A large segment of conscious consumerism is knowing where exactly you're putting your money. We've heard from friends, visitors and even in passing that finding ethical places & brands to support is difficult. There is some truth there, it does take a bit of research BUT don't you fret...we've done some of the work for you.
Brands we love for...
Being in Chicago:
The amazing people running the show:
We'll be adding to this list as we hear more, but if you have a brand you'd like us to mention let us know!
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The last few seasons, I have put my all into every endeavor I could dream of or join in to. And while some were fruitful, most failed and failed hard. So there is also the element of learning to trust myself and keep trusting myself. There are many more failures to come. How do I know? Because I'm overflowing with ideas! Thus, beauty of PROCESS!
For the last 3 months, I was a full time student at Scuola del Cuoio in Florence, Italy. I spent 6 hours a day under the instruction of two master craftsmen in leather handbag production, alongside 18 other students from all around the world. The rest of the time was spent exploring the city, other areas of Italy, museums, building relationships with my international classmates and learning a new way to live (in a foreign country)....