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Why You Shouldn't Try to Bootstrap Your Artisan, Ethical, Sustainable Brand

Why You Shouldn’t Try to Bootstrap Your Artisan, Ethical, Sustainable Brand

Particularly with artisan, ethical brands, there’s an inclination to believe that bootstrapping is the honest, noble approach to growing your brand. But that can be a damaging myth to founders.
  • 4 Reasons Why Sustainable Brands Should Beware of Traditional PR Firms

    4 Reasons Why Sustainable Brands Should Beware of Traditional PR Firms

    The realm of “sustainability” is one that publicists want to dive into… and capitalize on. But they might find themselves in hot water, though, with journalists, eco-bloggers and their own clients. Here’s why.
    Eco Fashion Myths, Tulum, Wedding Dresses, Sunscreen, and Fur: Your Favorite EcoCult Stories of 2017

    Eco Fashion Myths, Tulum, Wedding Dresses, Sunscreen, and Fur: Your Favorite EcoCult Stories of 2017

    With the New Year fast approaching, I decided to take a look back at what I wrote for 2017, and see what you loved. Obviously, I want to give you more of what you’re craving! There were some themes… Y’all love roundups. Of course, because if you’re shopping for a bathing suit or wedding dress,...
    Weekend Reading: the Final Word on Which Christmas Tree Is Most Eco-Friendly

    Weekend Reading: the Final Word on Which Christmas Tree Is Most Eco-Friendly

    Hi readers! I’m writing this post in Mexico City. So far, we’ve found this town to be super cosmopolitan, full of expats, and art, incredible food, parks, and shops selling whatever you wish. We’re off to the Pacific Coast for a few days next week, then San Miguel de Allende, back here, Oaxaca, and Tulum. If...
    Upcoming NYC Sustainable Events

    Upcoming NYC Sustainable Events

    Intimate Holiday Trunk Show with Seven Mindful Brands by Female Founders Thursday, December 7th, 5pm – 8pm @ Devon Fisher’s private residence, SoHo, NY Meet the makers of seven mindful brands for an intimate trunk show + holiday festivities. This is a private event, open to EcoCult readers! Participating brands include: Pondicherie, The Brave Collection, Aitch Aitch, Elyse Maguire, Everett,...
    The Complete Sustainable, Ethical Holiday Gift Guide For Everyone On Your List!

    The Complete Sustainable, Ethical Holiday Gift Guide For Everyone On Your List!

    It's here! Get the best gift sustainable, ethical gift ideas for everyone on your list this holiday season: your mom, aunt, uncle, brother, sister, partner, husband, wife, girlfriend, boyfriend, stocking stuffers and everything in between.
    I Tested These 15 Eco-Friendly Gift Wrap Ideas. Here Are My Favorites!

    I Tested These 15 Eco-Friendly Gift Wrap Ideas. Here Are My Favorites!

    Doesn’t it make your eye twitch to see the mounds of plastic ribbons going into the trash on Christmas morning? Or make you uncomfortable to wonder just how they make wrapping paper so shiny and colorful, who made it, and where? Yeah, let’s opt out of that glossy stuff and into something more sustainable. But...
    44 Places in NYC to Get Last-Minute, Conscious Holiday Gifts

    44 Places in NYC to Get Last-Minute, Conscious Holiday Gifts

    Holidays shopping season is closing in on us! Although online shopping seems to be the way to go these days if you’re looking for something specific, sometimes it’s more fun to actually walk into a store, browse the shelves, and hold something in your hand before deciding whether or not it’s a perfect fit for...