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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...
  • 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.
    Can Fashion For Good Fix All of Fashion's Environmental Problems?

    Can Fashion For Good Fix All of Fashion’s Environmental Problems?

    The problem with the idea of sustainable fashion, is that right now it’s only possible for small and emerging brands. It’s not that mass market brands don’t care, or aren’t motivated. There are many that are. It’s just that the technology required to make 5,000 relatively affordable and sustainable garments literally doesn’t exist. In fact,...
    Weekend Reading: About That Whole Leather Being a Byproduct Thing...

    Weekend Reading: About That Whole Leather Being a Byproduct Thing…

    Happy Pride Month, readers! This goes out to all the L, B, G, T, and Q people I know who make my life 100% richer. I was featured in Fashion Fix Daily’s list of Top Ethical Fashion Bloggers this week. There are some really good ones in there! Fashion “Of course, when the workers asked...
    The 19 Best Sustainable Clothing Stores for Men

    The 19 Best Sustainable Clothing Stores for Men

    Some time back, someone asked me if there were any good ethical and/or sustainable sites for men. Um, yeah.
    Weekend Reading: Why I'm So Into Witches

    Weekend Reading: Why I’m So Into Witches

    My dear readers, I learned so much these past two weeks about denim, leather, and lyocell, whether coconut oil, almond milk, Naked Juice, and organic beauty products are as good for you as you think, and found a great site for booking conscious travel. Wanted to share, here you go! Elsewhere I wrote: I did...
    Rootfoot Provides a Modern Ritual for the Conscious Festival Crowd

    Rootfoot Provides a Modern Ritual for the Conscious Festival Crowd

    Rootfoot is a small essential oil company that is grounded in eco-conscious practices and reverence for plants. Founded by Laura Huth, 31, it features roller balls with essential oils, each named after a different spirit animal; aura-enhancing anointing oils with names like Goddess, Warrior and Mystic; organic single-note diffusing oils, eye pillows, and handcrafted leather...
    'Psychically Feral': Jen Stilwell of All Hands and Her Badass Leather Goods

    ‘Psychically Feral’: Jen Stilwell of All Hands and Her Badass Leather Goods

    Jen Stilwell is the mysterious figure behind All Hands, a vegetable-tanned leather goods company that is made here in New York. She just moved to L.A. in June of last year, but recently she was back in town to finish working on a special leather book case (leather book case! That is a thing!) for a...