the moral wardrobe: bario neal recycled + fairmined gold

Bario Neal, contacted me a few weeks ago to introduce me to their Fairmined gold jewelry line. The brand specializes in eco friendly and sustainable jewelry pieces and, as such, already made all of their jewelry with recycled metals and gemstones. But, as they explained to some of my fellow Ethical Writers Co. members, demand…

John Oliver slams the fast fashion industry

In this week's episode of Last Week Tonight, John Oliver featured the long and depressing story of labor violations in the fashion industry. If you've been following this for years, you won't learn a whole lot, but it's quite a good, succinct overview of the last 20 years. I've had a couple people ask me…

interview: Joy Martinello of Gaia Couture

Gaia Couture, a sustainable and ethical boutique for women. Joy has had a really interesting ethical journey and is chock full of information about the industry.  The intersection of eco-friendly and fair trade isn't discussed enough - often they're two separate conversations - so it's rather timely that we're talking about it today with Earth…