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5 Things You Should Know Before Donating Your Old Clothes

5 Things You Should Know Before Donating Your Old Clothes

For the past half-century, getting rid of last season’s styles in order to buy new, trendier ones have just been a way of life. Retail giants and fast fashion chains encourage us to throw out the old items and purchase the new, and many of us might have thought we were doing the right thing by donating instead of dumping them in the trash. But have you ever stopped to think where your clothes actually go when you drop them in the donation bin?
Fair Trade Vs. Ethical Fashion. What's The Difference?

Fair Trade Vs. Ethical Fashion. What's The Difference?

The conscious living realm has a LOT of terms- do they overwhelm you? Confuse you? There’s slow fashion, sustainable fashion, fair trade, ethically made, eco-friendly, conscious fashion, fair wage, organic….. And the list goes on.

I thought I’d do my due diligence and at least clear up the differences between fairtrade fashion and ethical fashion for you today. I’ve somewhat submerged myself in this movement and I need the reminders sometimes, so I imagine you might need some help too.

Get To Know Atonement's Founder! Interview With Caitlin Gemmell

Get To Know Atonement's Founder! Interview With Caitlin Gemmell

I named my business Atonement because I wanted it to be a source of restoration- I wanted to take everyday actions and make them into something purposeful. When I look for causes and brands to support and carry in my shop, I lean heavily towards those that have the same vision.
Make Conscious Shopping Your New Year's Resolution Here's 8 Easy Ways To Do It

Make Conscious Shopping Your New Year's Resolution Here's 8 Easy Ways To Do It

Here's a little list of 8 ways that you can shop consciously into 2019- maybe you'll even be inspired to make conscious shopping a resolution for yourself!
Our New Year's Resolution

Our New Year's Resolution

Also in 2019, there are some big things planned for Atonement! Are you ready? 

  1. Destiny Rescue - Rescuing women in Thailand!
  2. My New AMAZING Sales Rep
  3. More Affordable Clothing Items
  4. PR
  5. Body Products

 

What is Ethical Fashion, Anyway?

What is Ethical Fashion, Anyway?

Do you ever ask yourself “what is ethical fashion, anyway?”

Well, let me give you some deets on the fashion industry...

Our 6 Favorite Ethical Fashion Brands That You Will Look Trendy In

Our 6 Favorite Ethical Fashion Brands That You Will Look Trendy In

Our 6 favorite fashion brands that are all ethically produced, fair trade and trendy! You can always be the best dressed in the room and while carrying the confidence of a clear conscience. You don't have to sacrifice style for virtue.

Shopping Ethically Made Easy!

Shopping Ethically Made Easy!

How do we know what fashion brands we can support? We vote every day with our dollar and I don't want to vote for sweatshops and continual poverty.

This app shows us what brands produce ethically made goods as well as companies that are sustainable and treat animals fairly and don't perform tests on them.

It also shows which brands are not complying with conscious living. 

Download yours today to shop ethically and live consciously.

 

8 Places to Shop for Ethically Made & Socially Conscious Goods for the Home

8 Places to Shop for Ethically Made & Socially Conscious Goods for the Home

Read here to discover my top 8 places to find ethically made, sustainably sourced and socially conscious goods for your home!
Rana Plaza: Did We Forget?

Rana Plaza: Did We Forget?

It's been five years since the collapse of Rana Plaza and large portions of the fashion industry are still creating poverty and harming workers.

Do you know where your clothes come from? Do you know who made your products? We have to do better than this.

Our Why & the Destruction in the Fashion Industry Today

Our Why & the Destruction in the Fashion Industry Today

Hi Friend,

Have you ever thought about how your clothes are made? Or about the person that made them? I didn’t for a long time, but now I’m becoming more familiar with how millions of people are treated each day and it has to stop.