A Lap Around the Sun with my Backpack

Today I started my first year of my masters program! “But wait Kristen, isn’t this your 5th year of college?” “Ya don’t remind me” So I’m doing a dual bachelors and masters program all in one! I’m taking my first round of graduate classes and last few undergrad classes. And you best believe I’ll be using my Terra…

Interview with Dunitz & Company

Recently, I was interviewed by Dunitz & Company’s founder Nancy Dunitz! They’re a Fair Trade company that produces beautiful jewelry. If you remember my farm photo shoot pictures, I was decked out in Dunitz. She recently asked to interview me and I was so excited! Definitely feels like I’ve reach some sort of blogger milestone….

Tooting my Hathorway horn!

Who are they? Hathorway claims to be “just another ethical brand,” but I beg to differ. Hathorway encompasses so many aspects of sustainability: Fair-Trade, eco-friendly, organic, beautiful, functional, durable, and also philanthropic! Their dedication to being a sustainable brand without forgetting minimalist beauty separates them from the rest. Why are they special? Food industry byproduct:…

Two Styles of the Same Coin

Who are they? Dunitz and Company is a Fair-Trade jewelry company that was founded on the idea of empowerment through artistry. Dunitz employs 100+ Guatemalan men and women artisans who work to create beautifully-crafted pieces in Guatemala that are later sold in the US. This work gives them an opportunity to have a stable and…

Earth Day

“When one tugs at a single thing in nature he finds it attaches to the rest of the world” ~John Muir 🌸🌎Happy Earth Day🌏🌸 Crop top: Old Crow Backpack: Terra Thread Shoes: Veja For more amazing photography check out Rowan Eo’s photography on her Facebook and/or Instagram 🙂

Glow and See is Lighting Up Your Wardrobe

Who is Glow and See? Glow and See is an up and coming sustainable activewear company. Founder Comet Chukura realized there was a lack of functional ethical activewear. Glow and See has created ethically made light reflective hats, scarfs, and of course, fingerless gloves. The light reflective fiberglass-fused yarn catches car headlights and street lights…

Springing into a Zero Waste Lifestyle

There is no better feeling than spring being right around the corner! This Four Rabbit Zero Waste scarf is helping me make the transition from a never ending winter to a much needed spring🌸 Find out more info about Four Rabbit here!✨ 📸  Find more amazing pictures on Look on the Heart’s Facebook and Instagram

Four Rabbit, The Zero Waste Pioneer

Zero Waste fashion has given us a glimpse into the future of fashion. Within the last few years a handful of Zero Waste companies have made waves in bringing to light the burden fashion has put on our environment. The fashion industry is, in short, pretty dirty; starting with chemically treated cotton, to chemical dyes,…

Thrifted Perfection!

Tfw when you’re wearing a 100% thrifted outfit #ThrifyThursday #ihavepeaked

International Women’s Day 2018

Today let’s appreciate all the women who make this world go round and inspire me (and hopefully you) everyday 💕  Let’s also continue to notice and call out retail companies who use International Women’s Day as a PR opportunity meanwhile not giving their female garment factory workers safe working conditions or fair wages. I’m looking…

Rental Chic

Being more sustainable step 1: buy less! This weekend I tried a dress renting company for a party I had and it was a GAME CHANGER! So many dresses so inexpensive 😱😍😱 dress renting companies to try Style Lend or Rent the Runway.

2 Must Have Brands for Valentine’s Day

Preparing for Valentine’s Day? Or maybe you’re preparing for the bigger holiday, Galentine’s Day! Regardless of which holiday you’re looking forward to (definitely Galentine’s day), you’ll be feeling your best in our 2 favorite sustainable intimates brands! BASAL Basal is the place to go for any edgy {sustainable} minimalist! All the toxic-free fabric and elastic is…