Posts tagged ethical consumer
My First Zero Waste Trip

“I am 100% the worst environmentalist on this trip.” I sent that DM to one of my besties after landing in the Philippines as I looked in shame at the plastic ziplock bag that held my toiletries.

To be honest, the idea of a zero waste trip was incredibly intimidating to me. While I am working towards educating myself and taking steps towards sustainability in my everyday life, I’ve always been extremely open about the fact that I got into ethical fashion from the human rights perspective and that the environmental implications have had a much higher learning curve for me.

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Jillian: talented teenager with ethical style

You know that I always get excited to introduce you to other ethical fashionistas, but this one is extra fun for me! Jillian is a junior in high school who is deeply interested in ethical fashion and design. It is rare for me to meet someone so young who has such an awareness and beautiful articulation around issues of conscious consumerism. Interviewing Jillian gives me such hope and anticipation for the future of fashion...

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Olivia: simple living expert

I met Olivia on instagram several months ago and I am determined that someday we'll meet in real life. Olivia's blog Simply Liv & Co. is one of my favorite sources of inspiration for simple living - especially when it comes to curating an ethical and simplified closet. You will love her down-to-earth and practical tips for a simply beautiful life. I'm so thrilled to share Olivia's interview with you today! 

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Emily: international explorer and ethical fashionista

To be honest, the first thing that drew me to Emily's account on Instagram was the aesthetic. I mean, it's just so pretty! But as I began to follow her, I became more intrigued with the life that she and her husband were living in South Korea. Emily is the very definition of a conscious consumer and has exhibited such great wisdom in both ethical fashion and responsible financial decisions. Read on to get to know a little bit about this amazing lady and check out her adorable blog after you read this interview! 

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Luke + Jill: conscious power couple

I can't adequately express just how excited I am to introduce you to Luke and Jill! It's an incredible inspiration to observe a couple that is working together to live consciously and make ethical/sustainable living more attainable for others. Together, this power couple runs a his & her conscious lifestyle blog called Sutton + Grove. It's an honor to share their story and thoughts here...

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Sameena: dressing well + doing good

Don't you just love it when social media connects you with someone who is totally on the same page as you? I met Sameena through Instagram several months ago and feel like we're besties even though we live on opposite sides of the country! You guys are going to fall in love with this girl's style and heart for sustainability. I'm super excited to share her interview with you today.

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Monica Watson: ethical entrepreneur

Thanks to the small social world of Portland, Monica and I have known each other for a few years. I've always admired her style, but recently learned how much she cares about where she shops and knew I had to share her insights with you. Monica is the founder Berlin Skin, a luxurious organic skincare line for the "modern minimalist." (Side note, I've just started using her products and I am truly blown away by the quality and results. I wasn't paid to say that!) Be prepared to be inspired...

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Annie: fashionista + thoughtful blogger

I found Annie's blog Terumah through Instagram a while back and I've been hooked ever since. In her own words, Annie created the Terumah for "smart young women looking for fun insights on style, beauty, travel, art and pop culture." It's the kind of site you can get lost in for hours due to the high-quality content and images. I had the chance to pick Annie's brain on ethical fashion and am feeling so inspired by her interview...

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