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How I Built My Winter Capsule Wardrobe | Project 333
 
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The follow-up to my winter capsule wardrobe video with more details about the items I chose and how I put together my Project 333 capsule. Watch the first video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UApj6zayXJc What is Project 333? More information and how it works here: http://theproject333.com/getting-started/ Interested in creating your own capsule wardrobe? The Project 333 Dress with Less Microcourse is a great guide to help you build it: https://transactions.sendowl.com/stores/3269/11918 * In my capsule wardrobe I am not including jewelry as well as the usual items- athletic wear, socks, tights, underwear, pajamas etc. I'd love to hear what you think of my capsule wardrobe! Also let me know if you're doing project 333! Thanks for watching :) Want to shop more consciously? Check out my sustainable/ethical brand directory http://verenaerin.ca/brand-directory/ + Subscribe to My Green Closet http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=MyGreenCloset + Support My Green Closet on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/MyGreenCloset + Join the My Green Closet facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/MyGreenCloset/ - - - Also find me on twitter: https://twitter.com/VerenaErin instagram: http://instagram.com/verenaerin pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/verenaerin/ * indicates an affiliate link, thanks for supporting this channel!
Views: 144862 My Green Closet
Low/Zero Waste Bathroom Swaps
 
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Some of the low waste swaps I've made in the bathroom with my care and hygiene products. - Bamboo toothbrush - Toothpaste tabs - Concentrated mouthwash - you use a few drops in water - Menstrual cup - mine is from OrganiCup (you can use code MYGREENCLOSET on their website for free shipping) - Washable menstrual pads - have a couple thin liners made from hemp and organic cotton - Glass nail file - mine is from Logona - Peel-off nail polish - I like using Little Ondine* - Cream Deodorant - my DIY recipe https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LzQurpBAtBY - Face/body oils - I've liked using jojoba, argan, and sweet almond on my face and I use sweet almond as a body moisturizer (helpful video about choosing face oils for your skin https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R1TZwTDlzw4&t) - Washable cotton/makeup remover pads - I crocheted my own from organic cotton yarn - Shampoo bar - Bar soap - Safety razor Thanks for watching! Want to shop more consciously? Find brands in my sustainable/ethical shopping guide http://mygreencloset.com/directory/ Thank you so much to any people helping out with subtitling/translating for making this content more accessible! https://goo.gl/D93baJ + Subscribe to My Green Closet http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=MyGreenCloset + Support My Green Closet on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/MyGreenCloset + Join the My Green Closet Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/MyGreenCloset/ - - - Also find me: blogging- http://mygreencloset.com/blog/ instagraming- http://instagram.com/verenaerin tweeting- https://twitter.com/VerenaErin pinning- http://www.pinterest.com/verenaerin/ This is not a sponsored video. * I was sent this product as a gift but anything I receive for free is always under no-obligation and all reviews are (and will always be!) my own thoughts and opinions #ZeroWaste #LowWaste #ecofriendly
Views: 66430 My Green Closet
A Year of Project 333 | lessons from my capsule wardrobe
 
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About a year ago I decided to do Project 333 for the full year and I'm so glad I did it! Here's a look back and some tips and things I learnt from my capsule wardrobe experience. Accompanying article on the Project 333 blog: http://theproject333.com/oneyear/ Thinking of trying Project 333? Or would like some guidance building your capsule wardrobe? The Dress with Less Microcourse is a really helpful guide and resource https://transactions.sendowl.com/stores/3269/11918 * Thanks for watching! As always, I love reading your comments! Want to shop more consciously? Check out my sustainable/ethical brand directory http://verenaerin.ca/brand-directory/ Thank you so much to those community members helping out with subtitling/translating for making this content more accessible! https://goo.gl/D93baJ + Subscribe to My Green Closet http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=MyGreenCloset + Support My Green Closet on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/MyGreenCloset + Join the My Green Closet facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/MyGreenCloset/ - - - Also find me on twitter: https://twitter.com/VerenaErin instagram: http://instagram.com/verenaerin pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/verenaerin/ This is not a sponsored video. * indicates an affiliate link, thank you for supporting this channel! For more information about my use of affiliate links please see my disclosure policy http://verenaerin.ca/disclosure/
Views: 145689 My Green Closet
I am a Proud Outfit Repeater
 
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I started to film a lookbook but was inspired by a post from Project Stopshop to make this video. More of my thoughts on how ridiculous fast fashion has become and the idea that we "can't wear the same outfit twice" http://verenaerin.ca/same-outfit-twice/ Project Stopshop https://www.instagram.com/project_stopshop/ My clothes and capsule wardrobes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qnHBwepDl_o&list=PLab1HN1VQq5P_8eR2kWcw0KVCr-BHreSc More about ethical and sustainable fashion: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hTdBcuuyBcU&list=PLab1HN1VQq5PrZMuBsk2nygPF3585H3W1 Are you a proud outfit repeater? Thanks for watching! Want to shop more consciously? Check out my sustainable/ethical brand directory http://verenaerin.ca/brand-directory/ Thank you so much to the community members helping out with subtitling/translating for making this content more accessible! https://goo.gl/D93baJ + Subscribe to My Green Closet http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=MyGreenCloset + Support My Green Closet on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/MyGreenCloset + Join the My Green Closet Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/MyGreenCloset/ - - - Also find me on twitter: https://twitter.com/VerenaErin instagram: http://instagram.com/verenaerin pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/verenaerin/ This is not a sponsored video. #MyGreenCloset #SlowFashion
Views: 12399 My Green Closet
SUSTAINABLE WARDROBE BASICS | 4 Things to do for a Greener Closet
 
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The 4 areas I consider to be the foundation of an eco-friendly wardrobe. They are: Wear - make sure you'll actually wear and get a lots of use from new clothes, commit to at least 30 wears! I get a lot of wear from my clothes by keeping it minimal with a capsule wardrobe. Check out my capsule wardrobes here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k7Qq0pGGOYY&list=PLab1HN1VQq5P_8eR2kWcw0KVCr-BHreSc Quality - Buy clothes that will last, and definitely avoid anything that looks likely to fall apart or wear out after a few washes. How to identify good quality clothes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gjWiUI7MdbQ&t Care - care for your clothes so they last and have a lower impact. How to properly care for your clothes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wt9yB7Xrcnc&t Next Life - what happens to your clothes when they can't be worn anymore or you're done with them? Don't throw them away! What to do with your old clothes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9BghGwUiqbw&t Thanks for watching! #CreatorsforChange Want to shop more consciously? Find brands in my sustainable/ethical shopping guide http://mygreencloset.com/directory/ Thank you so much to any people helping out with subtitling/translating for making this content more accessible! https://goo.gl/D93baJ + Subscribe to My Green Closet http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=MyGreenCloset + Support My Green Closet on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/MyGreenCloset + Join the My Green Closet Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/MyGreenCloset/ - - - Also find me: blogging- http://mygreencloset.com/blog/ instagraming- http://instagram.com/verenaerin tweeting- https://twitter.com/VerenaErin pinning- http://www.pinterest.com/verenaerin/ This is not a sponsored video. Photos are stock images from Unsplash and StockSnap. #sustainablefashion #ethicalfashion #slowfashion
Views: 27736 My Green Closet
What are Good Quality Clothes?
 
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Buying high quality clothing is important, especially if you have a capsule wardrobe or are trying to build a more sustainable wardrobe. These are some tips and signs to help you find good quality and well made garments. Videos mentioned Common Fabrics Pros & Cons: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9QmTnHNb8ro Clothing Care: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wt9yB7Xrcnc More info: how to assess the quality of garments: a beginner’s guide {part i} http://into-mind.com/2014/05/01/how-to-assess-the-quality-of-garments-a-beginners-guide-part-i/ **Please note that these signs and tips are generalizations. One or two things does not necessarily mean that the garment is good quality. Also even if the garment is well made with high quality finishings it could still possibly be made from a poor quality fabric, which is why assessing the fabric is most important. The best thing to do is feel the clothes, look at the inside and trust your instincts! ;) Please share any other tips you have! Thanks for watching! + Subscribe to My Green Closet http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=MyGreenCloset + Support My Green Closet on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/MyGreenCloset + Join the My Green Closet facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/MyGreenCloset/ - - - Also find me on twitter: https://twitter.com/VerenaErin instagram: http://instagram.com/verenaerin pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/verenaerin/ This is not a sponsored video.
Views: 77670 My Green Closet
Start your Ethical Wardrobe Without Spending a Cent
 
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You can begin your conscious closet journey right now, you don't have to buy anything! The sustainable and #ethicalfashion movement talks a lot about shopping - what to buy and where to find better products, but choosing NOT to buy something is equally, if not more important. We need to slow down the insane rate we're consuming and disposing of clothes. Did you know the average person in the US throws away (yes, straight to the landfill) about 70 pounds of textiles every year?? Videos linked: Is it Ethical to buy Fast Fashion Secondhand? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eFmtelkz0eE Affordable Sustainable Fashion https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pz6RxOsA088 Thanks for watching #MyGreenCloset! 👗Want to shop more consciously? Find brands in my sustainable/ethical shopping guide http://mygreencloset.com/directory/ 💚 ABOUT MY GREEN CLOSET Hi! My name is Verena but most people call me Erin (my middle name). I studied Fashion Design & Technology and it was through this I became aware of and passionate about sustainable and ethical issues in the fashion industry. On this channel I share my journey to live more consciously and create videos to help you build a wardrobe that reflects both your style and values. 🌎 + Subscribe to My Green Closet http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=MyGreenCloset + Support My Green Closet on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/MyGreenCloset + Join the My Green Closet Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/MyGreenCloset/ Thank you so much to anyone helping out with subtitling/translating for making this content more accessible! https://goo.gl/D93baJ - - - Blog: http://mygreencloset.com/blog/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/verenaerin Twitter: https://twitter.com/VerenaErin Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/verenaerin/ This is not a sponsored video.
Views: 11229 My Green Closet
10 Things to do Instead of Shopping
 
