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Books to save for a snowy day

Wintery weather calls for curling up at home with a great book, and you might be feeling that need now more than ever with all the holiday prep going on. As much as we love the holidays, the burnou...

Conscious consumption in the holiday season

As we move into a season riddled with flash sales, gag-gifts and overconsumption, it’s important to keep our environmental footprint in mind. The season of giving often comes with another not-so-gr...

The Conscious Step Sustainable Gift Guide

The holidays are almost here! We talk a lot about sustainability and avoiding overconsumption throughout the year, but it can feel a little harder to prioritize your values when shopping for the ho...

Have you checked yourself?

It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month—let’s talk about it! Did you know that Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer among women in the world? Astonishingly, 1 in 8 women will get breast can...

Why we choose Fair Trade

October is Fair Trade month! In case you missed it, our socks are Fair Trade certified by Fairtrade America, which defines Fair trade as “an alternative approach to trade based on partnership inste...

Our Newest Partner: World Central Kitchen!

Food is a powerful tool. It can bring a family together at the end of the day, communicate a culture’s history, or be a symbol of love. In times of crisis however, it becomes even more powerful. Fo...

let's leave gender out of our shopping carts

Gender gets talked about a lot these days, especially when it comes to fashion and the increasing demand for gender-neutral clothing. The future of fashion is looking increasingly gender-free as mo...

Changing the narrative: it's okay not to be okay

Suicide is a taboo topic, one that is easy to shy away from. It’s a heavy conversation to have, especially since so many people have been touched by suicide in some way. According to the CDC, suici...

Greenwashing: what you need to know

You’ve likely seen it before: a brand comes out seemingly overnight with eco-friendly initiatives and goals, but no proof to back it up. Or a new “sustainable” fashion line pops up with fast-fashio...