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8 Things Your Bridesmaids Won’t Tell You

8 Things Your Bridesmaids Won’t Tell You

Planning a wedding is one of the most stressful things in life.  However, being mindful of your bridal party’s possible pain points could be the key to having a smoother ride.  NO, I didn't really want to be a bridesmaid. It’s awkward to refuse a bridesmaid proposal.  Perhaps your grade school BFFs were once pre-designated bridesmaids, but now you’re not as close as you used to be.  Or maybe she doesn’t have the bandwidth to add more things on her plate?  Being part of a bridal party can be a huge time and financial commitment, so don’t take it too personal. ...

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12 Amazing Benefits of Tencel

12 Amazing Benefits of Tencel

So what is Tencel?  Tencel is a brand of a type of lyocell fabric, produced by the Austrian company Lenzing.   Tencel is trademarked by Lenzing.  Lyocell is a natural fabric made from wood pulp (usually from oak or birch trees). So what’s so special about Tencel? Well, Tencel is made from eucalyptus trees that are sourced from sustainably managed tree farms and natural forests. Eucalyptus trees grow quickly, require little water, no toxic pesticides and grow on land (that’s typically difficult for other crops to grow). Most importantly, Tencel is made in a closed loop process where non-toxic solvents and water...

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10 Ways to Start a Sustainable Closet

10 Ways to Start a Sustainable Closet

  It’s no secret that the fashion industry is one of the most polluting industries in the world….right behind oil.  But we all need clothes, right?  So what can we do?  Like most things, there’s a sustainable way to go about it.  Let’s explore some options to building a sustainable closet.   Buy clothes made with natural fabrics. Why does this matter?  Over 70% of clothing is made from synthetic fibers (i.e. polyester, nylon).  About 84% of unwanted clothes end up in landfills.  Synthetic fibers will sit in a landfill for over 200 years whereas natural fibers (that aren’t blended...

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12 Amazing Benefits of Hemp Clothing

12 Amazing Benefits of Hemp Clothing

Hemp is a classic fiber that’s seeing a resurgence in just about every category possible.   It literally has 1000s of uses for oil, seed and fiber.  But let’s focus on fashion – hemp has changed a lot.  It isn’t  just for hippies anymore, and leave thoughts of itchiness and scratchiness behind.    Hemp plays nice with other fabrics to create wonderful textures when blended.  Our hemp fabric is blended with Tencel to create soft and flowy clothing, so you can breeze through your day in comfort. Here are a few reasons why this amazing fabric should be in your closet....

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