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If you want to avoid Black Friday or shop less in general, here are 10 things you can do instead of going shopping. I'd love to hear what things you like to do instead of shopping for fun! Also if you're not in America, does Black Friday happen where you are too? Some great resources for closet decluttering and starting a capsule wardrobe: Unfancy - Capsule Experiment http://www.un-fancy.com/capsule-experiment/ Into Mind - Build your dream wardrobe posts https://into-mind.com/blog?category=Build%20Your%20Dream%20Wardrobe Project 333 (33 items for 3 months) http://bemorewithless.com/project-333/ Dress with Less Microcourse https://transactions.sendowl.com/stores/3269/11918 * Thanks for watching! + Subscribe to My Green Closet http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=MyGreenCloset + Support My Green Closet on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/MyGreenCloset + Join the My Green Closet facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/MyGreenCloset/ - - - Also find me on twitter: https://twitter.com/VerenaErin instagram: http://instagram.com/verenaerin pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/verenaerin/ This is not a sponsored video. * indicates an affiliate link, thank you for helping out this channel! For more information about my use of affiliate links please see my disclosure policy http://verenaerin.ca/disclosure/
Views: 23166 My Green Closet
Build a Capsule Wardrobe WITH COLOR 🎨
 
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A lot of capsule wardrobes are mostly neutral but they don't have to be! In this video I share some easy ways to bring color into your capsule wardrobe and also tips on how to build a colourful capsule. More #CapsuleWardrobe videos: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iV06wFI4K7I&list=PLab1HN1VQq5P_8eR2kWcw0KVCr-BHreSc My capsule wardrobes are adapted from the #Project333 challenge, where you wear 33 items for 3 months. Learn more about it here: http://bemorewithless.com/project-333/ Interested in creating your own capsule wardrobe but could use some help? The Project 333 Dress with Less Microcourse, it's a great guide to walk you through building your capsule wardrobe https://goo.gl/Kr5u8a * Thanks for watching! Want to shop more consciously? Find brands in my sustainable/ethical shopping guide http://mygreencloset.com/directory/ Thank you so much to any people helping out with subtitling/translating for making this content more accessible! https://goo.gl/D93baJ + Subscribe to My Green Closet http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=MyGreenCloset + Support My Green Closet on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/MyGreenCloset + Join the My Green Closet Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/MyGreenCloset/ - - - Also find me on twitter: https://twitter.com/VerenaErin instagram: http://instagram.com/verenaerin pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/verenaerin/ This is not a sponsored video. * indicates an affiliate link, purchasing through this link helps out the channel! Thank you :) For more information on my use of affiliate links please see my disclosure policy http://mygreencloset.com/disclosure/
Views: 44886 My Green Closet
5 Things I No Longer Buy
 
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Trying to live more minimally these are some things I've stopped buying. Also check out my blog post 'Questions To Ask Before Buying New Clothes' http://mygreencloset.com/2017/10-questions-before-buying/ What are some things you no longer purchase? Also I'm trying out a different lens and didn't realize it was so close until after recording. I'lll sit further back next time! Thanks for watching! Want to shop more consciously? Check out my sustainable/ethical brand directory http://verenaerin.ca/brand-directory/ Thank you so much to those community members helping out with subtitling/translating for making this content more accessible! https://goo.gl/D93baJ + Subscribe to My Green Closet http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=MyGreenCloset + Support My Green Closet on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/MyGreenCloset + Join the My Green Closet facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/MyGreenCloset/ - - - Also find me on twitter: https://twitter.com/VerenaErin instagram: http://instagram.com/verenaerin pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/verenaerin/ This is not a sponsored video.
Views: 189107 My Green Closet
Winter Capsule Wardrobe | Project 333
 
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The pieces I chose for my winter capsule wardrobe and some outfits to show the capsule's versatility. For this season I wanted a good mix of casual and work outfits and layering options. List of items in my capsule: http://mygreencloset.com/2017/winter-capsule-wardrobe-17/ I did not include my winter coat, also I'm looking for a pair of trousers and if I find the right ones I'll swap them out for one of the jeans. Since I wear a lot more layers in winter, this capsule is the largest compared to the other seasons. What is Project 333? It's a capsule wardrobe challenge where you wear 33 items for 3 months. Learn more about it here: http://bemorewithless.com/project-333/ Interested in creating your own capsule wardrobe but could use some help? I really recommend the Project 333 Dress with Less Microcourse, it's a great guide to walk you through building your capsule wardrobe https://goo.gl/Kr5u8a * Thanks for watching! Want to shop more consciously? Check out my sustainable/ethical brand directory http://verenaerin.ca/brand-directory/ + Subscribe to My Green Closet http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=MyGreenCloset + Support My Green Closet on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/MyGreenCloset + Join the My Green Closet Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/MyGreenCloset/ - - - Also find me on twitter: https://twitter.com/VerenaErin instagram: http://instagram.com/verenaerin pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/verenaerin/ This is not a sponsored video. * indicates an affiliate link, thank you for helping support this channel! For more information on my use of affiliate links please see my disclosure policy http://verenaerin.ca/disclosure/
Views: 38985 My Green Closet
SPRING CAPSULE WARDROBE | Project 333
 
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The pieces in my capsule for spring 2017! Check out my blog post for more about the items I chose: http://mygreencloset.com/2017/spring-capsule-wardrobe-17/ I generally follow Project 333 which is a capsule wardrobe challenge where you wear 33 items for 3 months. Learn more about it: http://bemorewithless.com/project-333/ Interested in creating your own capsule wardrobe but could use some help? The Project 333 Dress with Less Microcourse, it's a great guide to walk you through building your capsule wardrobe https://goo.gl/Kr5u8a * My previous capsule wardrobes: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLab1HN1VQq5P_8eR2kWcw0KVCr-BHreSc Thanks for watching! Want to shop more consciously? Check out my sustainable/ethical brand directory http://verenaerin.ca/brand-directory/ Thank you so much to the community members helping out with subtitling/translating for making this content more accessible! https://goo.gl/D93baJ + Subscribe to My Green Closet http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=MyGreenCloset + Support My Green Closet on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/MyGreenCloset + Join the My Green Closet Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/MyGreenCloset/ - - - Also find me on twitter: https://twitter.com/VerenaErin instagram: http://instagram.com/verenaerin pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/verenaerin/ This is not a sponsored video. * indicates an affiliate link, purchasing through this link helps out the channel! Thank you :) For more information on my use of affiliate links please see my disclosure policy http://verenaerin.ca/disclosure/
Views: 32980 My Green Closet
Summer 2015 Capsule Wardrobe | Project 333
 
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The items in my summer Project 333 capsule and some outfits from the first week. I'd love to hear how your capsule is going! Also I'm curious if you guys like this style of video or prefer capsule wardrobe videos with talking? All together I have 31 pieces, including: 11 tops - 0:17 - 4 tanks, 1 crop top, 4 t-shirts, 1 lace top, 1 shirt 6 bottoms - 1:14 - 2 skirts, 3 shorts, 1 pair of pants 2 light layers - 1:45 - 1 cardigan, 1 jacket 5 dresses - 1:57 3 shoes - 2:24 - 1 flat, 1 sandal, 1 heel 2 bags - 2:41 2 accessories - 2:52 As usual I don't include jewelry and leave a couple of the 33 'spaces' free to see if there is anything I'd like to add in later. Some people also count sunglasses as an accessory but I only have one pair and don't really see them as part of an outfit so decided to leave them out. What is Project 333? It's a capsule wardrobe challenge where you wear 33 items for 3 months. Learn more about it here: http://theproject333.com/about/ Watch a look back at my first year of having a capsule wardrobe: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W-TH4dDw5kU Thanks for watching! Subscribe http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=MyGreenCloset - - - Twitter: https://twitter.com/VerenaErin Instagram: http://instagram.com/verenaerin Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/verenaerin/ This is not a sponsored video.
Views: 27771 My Green Closet
How to Change your Shopping Habits | Save Time & Money 💲
 
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How to stop shopping or change your shopping habits - buy less and save money! More - 10 things to do instead of shopping https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jtpteTZRBlQ Thanks for watching! Want to shop more consciously? Find brands in my sustainable/ethical shopping guide http://mygreencloset.com/directory/ Thank you so much to anyone helping out with subtitling/translating for making this content more accessible! https://goo.gl/D93baJ + Subscribe to My Green Closet http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=MyGreenCloset + Support My Green Closet on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/MyGreenCloset + Join the My Green Closet Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/MyGreenCloset/ - - - Also find me: blogging- http://mygreencloset.com/blog/ instagraming- http://instagram.com/verenaerin tweeting- https://twitter.com/VerenaErin pinning- http://www.pinterest.com/verenaerin/ This is not a sponsored video.
Views: 13958 My Green Closet
Versatile Makeup for a Minimal Collection | green beauty
 
