back in town to finish working on a special leather book case (leather book case! That is a thing!) for a...
    Everything You Need to Know About Ethical and Vegan Leather

    Everything You Need to Know About Ethical and Vegan Leather

    This post by Kasi Martin originally appeared on The Peahen, a beautiful blog covering ethical fashion. Choosing leather ethically can be tricky. I’ve deciphered some of the popular options and brands to help you cut through the marketing and get to the truth. I learned these lessons first-hand when my mom asked for my birthday wish-list, and kindly obliged...
    Why I Prefer Using Leather for Our Ethically-Made Shoes

    Why I Prefer Using Leather for Our Ethically-Made Shoes

    Evan Streusand is the founder of Fortress of Inca, a conscious shoe company that pays its Peruvian workers a fair wage and ensures they have safe working conditions.  When I set out to start Fortress of Inca in 2012, I didn’t pay much attention to environmental issues. I was just focused on trying to sell boots and shoes...
    How to Pick Out a Good Quality Shoe

    How to Pick Out a Good Quality Shoe

    This excellent post is from EF Magazine by Malorie Bertrand, who styles, writes and blogs about ethical and sustainable fashion, beauty and everything in between.   When it comes to ethical and sustainable fashion, shoes, for me, are tricky. I don’t want to purchase shoes from a company that sources leather from poorly treated cows,...