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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.
  • Finally! An Eco-Friendly Vegan Leather Exists and You Can Buy It!

    Finally! An Eco-Friendly Vegan Leather Exists and You Can Buy It!

    You don’t have to be vegan to dislike leather. The leather industry would like you to think they’re doing the world a favor by taking this animal waste from the meat market and keeping it out of landfills. But there is nothing ethical or sustainable about conventional leather tanning.
    1x1's New Mix And Match Capsule Collection Is Built For All Seasons

    1×1’s New Mix And Match Capsule Collection Is Built For All Seasons

    This post is generously sponsored by 1×1. As always, EcoCult only partners with companies we believe are making the world a better place. Support EcoCult’s editorial by supporting them! Seasons are out. Collections are in. 1×1 is on the vanguard of the great disruption of the way our clothing is produced and sold. By slowing...
    ChicCartel Takes Women’s Empowerment Seriously in All Ways

    ChicCartel Takes Women’s Empowerment Seriously in All Ways

    We’ve all had that experience where you purchase something online that looks amazing on the runway model or on a hanger in front of a plain white background, only to find once you receive it that it fits nothing like what you thought it would. The truth is, much of the fashion sold online completely...
    Updated With New Items! My Favorite Eco-Friendly and Ethical Burning Man Fashion This Year

    Updated With New Items! My Favorite Eco-Friendly and Ethical Burning Man Fashion This Year

    Updated 7/29 with new fashion! Burners have a reputation for being environmentally conscious. It’s the whole “Leave No Trace” ethos of the desert festival, in which you have to pack out all your own trash. MOOP, an acronym for Matter Out of Place (a.k.a. anything that was not in the desert) is strongly discouraged. That...
    Sustainable Stockholm: Eco Hotels, Organic Restaurants, Sustainable Fashion, and Thoughtful Things to Do

    Sustainable Stockholm: Eco Hotels, Organic Restaurants, Sustainable Fashion, and Thoughtful Things to Do

    Do you like capsule wardrobes, sustainability, minimalism, spa time, and some beautiful people watching? You’re reading this, so I’m going to go with, yes. Then you will be obsessed with a certain Scandinavian city, Stockholm. Stockholm is everything the modern conscious traveler could want out of a city. In fact, it’s hard to visit and not be...
    Just Because It’s Handmade, Doesn’t Make It Sustainable or Ethical

    Just Because It’s Handmade, Doesn’t Make It Sustainable or Ethical

    There’s an entire life that item has already lived before each of its individual ingredients reach the hands of the artisan to craft the final result. And that life may be destructive.
    Greenwashing Alert: Rayon Viscose Is Made From Plants, but Is Also Toxic and Destructive

    Greenwashing Alert: Rayon Viscose Is Made From Plants, but Is Also Toxic and Destructive

    If you've decided to swear off polyester because it's a petroleum product, you might be pleased to know that you can buy clothing made with rayon viscose, a biodegradable fabric that is made of a natural, renewable resource: plants. Just kidding! It actually might be worse for the environment. And there are two major reasons...