Ethical Alternatives to Old Navy: 12 Better Brands

Is Old Navy Ethical? What is it about the family friendly, fast fashion brand that encourages so much brand loyalty? As a kid and young adult, I was obsessed with Old Navy. It all started when I was in middle school and my best friend started wearing their clothes. I was still too small to…

Sustainable Self Care | How I Settle into an Evening of Relaxation

Self Care Tuesday While undergoing my chaplaincy internship, I found that I was often exhausted by Tuesday afternoon. While strange - after all, I was only two days into my week - if I learned anything while working at the hospital, it was that I needed to take care of myself if I was to…

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An Ethical Alternative to Amazon Prime Day | Better Days

Photo by Karolina Grabowska on Pexels.com I'm a big fan of DoneGood and wanted to share information about their second annual Better Days. I don't normally post press releases, but Cullen and team deserve some non-sponsored advertising. The following copy is from DoneGood. An Ethical Alternative to Amazon Prime Day Dozens of ethical brands across…

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Sweater Weather: Where to Buy Cozy, Slow Fashion Sweaters

Photo by Karolina Grabowska on Pexels.com Slow Fashion Sweaters: It's Sweater Weather Here in southern New England, temperatures dipped into the 40s last night. My wardrobe is still packed with t-shirts and lightweight denim, but I woke up this morning determined to begin the great fall transition, unpacking sweaters and long sleeve shirts from under-bed…

Ethical Alternatives to Free People: 9 Better Brands

This post was originally published in 2017 and was updated in September 2020. Is Free People ethical? Though ideologically I'm probably more like a hippie than I realize, I've never fully embraced boho style. But I've always admired the cool girls and women who pull it off well. Layers, mixed prints, embroidery, and drapey silhouettes…

Nisolo Sale & Other Slow Fashion Labor Day Sales

This post contains affiliate links. Slow Fashion Labor Day Sales This is just to say that Nisolo is offering a good deal on both regular priced and sale items. I have the Amalia All-Weather boot in Dark Olive Suede (a colorway they're discontinuing, even though it's the best one!) and the ubiquitous Mariella Mule in…