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How Ethical is Banana Republic?

How Ethical is Banana Republic

Over the last five weeks, we’ve been digging into some of the biggest names in fast fashion, helping you sort out what’s real progress and what’s meant to greenwash away consumer guilt. Following our extensive sustainable brand criteria, powered by Remake, each brand receives scores for transparency, maker well-being, environmental […]

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How Sustainable is Uniqlo?

How Ethical is Uniqlo

It’s week 4 of our 5 week blog mini-series: #fiveweeksoffails. We’re digging into some of the biggest names in fast fashion, helping you sort out what’s real progress and what’s meant to greenwash away consumer guilt. Following our extensive sustainable brand criteria, powered by Remake, each brand will receive scores for […]

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How Sustainable is J. Crew?

How Sustainable is J. Crew

It’s week 3 of our 5 week blog mini-series: #fiveweeksoffails. We’re digging into some of the biggest names in fast fashion, helping you sort out what’s real progress and what’s meant to greenwash away consumer guilt. Following our extensive sustainable brand criteria, powered by Remake, each brand will receive scores for […]

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How Sustainable is Zara?

How Sustainable is Zara

It’s week 2 of our 5 week blog mini-series: #fiveweeksoffails. We’re digging into some of the biggest names in fast fashion, helping you sort out what’s real progress and what’s meant to greenwash away consumer guilt. Following our extensive sustainable brand criteria, powered by Remake, each brand will receive scores […]

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How Ethical is Express?

Is Express a Sustainable Brand

Let me paint a picture for you. You’re a conscious consumer. Maybe you bring your reusable grocery bags when you go shopping, maybe you avoid buying from Amazon, maybe you’ve stopped going to that coffee shop that you know isn’t Fair Trade. All that’s great but now you’re thinking about […]

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Fast Fashion: This Curve Needs to Be Flattened Too

Fast Fashion This Curve Needs to Be Flattened Too

The response to Covid-19 has been massive; countries all over the world have enacted widespread social distancing measures and numerous other policies such as mandatory face masks. Of course, this hasn’t just been on the governmental level, citizens have also taken steps to respond to Covid-19.  The response to Covid-19 […]

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What is Sustainable Fashion and Why Should I Care?

What is Sustainable Fashion and Why Should I Care

Let’s face the facts, we LOVE to buy clothes. In 2018, Americans were averaging sixty-eight new items of clothing per year (Fashionopolis). Between sweater weather and shorts season, our closets tend to fill up. Online shopping has made it easier to find trendy and affordable clothes at the click of […]

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The Truth About Fast Fashion: Cheap for You but Costly to the Planet

The Truth About Fast Fashion Cheap for You but Costly to the Planet

This is a guest post by Akhil Sivanandan, co-founder of research and marketing firm Green Story Inc., and originally appeared on their website greenstory.ca. With popular fast fashion brands such as Forever 21, H&M, and Zara dominating the market, it’s hard not to shop from these brands both in the […]

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Greenwashing Alert: H&M and Billie Eilish Collaboration

Greenwashing Alert H&M and Billie Eilish Collaboration

The new Billie Eilish x H&M collection just dropped on January 2, 2020, with H&M hailing it as “edgy and sustainable merch.” Call the collaboration what you will, just don’t call it sustainable. What the collection loudly puts forth in eco claims, it lacks in transparency and substance. No, we’re […]

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