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Some natural makeup products that can be used for multiple things! Products mentioned: 100% Pure Tinted Moisturizer (in Alpine Rose) http://www.shareasale.com/m-pr.cfm?merchantID=61852&userID=1392573&productID=601901435 * Red Apple Lipstick custom eyeshadow palette with Brownie Points, Black Magic, Clean Slate, and Buttercream https://www.redapplelipstick.com/create-a-zpalette/ ** 100% Pure Lip & Cheek Tint (in Pink Grapefruit Glow) http://www.shareasale.com/m-pr.cfm?merchantID=61852&userID=1392573&productID=601901941 * Do you have any versatile and multipurpose products you like using? Thanks for watching! + Subscribe to My Green Closet http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=MyGreenCloset + Support My Green Closet on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/MyGreenCloset + Join the My Green Closet facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/MyGreenCloset/ - - - Also find me on twitter: https://twitter.com/VerenaErin instagram: http://instagram.com/verenaerin pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/verenaerin/ This is not a sponsored video. * indicates an affiliate link for 100% Pure, thanks for helping support this channel! For more information on the use of affiliate links please see my disclosure policy http://verenaerin.ca/disclosure/ ** this product was a gift from Red Apple Lipstick but anything I receive for free is always under no-obligation and all reviews are (and will always be!) my own thoughts and opinions
Views: 52735 My Green Closet
Minimal Makeup Collection | natural, cruelty-free beauty
 
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A quick video of the makeup I currently own. My collection isn't complete (there are still a few products I'm looking for and a couple I'd like to replace) but I find this amount of makeup works really well for me while still having some variety. More about how to create a minimal makeup 'capsule' collection https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4xlV_6cLh6E I try to use clean beauty products, made from natural, eco-friendly, and cruelty-free ingredients, but I'm still pretty new to this and researching ingredients. If you have any green beauty brand recommendations I'd love to hear them! Products: Luminous Primer - 100% Pure Arrowroot Powder (can find it in grocery stores) 'Un' Cover-up Concealer & Foundation - RMS Beauty Brightening Concealer - creme - 100% Pure PurePressed Blush - awake - Jane Iredale Lip & Cheek Tint - strawberry - 100% Pure Pigmented Luminizer - 100% Pure Eyeshadow Trio - no. 3 - Sante Eyeshadow - cravin' cocoa - Sappho Cosmetics (colour no longer available) Eyeshadow - no. 007 - Couleur Caramel (love the eco packaging!) I forgot to include my Eyebrow Powder Gel - taupe - 100% Pure Mascara - blue - Dr. Hauschka Eye Pencil - basic black - Jane Iredale Lip Creamstick - perfect naked pink - 100% Pure Lip Glaze - cabernet - Lip & Cheek Stain - cherry - 100% Pure (love this, but FYI it tastes terrible) Lipstick - deep plum - Beauty Without Cruelty - not all products are vegan - Excellent comprehensive list of cruelty-free brands http://www.crueltyfreekitty.com/list-of-cruelty-free-brands/ - Sorry for the typo, I noticed it after posting the video :( Thanks for watching! + Subscribe to My Green Closet http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=MyGreenCloset + Support My Green Closet on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/MyGreenCloset + Join the My Green Closet facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/MyGreenCloset/ - - - Also find me on twitter: https://twitter.com/VerenaErin instagram: http://instagram.com/verenaerin pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/verenaerin/ This is not a sponsored video.
Views: 54364 My Green Closet
Fall Capsule Wardrobe | Project 333
 
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A quick look at the pieces in my fall capsule wardrobe! Hope you're having a lovely autumn so far :) What is Project 333? It's a capsule wardrobe challenge where you wear 33 items for 3 months. Learn more about it here: http://bemorewithless.com/project-333/ Interested in creating your own capsule wardrobe but could use some help? I recommend the Project 333 Dress with Less Microcourse, it's a great guide to walk you through building your capsule wardrobe https://transactions.sendowl.com/stores/3269/11918 * What's the piece you're most excited to wear this season?? Thanks for watching! Want to shop more consciously? Check out my sustainable/ethical brand directory http://verenaerin.ca/brand-directory/ + Subscribe to My Green Closet http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=MyGreenCloset + Support My Green Closet on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/MyGreenCloset + Join the My Green Closet facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/MyGreenCloset/ - - - Also find me on twitter: https://twitter.com/VerenaErin instagram: http://instagram.com/verenaerin pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/verenaerin/ This is not a sponsored video. * indicates an affiliate link, thank you for supporting this channel! For more information on my use of affiliate links please see my disclosure policy http://verenaerin.ca/disclosure/
Views: 24362 My Green Closet
How to Create a Makeup Capsule Collection | makeup declutter
 
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If you enjoy the benefits of having a capsule wardrobe, have you thought about also doing this with your makeup and beauty products? These are my tips on how to create a beauty 'capsule' - your favourite products, that work well together, for an easy and simple beauty and makeup routine. What's in my minimal makeup collection: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KpPKPo9D5lY This video was created for the Project 333 blog, see the post here: http://theproject333.com/makeup/ I'd love to hear your thoughts, and if you have any other tips for de-cluttering makeup! Thanks for watching! + Subscribe to My Green Closet http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=MyGreenCloset + Support My Green Closet on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/MyGreenCloset + Join the My Green Closet facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/MyGreenCloset/ - - - Also find me on twitter: https://twitter.com/VerenaErin instagram: http://instagram.com/verenaerin pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/verenaerin/ This is not a sponsored video.
Views: 32085 My Green Closet
VERSATILE CLOTHES | Get the most from your Wardrobe
 
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Versatile garments are the best way to get more outfit combinations from a small wardrobe. These are some of my tips and pieces which I can wear multiple ways. What is your most versatile item of clothing? Pieces shown: Building Block Tee Shirt Dress from Kowtow https://www.kowtowclothing.com/products/building-block-tee-shirt-dress (Kowtow also has pieces specifically designed to be versatile) Cardigan/dress mentioned - Chrysalis Cardi by Encircled https://www.encircled.ca/collections/the-chrysalis-cardi Changeable strap shoes from Veerah https://veerah.com/collections/shoes (mine is the Frida style with double reversible straps and tassels)* All other items shown are either thrifted or very old. Thanks for watching! Want to shop more consciously? Check out my sustainable/ethical brand directory http://verenaerin.ca/brand-directory/ Thank you so much to the community members helping out with subtitling/translating for making this content more accessible! https://goo.gl/D93baJ + Subscribe to My Green Closet http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=MyGreenCloset + Support My Green Closet on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/MyGreenCloset + Join the My Green Closet Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/MyGreenCloset/ - - - Also find me on twitter: https://twitter.com/VerenaErin instagram: http://instagram.com/verenaerin pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/verenaerin/ This is not a sponsored video. * I was sent this product as a gift to try out but anything I receive for free is always under no-obligation and all features are (and will always be!) my own thoughts and opinions
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5 Eco Lifestyle Essentials ♻️
 
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5 products which help reduce your daily waste and environmental impact! Shopping bags - you can often find them given away for free, but I'd also recommend getting a heavy-duty one for grocery shopping. Water bottle - way too much plastic waste comes from bottled water, save money and plastic by bringing your own bottle. My glass one is from Soul Bottles https://www.soulbottles.de/en * Reusable coffee cup - if you ever get coffee or tea to-go you should bring your own mug! Mine is a bamboo Ecoffee cup from Pukka Herbs https://shop.pukkaherbs.com/gifts/pukka-cups.html * but if you're looking for an insulated cup, a lot of people seem to like Keep Cup https://eu.keepcup.com Jars - use these to buy bulk food, bring lunches or snacks in, as take-away conatiners, or to replace any other plastic containers. You can buy jars but it's easiest and cheapest to use the ones you get at grocery stores. Cloth towels/napkins/cleaning rags - save paper towels, napkins and synthetic cleaning cloths. It's also cheaper than buying disposable products and you can even re-purpose worn out garments into cleaning rags. What else do you think is a eco-friendly must-have? Thanks for watching! Want to shop more consciously? Find brands in my sustainable/ethical shopping guide http://mygreencloset.com/directory/ ABOUT MY GREEN CLOSET My name is Verena but most people call me Erin (my middle name). I have a Bachelor of Fashion Design & Technology and it was through this I became aware of and passionate about sustainable and ethical issues in the fashion industry. I create videos to help you build a wardrobe that reflects both your style and values, and live more consciously. 💚 + Subscribe to My Green Closet http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=MyGreenCloset + Support My Green Closet on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/MyGreenCloset + Join the My Green Closet Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/MyGreenCloset/ Thank you so much to anyone helping out with subtitling/translating for making this content more accessible! https://goo.gl/D93baJ - - - Blog: http://mygreencloset.com/blog/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/verenaerin Twitter: https://twitter.com/VerenaErin Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/verenaerin/ This is not a sponsored video. * I was sent this product as a gift but anything I receive for free is always under no-obligation. I only share products if I like them and all reviews are (and will always be!) my own thoughts and opinions #zerowaste #greenliving #plasticfree
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SPRING CAPSULE WARDROBE + Outfits 🌷
 
