Want to upcycle your old sweaters? Learn how here
If you anticipate being a regular member of the polar vortex club this winter, buy wool sweaters at Goodwill, shrink in the dryer, et voila! The warmest mittens you have ever owned.
Plus, they’re ethical and sustainable because there will always be a supply of Christmas sweaters.
Gently dancing copper makes this fair trade “wind and water” bracelet.
Despite my growing awareness that I need fewer clothes and accessories than I think, make up bags always get me. I never buy them. I just stare wistfully and think about opening them up in a hotel, on the train, at the airport. It’s the sense that if I bought one, I’d soon be in another country.
10 Do’s and Don’ts of Ethical Fashion
#1’s my favorite: You don’t need as many clothes as you think! :)
It’s been a happy revelation of my fair trade/ethical fashion journey as I think about ways to repurpose old clothes and take care of new ones.
What a lady! (The Harry Potter star is also a champion of worker’s rights and fair trade fashion.)
Fair trade abstract cherry jacket for the bold and impetuous among you says “Follow me and we’ll have some fun after 5.” ;)
Luxurious and feminine without being too overstated. Soft velvet outer with silk liner fit for a queen.
The fall weather has me seeking cozy-up cardigans.
I’m not sure how practical this poncho is for touring citites, but it’s sure a lovely way to stay warm while reading a book and drinking tea (or in my world - blogging while Sir Daniel watches football). :)
Sseko’s Smoking Slippers embody the antithesis of old white men chattering over pipes and scotch. Hand crafted by Ethiopian artisans paid fairly for their trade. Profits support funds for women’s education in Ethiopia.