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fashion revolution day & a sale

Buy sustainable. Buy vintage. But really, there are many avenues for people trying to buy more ethically. And there are many layers to creating and promoting an ethical lifestyle. First, we have to change the way we think about clothing. … Continue reading

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guest post: The Seduction of Stuff by Hannah

I asked Hannah of Hannah Maria if she wanted to contribute to Style Wise since she’s doing such a great job (a better job than me) living conscientiously. Below is the story of her transition to ethical consumerism. Thanks, Hannah! … Continue reading

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rag rage

People Tree, a UK Fair Trade retailer (that I’ve been meaning to devote a post to), just launched their Rag Rage campaign to stir up consumers to demand both openness about production standards from major retailers and better working conditions … Continue reading

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real solutions: part 3, chronicle your consumption

Did you forget about the Real Solutions series? I didn’t actually know where I was going with it, but the past few months have clarified my specific struggles as a consumer: I want too much and I buy too much.  … Continue reading

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mata traders: handmade in India

Mata Traders is a brand I’ve been familiar with for a couple of years due to my love of window shopping at online boutiques. But I didn’t realize until last week, when Elizabeth of Delightfully Tacky featured one of their … Continue reading

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