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Biodegradable + Ethical Bamboo Self-Care Products

Biodegradable + Ethical Bamboo Self-Care Products

Have you ever asked a brand “do you have any verification that the labour is ethical and fairly compensated”? This is a question that a lot of brands cannot answer transparently and thoroughly. I ask this to assess brands Le Prix carries and it takes a lot of time. It blows my mind that I’ve received an array of responses and sometimes a complete sidestep to the question. One response was an emailed line ”our distributor certifies that the manufacturer is ethical and fair! :)”…. This led to even more questions. Who is the distributor? Where are they? How can...


How to Style a Scarf 6 Ways

How to Style a Scarf 6 Ways

As a sustainable fashion stylist, I offer you creative ways to wear pieces you buy from Le Prix and the things you already own. This new $29 watercolour silk scarf is what dreams are made of. And yes it's available on our online store in the new arrivals.   Which way would you wear it?   View this post on Instagram A post shared by Le Prix Sustainable Fashion (@robynleprix) on Jul 4, 2020 at 5:25am PDT


Why You Should Take Care of Your Clothes

Robyn Hobbs

Tags garment care, laundry, sustainable fashion

Why You Should Take Care of Your Clothes
Sustainable fashion starts in your choices, closet and laundry. 🧺

Environmental Benefits of Second-Hand Shopping

Environmental Benefits of Second-Hand Shopping

Shopping for second-hand apparel is rapidly growing and has become a notable segment of the retail market. According to the existing literature, a number of key factors play significant roles for second-hand apparel shopping consumer decisions. They include: social, costs, trends and environmental influencers. Research suggests key factors which influence second-hand apparel shopping are social, economic, and environmental. The majority of shopping for second-hand apparel is in-store, more women are shopping than men and, perceived value and social influence are the key to what drives consumers to shop and purchase while income is not a key indicator. If you've ever...


How to Depill Your Sweater

Robyn Hobbs

Tags depill your sweater, garment care, sustainable fashion

How to Depill Your Sweater

Taking care of your clothing is part of sustainable fashion. Treating them well will help them last. I use the Gleener, an awesome Candian company we carry at Le Prix, to carefully remove fluff and pills.     Bring your wardrobe, linens and upholstery back to life with this $20 tool. 3 fabric-friendly edges (and an uber-handy lint brush) remove pilling, lint and pet hair from virtually all fabrics.