How to Survive Ethical Fashion

The idea of shopping ethically for clothing is a noble one, but for a lot of us, actually carrying out this idea can seem daunting. We can relate to having questions like.. Where can I find these "ethical clothes"? Aren't they expensive? How do I know if they're ethical? What does ethical even mean?!

After committing ourselves to a year of shopping ethically for clothes, we've learned a few ways to make surviving ethical shopping a little easier...

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Canadian Ethical Gift Shops for Every Occasion

Once we embraced a commitment to ethically shop for ourselves, our intentions quickly spilled over into our purchases for other people. We have found giving ethical gifts a fantastic way to get creative and discover inspiring brands to show our friends how awesome ethically made products can be. Today we are sharing our go-to shops  for gifts that give back! 

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Holiday Shopping Guide: 2015 Edition

The holidays are just around the corner and My New Neighbour wants to help you shop as ethically as possible! We've listed some of our favourite places and brands that offer ethical products, while keeping it as local as possible to ensure you can get your shopping done in time. 

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Market Collective: August Favourites

Market Collective is an independent market that showcases local artists, artisans and designers. This inspired event began with two women who saw promoting local arts and culture as a way to empower and engage the community towards positive growth. It features a variety of vendors selling vintage items, apparel, jewellery, woodworking, pottery, photography, illustrations and more! An exciting and special place to do some ethical shopping in Calgary.

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