13 Chic and Sustainable Boots for Fall and Winter

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Sustainable fashion and a sustainable lifestyle in general, can sometimes feel like a looong road trip that doesn’t really end.  It’s easy to get caught up in feeling like you’ll never be able to buy sustainable products to live ‘truly’ sustainably and that whatever you already own isn’t good enough.  It’s this consumer-driven attitude that …

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Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know About Vegan Leather

everything you've ever wanted to know about vegan leather

While there are a lot of things that are controversial in the sustainability space, nothing, it appears, sparks quite as much controversy as vegan leather, or any type of leather in general.  As you’ll see from this post, there are pros and cons to both options and unfortunately, there’s not really a clear-cut sustainable option.  I …

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25 Awesome Ethical and Sustainable Underwear Brands

25 Awesome Ethical and Sustainable Underwear Brands

With the new year’s arrival and the horror show that was 2020 firmly behind us (here’s to hoping it gets better 🤞), I’ve been a little introspective lately and two questions have been on my mind: What do I want to be known for?  Why am I pursuing a sustainable lifestyle? While my answers to both …

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23 Amazing Size Inclusive Sustainable Brands

23 amazing size inclusive sustainable brands

For my 9th birthday my mom surprised my best friend and I with tickets to the Jonas Brothers’ 2009 Lines, Vines and Trying Times world tour concert.  Like many other tween girls my age, I was a MASSIVE Jonas Brothers fan (I was convinced I would marry Nick one day). It was my most memorable …

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25 Of the Best Eco-Friendly Stores in Toronto

25 of the best eco-friendly stores in Toronto

Like I’m sure with most people this year, I have slipped up on my routines, particularly my morning routine.  What was once a textbook definition of a ‘perfect’ morning routine has now turned into me sleeping in until the last possible minute, jumping out of bed, guzzling down coffee in a panic-induced haze and stumbling into …

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13 Ideas To Upcycle Your Clothes Into Stuff You’ll Actually Use

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Scrapbooking has been a hobby of mine for as long as I can remember, but I am utterly and completely bad at it.  The thing is, it’s not the scrapbooking that I’m bad at (at least I think it’s not 😬), it’s my lack of commitment.  I’d start one scrapbook with all the motivation in the …

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5 Easy Alternatives to Shopping Fast Fashion

Easy Alternatives to Shopping Fast Fashion

Have you ever experienced déjà vu induced by mindless shopping?  As a self-professed shopaholic, I’ve experienced it more times than I can count.  Asking myself, haven’t I already purchased this, or didn’t I receive this package already, was all too common especially in a pandemic when days feel like they blur into weeks and then …

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33 Of The Best Online Secondhand Clothing Stores

33 of the best online secondhand clothing retailers

When I was six, my parents enrolled me in swimming lessons.  The plan was for me to move up the ranks and become a swim instructor and eventually get a summer job out of it when I turned 16.  After struggling through multiple levels, I ended up quitting and my parents decided to enroll me …

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21 Affordable Sustainable Clothing Brands

21 Affordable Sustainable Clothing Brands

There’s an elephant in the room when it comes to sustainable fashion that I don’t think is talked about enough… privilege.  Our society is raced, classed and sexed in a way that means minority groups are disproportionality prevented access to sustainable goods, namely sustainable fashion.  The irony is that while sustainable products should be accessible …

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25 Sustainable And Ethical Denim Brands

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Jean shopping can be hard.  Between trying to get the right fit, cut and style, finding a pair of jeans that are flattering can sometimes feel like a needle in a haystack.  But finding sustainable and ethical denim? That’s a whole other ball game.  Apart from dealing with the same jean shopping issues with a …

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