Three cheers for secondhand shopping: Why we should all be thrifting

Three cheers for secondhand shopping: Why we should all be thrifting

I’ll admit it: I was really late to the game when it comes to secondhand shopping. It wasn’t until this fall when I finally gave it a go, in the name of #secondhandseptember and my relatively new “Zero Waste” lifestyle. And you know what? I fell in love with it. It really is transformative, and along with some ethically produced slow fashion, it is the way of the future.

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Interview with Shannon Dixon from Simply Merino: Thoughts on making sustainable wool clothing for children and adults

Interview with Shannon Dixon from Simply Merino: Thoughts on making sustainable wool clothing for children and adults

My next Fashion Week feature is Simply Merino. This Canadian slow fashion company makes merino wool clothing for babies and children—and they have some adult pieces now, too. Today I’m interviewing Shannon Dixon, the woman behind Simply Merino. 

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Ethical production in the fashion industry: Who made your clothes—and how were they treated?

Ethical production in the fashion industry: Who made your clothes—and how were they treated?

Look down. Someone, somewhere, made every single garment you have ever worn. Do you know how they were treated? 

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Interview with Ashley McIntosh from Azura Bay: Chatting about ethical lingerie and how we can make better choices

Interview with Ashley McIntosh from Azura Bay: Chatting about ethical lingerie and how we can make better choices

My next Fashion Week feature is Azura Bay. This Canadian company is an online curated collection of lingerie, pjs, and loungewear from ethical brands, using eco fabrics and production processes. Today I’m interviewing Ashley McIntosh, Azura Bay’s founder. 

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