When the temperatures are starting to consistently stay in the 60’s & 70’s this can only mean one thing. Summer is just around corner! Since June is the month in which we welcome summer, I have put together 4 summer Must-Haves perfect for the new season and warm weather. Whether you are traveling or staying around town this summer, all four of these Minnesota products are certain to keep you cool and chic all summer long. As per usual, all four products are from women-owned Minnesota brands that are all making a difference throughout the Twin Cities. Now, slap on some sunscreen and get ready to kick off summer right with my choice of June Must-Haves!Read More
In the spirit of Fashion Revolution Week, we asked Brianna Harrington, founder of Seek United - a mindful living resource hub, to share her 15 essential clothing items.
If you read my previous article (see the fall issue of The Volk), then you know that I LOVE companies that are ethical, sustainably focused, or that participate in giveback programs. As a fair trade shopper, however, I know it can be hard to find companies that are reasonably priced. With the holidays coming up, I want to accomplish two things in this ethical section:Read More
The Volk's annual Holiday fashion show is only a week away and this year we are raising money for Threads for Teens MN, while showcasing well over 140 diverse looks down our newly curated runway.Read More
I remember struggling with this when I transitioned to a slow fashion lifestyle almost two years ago. There are many nationwide companies you can shop from (Patagonia, Eileen Fischer, Tribe Alive, Everlane, People Tree), but I wanted to highlight a few local options you can utilize:Read More
My absolute favorite time of the year: autumn! For whatever reason, I have been eagerly waiting, at the edge of my seat, for autumn to finally grace us with its presence. Maybe it is because my daughter is finally at an age where we can partake in fun family activities, or maybe it is because Midwest fashion is taking over the industry with trends featuring classic plaids, denims, and, of course, as many layers as possible! Either way, I am thrilled to welcome autumn back in style.Read More
It's May, and with May comes flowers, sunshine and- oh crap, it's almost Mother's Day! Being a mother myself, I know that shopping for a mom can be quite a hit or miss. Instead of buying the the thoughtless gift card to Starbucks or a fancy card that will end up being tossed away, why not purchase something that speaks to her?!Read More