Sharing a brand spotlight on a Canadian fashion label called Frank & Oak today :)
WHAT MAKES FRANK & OAK SO SPECIAL?
Frank & Oak is a respectable conscious fashion brand, not only because they produce stylish, quality clothing pieces, but also because they do this while striving to use sustainable fabrics and practices throughout their supply chain.
Since its launch in 2012, the brand has made huge strides in reducing their carbon footprint. For one, Frank & Oak has partnered with a sustainable denim production facility in Dubai, called Hydro-Less Laundry, to create eco-friendly, water-saving denim. They use nano-bubble and Ozone-wash technologies to reduce water waste. Utilizing these methods, Frank & Oak is able to reduce energy consumption by 79%, chemical use by 50%, and water usage by 95%. How awesome is that?! Given that it normally takes thousands of gallons of water to produce a standard pair of jeans, these percentages are certainly applaud-worthy. Secondly, Frank & Oak utilizes organic and sustainable fibers to produce its clothing, including low eco-impact cotton, compostable and biodegradable Lenzing Tencel fibers, and recycled polyester. I geeked over learning about Lenzing Tencel fiber, which includes sourcing wood from sustainable eucalyptus plantations, through a zero-waste process that uses 20 times less water than regular cotton! Read More
Today I’m doing a review on True & Co, a lingerie brand that provides personalized results for your best fit!
True & Co claims to make better bras and lingerie that are inspired by feedback from women all over the world. As of 2018, they’ve collected 6 years worth of data from 7 million women and have a collection of over 400K reviews and comments about their bras and fits. True & Co recently contacted me to try a few pieces from their collection. A couple of my friends who’ve tried True & Co’s bras have told me that the pieces are pretty comfortable, so I decided to try them out for myself and share my review with you here! Read More
My absolute favorite sustainable fashion brand, Reformation, is having its end-of-the-year sale - and items are going fast. Fellow Reformation lovers know that this brand rarely has sales. I usually only see these sales happen twice a year - at the end of Summer and at the end of the year. This year, select items are marked up to 50% off! Read on to see my tips on shopping this sale and check out my favorite discounted items from this highly anticipated sale!
Haven’t heard of Reformation? Be sure to first read up on my brand spotlight on the brand (which includes info on design, pricing, and fit) - you’ll quickly see why it is my go-to destination for the most stylish, sustainably made clothing pieces. Read More
Bringing you a brand spotlight on Grana today, a sustainable fashion label that I admire for their high quality basics and business transparency!
WHAT MAKES GRANA SO SPECIAL?
Grana has a lean and sustainable online business model. They source straight from the fabric mills and have streamlined their processes to reduce the number of times the garments exchange hands in their supply chain. They’re able to keep prices low this way, with only a 2x markup on price!
Grana places small quantity orders to avoid wasting labor and fabric. They also have a Code of Conduct that is expected to be followed if you partner with them. This is because they uphold values such as providing ethical treatment of its workers in a safe working environment and paying fair wages to them. The Code talks about fair labor conditions and labor rights, as well as minimum supply chain expectations revolving around social conduct and impact. Grana is committed to improving their social impact, acknowledging that it will take time, resources, and effort. I absolutely LOVE when a company is transparent but humble enough to admit that they still have a long way to go! Read More