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Is Patagonia an Ethical Brand?

Is Patagonia Ethical

Patagonia’s mission statement sums it up: “We’re in business to save our home planet”. Patagonia was founded in 1973, and since then, has been creating high-quality, durable, and functional clothing, apparel, accessories, and luggage. The brand is also outspoken about…

What is a Capsule Wardrobe?

What is a Capsule Wardrobe

The term “Capsule Wardrobe” was coined in the 70s by wardrobe consultant, Susie Faux. In 1985, it hit the mainstream when Dona Karen launched her “Seven Easy Pieces” collection containing high-quality, stylish basics including items like a skirt, a pair…

Material Guide: How Sustainable is Fleece?

Is fleece sustainable?

Fleece is one of those materials that we want to love. It’s warm, cozy, and functional, perfect for outdoor activities. Unfortunately, those benefits don’t come without disadvantages. Fleece is a synthetic material made from polyethylene terephthalate (PET) and it can…

What is a B Corp?

B Corp

The concept of B Corporations was conceived in 2006, when the co-founders of B Lab wrote a book about corporate social responsibility. But, it wasn’t until 2010 that B Lab formally began certifying companies as Certified B Corporations (B Corps).…