Make Your Black Friday an #ethicalblackfriday

What would an Ethical Black Friday look like?  Because it seems to me that it can't just be about diverting our crazed shopping to ethical companies (Did you know that from 2006-2014, there were 7 deaths and 98 injuries that occurred as a direct result of Black Friday shopping?) Conscious consumerism means taking the time…

the ethical closet: spring closet update

This post contains affiliate links. Though I swore off doing a rigid capsule wardrobe last fall, I'm finding that my personal taste is narrowing in on particular colors and silhouettes that work well together anyway, and that things inadvertently look a bit capsule-y around here. I used to find simplicity unbearable, but I'm learning that…

the moral wardrobe: one stop shopping at Ash & Rose

Ethical Details: Top - Seamly.co via Ash & Rose; Jacket - LUR Apparel via Ash & Rose; Earrings - Hannah Naomi via Ash & Rose One of the struggles with shopping ethically is that you can't always find everything you're looking for in one place. You end up hunting around local shops and online boutiques…

ethical sale alert: proclaiming my undying love for MadeFAIR

My name is Leah and I'm a MadeFAIR addict. From the time I first heard of Tavie Meier's ethical shop, I haven't been able to get enough. Tavie is a welcome addition to the ethical consumer community, with her wealth of insight and no-nonsense approach to changing the industry for the better. I've featured her…

October Favorites, Fair Trade Month Reflections, etc.

october by stylewiseblog on Polyvore  This post contains affiliate links. 1. Assefa Scarf from FashionABLE // 2. .02 Tee from Zady // 3. Gotta Jet Set Jeans from ModCloth // 4. Simple Bow Earrings from MadeFAIR // 5. The Melbourne from Krochet Kids // 6. Mimosa Watch from WeWOOD // 7. The Cashmere Cardigan from…