That's way too much waste, right?
If you’ve seen The True Cost or if you’re following the movement for a more sustainable industry, you might already know that the fashion industry is the second largest polluting industry on the planet.
It's extremely disheartening that fashion is doing so much damage to this lovely world we live on. We rely on fashion, jewelry, and accessories to express ourselves! We use our individual style to tell important stories about who we are or who we want to be. Yet, the current fast fashion industry is completely unsustainable.
Many of our savvy customers understand the importance of choosing ethically produced, sweat-shop free, sustainable goods. You care about unique fashion, jewelry and accessories that are meant to last longer than a single season. We applaud you for using your purchasing power to make a positive difference in the world!
I want you to know that we also love and support other businesses that use ethical and sustainable practices in their production. We care deeply about longevity and sustainability too.
I’ve outlined some cool shops below and you can expect to see more features of sweat-shop free brands and American-made products on this blog in the future. But first, I want to quickly address a common hang-up I hear when it comes to sustainable fashion.
I know some of you are thinking that making the switch to a fully ethical or sustainable wardrobe sounds… boring. There are a lot of notions about what sustainable fashion looks like. I’m here to tell you, it’s not all hemp cotton and tie dyed maxi skirts!
Sustainably-produced, ethical fashion can be trendy, cutting- edge, minimal, whatever you want it to be!
Take this flirty, feminine outfit idea for example! You can be sustainable without sacrificing luxury or style. This outfit would be perfect for a summer wedding, date night, or girls night out!
Reformation is an uh-mazing Los Angeles brand committed to sustainably making gorgeous, on-trend fashion and accessories. Expect everything you find on their site to be lust-worthy and completely ethically produced.
These chic gold sandals are made from vegan leather and ethically produced in Spain by Beyond Skin. Beyond Skin is a vegan brand creating stylish and ethical shoes for both men and women!
These adorable round sunnies are created from recycled materials by Solo Eyewear, an environmentally responsible sunglasses brand. They also give back and each pair of SOLOs purchased funds eye care for people in need!
I recently discovered the Little Market, a well-curated online fair trade shop and non-profit selling beautiful, handmade goods from artisans worldwide. Check them out for ethically sourced home goods and accessories, like this super fun and funky woven pom-pom bag!
Our wonderful customers love that our jewelry is handmade in the USA. Ethical production is an important to us as it is to you! This cocktail ring is designed and made to order in San Jose, California.
Did you know that all our fine jewelry is made from recycled metals? This gorgeous moonstone ring is sustainably made from 100% recycled 14k gold!
This ethically-produced, brand new feminine gold and moonstone neckwire is the perfect final addition to your flirty look! Pair it with the Fancy Moonstone Necklace for even more "Wow!"
No matter your age or favorite fashion style, I hope you'll be inspired to seek out an ethical option next time you're in the market for something new.
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