Using animals for clothing is one of the biggest ways that humans exploit them. We breed them, abuse them, and kill them all so that we can carry a leather purse, wear a cashmere sweater, or buy a new pair of heels. Animal-derived materials are, most of the time, products of cruelty; but unfortunately they’re… Continue reading Commonly Used Animal-Derived Materials In Clothing & Some Alternatives
Using natural products, in addition to cruelty-free and vegan products, has become very important to me — not just for my own health, but because the products that we use also affect the environment (including water and fish). So I’ve been doing my best to use relatively natural products, while still being friendly on my… Continue reading Cruelty-Free, Vegan, & Natural Must-Haves | Dr. Bronner’s Pure-Castile Liquid Soap
I’m curious…if you’re vegan, how do you feel about buying/wearing second-hand leather, fur, wool, and even feathers/down? Is it okay or is it hypocritical and unethical? For me, I haven’t supported the leather, fur, wool, or feather industries in years. I’ve been avoiding leather since I was a teenager, wool since my early twenties, feathers… Continue reading Is Buying Second-Hand Leather, Fur, Wool, & Feather Ethical?
A couple days ago I celebrated my 1 year vegan-niversary! To me, it’s an accomplishment that I’m proud of, but I also consider it the very beginning of a life-long, vegan journey! This past year of being vegan has been quite the learning experience, and I’ve definitely learned some useful tips along the way. So,… Continue reading 10 Tips For Going Vegan
It’s been exactly one year since I went vegan…my vegan-niversary, if you will! April 6, 2018 was the day that I decided I would no longer consume or use any animal products. For me, going vegan was a slow transition. I was a vegetarian for over 5 years before, and I had attempted veganism once… Continue reading My First Year As A Vegan!
We live in a very wasteful society…and the fast fashion industry is one of the most wasteful industries out there. For anyone who’s not aware, fast fashion is a term for trendy, inexpensive, generally low-quality clothing produced by mass-market retailers. Stores that sell fast fashion items include Forever 21, H&M, Topshop, Old Navy, and Fashion… Continue reading Living In A Throw Away Society & The Fast Fashion Industry
I’ve always been into personal style and I’ve always loved clothes! But, let’s be honest, clothes can be expensive and they’re not always made to last. The fast fashion industry is also not an industry that I want to directly support. That’s why I go thrifting for most of my clothes! I’ve been thrifting my… Continue reading Fashion Thrifting | A Few of My Tips!