Let's Be The Solutions We Wish To See In The World

We don’t have to agree with everything someone says or does to still honor their humanity. We don’t have to stop working to end sexual violence, sexism, racism, speciesism, and all forms of injustice and oppression to still offer grace, to everyone. We don't have to focus all of our attention on letting others know how wrong they are in order to change the world.

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The Totally Painless Starter Guide To Veganism

To me, veganism is about navigating relationships and reality and my deeply held beliefs, and doing the best I can in each individual situation, and I hope some of these ideas will help you to do the same. I'd love to hear if you have any additional suggestions for recipes, books, blogs and other resources that have inspired you through your vegan(ish) journey!

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Wearing Your Best Story: 5 Tips From a Costume Designer

Costume Design is a great art, but it's also something that all of us do ourselves every day. Whether intentionally or not, we all choose clothing that tells stories about ourselves, about who we are, what we do, and what matters to us. We can each be the Costume Designer of our own life, using our clothing to tell our greatest truths, our dearest hopes, and our most powerful stories.

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How to Do Black Friday (ethically) from 9 Ethical Fashion Experts

Black Friday is tricky subject for those of us in the conscious fashion space. Realistically, in order to sustain our businesses we have to sell products, and of course we want to delight our customer with deals, but we also are built on honoring ethical and sustainable manufacturing and committed to promoting slow fashion as the antidote to over-consumption. So, how do we balance all of this? 

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Giving Back: The Power of Female Community

Since Bead & Reel is all about helping women tell their best story about themselves through what they wear, I was thrilled for the opportunity to team up with the DWC to use my styling background and the Bead & Reel community to help the Set-To-Work women look and feel their best. That's what every woman wants, and deserves!

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