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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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Equal Exchange: a coffee co-op

I love anything you can drink in a mug. And until April, I worked at a local organic coffee shop where I had a great time trying out coffee roasts and tea varieties. It was there that I first heard … Continue reading

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Asos: fast fashion & fair wages

Asos is a UK based, trend oriented retailer featuring thousands of products from hundreds of brands. I purchased a dress and a pair of shoes from them early last year and am still pleased with their quality. On the right: … Continue reading

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organic skincare: organic wear pressed powder

I bought Physician’s Formula Organic Wear Pressed Powder in Translucent Fair to replace a powder foundation I’d been using since high school. The Organic Wear powder provides less coverage than its predecessor, but currently seems to be the only organic alternative … Continue reading

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organic skincare: erzulie cosmetics cream to powder foundation

(originally published on leahwise.com) I discovered Erzulie while searching for organic skincare options on etsy and have been using their products for several months now. Recently, I purchased the Mineral Cream to Powder Foundation in Light on the seller’s recommendation. I … Continue reading

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