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The Moral Wardrobe: Hot Fuzz

Ethical Details: Sweater – old; Thermal Shirt – thrifted; Jeans thrifted; Boots – old Oldies but goodies… I bought this H&M fuzzy sweater in 2013, back when I thought H&M was the pinnacle of ethical labor standards. Turns out, that’s not really true and, at its massive scale, there’s no way it’s ecologically sustainable either. …

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The Moral Wardrobe: What I Wore on a Saturday

Ethical Details: High Neck Tank Top – c/o Live the Give; Blue Tank Top – thrifted; Megan Cardigan – c/o Liz Alig; Boots – thrifted; Jeans – #30wears Not much to say other than that I really enjoyed myself a couple Saturdays ago. The weather was perfect (73 degrees), so Daniel and I ate outside, …

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The Moral Wardrobe: Are Mom Jeans the New Corsets?

If you have enough patience, you will find the exact thing you want at the thrift shop. Sure, it might take three or four years, but don’t let anyone convince you it’s just not available. I’m being a bit facetious, obviously, because you don’t always have half a decade to find the clothing item that …

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The Moral Wardrobe: Feminist Frump

Conrado; Tee – Elegantees; Sandals – Betula Last week, my friend Catherine sent me this tongue-in-cheek post about female frumpiness as a feminist statement: The dominant sensibility of femininity, which we will call Sexy Adult Woman (SAW), values flattering-ness, attractiveness above all else—pleasing the eye. In common parlance, “frump” is the defective result when a …

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Season to Season in Verry Kerry’s Kimono Dress

This post is in partnership with Verry Kerry, who sent me items for review. Ever since I got a kimono jacket earlier this year, I’ve been on the hunt for similar, drapey pieces to wear layered over simple tees. My love for patterned jackets took me by surprise: everything had gotten so streamlined in my …

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DoneGood: Get Ethical Bargains & Boycott Trump With One Extension

This post contains affiliate links DoneGood is a browser extension and app developed with the express purpose of helping consumers avoid fast fashion and discover ethical brands without the burden of endless research. I’d bet a day’s wages that the number one reason people don’t shop more ethically is because of the time it takes …

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