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Inspiring Better Living through Better Design and Production.

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Inspiring Better Living through Better Design and Production.

There is a lot of small things that go into the community around Salts & West. You the clients inspire the design process as I strive to make items that work perfectly for you. Next, we involve local fabric suppliers. Lastly, our seamstresses and staff provide such a valuable service in making sure your garments are beautifully sewn. I am so grateful that this tiny little company can support so many people enriching their lives for the better. You may not see it close up all the time as a client of our but we thank you for shopping with...

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5 things to look for when shopping for Ethical Fashion.

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5 things to look for when shopping for Ethical Fashion.

 Are you thinking of switching over to the Ethical side of Fashion? I know it can be a bit confusing... the odds are, you've probably bought a top from an Ethical Fashion shop without even knowing it. Whether you're brand new to the Ethical Fashion world, or have already made the switch; here are 5 things you should be looking for when you're shopping for Ethical Fashion.  1. They Use Slow Fashion Practices. Look for brands that support "Slow Fashion." To sum it up, look for brands that focus on quality over quantity, are thoughtful about the environment, and are...

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GOTS Organic Clothing Certification: Why is it so great? 5 facts to consider.

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GOTS Organic Clothing Certification: Why is it so great? 5 facts to consider.

GOTS... What does that mean in the World or Organic Clothing? Well, “The Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) is the worldwide leading textile processing standard for organic fibres, including ecological and social criteria, backed up by independent certification of the entire textile supply chain.”. So basically it is how you know your Organic Clothing is actually organic.

 

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Natural VS. Chemical Laundry Detergents: 5 Reasons to Switch to Natural Laundry Detergents

Natural VS. Chemical Laundry Detergents: 5 Reasons to Switch to Natural Laundry Detergents

  5 Fact’s to Consider When Choosing Your Detergent.     Have you ever paid attention the type of detergent you are using when it comes to doing laundry? I get it, it’s easy to pick the one that’s on sale and has that wonderful freshly washed scent to it. I was guilty of this for years. I never thought about the impact that chemical detergents have against my skin, the environment and especially the longevity of my clothes! Here are a few facts about natural and unnatural detergents. 1. Ingredients Natural detergents only use 100% certified and eco-friendly ingredients....

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Fast Fashion VS. Slow Fashion: The Frightening Truth about the Fashion Industry.

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Fast Fashion VS. Slow Fashion: The Frightening Truth about the Fashion Industry.

Have you ever thought about where your clothes come from when you buy from large retail stores? Or who made them? Like most of us, you probably just haven't thought about it. Or maybe you just have, but you haven't been exposed to what happens in Fast Fashion practices. You're not alone, finding a new shirt that costs less than your coffee at Starbucks can seem like a great thing at the time, until you find out the true cost behind it all. So you may be thinking, what exactly is "Slow Fashion" vs "Fast Fashion." 

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