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Inventory Sale + What's Coming Next

                            Recently, you may have seen that we launched a sale on the website. Other than just being a sweet little opportunity for you to treat yourself, it’s main purpose is to clear out our current inventory to make room for the great stuff we’ve got coming!We launched Wakened Apparel two years ago and since then have grown so much! Not only in our customer basis but in our actual brand. The essence of Wakened, if you will. As us, the owners, have grown in our knowledge of fashion, garments + design — we wish to reflect that more in our products. In the beginning, it was very...

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Spring Skin Re-boot

Spring is the time for renewal, new beginnings + clean slates. It’s the perfect time of year to revamp things in our wardrobe but also in our skin care! Winter weather can reck havoc on our delicate skin and when Spring rolls around, it’s in need of a little TLC. Today I’ll be sharing some products I have been loving + that help your skin in renewing itself naturally. As always, these products are all natural with clean ingredients + not tested on animals. We make it a priority to keep it clean in the skin care department because our skin is our bodies largest organ + absorbs most of what a put on it within only a few seconds...

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CHANGING THE WORLD

Changing The World Many of us want to better the world around us. Whether in the most simplest to the most impactful ways, our goal is to better ourselves and the lives of those sharing this planet with. We volunteer our time and we donate our money to help charities with amazing causes with the intention to better our world. That is the key. As individuals whether we are volunteers, employees or donators -- we all work to make theses organizations function. To breathe life into these organizations so that they can in fact do what they set out to do -- improve our world. These passionate individuals are the driving force behind what allows these organizations to function. We...

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Fashion Revolution Week: Realities of the Garment Industry

Fast fashion. A term I had never heard of and most people haven’t heard of either. Like a lot of other thing we buy from day to day, we don’t stop to think where our items are coming from. Fast fashion is a term in the garment industry where the production processes are expedited in order to get new trends to the market as quickly and cheaply as possible. Looking at that definition, I initially thought to my self — well that’s business right? However, I kept reading the definition over and over to my self and two words stood out to me. “As QUICKLY and as CHEAPLY as possible.” That is where I began to think of many issues...

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7 Tips for Being Eco-Friendly on a Budget

How to Be Eco-Friendly on a BudgetThere are several reasons why not everyone is so eager to jump on the 'green living’ bandwagon. It’s a much debated idea that living an eco-friendly lifestyle is too expensive. That it’s only for those with the ‘means' to do so. In some aspects I can see why people say this, but for the vast majority I think it’s not true. When individuals talk about it being an expensive lifestyle, I can’t help but think of them talking about those who go out + buy all new “green” alternatives right off the bat or who are going at it from more of an aesthetic angle. Otherwise, this whole “new” zero-waste craze really isn’t new...

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