Site Shoutout-StyleStories

I was catching up on some blog reading the other day and Julia from Fair for All Guide, who is part of the Ethical Writers Coalitions, shared a post on their new tumblr: StyleStories. StyleStories, is run by the Ethical Writers Coalition, a group of ethical fashion writers based in the US–and in light of the upcoming Fashion Week the Ethical Writers Coalition wanted to showcase some real ethical style. I totally love this! I completely enjoy seeing fashion on real people, so it is great to see ethical… View Post

I Heart the Internet-Ethical Cyber Monday

(SEE DEALS BELOW!!! – First Row: earrings-Mata Traders // beanie-Scoutmob// scarf-Indego Africa // Second Row: necklace-Mata Traders // shirt-Enrou // earrings-Lydalli // dress-ASOS Africa // sweater-Vickery) There are so so so sooooo many great Ethical Cyber Monday deals right, now!! All the amazing items above are all on SUPER sale. So today’s I Heart the Internet is tooootally dedicated to having an Ethical Cyber Monday! Buy some gifts or a treat for yourself :). My Top 10 Ethical Cyber Monday Deals: … View Post

Ethical Winter Accessories-Hats! Gloves! MORE!

The temperature has dropped DRAMATICALLY across the US so I have broken out all the winter gear and maybe it’s time for you too! Here are some faves in ethical winter accessories to keep you bundled and warm :). (L-R: pom pom hat w/ ear flop-$35 // mixed yarn beanie-$48 // the sofia hat-$29.95 // cable round visor cap-$45 // tassel beanie-$40) (1st Row: large weave cowl-$35 // cat scarf-$34.90 // layer scarf-$48 // 2nd Row: bora scarf-$32 // hooded scarf-$60 // crocheted… View Post

Ethical Cozy Chic

Well friends, I have to say I feel like I’m a super early adopter of cozy chic…like since forever! So happy it’s being embraced by the masses! There are a couple of ways you can embrace cozy chic! First let’s talk about one of my favorites(!)…the cozy oversized sweater. The Cozy Sweater (inspiration sources: black on black // sweater + skirt // sweater + boyfriend jeans // sweater + tights) How to Wear… With skinny jeans/leggings– Probably the easiest silhouette. I love the version… View Post

Ethical in Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness

Two of my favorite women in the whole wide world are breast cancer survivors. They are marvelous women who have inspired me in so many ways, but their love and strength and goodness is second to none and one day I hope to be the women they are. So in honor of them I thought I’d share some ethical pinks to show your support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. (L-R: glass studs –$9.95 // candy slant shoes – $75 //… View Post

Ethical Picks for the 4th-Red, White and Blue

With the 4th of July next Friday and the US playing on Tuesday in the World Cup, I thought no better time to pick out some ethical patriotic gear you can be proud to wear all summer long :). L-R : proud mary cap -$85 // alternative apparel flag dress-$102 // alternative apparel shirtdress-$112 // white charm bracelet-$15 // melissa heart flip flops-$55 // lace pants-$54 // blu marble bangles-$20 // white and blue clutch-$19 // chiapas bazaar blouse-$49 // mata traders… View Post

Trending: Ethical Pastels

I have to say I think pastels are having a huuuge moment in fashion! Go pastels! I secretly have always loved pastel colors. I don’t have a very sugary style, but I like that pastels make me think of soft served ice creams and sorbets 🙂 and now that they’re more in vogue than ever a nice variety of pastel items are popping up everywhere and they are definitely more in my style wheelhouse. (L-R: blush tee dress-$68 $36.99 //… View Post

Say YES! to Sustainable Accessories by Refugees in the US

Friends, I rarely post on crowd-funding campaigns, but Moola-Hoop, a crowd-funding site for female entrepreneurs, sent information on the Say YES campaign and I decided to make an exception(!) and said YES! Say YES is a wonderful collaboration between Open Arms a company that provides fair waged jobs to refugees in Austin, Texas and the women owned eco-conscious brand Blue Avocado. This video is what really made ME say yes to Say YES. The story of Odile is unimaginable and… View Post

Ethical Swimwear-One Pieces

Like I said in my ethical bikini post, I like to be a little more covered on the beach, so naturally I am a biiiiiiig fan of one pieces and I’m happy that now more than ever there are really super hot ethical one pieces available! Here are just some of my faves… First Row L-R Red One Piece by Norma Kamali-$150: I think this Norma Kamali suit could be a go-to suit for years-simple, classic and sexy.The famed designer… View Post

Matt + Nat at Project NYC and Vaute Couture at NYFW

A lot has been going on in the past month. New York Fashion Week has come and gone and so have the fantastic trade shows for F/W 2013. I wanted to highlight two events in particular that I made a point to check out, Vaute Couture’s first full ready to wear show at NYFW and Matt + Nat at PROJECT NYC. Project NYC (bottom image courtesy of  ZOÏ Agency) I attended PROJECT NYC last summer and discovered Falling Whistles so… View Post

7 Ethical Pinners to Follow on Pinterest

Hi friends I’ve been contributing to the group Ethical Fashion Bloggers for a handful of months now and it’s been GREAT. The Ethical Fashion Bloggers are meant to be a resource for blogging about ethical fashion and I’m really proud and happy to be a part of it. I haven’t been sharing posts with you lovely readers because thus far my posts were directly related to blogging, but I think this one is a good one for you guys too!!… View Post

Ethical Finds in Pantone’s Color of 2013

100% Recycled Binder from BuyGreen.com-$5.50 available HERE  Proud Mary Bag 60% off!-$27.50 available HERE Fair trade scarf from SERVV-$22.00 available HERE Fair+True Pleat Print dress from Fashioning Conscience-$102.33 available HERE Oka B. Taylor Vegan flats, made in the U.S.-$42.00 available HERE Fair Trade hand painted plates from GreenHeart Shop-$19.95 available HERE Komodo Fair Trade Floral Blouse from Fashion Conscience-$55.30 available HERE Priti NYC nail polish in Peporomia, on sale!-$9.45 available HERE Melie Bianco Vegan Kim Bag-$104 available HERE Handmade Ring from Given Goods Company-$225 available HERE Fair Trade… View Post

My Favorite Ethical Finds of 2012

One of my favorite things about writing made-to-travel is researching experimenting, reviewing and being inspired by all kinds of new ethical products that I share with you. 2012 was a GREAT year for discovery, so I’d like to reintroduce you to some of my favorite new ethical finds of 2012. 1. Compassion Couture-a fantastic  shop for ethical shoes, bags, and jewelry (seen here) 2. Osborn Shoes-the gorgeous collaborations Osborn did with artists was just amazing (post here) 3. EcoSwim-ethical swimwear… View Post