the moral wardrobe: psychedelic ships

personal style fair tradepersonal style blowfish shoes

Everything feels better after a hair cut. I asked my boss and a coworker what to do with my hair last Monday and my boss promptly replied, “Cut it really short!” Of course I listened to her.

I bought this crazy skirt last summer after I realized I’d rid my closet of anything inspirational in favor of J. Crew and Old Navy basics.

Ethical choices are bolded below:

  • Striped Shirt – J. Crew
  • Jacket – Second Hand via Plato’s Closet
  • Skirt – Vintage via etsy
  • Leggings* – Old Navy
  • Booties – Blowfish via T. J. Maxx
  • Bumble Bee Drop Earrings – French Connection via Asos

The more I seek out ethical options, the more I realize how easy it is to find exactly what I want without ignoring my moral convictions. The more resources I add to my arsenal, the easier it is to avoid impulsive, unethical purchases.

*Part of the Ethical Trading Initiative, but I’m still not sure how well they adhere to ethical production standards.


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About Leah

Leah Wise is a member of FIRE in Charlottesville, Virginia.
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