Tag Archives: ethical

favorites: asos green room

Asos Green Room is dedicated to offering ethical and sustainable options while remaining fashion forward. Though many items are out of my everyday price range, I’m happy to see a major fashion retailer catering to ethics-minded consumers; it’s certainly less … Continue reading

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designer: leah goren

I know Leah Goren is old news in the blogging world; her cat dress was a favorite among fashion bloggers a couple years ago and her collaboration with Anthropologie made her designs even more accessible. We also share a first … Continue reading

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the moral wardrobe: hello bob

This is the hair cut I’ve been envisioning for months. Those pixie cut layers just kept holding on, so it took until now to achieve it. Paired with an oversized collar, the top part of this look feels a bit … Continue reading

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TOMS: taking another look

I was initially put off by TOMS’ business model because it seemed that they were really just in it for personal gain; when you pay $40.00+ for shoes that won’t last more than a couple seasons, you better hope that … Continue reading

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one year old

I decided to start this blog one year ago today. Increasingly interested in fair trade issues, I found I needed an outlet for further research and discussion. I was, and still am, interested in making Style Wise a community of … Continue reading

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the moral wardrobe: bell bottoms

I love these jeans. I bought them on an impulse when they went on sale a couple weeks ago at ModCloth. They’re made in the USA and oh so ’70s, right down to the dramatic seaming. I wore a 1970s … Continue reading

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conscientious copycat: free people

fairtrade1 by fracturedradiance featuring american apparel shoes I made this styleboard quite awhile ago, but it looks pretty perfect for late fall weather (perhaps supplemented with some navy tights). Free People does a great job creating a feeling of adventure … Continue reading

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retailer: NOVICA

NOVICA connects consumers to artisans all over the world through a single online marketplace. Rather than hire out craftspeople to create its designs, the company relies on the skill and creativity of each artisan, curating unique, handcrafted pieces for its … Continue reading

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conscientious copycat: simple statements

fairtrade2 by fracturedradiance featuring People Tree dresses Easy can be interesting. A white floral dress paired with above-the-knee boots makes a bold statement for fall. This look’s easy to do fair trade. Pair a People Tree dress with domestically produced … Continue reading

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retailer: Gypsy05

Gypsy05 is an American brand that specializes in bohemian and beach ready clothing for the whole family. sources: dress 1, scarf, dress 2 Not only is the brand produced in the USA, it also incorporates green techniques and materials throughout … Continue reading

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