The Value of Bloggers & Why They Should Be Paid Fairly

A lot of brands want free promotion...and I do free blog posts sometimes because I'm passionate about social impact and I want to spread the word. I'm not just in it for the money.

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Mata Traders: Vintage Inspired Fair Trade Fashion

Mata Traders is working to make fair trade fashion readily available to consumers through vintage inspired designs and affordable prices. Mata Traders works with artisan groups in India and Nepal providing fair wages, a safe space, and the tools needed for individuals to rise above poverty.

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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!

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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?

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Sustainable Apparel & Waterway Clean Up: United By Blue

United By Blue is on a mission to show our oceans & waterways some love by removing trash all over the country. For each product sold, United By Blue removes one pound of trash from oceans and waterways through organized community clean-ups.

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Ethically Made Sundresses That Won't Break The Bank

As someone who grew up in the Texas heat, I really appreciate comfy sundresses in the summer. I put together a list of a few places that sell ethically made sundresses for the conscious consumer on a budget. Find your perfect breezy summer sundress below!

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KNOWN SUPPLY: Humanizing Apparel

KNOWN SUPPLY is humanizing the apparel industry through collaborative partnerships which encourage, educate, and empower businesses to take part in social impact.

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Fair Trade Fashion Show

Founded in 2015, The Fair Trade Fashion Show is a nonprofit striving to educate consumers, shine a light on ethical fashion, and raise awareness of certain social issues. Fair Trade Fashion Shows are hosted in the Los Angeles area featuring a variety of fair trade brands, while raising money for anti-trafficking organizations.

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Ethical Valentine's Day Gift Guide

Looking for a gift to show your special someone how much they mean to you? How about a gift with a story! Whether you're shopping for your special someone, a gal pal, or treating yourself I recommend checking out these fun gifts that empower others. 

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The Zero Waste Bag: Mother Erth

Mother Erth creates durable, zero waste bags made from recycled materials. Along with making a positive impact on the planet, these innovative bags also provide employment for low income mothers in the Philippines. 

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Eye Catching Ethical Valentine's Day Looks

Whether you're planning to celebrate Valentine's Day with your closest friends or with a special someone, you know you want to look your best. Check out these fabulous ethical looks that are perfect for the occasion. 

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Unique Style & Inspiring Opportunity: Swahili Coast

Swahili Coast is a worker owned co-op in Tanzania specializing in beaded leather accessories. Swahili Coast founders, Caroline & Tony were living in Tanzania doing economic research.

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Love Justly Holiday Spirit

Get your holiday glam on with Love JustlyLove Justly is making ethical fashion available at discounted rates allowing consumers to find their ideal ethical style without breaking the bank.

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Style from Around the World: Genesis Fair Trade

If you missed the Genesis Fair Trade feature last month, be sure to check it out here. Genesis Fair Trade is a unique online marketplace featuring fair trade goods crafted by artisan partners dating back to 100 years. I wanted to highlight a few of their products. 

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Style from Around the World: Genesis Fair Trade Story

Genesis Fair Trade is a unique online marketplace featuring fair trade goods crafted by artisan partners dating back to 100 years. By purchasing from Genesis Fair Trade consumers are able to help support fair, sustainable employment while empowering artisans in Colombia, Guatemala, Mexico, Peru.

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2017 Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts That Give Back

This holiday season give a gift that shares a story and empowers others. This year I've curated a selection of goods from The Honest Consumer community based on characteristics & personality type in order to make your holiday shopping more fun and interactive.

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Purpose Jewelry Premier Line

My go-to earrings this fall are the Gold Vista Earrings from Purpose Jewelry's new Premier Collection. These beauties take on a unique shape and reflect the light just right in order to compliment any fall colors you are wearing. I love the light weight of these earrings and the sleek design.

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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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For Women, By Women: Fair Anita

Fair Anita invests in the future of women around the world through artisan empowerment. Fair Anita currently works with 8,000 artisans in 16 different countries creating fair trade goods and paying artisans three times the minimum wage.

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