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List of the items and brands in my spring 2018 #capsulewardrobe: http://mygreencloset.com/2018/spring-capsule-wardrobe/ My capsule is adapted from the #Project333 challenge where you wear 33 items for 3 months. Learn more about it here: http://bemorewithless.com/project-333/ Interested in creating your own capsule wardrobe but could use some help? The Project 333 Dress with Less Microcourse is a great guide to walk you through building your own capsule https://goo.gl/Kr5u8a * My previous capsule wardrobes: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLab1HN1VQq5P_8eR2kWcw0KVCr-BHreSc Thanks for watching #MyGreenCloset! 👗Want to shop more consciously? Find brands in my sustainable/ethical shopping guide http://mygreencloset.com/directory/ 💚 ABOUT MY GREEN CLOSET Hi! My name is Verena but most people call me Erin (my middle name). I studied Fashion Design & Technology and it was through this I became aware of and passionate about sustainable and ethical issues in the fashion industry. On this channel I share my journey to live more consciously and create videos to help you build a wardrobe that reflects both your style and values. 🌎 + Subscribe to My Green Closet http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=MyGreenCloset + Support My Green Closet on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/MyGreenCloset + Join the My Green Closet Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/MyGreenCloset/ Thank you so much to anyone helping out with subtitling/translating for making this content more accessible! https://goo.gl/D93baJ - - - Blog: http://mygreencloset.com/blog/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/verenaerin Twitter: https://twitter.com/VerenaErin Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/verenaerin/ This is not a sponsored video. * indicates an affiliate link, purchasing through this link helps out the channel! Thank you :) For more information on my use of affiliate links please see my disclosure policy http://mygreencloset.com/disclosure/
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2Hand Shopping for Summer Capsule | #Haulternative
 
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Come along as I look for a few pieces for my summer capsule wardobe. What do you think of my finds?? More secondhand/#thrifting videos: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJHd81IHHGg&list=PLab1HN1VQq5OsXA4eFcAE2yNUsMKyfub1 More capsule wardrobe videos: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pi9okduqGnQ&list=PLab1HN1VQq5OIeXTX-DsLZde0DbSVyhHW My previous capsule wardrobes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FeL4nHwCtUY&list=PLab1HN1VQq5P_8eR2kWcw0KVCr-BHreSc Protect the Oceans Gif from Tolly Dolly Posh (who has a bunch of cool eco gifs!) https://giphy.com/tollydollyposh Thanks for watching #MyGreenCloset! 👗Want to shop more consciously? Find brands in my sustainable/ethical shopping guide http://mygreencloset.com/directory/ 💚 ABOUT MY GREEN CLOSET Hi! My name is Verena but most people call me Erin (my middle name). I studied Fashion Design & Technology and it was through this I became aware of and passionate about sustainable and ethical issues in the fashion industry. On this channel I share my journey to live more consciously and create videos to help you build a wardrobe that reflects both your style and values. 🌎 + Subscribe to My Green Closet http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=MyGreenCloset + Support My Green Closet on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/MyGreenCloset + Join the My Green Closet Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/MyGreenCloset/ Thank you so much to anyone helping out with subtitling/translating for making this content more accessible! https://goo.gl/D93baJ - - - Blog: http://mygreencloset.com/blog/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/verenaerin Twitter: https://twitter.com/VerenaErin Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/verenaerin/ This is not a sponsored video.
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AFFORDABLE SUSTAINABLE FASHION | Conscious Shopping on a Budget
 
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Ethical and sustainable fashion brands are more expensive but building a conscious wardrobe doesn't have to mean spending a lot of money! Buy second-hand clothes online: Depop https://www.depop.com/ Ebay http://www.ebay.com (look into the sellers to make sure they're not just re-selling new clothes) Poshmark https://poshmark.com/ ThredUp https://www.thredup.com/ Tradesy https://www.tradesy.com/ Vintage stores: Beyond Retro http://www.beyondretro.com/en/ (UK) Etsy vintage https://www.etsy.com/c/vintage Rokit http://www.rokit.co.uk/ (UK) Second-hand ethical brands: Fisher Found (secondhand Eileen Fisher) https://www.fisherfound.com/ Green Eileen - stores in the US (reworked Eileen Fisher) http://www.greeneileen.org/stores/ Bead & Reel Rescued Collection https://www.beadandreel.com/collections/rescued Discounted ethical fashion at Love Justly https://www.lovejustly.com/ Garmentory also carries some sustainable/ethical brands like Kowtow, Amour Vert, Allison Wonderland, Olderbrother, New Classics Studio, Veja, and more. Sometimes selling past-season and sale clothes, you can also make an offer on some products https://www.garmentory.com People Tree sample sale in London http://www.peopletree.co.uk/sample-sales - they also have pretty good sales sometimes online http://www.peopletree.co.uk/sale Clothing Swapping/Swishing: Clothing swap Meetups https://www.meetup.com/topics/clothesswap/ Swap Style http://www.swapstyle.com/ Rehash https://www.rehashclothes.com/ also check local events or host your own clothing swap party! Other resources: What does that $14 shirt really cost? http://www.macleans.ca/economy/business/what-does-that-14-shirt-really-cost/ The True Cost Documentary https://truecostmovie.com/ Thrifting tips https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJHd81IHHGg How to care for your clothes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wt9yB7Xrcnc What are good quality clothes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gjWiUI7MdbQ Why I buy new & used clothing https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8gHzP1hvu0o Thanks for watching! Want to shop more consciously? Check out my sustainable/ethical brand directory http://verenaerin.ca/brand-directory/ Thank you so much to the community members helping out with subtitling/translating for making this content more accessible! https://goo.gl/D93baJ + Subscribe to My Green Closet http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=MyGreenCloset + Support My Green Closet on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/MyGreenCloset + Join the My Green Closet Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/MyGreenCloset/ - - - Also find me on twitter: https://twitter.com/VerenaErin instagram: http://instagram.com/verenaerin pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/verenaerin/ This is not a sponsored video. #sustainablefashion #ethicalfashion #slowfashion #MyGreenCloset
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10 Items, 10 Outfits | 10x10 Wardrobe Challenge
 
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I really enjoyed this challenge! Which outfit is your favourite? :) Photos of the outfits on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/verenaerin/ My 2017 fall 10x10 challenge http://mygreencloset.com/2017/fall-10x10-challenge/ The 10x10 Challenge was created by Lee from Stylebee http://www.stylebee.ca/10-x-10-challenge/ The items in my fall capsule wardrobe: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mYBfECRM5kE Thanks for watching! + Subscribe to My Green Closet http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=MyGreenCloset + Support My Green Closet on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/MyGreenCloset + Join the My Green Closet facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/MyGreenCloset/ - - - Also find me on twitter: https://twitter.com/VerenaErin instagram: http://instagram.com/verenaerin pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/verenaerin/ This is not a sponsored video.
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Minimalism Saves You Money $
 
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Some of the ways minimalism has helped me save money and only spend money on things that add value to my life. Has #minimalism helped you save money too? Thanks for watching #MyGreenCloset! 👗Want to shop more consciously? Find brands in my sustainable/ethical shopping guide http://mygreencloset.com/directory/ 💚 ABOUT MY GREEN CLOSET Hi! My name is Verena but most people call me Erin (my middle name). I studied Fashion Design & Technology and it was through this I became aware of and passionate about sustainable and ethical issues in the fashion industry. On this channel I share my journey to live more consciously and create videos to help you build a wardrobe that reflects both your style and values. 🌎 + Subscribe to My Green Closet http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=MyGreenCloset + Support My Green Closet on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/MyGreenCloset + Join the My Green Closet Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/MyGreenCloset/ Thank you so much to anyone helping out with subtitling/translating for making this content more accessible! https://goo.gl/D93baJ - - - Blog: http://mygreencloset.com/blog/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/verenaerin Twitter: https://twitter.com/VerenaErin Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/verenaerin/ This is not a sponsored video.
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BEST NON-TOXIC NAIL POLISH | testing 5 brands
 
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Comparing 5 different non-toxic nail polishes - with family and friends! Including: Suncoat http://suncoatproducts.com/ Logona https://www.logona.de/en/make-up/nails/nail-polishes.html Little Ondine - US https://us.littleondine.com/ UK https://uk.littleondine.com/ * 100% Pure https://www.100percentpure.com/collections/nail-polish Pacifica https://www.pacificabeauty.com/collections/all-nail Thanks to Gabby, Nathaniel, and Lauren for joining me :) Thanks for watching! Want to shop more consciously? Check out my sustainable/ethical brand directory http://verenaerin.ca/brand-directory/ Thank you so much to the community members helping out with subtitling/translating for making this content more accessible! https://goo.gl/D93baJ + Subscribe to My Green Closet http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=MyGreenCloset + Support My Green Closet on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/MyGreenCloset + Join the My Green Closet Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/MyGreenCloset/ - - - Also find me on twitter: https://twitter.com/VerenaErin instagram: http://instagram.com/verenaerin pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/verenaerin/ This is not a sponsored video. * I was sent this product as a gift but anything I receive for free is always under no-obligation and all reviews are (and will always be!) my own thoughts and opinions
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Is it Ethical to buy Fast Fashion Secondhand?
 
