Donate Here Now!

July 15 is National Give Something Away Day, which means it's the best time to finally re-evaluate, declutter and edit down your wardrobe, shelves and those kitchen cabinets. More than 15 million tons of used textile waste is generated each year in the United States, and the amount has doubled over the last 20 years. … Continue reading Donate Here Now!

7 Must Watch Documentaries on Sustainability in 2019

"Do the best you can until you know better. Then, when you know better, do better." I'm unsure if Maya Angelou was specifically referring to sustainable living or environmental consciousness but the lesson here is to empower yourself with knowledge...then be the change. These seven documentaries will be the catalysts. I promise! 1. True Cost … Continue reading 7 Must Watch Documentaries on Sustainability in 2019

The Basics of Ethical Fashion

There is growing interest in the sustainable fashion space, especially as more and more consumers become conscious of environmental issues. While many different companies share the same overall priorities, it’s important to distinguish between different types of fashion businesses, ranging from those focusing on reoccurring subscriptions to luxury consignments. This article will cover everything you … Continue reading The Basics of Ethical Fashion

“One Dress” Challenge

Hey Community! The world now consumes 80 billion pieces of clothing each year, which is up 400% from two decades ago, and the average American throws away more than 80 pounds of clothes each year! We only wear our clothing 3 times before we consider it old and it falls to the back of our … Continue reading “One Dress” Challenge

Declutter with “Out Of The Closet” Thrift Store

Peace Community, Time for Spring Cleaning. Took roughly 5 hours to clear, evaluate and re-evaulate but after it was all done I contacted a local thrift store gem Out Of Closet.   Out Of Closet is "The Best Kept Secret" in downtown Brooklyn known for their #PinkWall and that 96¢ of every dollar collected by their stores … Continue reading Declutter with “Out Of The Closet” Thrift Store

D.I.Y. Obsession: How To Turn A Thrift Store Sweater Into A Two-Piece Set

Peace Community, Today, I’m coming at you with another Do It Yourself post. It’s that time of year where we are revamping and re-evaluating our closets in preparation for the Spring season! Maybe you’ve got a closet full of clothing that doesn’t fit anymore or you have a loved item that you want to wear from … Continue reading D.I.Y. Obsession: How To Turn A Thrift Store Sweater Into A Two-Piece Set

Trash Talk: Did You Know?

Hi Community, Check out my new Trash Talk video reviewing 3 shocking Fast Fashion impacts that affect our planet. https://youtu.be/KlanseVD7As?t=41 Were these new to you? Share your thoughts. Peace & Positive Vibes

Enough

"Opened the door and there they stood The loves I hadn't called With mindfulness, saw their need for my attention" ( I've been writing in Haikus lately. lol) This was my experience a few mornings ago, when I open my closet. So many delicious colors, styles and fabrics, I've thrifted from all over the U.S. … Continue reading Enough

#MyLittleThing : Wangari Maathai

"It's the little things citizens do. That's what will make the difference. My little thing is planting trees."  -Wangari Maathai Lover of Earth, Planter for the people and Noble Peace Price Winner, Wangari Maathai was a lovely stubble upon in one of my late night falls down the Youtube rabbit hole. An environmentalist in Kenya … Continue reading #MyLittleThing : Wangari Maathai

Environmental Obsession: Textile Waste

“There are nowhere near enough people in America to absorb the mountains of castoffs, even if they were given away.” says Pietra Rivoli, a professor of international business at the McDonough School of Business of Georgetown University.  Annual Textile Waste by decade. She writes that each year Americans purchase approximately 1 billion garments made in China, … Continue reading Environmental Obsession: Textile Waste