Ethical Style Living Out of a Carry On for 3 Weeks: Shoes, Extras, & Essentials

In my previous travel post, ETHICAL STYLE LIVING OUT OF A CARRY ON FOR 3 WEEKS: CLOTHES TO PACK, I focused on clothes to pack! Here's what I packed as far as shoes, extras, & essentials! Jake & I decided to pack lite for our trip to Europe because we didn't want to be hauling around massive suitcases through the train stations and airports. So this meant packing three weeks worth of clothes into one tiny suitcase. So what do you bring?

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Ethical Style Living Out of a Carry On for 3 Weeks: Clothes to Pack

Jake & I decided to pack lite for our trip because we didn't want to be hauling around massive suitcases through the train stations and airports. So this meant packing three weeks worth of clothes into one tiny suitcase. So what do you bring? It was a challenge for sure! It gave me a bit more appreciation for minimalism and capsule wardrobes. I tried to focus on basics and similar color patterns. So here is what I brought and what I would recommend! With a little blurb about the ethical brands of course! :) 

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Adventures Abroad: Paris in Two Days

Trying to do Paris in two days was a struggle, but we managed to do A LOT! We stayed outside of the main city in a neighborhood, Le Marais. This was a great location about a 15 minute ride away from the Eiffel Tower. There were plenty of cute restaurants in this neighborhood within walking distance! Before we went to France we kept hearing that stereotypically the French aren't too welcoming towards Americans. But overall we had a good stay! I even made a list of a few restaurants, here, that were very welcoming to us and had good food!

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Eateries in Paris

One of the things I was most anxious about when traveling to Paris was communication. Jake and I don't speak any French and we heard the stereotypical rumor that French people aren't very welcoming towards Americans. We had good experiences for the most part! Here are a few restaurants that I felt went above and beyond to make us feel comfortable and were happy to speak to us in english.

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Social Impact City Guide: Dallas Area

As many of you know I've been living at home in Dallas for the past few months until we make the move to Seattle. I've been able to visit quite a few of my favorite social enterprises and wanted to create a guide! If you're planning to travel to the Dallas area this summer here are some wonderful suggestions so that your travels can make a difference! 

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Ethical Luggage for Summer Traveling

Gearing up for your summer travels? Make sure you have luggage that will last! These three awesome brands are ethically crafting products essential for your summer travel. Check out how they empower others! 

Terra Thread Lupa Tote is my personal favorite beach bag! This roomy bag can fit towels, snacks, and so much more. Terra Thread's Duffel Bag is great for weekend trips too!

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Bold Prints for Exploring: Matter Prints

Matter Prints gives new meaning to traditional patterns by creating bold, modern statement pieces. Founded with inspiration and compassion, Matter Prints demonstrates the importance of slow fashion by working directly with eight artisan communities, positively impacting around 1,287 individual artisans. 

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Howdy Homemade: Ice Cream That Changes Lives

When walking into this chic ice cream shop, you will be greeted with a warm smile followed by a welcoming HOWDY. Howdy Homemade is an ice cream shop in Dallas that trains and employs young adults with down syndrome or autism. 

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