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5 Ways Fair Trade Can Change Your Life

In the world of negative work, where you are controlled, where power prevails and you are a mere functionary, everything is determined by an ethic of competition. In the world of creative work, where your gift is engaged, there is no competition. The soul transfigures the need for competition. [...] The rhythm of soul is the surprise of endless enrichment.   John O’Donohue It seems as though no matter where you turn, Fair Trade products are easier than ever to find and purchase. Even your local grocery store likely stocks at least one Fair Trade item, whether it be clothing, housewares, or foodstuffs like chocolate and coffee. But why buy Fair Trade? For some, the knowledge that their money is...

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Step Into Fair Weather With Fair Trade Fashion

The rumors are all true, friends: spring has most certainly arrived! Here in the Pacific Northwest we have leapt across the equinox into a brave new world where sunshine and rain play tag throughout the day, every street corner seems alive with crocuses and daffodils, and honeybees are once again humming their favorite tunes in the cherry-blossom branches. The days of outdoor picnics, summer markets, and long warm nights might seem miles away, but the fresh breeze is an invitation to fresh fashion and new looks. And what better way to celebrate springtime than to declare your love for the planet with ethical fashion and the versatile new arrivals from Same Thread? Partly sunny? Throw a cardigan or denim jacket...

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You Don't Need to go to the Beach to Enjoy Some Sand!

I’m currently in love with how versatile these sand colored pieces are. One day I was feeling bold and decided to pair my sand colored tank with a vivid patterned skirt which turned out to be a really fun outfit to conquer my day in, especially since the sun had decided to appear from amidst the clouds and shine all over Seattle. You can also style your sand colored dress with one of the cropped motto jackets to add some color and pattern, or just wear it by itself for a nice chic look. This color is definitely one that I’ll be stocking my closet with as it can be easily transformed into multiple looks to be worn in different...

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Styling Your Same Thread: Color In Your Weekend

I just recently moved to Seattle six months ago. I’m still in the honeymoon phase of being head over heels and completely in awe of living in a new and exciting city. I love the rain, the endless amounts of good coffee shops, and the abundance of outdoor adventures this city and surrounding areas offer. In the midst of busy schedules and consecutive cold, grey days, I felt the need to surround myself with some splashes of color to brighten up this winter season. I sometimes find myself day dreaming about warm weather and wearing the Yala Fringe Wrap Dress outdoors while sipping on some extra sweet iced tea (I’m a native Texan), but for now it’s chunky sweaters with...

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