Made in Canada: Ethical Clothing from Montreal

On my recent trip to Montreal, I had the opportunity to explore the local slow fashion scene. There seemed to be quite a few shops that fit the “ethical” model by satisfying the criteria of local production, fair wages for workers, environmentally-friendly fabrics, and more. My first stop was Général 54, a boutique in the … Continue reading Made in Canada: Ethical Clothing from Montreal

No Spend September: My Commitment to Stop Shopping for a Month

Building on the momentum of my last post, I decided to challenge myself to go a month without shopping. I have spent far too much time lately browsing my favorite sustainable fashion websites, buying pieces here and there, and then ultimately returning most of them when they don’t fit. This is such a waste of … Continue reading No Spend September: My Commitment to Stop Shopping for a Month

5 Brands I’m Boycotting (And Why You Should Too)

We’ve all heard it before: you vote with your dollars. Every purchase you make is a vote for the type of world you want to live in: one run by corporations who use toxic chemicals and unethical labor practices, OR one run by people who use their purchasing power to support ethical businesses. There are … Continue reading 5 Brands I’m Boycotting (And Why You Should Too)