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Is Veganism Cruelty Free?

Written by Stephanie Villano. Reposted with permission. Is Veganism Cruelty Free? Even if you aren’t vegan, you’ve probably noticed that veganism has been gaining a lot of momentum in the last few years, and seems generally accepted as more of a mainstream lifestyle instead of a fad.  With so much more visibility, you’ve probably also …

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Fall 2021 Slow Fashion Inspiration + My Shopping List

Fall 2021 Slow Fashion Inspiration With so much up in the air with Covid-19, thinking about fall fashion feels a bit silly. But I learned last year that it’s worthwhile to put together a slow fashion inspiration post. Because, even if I have nowhere important to be, brands work hard this time of year to …

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Ethical Alternatives to Madewell: 15 Better Brands

Ethical Brands That Are Better Than Madewell While Madewell has made vast improvements to their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) document and their supply chain, the majority of their products do not strictly adhere to ethical or sustainable standards. One exception is their collection of fair trade certified denim. I’ve compiled this list to help you …

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5 Minimalist Wardrobe Realities I Learned This Summer

What I Learned About Capsule Wardrobes This Summer I spent practically the whole summer 500 miles away from my apartment. Determined to pack light (and with limited space in our car), I brought only a small suitcase, tote bag, and backpack for 2.5 months of work and travel. With the need for both work-appropriate clothing …

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The Leah: Do These Namesake Products Match My Vibe?

The Leah Products Have you ever been innocently window-shopping on a website when all of a sudden, you stumble upon a product with your name? You know what I mean: The Amy Earrings, the Willow Rug, the Leah Bag. Have you ever hovered over the product image for an extended length of time, just to …

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Alternatives to Babaa Sweaters (That are Still Sustainable)

Alternatives to Babaa Sweaters I have not personally tried a Babaa sweater, so I can’t verify if the quality warrants the amount of influencer buzz surrounding this sweater brand. I do know that the vast majority of good reviews seem to be from people who have received one of Babaa’s nearly $300 sweaters for free …

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July 2021 Check-In: Internship, Anxiety, Links

July 2021 Check-In: How are you? Internship Update Even though I was in an intensive hospital chaplaincy program last summer, I somehow still found time to write down my thoughts. But this summer, those thoughts have (largely) been channeled into the work of my full-time church internship. Between bi-weekly sermons, Bible study, and pastoral visits, …

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Sustainable School Supplies: 12 Places to Find Eco-Friendly Products

Sustainable School Supplies In all my years of blogging, I have not managed to write a post on sustainable school supplies. Part of the reason is that I tend to focus on fashion. But it’s also the case that school supplies can seem like the sorts of everyday essentials that must be purchased whether an …

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ABLE Cheers to You Sale Picks

ABLE Cheers to You Sale ABLE is one of my very favorite ethical and sustainable brands. Through today, they’re offering an additional 30% off sale items in their Cheers to You Sale. To get the extra discount, use code, CHEERS. I like ABLE because their items are: Well-constructed Made of high quality, natural materials Fashion-forward, …

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