Fashion · Vegan

Commonly Used Animal-Derived Materials In Clothing & Some Alternatives

Using animals for clothing is one of the biggest forms of animal exploitation by humans. 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… Continue reading Commonly Used Animal-Derived Materials In Clothing & Some Alternatives

Reviews

Cruelty-Free, Vegan, & Natural Must-Haves | Dr. Bronner’s Pure-Castile Liquid Soap

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

Animal Rights

Is Buying Second-Hand Leather, Fur, Wool, & Feather Ethical?

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?

Life

Living In A Throw Away Society & The Fast Fashion Industry

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

Thrifting

Fashion Thrifting | A Few of My Tips!

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!