How to Style Tights

Been updating our website this week - apparently the second most viewed page on our site is my blog post giving tips of when to wear leggings and when to wear tights, so thought I would pass along a f …
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Altering Expectations: Fair Trade Fashion in Guatemala

ROOKIE EXPECTATIONSMost of you don’t know me; my name’s Melissa. I work behind the scenes at Liz Alig. Nothing fancy: I ship orders and keep inventory updated. Sometimes I squeeze into the extra small …
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Guatemalan Thoughts

People always ask me after I take a trip how it was…what I learned…how it feels to visit groups I work with.  I never quite know what to say because honestly traveling out of the country is mor …
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Bringing Back the 90's Style

Not sure if you all have heard, but the 90's style is back! It's been a while, so here is a little refresher of a few things that work again... Denim everything! Denim skirts, denim dresses, den …
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How to Transition into Fall Gracefully

If where you live is anything like Indiana right now - it is 90 degrees on the first day of Fall! The bipolar weather makes it a little difficult to know how to dress in the morning...here are …
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Liz Alig Fall 2017 Catalog

I just had the opportunity to travel back to Vienna where I studied for several months in college. My time back in this place reminded me what it taught me. While I traveled by miles and miles …
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Five Tips for Buying Clothing more Ethically

This weeks marks the four year anniversary of the factory collapse in Bangladesh that killed over a thousand people.  While I don't talk very often about the reasons I started a fair trade clothi …
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The Devil is in the Details

 The Devil is in the Details- A behind the scenes look into the production process of fair trade fashion -When talking about fair trade fashion words, the most common words said are ethical sta …
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15 Facts I Learned Through Netflix and Chill

By now, we have all heard of sustainability, fair trade, and fast fashion; but do we really know what these buzz words mean to the makers of our clothes? There are many documentaries out now providing …
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Fashion Revolution

As we approach the end of Fashion Revolution Week in remembering the horrible Rana Plaza factory collapse three years ago, I have been thinking a lot about what a fashion revolution would mean.  …
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2015 In Pictures

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Fashion with Heart, Soul, and Purpose by Sustainability in Style

I had the pleasure of doing an interview with Katie of Sustainability in Style - really appreciated her original questions and obvious commitment to sustainability in style... For those readers out th …
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