9 Sustainable Fashion Brands That Use Recycled and Deadstock Fabrics

The Benefits of Deadstock & Recycled Fabric Deadstock refers to fabric produced for a collection that was never used due to a flaw in the fabric or overproduction by the textile mill. Recycled refers to fabric upcycled from garments that had a previous life. Producing new items with deadstock or recycled fabrics can be extraordinarily…

Ethical Lab-Grown Diamonds: the Best Option for Eco-Friendly Jewelry

Sponsored and written by MiaDonna Diamonds with my editorial approval The Best Option for Eco-Friendly Jewelry In recent years, consumers have begun to understand the devastating effects of diamond mining. On top of the damage to individuals and economies in mining communities, this practice has serious environmental consequences. Approximately 150 million carats of diamonds are…

Wonder Crop: Why WAMA Underwear Uses Hemp

This post was sponsored by WAMA Hemp Underwear and I received an item for review. Styling and research are my own. I feel like I should start this post off with a disclaimer that I'm probably not your typical underwear model, nor do I have any desire to be.  But I liked the idea of…

Dying for Dye: Why We Must Prioritize Natural Dyes in the Fashion Industry

This post was sponsored by MATTER Prints as part of an ongoing partnership. Research and opinions are my own. The fashion industry has a dye problem... The increased demand for textile products... and the use of synthetic dyes have together contributed to dye wastewater becoming one of the substantial sources of severe pollution problems in…

4 Ways the Fashion Industry Can Reduce Water Waste

Written by guest contributor, Emily Folk. When you go shopping, you consider so much about each garment you try on: How does it feel? How does it look on? How do I have to wash it? Is it worth the price on the tag? But many shoppers neglect to ask themselves another important question about…