Bespoke Ethical Jewelry with Alkimee

So many of the items that we buy have ethical alternatives: the shoes we wear, the toiletries we use and the bottles we carry. I bought sustainable dental floss in Brooklyn… on the other end of the spectrum, jewelry is the most discretionary item that we can buy. Let’s face it, it’s pure luxury. Yet, […]

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Cut out Single-Use Plastic with Lilybee Wrap’s

I’m trying to reduce the amount of plastic in our home. Today, I want to talk about plastic wrap, also known as cling film and saran wrap. Over the last six months, nearly 80 million Americans have used at least one roll of plastic wrap. Like plastic bags, thin, flimsy saran wrap can’t be recycled […]

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The Tote Project #HoldOnToHope

A less talked about thread in ethical fashion is mitigation and prevention of human trafficking. It’s bizarre that we, in 2019, live in a world where there are more than twenty million slaves. It’s an uncomfortable, nagging truth that is rarely brought up, even in ethical fashion circles. The Tote Project is an organization whose […]

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Aid Through Trade

My background is in fashion production and I’ve seen how critical supply chain management is to the success of companies, large and small. There are hundreds of well-intentioned sustainable fashion companies – not many though, have cracked the code of establishing an economically sustainable model. One company that’s done it right, and is still growing […]

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Autumn in LA with Anchal

My Pop is the son of a tailor and passed on to me his knowledge about how to put an outfit together. I remember him taking me shopping as a teenager and looking for the “perfect pixie boots,” which I’d imagined to be chocolate brown, completely flat and with a round point.  During trips like this, my […]

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Sisterhood

I’ve been taking a Women Studies class over the Summer and I’ve been loving it!  My professor is inspiring and doesn’t take any shit.  I’m finding that the world of ethical fashion overlaps a great deal with the spirit of feminism.  Before taking this class, I’d scrunch my nose up in response to someone identifying […]

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