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The Moral Wardrobe: An Ethical Dress by National Picnic

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: you can tell if I feel confident in an outfit by the way the pictures turn out. This outfit – particularly the National Picnic Tank Dress, given to me for review – is a real winner, and it helps that the flowering trees are showing off …

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National Picnic Founder Interview

National Picnic Founder Interview Betsy makes versatile, handmade garments with organic and heritage fabrics under the label, National Picnic. Her aesthetic is just what I prefer: classic, wearable pieces with a twist, and her focus on sustainability, domestic production, and timeless silhouettes means I can feel good about wearing a National Picnic piece. I hope …

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Ethical and Sustainable Alternatives to ModCloth

Is ModCloth ethical? In the years since this post was originally published, ModCloth has changed owners several times. In 2017, they were sold to WalMart. Then, to a company called Go Global Retail. As of 2021, they are owned by a tech company called Nogin. When they were a WalMart subsidiary, it seemed that there …

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Sustainable Black Friday Sales (+ Cyber Monday)

See the 2021 guide here: Sustainable Black Friday Sales 2020 Scroll down for the most updated list of ethical and sustainable seasonal sales, including fair trade, organic, low waste, and eco-friendly brands offering sales for Black Friday and Cyber Monday. What does it mean for a sale season to be sustainable? While it’s certainly true …

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American Made, Woman Owned Brands

Hackwith Design House gave me a Raw Hem Smock Jacket free of charge and this post contains two affiliate links American Made, Woman Owned Brands As a part of my effort to re-center my shopping habits around quality pieces, I’ve been exploring more indie-made, American brands. When pressed by a very smart friend recently about …

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