Ethical Outerwear for Children: An Interview with Faire Child

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! 

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Ethical Swimwear: The Search is Over!

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.

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Holiday Shopping Guide: 2016 Edition

Imagine if with every gift you bought this season you could catch the proud smile of the maker of your purchase, send an email of thanks to a talented artisan who has joyfully customized your gift, or directly support empowering working conditions abroad. All of this is completely possible! We are utterly dazzled by the deluge of ways we've found to support ethical production through gift giving this holiday season. Keep scrolling for our 2016 Holiday Gift Guide!

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Shop YYC: Buttercream Clothing

Sweet, delicious, soft and delightful come to mind when one thinks of the word buttercream. All of these enticing words are an apt description of Calgary's own Buttercream Clothing. Designed and produced in Calgary and Kelowna, Buttercream Clothing is swiftly becoming a staple in the Calgary-maker scene. An obvious favourite at Alberta markets as well as impressive international popularity, it's a brand we are always keeping our eye on.

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Shop Smart: 1 Top, 6 Outfits

In this post we are featuring Free Label's Betty Tank and Johnny Tee as a high quality basic that can transition between many different outfits and occasions using timeless investment pieces and a few trendy items.  Free Label's pieces are created in small batches to reduce waste and made using Earth-friendly materials including bamboo and organic cotton. Their production takes place in Vancouver and Toronto where their team is paid fair wages in a safe working environment. To top it all off, their tops are soft, comfortable and versatile!

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