Nordstrom Anniversary Sale: Ethical & Sustainable Clothing Brands to Look For

If you plan to take part in the Nordstrom Anniversary sale try searching for these ethical and sustainable clothing brands. Nordstrom actually has a decent variety of socially responsible clothing brands focusing on sustainable practices and ethical fashion.

Read More

Our Top 10 Ethical Fashion Guides

When first starting out as a conscious consumer, it can be nice to have some easy go-to guides! Our Guide & List page has lots of great resources. This post highlights our most popular ethical fashion guides & round-ups making it easy for consumer to discover new ethical clothing brands and accessories! We have guides highlighting ethical clothing for men, size inclusive brands, affordable ethical brands, & more.

Read More

20+ Fair Trade Clothing Brands to Love

Fair trade clothing companies are fighting against fast fashion by offering their garment workers livable wages, respectable working conditions, and empowering the people through out their supply chain. Wear your values with these fair trade clothing brands changing the world! This list of fair trade clothing brands even has a pricing guide to accommodate various budgets. While not all of these brands are officially fair trade certified, they all use fair trade principles through out their supply chain. Clothing companies certified by a third party fair trade organization are specified below.

Read More

9 Ethical Clothing Brands Embracing Fun Prints & Bold Colors

Sometimes there are misconceptions that ethical clothing has to be minimalistic and all about the neutrals. I personally LOVE fun prints and bold colors. They keep my closet exciting! Here are some ethical clothing brands that I love because of their bold style and eye-catching looks that keep ethical fashion exciting and different! Keep your closet conscious & exciting with these fabulous ethical clothing brands!

Read More

Where to Shop Ethically? 15 Ethical & Sustainable Online Boutiques

Online ethical boutiques are a great way to shop, especially if you’re new to ethical fashion & conscious consumerism. Online ethical boutiques expose consumers and allow shoppers to purchase from multiple brands in one place. But “where to shop ethically online?” is a common question. These online ethical boutiques below are great one-stop shops for ethical clothing, ethical gifts, and more.

Read More

12 Ethical Brands Empowering Women Around the World

Happy International Women’s Day! While a lot of progress has been made and there is a lot to celebrate, it’s also important to remember there is a lot of work to be done! Women all over the world are still being mistreated, and struggling to survive. Here are a few brands working to empower women in different parts of the world and create communities & safe spaces for women living in poverty, healing, and growth.

Read More

Ethical Clothing Brand Alternatives to Your Mall Favorites

Jumping into ethical fashion can be intimidating….where do you start? Here is an ethical fashion guide to help consumers transition their shopping habits based on the clothing brands they already know and love. I’ve provided some ethical clothing brands as alternatives that have similar styles to these well known brands.

Read More

Ethical Dresses & Jumpsuits for Valentine's Day Style

Going out with the girls or celebrating with your significant other this Valentine’s Day? Here are some ethical clothing options if you’re planning to dress up this Valentine’s Day.

Read More

35 Ethical Jewelry & Accessory Brands

Ethical jewelry and accessories are a great starting point for joining the conscious consumerism movement. Check out these inspirational jewelry brands using their accessories to empower others and create social change.

Read More

Eco-Friendly Tote Bags, Backpacks, & Purses Made from Recycled & Organic Materials

Looking for that perfect sustainable purse to carry? An affordable fair trade backpack for going back to school? Whatever type of bag you’re looking for, these five brands are doing it all and in an eco-friendly manner!

Read More

5 Ethical Workwear Brands for Women

Finding ethical clothing that you can wear to work can be tricky! Luckily there are a few awesome brands leading the way! Check out these fun blazers, jackets, and more that can be dressed up or down for whatever your work day holds!

Read More

A Guide to Ethical Beanies

Tis the season of beanies! Not that they ever really go out of style, but they are the perfect hat to keep your head warm when the seasons start to change. Here are four brands that will compliment your fall wardrobe and add a touch of sustainable style to your outfits!

Read More

5 Conscious Sneaker Brands Your Feet Will Love

Looking for some new sneakers this fall? Check out these awesome brands and help support their heartfelt missions with sustainable style. Your feet will thank you! And trust me I’ve tried shoes from all of these brands and have never been disappointed!

Read More

8 Ethical Clothing Brands College Students Will Love & Can Actually Afford

I launched The Honest Consumer as a sophomore in college. College is a time when we discover what our values are, what we want to support, and who we are. For many students the discovery of social justice and ethics become an important part of their beliefs. I know the struggles of living on a budget and trying to maintain a conscious lifestyle.

Read More

The Ethical Backpack Guide

Whether you're sending your kids back to school or heading back to school yourself, it's essential to have a sturdy backpack to carry all the goods. Textbooks, computers, and school supplies can be heavy and finding a high quality backpack can be a challenge.

Read More

Ethical Fashion: A Guide to Purchasing Jumpsuits

Jumpsuits have made a comeback and they're here to stay! So here is a guide to purchasing ethical jumpsuits! So many brands have launched fun prints and bold styles! Check out a few of the suggestions.

Read More

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!

Read More

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!

Read More

Basic Tees & Tanks: Affordable & Ethically Made

Basic tanks & tees are a great first step to transitioning your wardrobe to being socially responsible. Typically you can find pretty affordable tees that are ethically made and eco-friendly. Here are seven awesome brands that sell great tees at decent prices! Comfy tanks and tees that are perfect for summer time! 

Read More