Cotton is soft, breathable, and comes from the earth. It has to be an eco-friendly clothing option, right?! Well, it’s complicated…
Fashion and Sustainability
Rules are made to be broken – especially fashion rules! Once upon a time, we never would have worn socks with our pumps, but from the runway to your closet it goes. Anything you love can become a wardrobe staple. Bear in mind a few styling tips and, as our founder, Susan Gomez says, “never underestimate yourself!”
Only about 25% of the plastic produced in the U.S. is recycled. We all have to work hard to reduce our consumption of single-use plastic. Here are some great tips we’ve pulled together on (mostly) painless ways to reduce your plastic consumption.
The weather is warming up, but we have a ways to go before sundress season… sweaters and leggings to the rescue! This super comfortable combination will keep you warm in spring, so we’ve reached out to some of our favorite petite ladies for expert styling tips.
To make Chitosante eco-friendly fabric, recycled PET from post-consumer plastic bottles is combined with biomass from crustaceans. Unlike fibers from thirsty plants, like cotton- or wood-based fabrics, this process does not use biomass that involves pesticides or insecticides – a critical step in an industry that is responsible for 24% of insecticides and 11% of pesticides used globally.