When we first got word of Wearwell, we were smitten from the start. Yes, style boxes abound, but none has surfaced with a solution for shoppers seeking sustainable style or fashion that gives back to worthwhile causes. But Wearwell’s Erin Houston and Emily Kenney are aiming…

Looking for Instagram post #inspo and instant Insta-networking with other ethical fashion fans and followers? Then you need to know about the new eco fashion photo challenge starting up this week. Hosted by Portland-based Vivid Element and San Diego knitwear brand Inca Colors, the Eco Fashion Challenge is…

For secondhand fashion fans, there’s a new site to know about: reStitch, an online shop stocked with thousands of new and gently used finds culled from Goodwill donations. Launched this year by Goodwill of North Central Wisconsin, the site puts a fresh, contemporary spin on digital…

For many FEST founders, simply creating product that is ethically made or produced with sustainable materials is not enough. There’s also all the paper and plastic and shipping supplies that help apparel and accessories make their way safely from store to customer to think about. It’s…

Growing a sustainable fashion brand into a sustainable business is no small task. But it’s getting easier, says Shannon Lohr, the founder of Factory45’s Crowdfunding Factory and a past guest on the Spirit of 608 podcast (listen to her journey from globe-trotting designer to sustainable fashion…

Getting your nails done has come a long way from sitting around at a slumber party pooled over polishes n’ popcorn. It seems that nowadays, you can glide into a salon with cuticles from hell and leave with the hands of a queen. But, let’s…

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