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Layering like a BOSS

Layering like a BOSS
LET'S TALK ABOUT LAYERING!!! When we are committed to a capsule wardrobe; a wardrobe that consumes less clothing but can be mixed and matched, lay...

How to Style the Brookes Collective Shawl

How to Style the Brookes Collective Shawl
The weather is cooling down, the leaves are changing colors and we are smelling burning fireplaces around the neighborhood. Can I get a collective ...

Human Trafficking in the Fashion Industry

Human Trafficking in the Fashion Industry
What is human trafficking and why should we think about it when we are getting dressed? You may have seen here before but fashion is the second l...

Ethical Shopping for the Rest of Us

Ethical Shopping for the Rest of Us
We are all busy right?  Have we all seen that meme where it shows a frantic looking women and underneath it says: "Me trying to juggle being...

Buyer Beware of "Fair-Trade"

Buyer Beware of "Fair-Trade"
Why must we, as consumers, be aware of the term Fair-Trade?    Because the consumers have spoken! And this is an AMAZING step in the fight in the ...

The Styling Movement

The Styling Movement
As Kate and I look at the launch an our first week of being ‘live’ we are SO proud of what has been created thus far! We are selling beautiful clot...

Fall Trends You Will Love to See!

Fall Trends You Will Love to See!
Fall is such a special time of year. I love the feeling of the weather changing; finally feeling the crisp air as I walk my girls to school, Seeing...

Why South Africa

Why South Africa
Why South Africa?   It’s so so beautiful. That’s not helpful is it? But seriously, google it. Google: Cape Town.   It’s the highest discrepancies b...

5 Tis to do your Part to Heal from Pollution Using Fashion

5 Tis to do your Part to Heal from Pollution Using Fashion
Creating a bright future for ourselves, our family, our children, for the next generation, that's the goal, right?! There is a lot of dooms day out...

Empowerment vs. helping

Empowerment vs. helping
Empowerment vs. Helping   As I sit here today I am reflecting on one of our most sacred core values at Brookes Collective; empowerment. Is there a ...

My Closet Must-Have's

My Closet Must-Have's
My Closet Must-Have   Everybody is created differently. We come in so many shapes and sizes and opinions and preferences – and thank goodness for t...

To Those Who Have a Red X on Your Hand

To Those Who Have a Red X on Your Hand
Have you all seen those wonderful social media posts with a red X on the back of people’s hand? It is a part of the ‘end it movement’. It’s all abo...