warm days ahead: an ethical wishlist

ethical summer wishlist

When I started buying primarily ethical clothing, I didn’t really believe I’d be able to reduce my overall consumption. Shopping was such a huge part of my life and I always wanted the next new thing. But I’ve been pleasantly surprised with the progress I’ve made.

When you commit to buying ethically sourced items, you end up spending more time researching and more money per item, which means (theoretically) that your consumption should go down with minimal effort, but it’s easy to get caught up in sales or go crazy at the thrift store (something I’m still working on) and end up right where you started, carelessly buying.

It helps me to make a pared down visual representation of what I’m looking for so I can stay focused. This season, I’d love to purchase:

There’s no possible way I can buy all of this in one season, but I can keep my eye out for sales and similar items. 
Are you adding anything to your closet this season? 

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  1. Johanne
    April 28, 2015 / 5:11 pm

    These pieces are great! I will be adding sandals this year, but it is hard to find some that matches my ethics + need for comfort and style, AND I want to buy in a store so I can try on.

  2. Catherine Kowalik Harper
    April 28, 2015 / 2:29 pm

    Those pieces are so pretty! I love the Everlane sandals. I bought a couple of blouses from People Tree on sale and might add a skirt or two for summer.

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