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Ethical Brand Uniforme Is Having a 50% Off Flash Sale!

Ethical Brand Uniforme Is Having a 50% Off Flash Sale!

Ethical brand, UNIFORME, makes true luxury more accessible for the everyday woman. They're also having a 50% off sale on their entire collection right now!
  • Diamonds That Are Zero-Waste, Ethical, and Sustainable, by Ella Stein

    Diamonds That Are Zero-Waste, Ethical, and Sustainable, by Ella Stein

    When a diamond is cut, up to 60% of the total mass is lost. Ella Stein uses those bitty diamonds, employing fairly-paid women in India to craft them, and sells them directly to you at an affordable price.
    Weekend Reading: Essential Oils Do Not Cure Cancer, FYI

    Weekend Reading: Essential Oils Do Not Cure Cancer, FYI

    Hi readers, I had the opportunity to visit Eileen Fisher’s exhibit this week in Brooklyn, where they showed the process of collecting, sorting, and upcycling old Eileen Fisher clothing. I especially loved the new strategy their trying of mending holes in sweaters with gold thread, after the Japanese technique of kintsugi or mending broken pottery...
    Trying to Find an Ethical, Sustainable Bank? This Is the One I Use

    Trying to Find an Ethical, Sustainable Bank? This Is the One I Use

    I should start this post by saying that it is not sponsored. No one paid me to write this. I have no relationship with the brand that I am about to recommend, except that of a purely satisfied customer. I just really, really, like my bank. You may not know this about me, but I...
    The Ultimate Guide to Eco-Friendly and Healthy Laundry

    The Ultimate Guide to Eco-Friendly and Healthy Laundry

      Did you know that 39% of a garment’s environmental impact comes from consumer care? Yup, you do have more power than you think to reduce your fashion’s impact. And now that we’ve been living in our apartment for three years, I have our clean laundry routine down pat. (Well, I can’t speak for my...
    Weekend Reading: Juicing Needs to Die

    Weekend Reading: Juicing Needs to Die

    Hi readers! Wild Tussah included EcoCult at the top of their list of the five best ethical blogs, and StyleWise put me in her top ten! Also, I wrote this guide to combatting climate change using your investment money. Not invested? Um, scuse me, you had better have some retirement funds started, at least! Fashion Reformation considers...
    How to Find a Nontoxic and Sustainable Mattress

    How to Find a Nontoxic and Sustainable Mattress

    I have something admit. My mattress is not eco-friendly. Well, it is in the sense that I bought it used. Three years ago, I was sleeping on the Ikea mattress I had bought off the girl who lived in my room before me. When a downstairs neighbor had to abruptly move out and sell all...
    28 Places to Get Office-Appropriate Sustainable and Ethical Fashion

    28 Places to Get Office-Appropriate Sustainable and Ethical Fashion

    I've rounded up workwear brands and stores that will help you dress for the job you really want: a boss bitch who cares about the triple bottom line: profits, people, the planet.