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Tag Archives: consumerism
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
It dawned on me, as I flipped and flipped through endless blouses at a local Goodwill on Monday, that thrift shops will never run out of items for me to add to my closet. Sure, there are a few items … Continue reading
Biweekly Update #1: I managed to not buy non-essentials for the first two weeks of the 90 day spending fast (well, I sort of bought some leopard print sneakers at Goodwill, but I’m not sure if I’m going to keep … Continue reading
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
And then I went insane: You may look at these photos and think, “Wow; Leah has some insecurity issues pertaining to her right arm because she photo shopped them out in half the shots.” You would be wrong, though, because … Continue reading
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
radical : of, relating to, or proceeding from a root I started this blog with a specific reader in mind. I wanted to encourage young women – my peers – who were already reading personal style blogs to take an interest … Continue reading
Fashioning Change is a wondrous website I heard about in the comments section of Delightfully Tacky’s newest blog post on ethical fashion. Simply take a quiz on your clothing preferences, budget, and style icons and the site matches you up … Continue reading
“Respect for workers worldwide.” The Ethical Trading Initiative accepts companies that, at a minimum, satisfy the labor standards set forth in their Base Code. Although they don’t actively police, they can assure ethics-minded consumers that the companies who take part … Continue reading
ModCloth is undiscriminating when it comes to sourcing, although I think I read somewhere that they prefer independent designers over well-known labels. I discovered several months ago that you can narrow your search by country of origin or production designation … Continue reading