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Come for a walk with me! In this video I chat about why I think it's okay to buy fast fashion brands second hand and a few things to think about when doing so. As I've mentioned in other videos shopping secondhand is one of the most sustainable and ethical ways to buy clothes - you are not using any new resources or supporting unethical manufacturing, and you're reducing waste. It's also a very affordable way to reduce your impact and build a conscious wardrobe. I would love to hear your thoughts on this! My secondhand and thrift shopping tips: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJHd81IHHGg Why I buy new and used clothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8gHzP1hvu0o Also I apologize about the quality and audio! I'm in Canada right now and it's difficult to film but I still wanted to make this video. Thanks for watching! Subscribe to My Green Closet http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=MyGreenCloset Support My Green Closet on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/MyGreenCloset Join the My Green Closet facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/MyGreenCloset/ - - - Find me on twitter: https://twitter.com/VerenaErin instagram: http://instagram.com/verenaerin pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/verenaerin/ This is not a sponsored video.
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1 Dress 6 Ways | Wear the same dress to all your Holiday Parties
 
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Shop your closet and challenge yourself to not buy any new outfits this holiday season! Maybe you can even wear the same piece to all your parties ;) How are you dressing sustainably this December? - More Green Holiday Ideas - Conscious Gift Giving https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uk3RlgVVmM8&t My Green Gift Guide http://mygreencloset.com/2017/green-gift-guide/ Eco Friendly Holiday Tips and DIYs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QCjuOYPb85o&t What else is in my capsule wardrobe https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k7Qq0pGGOYY&t Thanks for watching! Want to shop more consciously? Find brands in my sustainable/ethical shopping guide http://mygreencloset.com/directory/ Thank you so much to anyone helping out with subtitling/translating for making this content more accessible! https://goo.gl/D93baJ + Subscribe to My Green Closet http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=MyGreenCloset + Support My Green Closet on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/MyGreenCloset + Join the My Green Closet Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/MyGreenCloset/ - - - Also find me: blogging- http://mygreencloset.com/blog/ instagraming- http://instagram.com/verenaerin tweeting- https://twitter.com/VerenaErin pinning- http://www.pinterest.com/verenaerin/ This is not a sponsored video.
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Ethical Fashion Misconceptions, Obstacles & Excuses
 
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In this video I discuss some roadblocks you might hit when trying to shop more consciously and also address some common misconceptions around sustainable fashion. Trying to build a more ethical wardrobe can sometimes be overwhelming and frustrating, but it's important to celebrate the small wins, try your best, and focus on the things you can do. :) I'd love to hear your thoughts on this in the comments! Further Reading: Labor Behind the Label - Where should I shop? http://www.labourbehindthelabel.org/news/item/980-where-should-i-shop? Style Wise - 6 Myths About Buying Ethical Clothing http://stylewiseblog.blogspot.de/2015/05/6-myths-about-buying-ethical-clothing.html Ethical Fashion and Minimalism: A Natural Fit? http://into-mind.com/2014/01/05/ethical-fashion-and-minimalism-a-natural-fit/ How to Buy Ethical Fashion on a Budget http://daniellelvermeer.com/blog/how-to-buy-ethical-fashion-on-a-budget National Geographic - How your t-shirt can make a difference https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xEExMcjSkwA The True Cost documentary http://truecostmovie.com/ Special thanks to Tatiana Briday for the Russian subtitles!! Thanks for watching! Subscribe http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=MyGreenCloset - - - Twitter: https://twitter.com/VerenaErin Instagram: http://instagram.com/verenaerin Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/verenaerin/ This is not a sponsored video.
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Winter Capsule Wardrobe | Project 333
 
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Happy new year everyone! Time for another capsule wardrobe :) What is Project 333? It's a capsule wardrobe challenge where you wear 33 items for 3 months. Learn more about it here: http://theproject333.com/about/ Interested in creating your own capsule wardrobe? The Project 333 Dress with Less Microcourse is a great guide to help you build it: https://transactions.sendowl.com/stores/3269/11918 * As usual I don't include jewelry, underwear & socks, sleepwear, athletic clothing, and lounge/around the house clothes. I also decided this season not to include my winter coat or mittens since they're not really part of my outfits. I currently have 30 items and will likely be adding in my wedge booties, possibly another pair of jeans and maybe another item to bring the total to 33. My capsule consists of: 1. grey tank - Comazo earth http://www.comazo.de/node/1408 2. black tank - The White Briefs http://www.thewhitebriefs.com/collections/women/products/cherry-fine-rib-singlet 3. sequin tee 4. black tee - MEC http://www.mec.ca/ 5. plaid flannel - secondhand 6. grey woven long-sleeve - handmade 7. draped long-sleeve - Obakki http://www.obakki.com/ 8. grey knit top - People Tree http://click.linksynergy.com/link?id=LraPxiBjWj8&offerid=352499.450&type=2&murl=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.peopletree.co.uk%2Fwomen%2FLana-Jumper-in-Grey * 9. cranberry knit top 10. tan sweater - handknit 11. mustard & navy sweater - People Tree http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=LraPxiBjWj8&offerid=352499.14&type=3&subid=0 * 12. chunky knit vest - handknit 13. Icelandic sweater - secondhand 14. check tunic - People Tree http://click.linksynergy.com/link?id=LraPxiBjWj8&offerid=352499.52&type=2&murl=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.peopletree.co.uk%2Fsale%2Fdresses%2FLaura-Check-Tunic * 15. cocoon cardigan 16. purple wrap dress 17. brown body-con dress - handmade 18. black flared skirt - Obakki http://www.obakki.com/ 19. beige flared skirt - handmade 20. black knit trousers - People Tree http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=LraPxiBjWj8&subid=&offerid=352499.1&type=10&tmpid=16644&RD_PARM1=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.peopletree.co.uk%2Fwomen%2Ftrousers%2Fkate-slim-fit-trousers * 21. burgundy leggings 22. jeans - Naked & Famous Denim http://nakedandfamousdenim.com/collection/fw-2015/stretch-selvedge-6/ 23. cranberry knit scarf - handknit 24. indigo scarf - handmade 25. white knit hat - handknit 26. blue knit toque 27. light grey large envelope bag - Matt & Nat http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=LraPxiBjWj8&offerid=349122.18&type=3&subid=0 * 28. black clutch/shoulder bag - Matt & Nat http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=LraPxiBjWj8&offerid=349122.18&type=3&subid=0 * 29. cream heels 30. grey boots - Vegetarian Shoes http://www.vegetarian-shoes.co.uk/mens___unisex_boots/vintage_boot_grey_/13737_p.html Thanks for watching! Subscribe to My Green Closet http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=MyGreenCloset - - - blog: http://verenaerin.ca/journal/ twitter: https://twitter.com/VerenaErin instagram: http://instagram.com/verenaerin pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/verenaerin/ This is not a sponsored video. * indicates an affiliate link, thank you for supporting this channel! For more information on my use of affiliate links please see my disclosure policy http://verenaerin.ca/disclosure/
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Were your Clothes Made by Slaves?
 
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The 2018 Global Slavery Index recently came out and garments are sadly the 2nd highest product at risk of being made in modern slavery. Read the report: https://www.globalslaveryindex.org/ Ask #WhoMadeMyClothes! Learn more about ethical fashion: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hTdBcuuyBcU&list=PLab1HN1VQq5PrZMuBsk2nygPF3585H3W1 How to shop for ethical fashion: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_cbFcSauVBc&list=PLab1HN1VQq5OtvF7R9L--maP1evr2Hm_M Seocndhand shopping: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJHd81IHHGg&list=PLab1HN1VQq5OsXA4eFcAE2yNUsMKyfub1 Thanks for watching #MyGreenCloset! 👗Want to shop more consciously? Find brands in my sustainable/ethical shopping guide http://mygreencloset.com/directory/ 💚 ABOUT MY GREEN CLOSET Hi! My name is Verena but most people call me Erin (my middle name). I studied Fashion Design & Technology and it was through this I became aware of and passionate about sustainable and ethical issues in the fashion industry. On this channel I share my journey to live more consciously and create videos to help you build a wardrobe that reflects both your style and values. 🌎 + Subscribe to My Green Closet http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=MyGreenCloset + Support My Green Closet on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/MyGreenCloset + Join the My Green Closet Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/MyGreenCloset/ Thank you so much to anyone helping out with subtitling/translating for making this content more accessible! https://goo.gl/D93baJ - - - Blog: http://mygreencloset.com/blog/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/verenaerin Twitter: https://twitter.com/VerenaErin Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/verenaerin/ This is not a sponsored video. #ethicalfashion #fastfashion #CreatorsforChange
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How To Spot GREENWASHING Brands
 
