The New(s) Standard - December 13th, 2016
Launch of The L and J Files by our friend Laura Jones!
Our dear friend Laura Jones launched The L and J Files, the most gorgeous go-to site for finding, styling and buying sustainable fashion. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________
The Financial Benefits of Buying What You Love.
The New York Times speaks of the financial benefit of buying what you love. We couldn’t agree more. Buying what you love not only feels good, it also ultimately saves you money and is the most sustainable way of thinking about your purchases. Sustainability is not about sacrifice it’s about taking control of your purchases, starting with buying only those things that you truly love. Read the full article on The New York Times.
Regenerative Organics: Drawing a Line in the Soil
Did you know that healthy soil acts as the planet’s lungs? Yup, healthy soil absorbs carbon in the atmosphere and converts it into nutrients. We often think only about alternative energy, but healthy soils are as important in tackling climate change. Patagonia made a beautiful little video explaining this process. Read the full article and watch the video on Patagonia.
Are Your Clothes Making You Sick?
Vogue has written a terrific piece on some of the issues surrounding chemicals in clothing. It mentions the list of chemicals that Greenpeace has determined to be hazardous to health. This is the same list that we work off of as the baseline of restricted substances in our supply chain. Read the full Vogue article.