Guest Post: What Ethical Consumerism Means Today: Interview w/ The Andean Collection

This guest post is written by Mallory Whitfield, a proud resident of New Orleans, Louisiana. She has been blogging at since 2006 and also runs an online shop dedicated to the very best in handmade and eco-friendly gifts. I’ve been following fashionable fair trade brand The Andean Collection since very early on. They work with native artisans in the Andean mountain regions of South America to create beautiful and sustainable jewelry and accessories. The Andean Collection recently became the… View Post

Shop for MORE-Same Sky

Friends, you know that I am a constant partaker in the arm party so when the fine folks at Same Sky contacted me and introduced me to their beautiful bracelets I was ecstatic. Not only am I crushing on so so many of their gorgeous items the work of Same Sky is truly commendable. Same Sky first partnered with Gahaya Links a company that employs HIV+ women, all survivors of the 1994 Rwandan Genocide. Same Sky’s success has enabled them… View Post

Shop for MORE-I Can Serve

  October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and I know that you have probably been made aware of a lot of great work to bring awareness to this monster of a cancer but I could not let this month pass without extolling the amazing work of probably one of my biggest role models; my dear cousin in the Philippines, breast cancer survivor and founder of iCanServe Foundation. This month Swatch has teamed up with iCanServe to create this watch. The… View Post

What I Wore-Bluma Project

I heard over the summer anthropologie was going to start carrying fair trade jewelry line the bluma project. I totally fell in love with the bluma project’s really colorful and urban design over the summer so I decided to pop in and see if anthropologie was still carrying any goodies from this ethical brand. AND THEY WERE!!! I scored this gorgeous neon beaded necklace :D. (blazer-h&m; tee and shorts- thrifted via goodwill; shoes thrifted via buffalo exchange) I LOVE IT!… View Post

Shop for MORE-Free the Nations

I am soooooo excited to share with you the amazing Shop for MORE this week!!! You’ve actually had a little peek at their wonderful goods as I was obsessed with my latest purchase from them, but I would like you to formally meet. Friends I’d like to introduce you to the gorgeous jewelry of free the nations.   I have no idea why I did not know of this beautiful shop and I was delighted when Sarah Hale founder of… View Post

made-to-travel for Emergy

Even though I’m on vacay I ‘ve been all around blogsphere this week! I have to mention every feature I’m asked to do really touches me. Never in a million years did I think people would want ME to write for their blogs and I feel really grateful for the opportunity and spirit of sharing and community. Friday I shared my guest post on Those Graces and today I’m sharing my feature on dear friend Ashley’s blog Ashley4Emergy. Ashley has… View Post

Store Highlight- Imani

I read about Imani on The Compassion Fashion Project. (click on any image to buy) The Zion Project is an organization that aims to heal and empower war-effected women and girls in Africa; Imani is their store. I completely fell in love with all the bright colors in so many of their necklaces.   These women are paid fair trade wages and many of the necklaces use recycled paper, sorted by color and then meticulously made into beads. So theses… View Post
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What I Wore…Miss Jackson and Bidding for Good

Friday night was pretty ah-maaaazing! Ahhhhhh Miss Jackson! – The tour is for her Number Ones album. This was the set list: It was everything I wanted to hear and Janet totally killed it! She looked fantastic and totally lit up the whole place just by smiling. She had lots of awesome costume changes and choreography straight from her old videos. It was a big dance party at Radio City 😀 And this is what I wore: A little sassy… View Post