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4 Surprising Reasons Why Environmentalists Should Wear Wool

4 Surprising Reasons Why Environmentalists Should Wear Wool

Wool doesn't have to be scratchy or cruel. If you find the right wool, it can be soft, high-performing, and even take carbon out of the atmosphere. Here's where to get climate-positive wool.
  • 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...
    It's Time to be a Snob About Your Fashion

    It’s Time to be a Snob About Your Fashion

    As the fashion scene has developed, we're seeing the emergence of brands that address literally every issue within fashion with an astounding fastidiousness, and are perfectly fashionable on top of all of that. My bar has been raised.
    Want Love Need: Eco-Friendly Clothing Brands and Stores I Found This Month

    Want Love Need: Eco-Friendly Clothing Brands and Stores I Found This Month

    Wow, more gorgeous brands and amazing online boutiques pop up every day! Here are some of my favorite new(ish) sources of fresh, modern, eco-friendly clothing. Want: Minan Wong Whenever possible, Minan Wong items are made using eco-friendly elements like organic cotton, Tencel, recycled wool and recycled PET. All pieces are made in the US, with fair...
    12 Sustainable, Super-Dope, Conscious Sunglasses That Will Make Your Friends Jealous

    12 Sustainable, Super-Dope, Conscious Sunglasses That Will Make Your Friends Jealous

    Don’t even pretend you haven’t experienced sunglasses envy. But how to find the perfect pair of sustainable sunglasses for your particular style? But up until today, sunglasses were a part of my wardrobe that hadn’t caught up to my sustainable ethos. I invested in a few wooden pairs that broke, and/or just weren’t that cute, and...
    Green Beauty Review: YURKKU Tamborine Cleanser

    Green Beauty Review: YURKKU Tamborine Cleanser

    The first thing you should know about me is that I am an erratic and disloyal cleanser user. My nightly routine consists of fractionated coconut oil – the less greasy, nearly odorless cousin of regular coconut oil – applied to damp skin followed by steaming hot water. If I’m feeling extra fancy, I’ll follow with...
    An All-Australian, Non-Toxic Beauty Store

    An All-Australian, Non-Toxic Beauty Store

    Australians know their stuff when it comes to sustainable living. They’re way into sustainable fashion, crawling with homegrown ethical and eco-friendly talent. A sustainable boutique owner once told me she regularly gets orders from Australia. “If they pay for the shipping, I’m happy to send it!” she said. Maybe it has something to do with...
    Green Things on My Mind: The Next Roberta's Restaurant, vs the Coachella Diet

    Green Things on My Mind: The Next Roberta’s Restaurant, vs the Coachella Diet

    “Blah blah blah, regulating air pollution is bad for business and would cost us jobs …” But air pollution killed 7 million people in 2012. 7 million people. Dead. I actually briefly considered tracking down this artist and asking him how much for one of his pieces, because his photographs of consumer waste, like swirling...