Sustainable Skin Care for Dry Skin

For the last few month’s I’ve been trying to switch my skin care routine to a more sustainable one. And it’s honestly been hard finding products that are sustainably sources and that I actually like. My face is super dry and when it’s dry I get huge red patches around my noes and flakes all…

Sustainable Holiday Gift Guide

Photography by Rowan Eo (Ear)Ringing in the Holiday Season! A few months ago I saw that geometric shaped earrings were IN! Since starting my ethical journey, I was always suspicious of things that I immediately loved. I didn’t just want to feed into a ~trend~. But this isn’t that kind of story! Hathorway isn’t a…

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I recently went to a sustainability event in New York where I met several companies that were putting their best foot forward in being more sustainable in their industry. I was there helping out at my internship, Minan Wong, and saw other amazing companies like Who Gives A Crap, Stojo, The Regeneration Magazine, along with a few others (and…

Sapana Dreams of Fair Fashion

Who are they? From the get-go Fair Trade practices has been a top priority for what I consider sustainable. I think the human element of any industry is indicative of society. So when I see companies like Sapana Dreams truly valuing their artist’s talents and cultural routes, it reminds me how a company that values…

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…

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…

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…

Untitled Thoughts: Repurposed fabrics, ECO-ELEGANZA!

How does one look 🔥 in an eco friendly outfit? One simply goes to Untitled Thoughts 👗 One of the most thoroughly eco-friendly companies around—from the fabric, to the light bulbs in their studio—Untitled Thoughts is full of beautiful one of a kind pieces that prioritize elegance while limiting their environmental impact 🌍 via. Instagram

Terra Thread {Taiwan Edition}

Blown away by how well this Terra Thread backpack has held up while traveling through East Asia! Highly functional and affordable, this Fair-trade, organic backpack is a travel and school necessity 🎒 via. Instagram