Alden Wicker is a freelance journalist living in Brooklyn. She covers sustainable fashion and living, personal finance, and other curiosities.

Conscious Consumerism Is a Lie

Conscious Consumerism Is a Lie

As a sustainable lifestyle blogger, my job is to make conscious consumerism look good. Over the course of four years Instagramming eco-friendly outfits, testing non-toxic nail polish brands, and writing sustainable city guides, I became a proponent of having it all—fashion, fun, travel, beauty—while still being eco-friendly. So when I was invited to speak on a panel in front of the UN Youth Delegation, the expectation was that I’d dispense wisdom to bright young students about how their personal purchasing choices can help save the world.

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We Have No Idea How Bad Fashion Actually Is for the Environment

We Have No Idea How Bad Fashion Actually Is for the Environment

Will the man running a sex party like a start-up be able to leave anyone satisfied?

Will the man running a sex party like a start-up be able to leave anyone satisfied?