When we got an email from Nova Scotia-based children's outwear company, Faire Child, sharing their eco-innovative, closed-loop production model and high quality products for children we were thrilled to agree to share their story with our readers. We know that whether you have kids or not, their push for a more sustainable children's clothing industry is sure to inspire any ethical shopper!
On the journey to intentionally switch our entire wardrobes to ethically made pieces, swimwear has been one of the most inspiring items to look for. Not only are our favourite ethical swimwear brands intentional about ethical production, they also go out of their way to be inclusive with their styles and sizing while ensuring the pieces are versatile for all kinds of water loving activities. We've found 7 ethical swimwear brands that are making us swoon.
Because we LOVE supporting local, we've created a list of 7 Canadian underwear brands. We also added a couple internationally made brands that we are intrigued by, as well as tips to shopping for underwear online. Read today's post to get started on supporting ethically and locally made underwear!
For some of us, our wedding is the first time we ever consider buying lingerie, for others it's just another exciting opportunity to add to a curated collection. Either way, wedding lingerie is designed to make us feel damn fine on a very special day and we think that should start from the moment we purchase it.
What's a lover of small businesses and local makers to do in a place overrun by touristy sights and shops? They keep searching! Teagan's travels in Honolulu, Hawaii had her overwhelmed with tourist attractions, longing for authentic Hawaiian makers. Keeping her eyes peeled for local gems, she was able to find some unconventional attractions that tickled her #shoplocal fancies.
Read on for a list of Teagan's favourite "unconventional" attractions in Oahu, Hawaii!
"Less is more" is a mantra we are trying to adopt as we simplify our wardrobes to mostly high quality and versatile pieces. This can make mixing and matching garments for outfits a simpler process, removing some of that daily "but what will I WEAR?!" stress. It's a strategy that many call building a "capsule wardrobe". A wardrobe that is small but mighty! Thoughtfully gathering these types of pieces is also helpful when it comes to travel!
The undeniable glory of flowers is often tainted with unethical production methods. But don’t despair! This doesn’t mean flowers are no longer an option to the conscious consumer. Read on to learn more about the flower industry and 5 ways to find ethical flowers.
THE DRESS! Ranging from obsession to quick purchase, wedding dresses in all their shapes and sizes are an integral part of most weddings. There's nothing like stepping into a dress that makes you feel like a million bucks, but can it be done as a conscious consumer? Is it possible to honour your sustainable style values when shopping for a wedding dress?
It seems we've arrived at the most wonderful time of the year! Snow, skiing, baking, songs of cheer and... gifts! Love it or hate it, we've all got gifts on the mind. Whether you are dreading starting the gift search or already day dreaming about customized gift boxes for every coworker, My New Neighbour hopes to aid your gift giving by sourcing beautiful, ethical and locally made gifts. Read on to discover thoughtful gifts for all!