Tag: conscious fashion

Conscious Fashion: Sustainable LBD

Every wardrobe needs that perfect little black dress. The length and cut need to be flattering while the style needs to be unique yet versatile. The ideal little black dress can transform from day to night and from casual to elegant with the help of…

Conscious Fashion: Styles of Hope

Everyone has a story and, in the case of Sseko Designs, so does every shoe. Handcrafted by women in Uganda, the stories behind these shoes are ones of hope. In a country impoverished by war and dominated by men, studying at a university seems out…

Conscious Fashion: Fresh Looks

Groceries? Wait, I thought I was shopping for clothing. Luckily my eyesight isn’t going, and I haven’t completely lost it. The online eco-boutique I was perusing (that’s Future Standard, if you’re wondering) did list Groceries as one of the featured brands. Intrigued by this, I…

Conscious Fashion: Coffee Chic

Oh Etsy, it’s no surprise that you’ve managed to do it again. You’ve lured me in for hours and left me with a list of must-have items. Combining two of my favorites, coffee and fashion, Shaggy Baggy is a new Etsy love of mine. Shaggy Baggy…

Conscious Fashion: Reinvented Jewelry

Giving everyday items a new life happens to be one of my favorite things. Belts as headbands? Absolutely. Vintage doors as a headboard? Count me in. Silverware as jewelry? Yes, please! I’ve tried the first two ideas and recently came across the third. After hearing…

Conscious Fashion: Butter Me Up

Butter isn’t exactly a word that conjures up images of colour and glamour, is it? Yet the cosmetics company butter LONDON is on its way to do just that. I first came across the brand when it became the latest cosmetics line to be stocked…

Conscious Fashion: Eco Pup

As man’s best friend and even an accessory to the stars, it’s clear that our canine friends deserve a little eco love too. Luckily, Cycle Dog feels the same way. Developed with the goal of turning old things new, Cycle Dog uses old bike tubes…

Conscious Fashion: Local Wisdom

I’m convinced that, if my house was on fire, there is only one thing I would grab before dashing out of the crumbling building: my brown Steve Madden riding boots. These boots were a second-hand find and purchased for a mere 40 dollars, such a…

Conscious Fashion: Born To Dye

So we all love color, right? Even if you’re an all-black type of gal, the clothes that we choose to wear are nothing without the colored dyes that are used to create them. Anything from fashion week runway shows to the mannequins in Topshop are…

Conscious Fashion: Sustainable Sips

As the weather warms up and the sun continues to make a daily appearance, I find myself constantly staring outside my window at work. To me, there are few better ways to enjoy a summer day than relaxing on a patio with friends and a refreshing…