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Category: ethical fashion

Review: The True Cost

By Alyssa Burlingame Disclaimer: all facts presented in this article come from the documentary itself. The True Cost is a documentary looking at the global fashion industry. I’m new to learning about the fashion industry and what it means to be fashion-conscious, and after watching this documentary I understand more than ever why being fashion […]

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The Fairlosophy Podcast

Did you hear Jen Parlin and I launched a podcast? Our first episode went live on July 16th! We talked about our trip to Bali and visiting our artisans. On the podcast we will talk about everything related to fair trade fashion including sustainability, ethics, human trafficking, the artisans behind our products and keeping kids […]

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Why I’m mad at vegan fashion brands

Why I’m mad at vegan fashion brands By: Jackie Costello I think that it takes a lot to be conscious about the foods you buy and put into your body.  A lot of people go vegan to reduce their environmental impact. I have even heard vegans state that they have changed their diet because they […]

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What Robert Kiyosaki says about Cheap Labor in “Cashflow Quadrant”

By Jackie Costello As many of you know, I LOVE to read. My favorite place on a Saturday afternoon, is our local bookstore that sells everything for $1.50. Scratch that, it’s on the first Monday of every month when books are half off for members! If you want to check out some of my books […]

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Dressember

Dressember Amy Wing Scannell You do not have to be a super advocate. This phrase from Blythe Hill’s Ted Talk gave me permission to let out a long exhale. Because it is a lot.  There are a lot of causes for which I want to champion; there is a lot of inequity in the world I wish to solve, and […]

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The Soul Of Money

With the holidays right around the corner, I wanted to post this snippet from The Soul of Money by Lynne Twist. This book is amazing a great read, and really makes you think about voting with your dollar. (Please join my book club for a chance for me to send it to you- go to facebook and […]

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What I learned at my Thai cooking class

When we were in Thailand on our honeymoon, I thought that I was going to meet the artisans who make our Elephant Pants. Unfortunately, the trip to the factory fell through because of construction being completed there. I thought that meeting the artisans would help solidify why I am running a fair trade business, especially […]

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My “Why”

As a small business owner, it is important to have a “why”. It is not easy to start a business from the ground up. But having a big reason for when the struggle hits makes it easier to keep going. Here’s mine: I started this business just about two years ago and I am so […]

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Fair Trade Fashion Show in Downtown LA

After attending the first fair trade fashion show in 2015, I was extremely excited to start my business. I approached Katie Bond, who started of Peace Exchange and was a part of the panel that year, and we spoke briefly about what I should do. I began by her asking for some advice on where […]

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Thoughts from the Fair Trade Conference

After having a few weeks contemplate what I learned most at the Fair Trade Conference, I am writing a blog to help with my thoughts! I have owned The Golden Rule and have been working in the fair trade “world” for a full year now. As amazing as that is to me- I still feel […]

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