If you must fast fashion – shop Zara #joinlife

Fast fashion is usually a bust when it comes to sustainability and ethical sourcing. Luckily, however, one of our penchants of the quick- and – chic buy, Zara, just released a sustainable fashion line called Zara #joinlife! The collection features fall items made from recycled wool and organic cotton. Looking forward to continuing to watch…

Williams Pipeline

The Williams pipeline is a new pipeline proposal for the carrying of fracked gas across state lines. Fracking is an age old method of extracting natural gas from the earth. It causes environmental damage through run-off and pollution. “Natural gas is primarily methane, a highly flammable and explosive gas. Williams has a poor safety record…

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Where:  New York City Brand Vision: “Fine jewelry. No concessions” Values:  sustainable and ethical materials No mark – ups Quality Material conflict free stones charity   Stance:  “We only use materials that keep our consciences as clear as our diamonds. It’s that simple. For an industry that deals in beauty, there are a lot of…

How is fashion involved in the Green New Deal?

Background  In recent months we have seen headlines about Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s proposal for a Green New Deal make headlines across the world. The most brilliant minds in science have put their minds together to assess our current global climate situation in order to make a blue-print timeline for what we are going to have to…

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Where:  New York City Brand Vision: Sustainable luxury jewelry that will last a lifetime. Started in 2015, the brand was founded with the intention of cresting an inclusive fine jewelry lines that uses recycled materials. The brand uses 100% recycled 14 kt gold and sterling silver to create timeless pieces. Values:  handmade jewelry traditional design transparency…