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Want Love Need: 13 Sustainable and Ethical Brands I'm Loving

Want Love Need: 13 Sustainable and Ethical Brands I’m Loving

I find new brands to love a variety of ways. I receive pitches from them, hear about them at industry events, or find them on other blogs. The ones I’m featuring this month represent my very favorites that I have come across. Which one is your favorite? Want: Bella Dahl Hand-dyed, treated and quality controlled in...
  • Vanessa Lianne's Custom Recycled Gold Signet Ring Is a New Heirloom

    Vanessa Lianne’s Custom Recycled Gold Signet Ring Is a New Heirloom

    Back when I was a sorority girl (oh yes, I was) I had everything monogrammed. My sheets, towels, tote bags – basically anything that could be sewn on had my letters on it. It helped that I worked at a canvas bag seller and monogram kiosk in the mall in high school. Back then I was...
    Want Love Need: 6 Sustainable Jewelry and Accessory Brands I Just Found

    Want Love Need: 6 Sustainable Jewelry and Accessory Brands I Just Found

    Hey, my most fashionable readers! In the spirit of making sure no sustainable, ethical, and – above all – beautiful brands slips by you unnoticed, here’s a roundup of six jewelry and accessory brands I’m drooling over this month. The clothing edition is on its way! Love: Startas Shoes These adorable canvas and rubber sneakers actually...
    Want Love Need: Sustainable and Ethical Fashion Finds You'll Covet

    Want Love Need: Sustainable and Ethical Fashion Finds You’ll Covet

    I find new brands I enjoy a few different ways. Sometimes they email me. Sometimes I hear about them from sustainable fashion advocates, or read about them in a conventional magazine. Either way I want to share them with you! Here are the brands I’ve discovered in the past couple of months that I think you...
    L. Shoff Jewelry Uses Reclaimed Metals and Ethically Sourced Woolly Mammoth Ivory

    L. Shoff Jewelry Uses Reclaimed Metals and Ethically Sourced Woolly Mammoth Ivory

    Every once in a while you come across a 22-year-old that makes you feel very unaccomplished. Lauren Shoff is one of those people. At the age where I was drinking myself into oblivion, making bad decisions about men, and wondering how to extract myself from a terrible job, she’s already started a line of sustainable made...
    Want Love Need: Things I Found in December That Stole My Heart

    Want Love Need: Things I Found in December That Stole My Heart

    Every month I stumble upon mounds of beautiful, sustainable, ethical things. I can’t give them all the coverage they deserve, so I round them up for you here. Take a peek through and enjoy! Want: Uye Surana  Pronounced Yoo Sur-rah-nuh, Uye Surana is a New York based and manufactured label. While she makes clothing as well,...
    Get Your Crystal, Jewelry, and Spirituality Fix at Williamsburg's Species by the Thousands

    Get Your Crystal, Jewelry, and Spirituality Fix at Williamsburg’s Species by the Thousands

    The Species by the Thousand store is located just outside the hip part of Williamsburg, only a block from the rumbling Williamsburg Bridge, on South 4th Street and Driggs. The neighborhood is just beginning to see the tendrils of gentrification, with a juice bar around the corner, a yoga studio next door, and a large...
    Take a Studio Tour With Jewelry Designer Nina Berenato

    Take a Studio Tour With Jewelry Designer Nina Berenato

    Nina Berenato finds me wandering around the street by McCarren park. I’ve dutifully followed my Google map instructions to this spot, but after I pass longingly by Five Leaves (can I justify having lunch there by myself later?) all I see is a brick wall where the address is supposed to be. Then I see...