sustainable fashion Blog
Marina discusses a popular fashion item that can be deemed as a necessity in our everyday lives — shoes. She touches on the environmental impact and how we can do our part to reduce our contribution.
Marina describes her experience living out of a backpack for three months while travelling through Europe. It testifies to the fact that we really don’t need that many pieces, if they are the right pieces!
We discuss linen in this #MaterialMonday!! We overview where it comes from, pros, cons, and provide some sustainable linen brands.
In this #MaterialMonday, we discuss the sustainability behind nylon, overview how the fabric is made, and what you can do.
In this #MaterialMonday, we discuss the sustainability of cotton and organic cotton, overview how it’s made, and discuss the pros and cons.
In this #MaterialMonday, we overview down, how it’s made, discuss ethical implications, pros and cons, and provide brands that adhere to the Responsible Down Standard.
In this #MaterialMonday, we overview wool, how it’s made, discuss the pros and cons, give you a cheatsheet, and provide brands we approve of!
Learn about the harmful effects of washing your synthetic clothing and what you can do to eliminate more microplastics from entering our food chain.
In our first Material Monday, we overview natural vs. man-made fabrics and give you synthetic fiber shopping tips.
Our Founder Selina candidly walks through her journey from being a fast fashion consumer to becoming a sustainable shopper. She outlines her two no shopping bans and provides helpful tips.
In this guest post by Amanda, she outlines her 2 no shopping experiences. Amanda talks about how she survived and her learnings.
In this guest post by Raissa, she interviews Kate, the Executive Director of the Center for the Circular Economy at Closed Loop Partners and discuss Kate’s no spend year.
In this guest post by Raissa, she outlines her 1 year no shopping journey. Raissa discusses why she did it, how she went about it, and what she’s learned.
We created your one-stop sustainable fashion Black Friday guide! Learn what to do before you go shopping and view the list of clothing brands we support.
We shed light on the harmful dry cleaning process and what alternatives you can use
Read about Everlane’s latest Renew line made out of 3 million plastic bottles.
We give you tips on how to properly dispose your Halloween costume.
We compiled ten easy and sustainable Halloween costumes.
We go through some common textile recycling terms.
What happens to your clothes after you toss it, or give it to a donation centre that sends it to the landfill?
5 tips to ensure you have a sustainable Halloween costume!
Jeans are giving workers significant health risks, contaminating rivers and damaging ecosystems. This post will teach you how to do your part.
Learn about Reformation’s garments made of sustainable materials, rescued deadstock fabrics, and repurposed vintage clothing.
10 tips to help you master secondhand clothing shopping.
After destroying $45M CAD worth of goods in 2017/2018 fiscal year, this is how Burberry is turning things around
90% of donated clothes end up in landfills. We share 4 other ways you can ethically remove your clothing
10 tips for recovering shopaholics to control their shopping and save $$$
Laundry hack to save on your electricity bill, give your clothes a long life & help the environment
Learn about the company’s 2020 vision & circular clothing program.
Plus, we’ve curated some of our favourite pieces that are on sale right now!
sustainable fashion interviews
We chatted with Paola, Founder & Creative Director behind the brand SHILANGO. She overviews her ethical labour practices, recycled materials, and more!
We chatted with Lydia, a Vancouver-based model and influencer about diversity and inclusiveness, inclusive clothing brands, dealing with online negativity, and more!
We chatted with Adrienne from HEX Metals & Minerals about her jewelry designing journey, ethics of precious and semi-precious stones, and how to care for your jewelry.
We chatted with Joey about his role as a designer/developer at tentree and how he developed The Mobius Backpack which is made from 31 plastic bottles!
Lauren walks us through Nora’s closet, shares infant clothing tips, and provides valuable life advice for soon-to-be moms!
We chated with Lisa about “Secondskin” (her human package project) and her recent rhetoric, “Scarves My Mother Would Strongly Dislike”.
Sophia takes us into her eclectic wardrobe, talks about her 80% secondhand closet, and shares her thrifting tips.
We asked Jennifer about her journey with Dressmate, her dreams for the company and pitching as a young entrepreneur.
View Kelly’s minimal wardrobe, see how she went from 400+ items down to 83 pieces, and learn how she leads a sustainable lifestyle in her own way.
Read our chat with Irina, the woman behind FabCycle, Frameworq and the Vancouver Sustainable Fashion Designers.