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Are Toxic Dyes in your clothing making you sick?

Toxic dyes in our clothing

To Die For : are toxic dyes making you sick? Did you know you could be walking around wearing a mix these toxic ingredients: cancer causing amines, heavy metals, arsenic, formaldehyde, petrochemicals, chlorine bleach and other carcinogens? Yes indeed! These are all ingredients that are used to make up synthetic conventional clothing dyes. Toxic dyes in our clothing is not something ...

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Tips to help you learn how to read clothing tags

How to find sustainable, eco friendly garments… Do you get confused by some of the content listed on clothing tags and care labels? Just like food labels, there is so much to look for when reading clothing labels and tags. Similar to food labeling, there is required content that has to be listed on garment labels; of which can be ...

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Tips to organize and revamp your wardrobe!

Have nothing to wear!? We have got you covered! Here are some tips and tricks to revamping your closet and your wardrobe! If you think about it, no matter where or what your ‘closet’ consists of, you go to it each and every day (right?)! I mean, we all get dressed, one way or another. And where do we house ...

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When clothes are too tight they can affect your health?

This is an important topic to note, especially for women. Particularly in today’s society where tight clothing and itsy bitsy cinching and push-up garments are on trend. When trends and new products come into the marketplace, we do not always think about how they directly impact our health or our environment but they can have significant effects that we all ...

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Slow Fashion: Apparel with Heart

“Slow Fashion” is not slang for discovering trends a decade late. It’s a revolutionary movement, and it’s bound to be more than a passing fad. Just as the Slow Food Movement has shown we can vote with our dollars by purchasing local organic food, we can also leverage clothing purchases for positive social change. The Slow Fashion Movement exposes the ...

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Why do handmade garments made with natural fibers cost more?

This topic can be a pretty broad subject to talk about as there can be many differences between cheap/inexpensive garments as opposed to handmade garments made with natural fibers. We will choose a few of these differences to discuss. Quality How a garment is made is one of the most important factors of a garment. Whether the garment is made with synthetic fibers ...

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Why you should wear organic…

I’ve been part of the fashion world for sometime now, I want to highlight the realities and the inequalities present in fashion and consumerism. I want people to have access to the facts. It seems an incongruent concept but fashion as an industry is actually lagging behind many other areas of design and business. The green movement and the shift ...

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