The One Surprising Thing Fueling Fast Fashion and Modern Day Slavery. (Hint: It's Not What You Think!)

The fast fashion cycle is the reason we have most of our sweatshops around the world. At some point, we have to ask ourselves: why? Why do we feel it is so crucial to be constantly changing our wardrobes, keeping up with the latest trends?

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Conscious Living 101: Where Do You Start?!

Beginning the endeavor toward a more conscious lifestyle can be intimidating, to say the least. Where do you start?! Do you throw all your clothes away and buy new ones? Do you go vegan overnight? Do you boycott anything and everything that isn’t 100% transparent in its supply chain? It’s overwhelming, and can cause paralysis; you end up doing nothing because you don’t know where to start or how to practically go about it.

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The Dilemma of a Conscious Consumer

By consciously deciding to spend a little more money on a product, you are buying a story: a story that may bring women in Kenya out of sex trafficking, an animal from the harm of cosmetic testing, or a homeless person out of poverty. After researching hundreds of companies who are cognizant of the impact they have on others, I have realized the tremendous impact that we as the consumers have in the economy.

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Who Is Buy Better Stories?

What is Buy Better Stories? What do we believe? What are we trying to accomplish? We're so excited to help conscious consumers connect with social impact businesses, so that we can all #BuyBetterStories.

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