the moral wardrobe: mountains in 2 languages with Degree Clothing

When Degree Clothing reached out to tell me about their sustainable, organic clothing line, I hopped on over to their website to take a look at their offerings only to find that I couldn't understand the product descriptions! Degree is a German brand that caters to a German market and yet, despite the language barrier,…

giveaway: Malia Designs Pleated Crossbody + Matching Wallet ($80 value)

Malia Designs has partnered with Style Wise for an Instagram giveaway, happening now: Win a Pleated Crossbody and Matching Wallet from the Spring '16 Collection! To learn more about the Pleated Crossbody, ethical guidelines, and the spring collection, see my review post here. To enter, check out the Instagram post. Best of luck! --------- Enter…

the moral wardrobe: Malia Designs’ Spring Bag Collection

Sometimes things just work out perfectly. One cold winter day, I was sitting in front of my computer pondering what type of handbag I wanted for spring and where in the world I would find it. I knew I wanted something large enough for my planner and a book, with lots of organizational pockets in…

interview: introducing GoodWell, a new kind of ethical certification

If you've ever purchased something that was labeled "fair trade," you're already familiar with the idea of certifications. From GOTS to Fair Trade to Rainforest Certified, certification programs exist to ensure a minimum standard is met before companies can use that particular term to define their products. Not all "ethical" products are created equal, after…

interview: meet Helga Douglas of sustainable lingerie brand, Svala

Svala is an LA-based sustainable lingerie and loungewear company that makes delicate, feminine pieces out of surplus lace and sustainably-sourced bamboo viscose under ethical labor guidelines. I've been hunting for simple loungewear pieces to replace some of my older items and Svala fits the bill. I had the opportunity to ask founder and designer, Helga…