Speeding Ticket Needed: “Fast” Fashion Full Steam Ahead

Without re-inventing the wheel while still re-purposing the post topic – the issue of “fast” fashion has never stopped. The awareness level has gained slightly and here I am still looking towards the every day millennial for hope. I’m also a victim of this so called “fast” fashion. I feel I live in a world where…

Collaboration of TOMS + Target – Feel Good & Buy More?

Target and TOMS side by side (ok perhaps less than side by side but they are working together on a small project). Target – second largest discount retailer, good quality yet “cheap” goods. TOMS – known for it’s “one for one” concept (for those who don’t know, for every product you buy from them, they…

The Fine Metals in your Electronics. Conflict Minerals – I’m also conflicted.

Conflict Minerals is defined as: “Minerals mined in conditions of armed conflict and human rights abuses…” (SourceIntelligence). These include: Tantalum, Tin, Tungsten (3Ts) and Gold. They are found within cars, some sports equipment, electronics and jewelry.The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is a mineral-rich country in Central Africa. The issue behind it is simply violence.…

About that furrrr…Ms. Cruella de Vil

How far do you go to say whether anything fur related is ethical? On one side, it’s animal cruelty, which usually consist of those who are compassionate animal lovers or prefer not to purchase such items. On the other side, we have the negligent, apathetic and/or plain fashion lovers. There’s many sides to take on this topic!…

Transparency

Why do we hide the things that matter the most sometimes? The world does a far amount of good but nobody has sight of that. Yet if you provide too much good news – it becomes blind sighted and neglected. When we talk about the bad of the world, there becomes more coverage, exposure and…