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In this video we're getting into greenwashing - what it means and what you can do to try and avoid being tricked by shady "sustainable" brands. More info and resources mentioned: Clean Clothes Campaign open letter to H&M re living wage goal https://cleanclothes.org/news/2018/06/08/turn-around-h-m-demands-transparency-on-h-ms-wage-efforts Will H&M deliver on its promise to pay a living wage in 2018?https://cleanclothes.org/news/2017/11/25/garment-workers-are-waiting-for-an-answer-2013-will-h-m-deliver-on-its-promise-to-pay-a-living-wage-in-2018 Labour Behind the Label report on M&S and H&M's wage commitments http://labourbehindthelabel.net/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/DoWeBuyIt-spreadssml-1.pdf My blog post more about why I no longer support Matt & Nat http://mygreencloset.com/2017/no-longer-buy-matt-nat/ Good on You also has some great tips and is a good resource for getting more info about brands https://goodonyou.eco/how-can-you-tell-when-a-fashion-brand-is-greenwashing/ Do you have any other tips to avoid greenwashing? Or have you ever been tricked by a brand greenwashing? Thanks for watching #MyGreenCloset! 👗Want to shop more consciously? Find brands in my sustainable/ethical shopping guide http://mygreencloset.com/directory/ 💚 ABOUT MY GREEN CLOSET Hi! My name is Verena but most people call me Erin (my middle name). I studied Fashion Design & Technology and it was through this I became aware of and passionate about sustainable and ethical issues in the fashion industry. On this channel I share my journey to live more consciously and create videos to help you build a wardrobe that reflects both your style and values. 🌎 + Subscribe to My Green Closet http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=MyGreenCloset + Support My Green Closet on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/MyGreenCloset + Join the My Green Closet Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/MyGreenCloset/ Thank you so much to anyone helping out with subtitling/translating for making this content more accessible! https://goo.gl/D93baJ - - - Blog: http://mygreencloset.com/blog/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/verenaerin Twitter: https://twitter.com/VerenaErin Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/verenaerin/ This is not a sponsored video. #greenwashing #sustainablefashion
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What I Eat in a Day | healthy, plant-based
 
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This video was created as part of a collaboration with other members of the Ethical Writers & Creatives. Check out my blog post for more info about the food and how I and other "eco influencers" eat: http://mygreencloset.com/2018/what-eco-influencers-eat/ Thanks for watching! Want to shop more consciously? Find brands in my sustainable/ethical shopping guide http://mygreencloset.com/directory/ Thank you so much to anyone helping out with subtitling/translating for making this content more accessible! https://goo.gl/D93baJ + Subscribe to My Green Closet http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=MyGreenCloset + Support My Green Closet on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/MyGreenCloset + Join the My Green Closet Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/MyGreenCloset/ - - - Also find me: blogging- http://mygreencloset.com/blog/ instagraming- http://instagram.com/verenaerin tweeting- https://twitter.com/VerenaErin pinning- http://www.pinterest.com/verenaerin/ This is not a sponsored video. Thumbnail photo: Dennis Wilhelms www.denniswilhelms.com #plantbased
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How To Find Your Personal Style
 
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Finding and developing your personal style can help you to feel comfortable, confident, and beautiful in your clothes. Some people have a very clear sense of their style but for others just figuring out the clothes you like can be challenging. These are some of my thoughts and tips on personal style and where to start with developing yours. More about body shape and style "rules" and why I don't follow them: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=71kd0hecdSA&t As always I'd love to hear your thoughts and comments! Thanks for watching! Want to shop more consciously? Find brands in my sustainable/ethical shopping guide http://mygreencloset.com/directory/ Thank you so much to any people helping out with subtitling/translating for making this content more accessible! https://goo.gl/D93baJ + Subscribe to My Green Closet http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=MyGreenCloset + Support My Green Closet on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/MyGreenCloset + Join the My Green Closet Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/MyGreenCloset/ - - - Find me on twitter: https://twitter.com/VerenaErin instagram: http://instagram.com/verenaerin pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/verenaerin/ This is not a sponsored video.
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5 Min, 5 Product Makeup | Green Beauty
 
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The quick and simple makeup I've been wearing most days this summer. Products used: 1. 100% Pure Fruit Pigmented Tinted Moisturizer in Creme http://shrsl.com/j6kq * (I've used both Creme and Alpine Rose, both are a little too dark but Alpine Rose is a bit better for my skin tone) 2. Lily Lolo Mineral Concealer in Barely Beige http://www.lilylolo.co.uk/sp+mineral-concealer+005 3. Red Apple Lipstick custom eyeshadow palette http://shrsl.com/j6kt * (colours I used in this video are Brownie Points for eyebrows and Black Magic for eyeliner) 4. 100% Pure Maracuja Mascara in Blackberry http://shrsl.com/j6ku * (I would not recommend the blackberry shade if you have blond eyelashes like me as it can be very purple, the black or brown is probably better) 5. 100% Pure Lip and Cheek Tint in Pink Grapefruit Glow http://shrsl.com/j6kv * (Shimmery Strawberry is also a great shade if you want some shimmer) Versatile makeup video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KsaAT6XNjUc Thanks for watching! Want to shop more consciously? Check out my sustainable/ethical brand directory http://verenaerin.ca/brand-directory/ Thank you so much to the community members helping out with subtitling/translating for making this content more accessible! https://goo.gl/D93baJ + Subscribe to My Green Closet http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=MyGreenCloset + Support My Green Closet on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/MyGreenCloset + Join the My Green Closet Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/MyGreenCloset/ - - - Also find me on twitter: https://twitter.com/VerenaErin instagram: http://instagram.com/verenaerin pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/verenaerin/ This is not a sponsored video. * indicates an affiliate link, purchasing through this link helps out the channel! Thank you :) For more information on my use of affiliate links please see my disclosure policy http://verenaerin.ca/disclosure/
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Why Sustainable Products Are Made From Bamboo
 
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This video is kindly sponsored by One Happy Leaf, check out their bamboo jewellery! https://www.onehappyleaf.com/ Bamboo is a very eco friendly material because it grows so quickly, requires little water, no pesticides/herbicides/fungicides, and actually produces more oxygen than the same area of trees. It's also very versatile which makes it a good choice for a lot of products. More about bamboo used as a textile https://youtu.be/9QmTnHNb8ro?t=8m43s Link to enter the bamboo earring giveaway: https://www.instagram.com/p/BX56fGxDpYX/?taken-by=verenaerin The One Happy Leaf photos are by Sarah Bailey Photography https://www.facebook.com/sarahbailey.com.au/ Thanks for watching! Want to shop more consciously? Find brands in my sustainable/ethical shopping guide http://mygreencloset.com/directory/ Thank you so much to any people helping out with subtitling/translating for making this content more accessible! https://goo.gl/D93baJ + Subscribe to My Green Closet http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=MyGreenCloset + Support My Green Closet on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/MyGreenCloset + Join the My Green Closet Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/MyGreenCloset/ - - - Also find me on twitter: https://twitter.com/VerenaErin instagram: http://instagram.com/verenaerin pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/verenaerin/ This video is sponsored by One Happy Leaf. Background music: Wheels by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Artist: http://audionautix.com/
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Packing Light for an 8 Day Trip
 
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For a list of items and more info check out the blog post: http://mygreencloset.com/2018/packing-for-portugal/ These are the clothes and things I brought on an 8 day trip to Lisbon and Sintra last week. See what else is in my capsule wardrobe: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W7G8PC9a_wc Thanks for watching! Want to shop more consciously? Find brands in my sustainable/ethical shopping guide http://mygreencloset.com/directory/ Thank you so much to anyone helping out with subtitling/translating for making this content more accessible! https://goo.gl/D93baJ + Subscribe to My Green Closet http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=MyGreenCloset + Support My Green Closet on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/MyGreenCloset + Join the My Green Closet Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/MyGreenCloset/ - - - Also find me: blogging- http://mygreencloset.com/blog/ instagraming- http://instagram.com/verenaerin tweeting- https://twitter.com/VerenaErin pinning- http://www.pinterest.com/verenaerin/ This is not a sponsored video.
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Conscious Consumerism is a Lie?
 
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Haven't done a tea talk in a while! Here's some of my thoughts on the Quartz article "Conscious Consumerism is a Lie. Here’s a Better Way to Help Save the World" https://qz.com/920561/conscious-consumerism-is-a-lie-heres-a-better-way-to-help-save-the-world/ I think this is a really interesting discussion and would love to hear your thoughts as well! Also check out Alden's blog EcoCult! http://ecocult.com/ Thanks for watching! Want to shop more consciously? Check out my sustainable/ethical brand directory http://verenaerin.ca/brand-directory/ Thank you so much to those community members helping out with subtitling/translating for making this content more accessible! https://goo.gl/D93baJ + Subscribe to My Green Closet http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=MyGreenCloset + Support My Green Closet on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/MyGreenCloset + Join the My Green Closet Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/MyGreenCloset/ - - - Also find me on twitter: https://twitter.com/VerenaErin instagram: http://instagram.com/verenaerin pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/verenaerin/ This is not a sponsored video.
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Hair Care | green, natural, & cruelty-free
 
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Since switching to more natural beauty products and growing out my hair it's taken a while to develop a routine I'm happy with, but I think I've finally found something that works well for my hair. :) I currently use: - Argan oil as a pre-wash treatment and occasionally on the ends of my hair - Logona Moisturizing Shampoo - Aloe Vera (vegan) - Rhassoul or ghassoul clay twice a month (I got mine from Ecco Verde https://www.ecco-verde.de/tea-natura/ghassoul-wascherde) - Apple cider vinegar rinse following the clay - wooden brush I had my hair previously dyed with henna, it's mostly gone and grown out but that's why the bottom is more reddish. What are your favorite natural hair products?? Thanks for watching! Subscribe to My Green Closet http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=MyGreenCloset Join the My Green Closet facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/MyGreenCloset/ - - - Find me on twitter: https://twitter.com/VerenaErin instagram: http://instagram.com/verenaerin pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/verenaerin/ This is not a sponsored video.
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Why I Don't Want to Live in a Tiny House
 
