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Tag Archives: materialism
90 Day Spending Fast – update 1
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
Posted in Essays Tagged conscientious consumerism, consumerism, discussion, fasting, materialism, spending fast, the rich young man, update Leave a comment
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
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
Posted in Essays Tagged addiction, brand ambassadors, consumerism, counteract, essay, ethics, fair trade, haul, materialism, morality, over spending, second hand, shopping, spending, style blog, thoughts 1 Comment
develop a plan
– and stick to it! I found last year, as I sought to undertake my Second Hand Year, that setting general guidelines for selection and spending hurt more than it helped. Though that may sound counterintuitive, it turned out – … Continue reading
Posted in Essays Tagged conscience, ecclesiastes, essence, ethics, fair trade, fashion, goals, guilt, human rights, humanity, labor, materialism, meaning, reason, resolution, second hand, shopping, standards, style blogging, thrifting Leave a comment
what is style wise?
Style Wise is a blog about shopping ethically and responsibly. My name is Leah Wise and I used to have a fashion blog. Daily reflections on my own insatiable materialism burdened me and eventually I left that world altogether. We … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged consumerism, ethics, fair trade, fast fashion, international market, materialism, organic, personal style, style, thrift Leave a comment