Since its introduction in the 1950s, we've developed a rather toxic relationship with single-use plastic — both literally and figuratively speaking. To celebrate #PlasticFreeJuly, I'm sharing some simple (and easy) things we can all do to break up with single-use plastic for good.
One of my favorite weekend activities since making the shift to slow fashion is ... you guessed it! Thrifting. Since starting my thrifting journey, I've managed to score some beautiful, high-quality pieces at incredible prices. And the best part? I'm giving these clothes a new, loving life ... and keeping them out of the landfill.
Exciting news... We're moving! I'm a purger of stuff by nature, so one part of the move I'm really looking forward to is the inevitable paring down of our belongings that will take place over the next couple of weeks; determining which items we actually love and use, and which items have simply been collecting dust over the years and are ready to be passed on to a new loving home.
Clothing made out of wood? You bet! Lyocell — commonly known as Tencel — is a cellulose-based fiber derived from dissolving wood pulp. A member of the Rayon family, this sustainable man-made fiber has a laundry list of benefits. For starters, lyocell is impeccably soft, breathable, lightweight, and you guessed it ... comfortable. It's safe to say this lovely fiber has quickly become one of my favorites.