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People often assume that if you're into minimalism and environmentalism you also dream of living in a tiny home, but at least for us that isn't the case. We've had a few "small living" experiences and realized it isn't our ideal home/lifestyle. Here are 6 reasons why you won't see me moving into a #TinyHome. What do you think about tiny houses? Do you want to live in one? Thanks for watching! 👗Want to shop more consciously? Find brands in my sustainable/ethical shopping guide http://mygreencloset.com/directory/ 💚 ABOUT MY GREEN CLOSET Hi! My name is Verena but most people call me Erin (my middle name). I studied Fashion Design & Technology and through this became aware of and passionate about sustainable and ethical issues in the fashion industry. On this channel I share my journey to live more consciously and create videos to help you build a life and wardrobe that reflects both your style and values. 🌎 + Subscribe to My Green Closet http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=MyGreenCloset + Support My Green Closet on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/MyGreenCloset + Join the My Green Closet Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/MyGreenCloset/ Thank you so much to anyone helping out with subtitling/translating for making this content more accessible! https://goo.gl/D93baJ - - - Blog: http://mygreencloset.com/blog/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/verenaerin Twitter: https://twitter.com/VerenaErin Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/verenaerin/ This is not a sponsored video. Photos from Unsplash and https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Tiny_house_in_yard,_Portland.jpg
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Clothing Shopping Tips | Finding Ethical & Sustainable Fashion
 
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Some tips and a guide to shop for sustainable and ethical clothing. This video takes a more general approach because what you value, what's available to you, and what you are looking for is going to be different for everyone. I hope you find this information helpful and can incorporate it into how you shop! Some online stores that carry multiple brands: Ethica http://www.shopethica.com/ - USA, Canada, EU, Australia Modavanti https://modavanti.com/ - USA, International Gather&See http://www.gatherandsee.com/ - UK Accompany http://www.shareasale.com/r.cfm?B=847329&U=1392573&M=64992&urllink= * - USA, International EKOLUV http://www.ekoluv.com/ - Australia, International Helpsy http://shophelpsy.com/?aff=2 * - USA, International Kaight http://kaightshop.com/ - USA, International Fashion Conscience http://www.fashion-conscience.com/ - UK, International MadeFair http://www.shareasale.com/r.cfm?B=777743&U=1392573&M=61801&urllink= * - USA, International DearGoods http://www.onlineshop.deargoods.com/ - Germany Zady https://zady.com/ - USA Beklina http://www.beklina.com/ - USA, International Ethical.Market https://ethical.market/ - UK, International And there are a lot more sustainable & ethical brands in my brand directory! http://verenaerin.ca/brand-directory/ I love reading your questions & comments, also let me know if you have any other tips! Thanks for watching :) + Subscribe to My Green Closet http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=MyGreenCloset + Support My Green Closet on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/MyGreenCloset + Join the My Green Closet facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/MyGreenCloset/ - - - Also find me on twitter: https://twitter.com/VerenaErin instagram: http://instagram.com/verenaerin pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/verenaerin/ This is not a sponsored video. * indicates affiliate link, thanks for supporting this channel! For more information on my use of affiliate links please see my disclosure policy http://verenaerin.ca/disclosure/
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Capsule Wardrobe Essentials - My Most Worn Items
 
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I can't believe I've done 10 capsule wardrobes! In this video I take a look back and talk about the pieces I most often include. Want to see the other items in my capsules? Check out my capsule wardrobe playlist: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fUbeF0Cz9o0&list=PLab1HN1VQq5P_8eR2kWcw0KVCr-BHreSc For my capsule wardrobes I loosely follow Project 333 - 33 items every 3 months. Learn more about Project 333 here: http://bemorewithless.com/project-333/ How to care for your clothes: https://youtu.be/wt9yB7Xrcnc What to do with your old clothes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9BghGwUiqbw What is good quality clothing?: https://youtu.be/gjWiUI7MdbQ Thanks for watching! Want to shop more consciously? Check out my sustainable/ethical brand directory http://verenaerin.ca/brand-directory/ Thank you so much to the community members helping out with subtitling/translating for making this content more accessible! https://goo.gl/D93baJ + Subscribe to My Green Closet http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=MyGreenCloset + Support My Green Closet on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/MyGreenCloset + Join the My Green Closet Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/MyGreenCloset/ - - - Also find me on twitter: https://twitter.com/VerenaErin instagram: http://instagram.com/verenaerin pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/verenaerin/ This is not a sponsored video.
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Summer 2014 Capsule Wardrobe | Project 333
 
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I am simplifying my closet and decided to try Project 333 - only wearing 33 garments/accessories for 3 months. Instead of taking a bunch of photos, I made a video; this is my first youtube video (sorry for the terrible quality), I hope you enjoy it! If you are also doing project 333 or building a capsule wardrobe please let me know, I would love to see yours or hear any tips you have! I also have more info and will be posting outfit pics on my blog http://verenaerin.ca/summer-capsule-wardrobe/ More information on Project 333 http://theproject333.com/ Interested in creating your own capsule wardrobe? The Project 333 Dress with Less Microcourse is a great guide to help you build it: https://transactions.sendowl.com/stores/3269/11918 * Music: So Far So Close by Jahzzar * indicates affiliate link
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Capsule Wardrobe Spring/Summer 2016 | Project 333
 
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As I mentioned in my capsule planning video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zk1hYLcxQOs) this season I'm doing a spring & summer capsule wardrobe with only a few changes going into the hot summer months. More information about Project 333 http://bemorewithless.com/project-333/ Items in the capsule: 1. black tank - The White Briefs http://www.thewhitebriefs.com/collections/women/products/cherry-fine-rib-singlet?variant=11627254596 2. grey tank - Comazo earth http://www.comazo.de/node/1408 3. blue crop top/bustier - DIY from an old dress https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ys42Mb36DVw 4. grey linen tee - Kuyichi http://www.kuyichi.com/shop/kalyn-pocket-solid-ss-tee-2/ 5. indigo stripe tie-dye tee - handmade 6. silk and lace tee - thrifted 7. plant dye/print top - DIY https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B-pQoZl0wD8 8. grey cotton pullover - People Tree http://click.linksynergy.com/link?id=LraPxiBjWj8&offerid=352499.450&type=2&murl=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.peopletree.co.uk%2Fwomen%2FLana-Jumper-in-Grey * 9. grey melange sweater - thrifted https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ps-e3n0kTQ 10. light blue shirt - thrifted https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ps-e3n0kTQ 11. dark grey long cardigan - thrifted https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ps-e3n0kTQ 12. beige cardigan 13. black knit trousers - People Tree http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=LraPxiBjWj8&subid=&offerid=352499.1&type=10&tmpid=16644&RD_PARM1=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.peopletree.co.uk%2Fwomen%2Ftrousers%2Fkate-slim-fit-trousers * 14. light high-waisted jeans - MUD Jeans http://www.mudjeans.eu/product/skinny-hazen-blue-pride-lease-a-jeans-2/ 15. dark straight jeans - Naked & Famous Denim https://tateandyoko.com/collections/naked-and-famous-womens/products/naked-famous-the-straight-stretch-selvedge 16. black high-waisted shorts - thrifted 17. floral pencil skirt - thrifted 18. red maxi skirt 19. navy tunic dress - People Tree http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=LraPxiBjWj8&offerid=352499.14&type=3&subid=0 * 20. floral dress - handmade 21. grey and black midi dress 22. navy maxi dress 23. asymmetrical jacket - handmade 24. oversized denim jacket - secondhand https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ps-e3n0kTQ 25. green draped oversized jacket - handmade 26. straw hat - thrifted 27. tan cross-body vegan bag - Angela & Roi https://www.angelaroi.com/ 28. blue/grey vegan backpack - Matt & Nat http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=LraPxiBjWj8&subid=&offerid=349122.1&type=10&tmpid=16489&RD_PARM1=http%3A%2F%2Fmattandnat.com%2Fshop%2Fhandbags%2Fbackpacks%2Fbrave-mist * 29. grey lace-up boots - Vegetarian Shoes http://www.vegetarian-shoes.co.uk/mens___unisex_boots/vintage_boot_grey_/13737_p.html 30. tan wedge boots - Novacas http://www.novacas.com/ 31. pair of flats (that I don't have yet) Also I apologize for the grainy-ness of the video, I really need to get some proper lighting :( Thanks for watching! Subscribe to My Green Closet http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=MyGreenCloset Support My Green Closet on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/MyGreenCloset Join the My Green Closet facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/MyGreenCloset/ - - - Find me on twitter: https://twitter.com/VerenaErin instagram: http://instagram.com/verenaerin pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/verenaerin/ This is not a sponsored video. * indicates an affiliate link, thank you for supporting this channel! For more information on my use of affiliate links please see my disclosure policy http://verenaerin.ca/disclosure/
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Spring ANTI-HAUL - Fashion & Beauty I will Not Buy
 
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Spring fashion and beauty I will NOT be buying. With so many clothing and makeup hauls on youtube, I love this anti-haul concept and promoting less consumption. :) This video was inspired by Kimberly Clark's anti-haul videos https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xrW_sSP0N5A&list=PLd_Pj2sNBO3dHv6N9abVjG2AOO0G4AmuJ and I believe originally created by Amber's Beauty Chair https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLigu84Df4dCR97ndYrTRN7wo67NAXY8Jp Thanks for watching! Want to shop more consciously? Check out my sustainable/ethical brand directory http://verenaerin.ca/brand-directory/ Thank you so much to those community members helping out with subtitling/translating for making this content more accessible! https://goo.gl/D93baJ + Subscribe to My Green Closet http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=MyGreenCloset + Support My Green Closet on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/MyGreenCloset + Join the My Green Closet Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/MyGreenCloset/ - - - Also find me on twitter: https://twitter.com/VerenaErin instagram: http://instagram.com/verenaerin pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/verenaerin/ This is not a sponsored video.
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SUMMER CAPSULE WARDROBE☀️ + Outfits
 
