Why Should I Shop Fair-Trade?

We are big believers in the importance of fair trade, but many coming to Sseko are learning about this certification for the first time. In an age where people are becoming increasingly conscientious about where they shop, how their products are made and who is making them, fair trade knowledge is a means by which you can start to shape how you shop.  What is fair trade? Fair Trade USA® describes it like this: “Fair-trade is a global movement made up of a diverse network of producers, companies, consumers, advocates, and organizations putting people and planet first.” Fair-trade establishes [...]

5 Ways to Use Your Wedding for Good

There is a lot to think about when planning your wedding. Flowers, catering, dress, bridesmaids’ gifts and beyond. The list can be seemingly endless. And if you’re a bride who is hoping to do some good on your big day, it can be tough to know where to start. If you’re looking to serve and be a little more sustainable this wedding season, we’re here to help. Go Vintage A huge amount of the “waste” that can come out of weddings is in the one-time-use items. A dress that only serves you for one day. Flowers that [...]

By |2020-04-02T22:53:06+00:00April 30th, 2020|Sseko Style, Sustainable Living|0 Comments

5 Books That Will Inspire You to Shop Sustainably

So many of us are trying to bring more sustainability into our everyday lives. How we eat, how we drive, and of course where we shop has been impacted by this desire. When it comes to fashion it’s hard to know where to start. Do you throw all your big box items in the trash today? Do you start making your own clothes out of old bedsheets? Do you only buy locally made products? In celebration of World Book Day, we wanted to offer five fantastic books for making more sustainable fashion choices in 2020. In 2012, [...]

By |2020-04-02T22:53:32+00:00April 23rd, 2020|Sseko Tips, Sustainable Living|0 Comments

How It’s Made Matters: Celebrate Earth Day With These Sustainable Looks

Do you remember when you were a kid and your entire school would gather together to plant a tree for Earth Day? While you can still plant trees as an adult (and we totally think you should), there is a lot more we can do in our every day lives to protect our planet. From the cars we drive to the food we eat, we are considering how our daily lifestyle choices affect our carbon footprint.  This Earth Day, we wanted to encourage you to ‘go green’ with your fashion. We’re giving you some of our best [...]

By |2020-04-02T22:54:45+00:00April 16th, 2020|Sseko Style, Sustainable Living|0 Comments

5 Subscription Boxes That Make a Global Impact

Subscription boxes have skyrocketed in popularity over the last several years. There used to only be general boxes on the market that included a wide variety of items, but as the consumers began to warm up to the idea of new products being delivered to them each month, niche boxes started popping up. We’re such a huge fan of subscription boxes because it allows you to discover new products you might not have otherwise purchased, discounted merchandise, and a new present on your doorstep each month is a lovely thing to look forward to.  But as subscription boxes rise [...]

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