The Moral Wardrobe: Summer Dressing with Abrazo Style

Traditional textile and embroidery work is oft copied in fast fashion, and I'm sure at least some of the work is done by artisans rather than trained factory workers, albeit at a low wage that doesn't do justice to the detail or skill of the work. Abrazo Style, however, is the real deal. They work…

interview: Jess Burt of rePURPOSE

Today I'm interviewing Jess Burt of rePURPOSE. Jess and I got in touch after my guest post on Rachel Held Evans' blog and I'm so glad she reached out, because her company and its mission are awesome. rePURPOSE makes fabric accessories out of upcycled and domestically produced fabric with a mission to help trafficking survivors. Read…

an ethical outfit: 9th & Elm giveaway

9th & Elm is a curated marketplace for all things "handmade, independent, or otherwise cool." Their focus on small scale businesses and independent designers makes it easy to find ethical pieces. I made an outfit out of a domestically produced dress, handmade beret, vintage bag, and sustainable espadrilles. 9thandelm by fracturedradiance on Polyvore In celebration…

style recipe: sweater and flared skirt

style1 by fracturedradiance featuring dangle earringsI've been really into classic dressing this winter due to its simplicity. When you're cold all the time, it's difficult to plan perfect outfits, so it's nice to fall back on time-tested looks. This Style Recipe includes fair trade and American made sweaters, American Apparel oxfords, and fair trade and…