Sustainable Life

Sustainability Starts in Your Closet: Slow Fashion and Capsule Dressing

Claire Hoppe

Tags Blog, Capsule Dressing, New, Slow Fashion

Sustainability Starts in Your Closet: Slow Fashion and Capsule Dressing
Sustainability is one of the core concepts of LA RELAXED. To us, this means using high-quality, earth friendly materials, but it goes further than that. We create clothes that are well constructed, versatile, and flatter a range of figures. This means our pieces will last, but look (and most importantly FEEL) good, season after season. This ties into both the idea of slow fashion and capsule dressing.

Our Autmn/Winter Palette

Claire Hoppe

Tags Blog, Color, New

Our Autmn/Winter Palette
One of the biggest inspirations for our Autumn/Winter palette is our greatest muse, nature. We’re leaning into the moody, neutral hues of seaside rocks at low tide, wet driftwood, and the ocean waters at dusk.

The Flavors of the Season

Claire Hoppe

Tags Blog, Recipe

The Flavors of the Season
One of our favorite recipes comes from the Kitchen Garden cookbook. The Roasted Beets with Toasted Pecans and Greens is a perfect blend of full, earthy flavors, crisp textures, and juiciness from the beets.

Fall-ing in Love with LA

Claire Hoppe

Tags Autumn, blog, Fall

Fall-ing in Love with LA
Fall in Los Angeles is less of a full-fledged season, and more of a long, slow transition into an eventual mild winter.

Deadstock Vs. Sustainable Fabrics

Claire Hoppe

Tags Blog, Deadstock, Sustainable Fabrics

Deadstock Vs. Sustainable Fabrics
Buying and using deadstock fabric is still a great option for smaller clothing brands and designers that don’t need to reproduce a style or make large quantities, but it is certainly not the most sustainable option that exists. Learn more about sustainable fabrics.
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