Some downloadables + other folx I love in the world of ethical fashion and enlightened living.
- Download: Guide to Ethical Fashion in Austin
- This Interactive Google Map as a guide to brick and mortar and online ethical shops in Austin by Meghan Williams, Jen Lewis of Purse & Clutch and me.
Uses these to take a deeper dive into ethical fashion.
- Capsule Wardrobe Planner (PDF) via Unfancy – a minimalist fashion blog with daily outfit ideas for a 37-piece wardrobe.
- Project 333 – a minimalist fashion challenge that invites you to dress with 33 items or less for 3 months.
- 6 Steps to a Sustainable Wardrobe – via Tortoise & Grey Lady, a quality guide to the topic of sustainable fashion.
- Conscious Chatter Podcast – the most prolific pod on all things ethical fashion
- American Fashion Podcast – quirky segments and interviews about the fashion industry and ethical design.
- Green Dreamer Podcast – a focus on the regenerative side of things.
- Dressed – a nerdy history of fashion pod.
- Cruelty Free Fabric Guide – get woke about your fabrics!
Want to see if a brand you wear now is using ethical or sustainable practices? Use these sites to check.
- Transparency Index: The 100 biggest brands and retailers ranked by Fashion Revolution according to how much they disclose about their social and environmental impact.
- DoneGood: A browser app that auto-corrects your shopping to suggest ethical alternatives.
- Good On You: Ethical ranking you can take with you while you shop. Voila, no pre-research required!
- The Higg Index: A holistic overview of the sustainability performance of a product or company.
If you’re a designer, you can find a Cradle to Cradle™ certified list of sustainable textiles on Fashion Positive’s Materials Collection.
These are the other blogs and website I read that cover ethical fashion, conscious living. and sustainability. A few peppered in here discuss politics, culture, and the arts.
- The Fashion Law
- Fashion Revolution
- Business of Fashion
- Whitney Bauck
- Style Me Sustainable
- Selva Beat Magazine
- Tortoise & Grey Lady
- Holly Rose
- Fashion Hedge
- Sustaining Life
- Live Eco
- The Curious Button
- Tartan Brunette
- These Native Goods
- The Fashion Advocate
- Reading My Tea Leaves
- Behind The Seal