Conscious Confessions: Is Ethical Fashion Too Expensive or Are Our Definitions Wrong?

Conscious Confessions: Is Ethical Fashion Too Expensive or Are Our Definitions Wrong?

Last week, I published the first "segment" of my Conscious Confessions about the different definitions of the word "ethical" and the (often hidden) fact that ethics and ethical shopping aren't a black and white area. Rather, they're a grey, mushy area full of opinions, and perspective, and history.

But that, I believe, is what makes the topic beautiful and worth learning about. 

This Conscious Confession series isn't planned or sponsored- rather, it's a reflection of issues and conversations that I see rising in the slow fashion community and want to dissect further in the "safe space" of my own blog. It's a place for discussion and thought and, maybe disagreement.

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Conscious Confessions: When Ethical Means Different Things (Part 1)

Conscious Confessions: When Ethical Means Different Things (Part 1)

It seems like once a year or so, I hit a crossroads.

I get fed up with the false "ease" of ethical shopping, or, sometimes, I forget my voice amid the discount codes and slew of other eco-bloggers promoting similar brands (all with beautiful intentions and insta-feeds), or worse yet, I forget why I ditched fast fashion in the first place, caught up in the thrill of new brands and collaboration.

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