Designer Spotlight: Vaute Couture NYC

Have you heard of Vaute NYC? It’s pronounced “vote” (as in you vote with your dollars), the name being a result of combining the words vegan (V) & haute couture (aute). They’re all about vegan and eco-friendly clothes made in NYC, baby! We can definitely get down with that πŸ™‚ Their mission? To take animals…

Designer Spotlight: In the Soulshine

Eat Veggies Stonewash T-shirtΒ (ethically made in Bali) In the Soulshine is an Australian-based company which makes adult and kids’ clothing and totes with influential messages. While I’m all for wearing messages on t-shirts, it has to be done right! The fonts ( no Times New Roman please) and materials used need to be juuuuuust right,…

Designer Spotlight: Marais USA

Jane Mule in Blush (vegan) Why do we love Marais USA? Well, for one, the mules put forth by co-founders Catherine Chen and Haley Boyd are simple, classy, high-quality, comfortable and chic, all at once, and help pull together an outfit effortlessly. To our delight, their slip-on mules come in a wide array of colours…

The True Cost

TheΒ True Cost documentary, directed by Andrew Morgan,Β is a story about clothing. The clothes we wear and the workers behind them. For the past few decades, the price of clothing has gone done considerably, while the environmental and human costs affiliated with this industry have risen. Watch the trailer below to pique your curiosity!

Designer Spotlight: Threads For Thought

Threads4ThoughtΒ was born in 2006 from the “crazy idea” that fashion should be more sustainable. In 2007, founders Leigh and Eric began making t-shirts made from eco-friendly fabrics, and this was the beginning of something beautiful. Threads 4 Thought has now evolved into womenswear and menswear, and includes an active lifestyle line. It is responsibly produced…

Company Spotlight: Symbology

Symbology partners up with artisans, employing women from India and the West Bank, each of whom bring beautiful cultural artforms to Symbology’s collections.Β Symbology’s aim is not only to make beautiful clothing, but also to preserve traditional art forms in each garment like for instance Indian block printing, Palestinian weaving or Native American embroidery. In sum,…

Company Showcase: Boden UK

What a pleasant surprise to stumble upon Boden UK’s website. Founded in 1991, Boden initially started out as a strictly menswear company. A year later, they started making women’s clothing, and we couldn’t be more thankful! Boden is part of the Ethical Traditing Initiative, which showcases their dedication to ethical trade and a strong sense…

Brand Spotlight: Beaumont Organic

Beaumont Organic specializes in luxury casual pieces typically made from 100% organic cotton (with GOTS certification). These are often oversized and are in our humble opinion, are among the best quality garments. They also get brownie points for the and wonderful soft feel of their items. Here’s a look at our top picks! πŸ™‚ Boyfriend-style…

Designer Spotlight: Style Saint

Style Saint defines itself as being effortless fashion for earth-loving babes. Their mission? To be a next generation designer label, a company driven by their belief in making products that matter and pieces that last. By focusing on quality over quantity – and designing timeless collections that are meant to be worn year-round. They stand…

What Every Good Fashionista Needs to Know

Want your fashion to be ethical and responsible without compromising your personal style? We feel you. That’s what we’re all about too πŸ™‚ . Responsibility lies in the hands of the consumers, so let’s get on that. Although purchasing clothing is inherently not a sustainable act, trying to reduce the frequency at which we buy…