Ethical Work Clothes Try-Ons with Brass Clothing and Everlane

I have a new job where I need to appear to be an adult. I have a new paycheck that opens a (small) gateway into buying nicer clothing items. And I have a wonderful Instagram community that has taught me through their everyday posts for the last two years that most clothing items are produced in ways that hurt the environment and the people making those items. So now, here I am, trying to adopt a “thift first, ethically produced second, fast fashion third” approach to buying clothes for my new job. I have purchased a few clothing items in the past month just for that purpose, so here are some mini reviews!

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Clothing Reviews: Taylor Tall for Ethical Business Wear

It’s back to school time for me which means it’s time to start thinking about actually getting dressed for work again. But it’s also 100 degrees here in Nevada so my motivation has been pretty low. As I was making my Fall clothing wishlist, I reached out to a new company I’ve connected with on Instagram, Taylor Tall, and asked them if they would be willing to gift me a couple items to review. These items came in this week…

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Everlane Straight Leg Crop Pant, Straight Leg Pant & Utility Barrel Pant Review: How they compare

I found this pair of pants at Buffalo Exchange several weeks ago and I instantly LOVED them–after some googling I found out that they are the Everlane Straight Leg Crop and sell for $72. Here’s why I’ve found them to be delightful for work outfits, plus how the straight leg crop pant and straight leg pant (Everlane’s new, longer version) and the newly released Utility Barrel Pant compare!

Everlane straight leg crop pant
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Everlane The Denim Short Review plus outfit ideas

When did shorts go from fine to bad? For me, it was the summer after college. Nothing in particular happened, I just saw myself in a picture of denim shorts and thought “whoa, those are so short.” As I recently complained about in an instagram comment, why is it so hard for women’s clothing designers to get that I want a 5″ inseam, loose leg, and medium wash with no distressing? Where is the happy medium between seductive camp counselor and mom picking kid up from camp?! Anyway, I finally found shorts I feel ok in, and they’re the Everlane Denim Short. Here’s my review and some summer denim shorts styling inspiration.

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