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The items I chose for my summer 2018 #CapsuleWardrobe. List of pieces and brands: http://mygreencloset.com/2018/summer-capsule-wardrobe/ My capsule is adapted from the #Project333 challenge where you wear 33 items for 3 months. Learn more about it here: http://bemorewithless.com/project-333/ Interested in creating your own capsule wardrobe but could use some help? The Project 333 Dress with Less Microcourse is a great guide to walk you through building your own capsule https://goo.gl/Kr5u8a * My previous capsule wardrobes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FeL4nHwCtUY&index=2&list=PLab1HN1VQq5P_8eR2kWcw0KVCr-BHreSc Thanks for watching #MyGreenCloset! 👗Want to shop more consciously? Find brands in my sustainable/ethical shopping guide http://mygreencloset.com/directory/ 💚 ABOUT MY GREEN CLOSET Hi! My name is Verena but most people call me Erin (my middle name). I studied Fashion Design & Technology and it was through this I became aware of and passionate about sustainable and ethical issues in the fashion industry. On this channel I share my journey to live more consciously and create videos to help you build a wardrobe that reflects both your style and values. 🌎 + Subscribe to My Green Closet http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=MyGreenCloset + Support My Green Closet on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/MyGreenCloset + Join the My Green Closet Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/MyGreenCloset/ Thank you so much to anyone helping out with subtitling/translating for making this content more accessible! https://goo.gl/D93baJ - - - Blog: http://mygreencloset.com/blog/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/verenaerin Twitter: https://twitter.com/VerenaErin Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/verenaerin/ This is not a sponsored video. * indicates an affiliate link, purchasing through this link helps out the channel! Thank you :) For more information on my use of affiliate links please see my disclosure policy http://mygreencloset.com/disclosure/
Views: 12386 My Green Closet
Sustainable Bras & Underwear | eco-friendly & fair fashion
 
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I get so many questions about this topic, so I hope you find this video helpful! There are some great conscious brands (and more are starting up!) but finding eco-friendly and ethically made lingerie can be a challenge, especially if you're looking for specific styles or non-standard sizes. If you can't find what you're looking for, don't forget about longevity and care with any garment (eco brand or not) as a way to have a greener wardrobe! Brands mentioned: Blue Canoe https://www.bluecanoe.com/collections/organic-womens-lingerie (US) Luva Huva https://luvahuva.co.uk/ * (UK) Comazo | earth https://www.comazo.de/damen/comazo-earth (GER) Woron https://www.woronstore.com/ * (DM) Aikyou https://aikyou.de/ (GER) Brook There http://www.brookthere.com/ (US) Anek. http://www.anekdotboutique.com/ (GER, SWE) Naja http://www.naja.co/ (US) Nico https://nicounderwear.com/ (AUS) Other brands not mentioned: Ayten Gasson https://www.aytengasson.com/ (UK) Baserange http://www.baserange.net/ (FR) Do You Green https://www.doyougreen.com/en/ (FR) Hessnatur http://www.hessnatur.com/de/waesche (GER) LaGirafeBleue https://www.etsy.com/shop/lagirafebleue (CAN) Only Hearts http://www.onlyhearts.com/organic-cotton/ (US) Pansy http://www.pansy.co/ (US) Style Saint http://www.stylesaint.com/ (US) Svala http://svala.co/ (US) Uye Surana https://www.uyesurana.com/ (US) - also offers custom sizes Swedish Stockings also has eco-friendly pantyhose https://en.swedishstockings.com/ Thanks for watching! Want to shop more consciously? Check out my sustainable/ethical brand directory http://verenaerin.ca/brand-directory/ + Subscribe to My Green Closet http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=MyGreenCloset + Support My Green Closet on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/MyGreenCloset + Join the My Green Closet Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/MyGreenCloset/ - - - Also find me on twitter: https://twitter.com/VerenaErin instagram: http://instagram.com/verenaerin pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/verenaerin/ This is not a sponsored video. * I was sent this product as a gift but anything I receive for free is always under no-obligation, any inclusions or reviews are (and will always be!) my own thoughts and opinions
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Simple & Green Cleaning | DIY, non-toxic & eco-friendly products
 
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My home cleaning products are super simple, these are the few natural ingredients and some of the DIYs I use. :) Vinegar - white and apple cider Baking Soda Dr. Bronner's soap https://shop.drbronner.com/pure-castile-liquid-soap (I love the peppermint scent) - dilution cheat sheet: http://www.lisabronner.com/dilutions-cheat-sheet-for-dr-bronners-castile-soap/ For cleaning cloths I use both rags from old clothes and biodegradable cellulose cloths and sponges. My natural rubber yoga mat mentioned it's from Manduka (we have the eko and eko lite) https://click.linksynergy.com/deeplink?id=LraPxiBjWj8&mid=37873&murl=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.manduka.com%2Fyoga-mats%2Feko-mats.html * Do you have any natural and simple cleaning recipes? Thanks for watching! Want to shop more consciously? Find brands in my sustainable/ethical shopping guide http://mygreencloset.com/directory/ Thank you so much to any people helping out with subtitling/translating for making this content more accessible! https://goo.gl/D93baJ + Subscribe to My Green Closet http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=MyGreenCloset + Support My Green Closet on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/MyGreenCloset + Join the My Green Closet Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/MyGreenCloset/ - - - Also find me: blogging- http://mygreencloset.com/blog/ instagraming- http://instagram.com/verenaerin tweeting- https://twitter.com/VerenaErin pinning- http://www.pinterest.com/verenaerin/ This is not a sponsored video. * indicates an affiliate link, purchasing through this link helps out the channel! Thank you :) For more information on my use of affiliate links please see my disclosure policy http://mygreencloset.com/disclosure/ #ecofriendly #greenliving
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How I Shop for Sustainable & Ethical Fashion
 
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In this video I go through some sustainable and ethically made garments I've purchased and how I found them. This is a continuation from the Eco & Ethical Fashion Shopping Tips video which you can watch here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y9sGX7DwkaQ I hope you find it helpful. Let me know if you have any questions or comments, I love reading them and will try to help where I can! If you're looking for a place to start shopping for consciously made clothes, here are some online stores with a good variety of products: Ethica http://www.shopethica.com/ - USA, Canada, EU, Australia Modavanti https://modavanti.com/ - USA, International Gather&See http://www.gatherandsee.com/ - UK EKOLUV http://www.ekoluv.com/ - Australia, International Helpsy http://shophelpsy.com/?aff=2 * - USA, International Kaight http://kaightshop.com/ - USA, International Fashion Conscience http://www.fashion-conscience.com/ - UK, International DearGoods http://www.onlineshop.deargoods.com/ - Germany Zady https://zady.com/ - USA Beklina http://www.beklina.com/ - USA, International The Lost Lanes https://www.thelostlanes.com/ - UK, International Thanks for watching :) + Subscribe to My Green Closet http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=MyGreenCloset + Support My Green Closet on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/MyGreenCloset + Join the My Green Closet facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/MyGreenCloset/ - - - Also find me on twitter: https://twitter.com/VerenaErin instagram: http://instagram.com/verenaerin pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/verenaerin/ This is not a sponsored video. * indicates affiliate link, thanks for supporting this channel!
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FALL CAPSULE WARDROBE + outfits
 
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Time for another capsule wardrobe! More about the pieces and brands I included this autumn: http://mygreencloset.com/2017/fall-capsule-wardrobe/ Also check out my fall 10x10 challenge - the 10 items I chose and my 10 outfits http://mygreencloset.com/2017/fall-10x10-challenge-recap/ My capsule wardrobe is adapted from the Project 333 challenge which is a challenge where you wear 33 items for 3 months, and how I started. Learn more about it: http://bemorewithless.com/project-333/ Interested in creating your own capsule wardrobe but could use some help? The Project 333 Dress with Less Microcourse is a great guide to walk you through building your capsule wardrobe https://goo.gl/Kr5u8a * My previous capsule wardrobes: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLab1HN1VQq5P_8eR2kWcw0KVCr-BHreSc Thanks for watching! Want to shop more consciously? Find brands in my sustainable/ethical shopping guide http://mygreencloset.com/directory/ Thank you so much to any people helping out with subtitling/translating for making this content more accessible! https://goo.gl/D93baJ + Subscribe to My Green Closet http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=MyGreenCloset + Support My Green Closet on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/MyGreenCloset + Join the My Green Closet Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/MyGreenCloset/ - - - Also find me: blogging- http://mygreencloset.com/blog/ instagraming- http://instagram.com/verenaerin tweeting- https://twitter.com/VerenaErin pinning- http://www.pinterest.com/verenaerin/ This is not a sponsored video. * indicates an affiliate link, purchasing through this link helps out the channel! Thank you :) For more information on my use of affiliate links please see my disclosure policy http://mygreencloset.com/disclosure/
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