The Truth About…the H&M Conscious Exclusive Collection

It's coming...tomorrow is the release date of the H&M Conscious Exclusive Collection. But should we, as conscious fashionistas, be excited about this collection that heralds the fast fashion giant's notice of its ecological harm, or should we be wary of it as just another example of greenwashing? You know I just have to find out! The … Continue reading The Truth About…the H&M Conscious Exclusive Collection

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Conscious Fashion Swap: Switch Dolls Kill for Helpsy

Obscure Couture NYX Rainbow Tye Dye Leggings at left, $88 USD. Hoverstuff Leggings in Graffiti Print at right, $78.43 USD. Now that Fashion Month has come and gone, I wanted to do something a little different with my weekly Conscious Fashion Swap. I've been hearing about the online shop Dolls Kill for months now as … Continue reading Conscious Fashion Swap: Switch Dolls Kill for Helpsy

Conscious Fashion Swaps: Switch Paris Fashion Week for Eco Fashion Week

Photos by Aveda at left and Jason Hargrove at right, CC 2.0 Welcome to the final few days of fashion month's finale, Paris Fashion Week! And as exciting as it can be, between taking place and the City of Light and the latest models and Cirque du Soleil mashup happening at Chanel, there's not much … Continue reading Conscious Fashion Swaps: Switch Paris Fashion Week for Eco Fashion Week

Conscious Fashion Swaps: Switch Milan Fashion Week for Ethical Fashion Show Berlin

With Milan Fashion Week drawing to a close today, I thought I'd feature it as my third Conscious Fashion swap of fashion month. This week Milan, then onward to Paris! Switch Milan Fashion Week In New York, there were some ethical designers who didn't didn't make a fuss about their sustainable roots. In London, there … Continue reading Conscious Fashion Swaps: Switch Milan Fashion Week for Ethical Fashion Show Berlin

Conscious Fashion Swaps: Switch London Fashion Week for San Francisco Sustainable Fashion Week

London Fashion Week and San Francisco Sustainable Fashion Week As London Fashion Week, the shortest of the four that make up Fashion Month, comes to a rapid close, it's time again that I'm proposing a change. The big four weeks of ready-to-wear fashion: New York, London, Milan and Paris put the onus on fashionistas around … Continue reading Conscious Fashion Swaps: Switch London Fashion Week for San Francisco Sustainable Fashion Week

Conscious Fashion Swaps: Switch Christian Dior for BreeLayne

New York Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2016 is coming up quick, followed by London, Milan, and Paris Ready-to-Wear Fashion Weeks: the big four that make up fashion month each September and February/March. The last fashion month, February 2015, I was obsessed. I'd already been blogging on Sense of Aesthetic for some time, basically about random topics … Continue reading Conscious Fashion Swaps: Switch Christian Dior for BreeLayne

Conscious Fashion Swaps: Switch Coach for Matt & Nat

Coach Stanton Carryall at left, $295 USD. Matt & Nat Wellington Crossbody at right, $140 USD. Here another Conscious Fashion Swap for you -- only this week, I'm focusing on accessories. Specifically, handbags. This one came to as a special request from +Anna Mae and I'm happy to help! If you have a special request in terms of … Continue reading Conscious Fashion Swaps: Switch Coach for Matt & Nat

Conscious Fashion Swaps | National Thrift Store Day Special | Switch TJX for Savers Value Village

Good Monday morning to you and Happy National Thrift Store Day! And to celebrate, today I'm proposing that we switch from shopping at TJX stores (that's Marshalls, Winners here in Canada, T.J. Maxx in the US and T.K. Maxx in the UK) to shopping at Savers, Value Village, Village des Valeurs in Quebec or Unique … Continue reading Conscious Fashion Swaps | National Thrift Store Day Special | Switch TJX for Savers Value Village

Conscious Fashion Swaps: Switch Nasty Gal for Nasty Gal Vintage

Nasty Gal Get a Grip Vegan Skirt on left, $68 USD. Nasty Gal Vintage Ride It Leather Skirt on right, $248 USD. Many favourite brands from the hottest online fashion retailers are made in unsustainable ways. Thankfully, a lot of these retailers and brands offer ways to enjoy the fashion without all the related problematic business models. … Continue reading Conscious Fashion Swaps: Switch Nasty Gal for Nasty Gal Vintage

Conscious Fashion Swaps: Switch Topshop for Topshop Reclaim Range

Topshop Moto White Lucas Slim Boyfriend Jeans on left, $65.36 USD. Moto White Slim Leg Jeans by Topshop Reclaim on left, $70.03 USD. For a few weeks now, I've been suggesting conscious alternatives that come under the umbrella of some of my favourite but unsustainable brands. Today I'm continuing the trend by looking at Top … Continue reading Conscious Fashion Swaps: Switch Topshop for Topshop Reclaim Range