Ethical Alternatives to Free People: 9 Better Brands

This post was originally published in 2017 and was updated in September 2020. Is Free People ethical? Though ideologically I'm probably more like a hippie than I realize, I've never fully embraced boho style. But I've always admired the cool girls and women who pull it off well. Layers, mixed prints, embroidery, and drapey silhouettes…

Thoughtful Style | Cheetah Print & The Martyrs of Memphis

Details: Everlane Pima Rib Tee; Thrifted Skirt (similar); Target sandals (Birkenstock version) Have you heard of sundowning? Sundowning is the phenomenon of the chronically ill - often those with Alzheimer's or dementia - to become helpless, confused, or depressed near or after sundown. My grandmother had pain-induced sundowning from a UTI several years ago, and…

Nisolo Sale & Other Slow Fashion Labor Day Sales

This post contains affiliate links. Slow Fashion Labor Day Sales This is just to say that Nisolo is offering a good deal on both regular priced and sale items. I have the Amalia All-Weather boot in Dark Olive Suede (a colorway they're discontinuing, even though it's the best one!) and the ubiquitous Mariella Mule in…

An Ethical Rule of 3 Slow Fashion Fall Capsule

An Ethical Rule of 3 Fall Capsule After introducing my Rule of 3 on Sunday, I wanted to actually see where it worked for my wardrobe, and where it didn't. Since I mentioned that a big part of ethical fashion is actually slow fashion, I decided I would create a loose capsule for fall. The…

My “Rule of 3” for Ethical Fashion: A New Rubric

Photo by Karolina Grabowska on Pexels.com Thinking Differently About Ethical Fashion If you read my 1,500 word post on Destroying the False Idol of Ethical fashion, in which I conclude: So I’m just going to be over here trying to radically reconsider what ethical fashion could mean moving forward, sitting in the silence for a…