Posts tagged sustainablility
beauty & fashion: June Must-Haves

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!

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An Ethical Gift Guide

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:

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The Volk's Gift Guide

The Holiday season is in full swing, and with this comes shopping for fantastic gifts that are perfect for your loved ones. What if I told you that you could do almost all of your shopping right here in Minnesota while supporting small business throughout your community?! I have spent some time putting together the ultimate gift guide making shopping feel almost effortless this season!

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What is Responsible Fashion?

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:

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