Lilly Hanks

Lilly Hanks

I'm an aspiring writer passionate about all things wearable. I've always had a love for the analytical side of things, and I use that to scope out the best in fashion that's both beautiful and sustainable. If there's something strange, surreal, and gorgeous out there, I want to be the first to know and the first to let you know!

How to Lighten Dark Hair Easily With These 5 Methods

How to Lighten Dark Hair Easily With These 5 Methods

Lilly HanksDec 16, 20215 min read

Ever since the namesake song in 1978, everyone has been saying that blondes have more fun. It might be the bounce in the hair or the comparisons to Marilyn Monroe,…

What Color Shoes to Wear with a Navy Dress: 8 Ideas

What Color Shoes to Wear with a Navy Dress: 8 Ideas

Lilly HanksDec 15, 20216 min read

Wondering what color shoes to wear with a navy dress? We’ve compiled a list of 8 flattering colors that will compliment your navy ensemble perfectly! As humans, we’re capable of…

8 Eco-Friendly Laundry Detergents For Zero Waste Laundry

8 Eco-Friendly Laundry Detergents For Zero Waste Laundry

Lilly HanksSep 27, 20216 min read

Below, we give you the best eco-friendly laundry detergent for the “greenest” laundry day you’ll ever have! We talk a lot here about sustainable fashion. It can be quite a…

8 Eco-Friendly Water Bottles That Ditch Single-Use Plastic

8 Eco-Friendly Water Bottles That Ditch Single-Use Plastic

Lilly HanksSep 27, 20214 min read

How many plastic water bottles do you think you use in a day? A few years ago, we might have been able to console ourselves with the idea that we…

Vegan Silk 101: Ultimate Guide to Vegan Silk Alternatives

Vegan Silk 101: Ultimate Guide to Vegan Silk Alternatives

Lilly HanksSep 16, 202111 min read

If you were around during the 90s, you probably remember a big switch to faux fur during the decade. But then, after some quite deserved backlash, even some of the…

Cupro 101: Everything You Need to Know This Fabric

Cupro 101: Everything You Need to Know This Fabric

Lilly HanksSep 14, 20217 min read

There’s no fabric quite as synonymous with luxury as silk. For centuries, your average Joe may have gotten through the day with rough cotton, linen, or even a bit of…

What To Wear To An Interview (From Head To Toe)

What To Wear To An Interview (From Head To Toe)

Lilly HanksSep 1, 20214 min read

Every time you’re looking for a new academic or career opportunity, it seems like there’s yet another qualification you have to strive for to have a fair shot. With all…

Bralette vs bra: The Difference And What One You Should Choose

Bralette vs bra: The Difference And What One You Should Choose

Lilly HanksSep 1, 20215 min read

In the fashion industry, there are very few things that are consistent across brands. It’s hard enough going shopping when every store has a different idea of what a size…

Sugaring Hair Removal 101 – How to Do it from the Comfort of your Home

Sugaring Hair Removal 101 – How to Do it from the Comfort of your Home

Lilly HanksAug 31, 20213 min read

Shaving often means tiny knicks and ingrown hairs, but salon waxing can be painful and expensive. In this Sugaring Hair Removal 101 guide we will teach you everything you know to…

9 Companies That Give Back to Help You Shop With Purpose

9 Companies That Give Back to Help You Shop With Purpose

Lilly HanksAug 31, 20216 min read

There are companies willing to let you have your cake and eat it too. These 9 companies that helping you give back with every purchase so you can shop and…

8 Best Zero Waste Floss You Should Be Using

8 Best Zero Waste Floss You Should Be Using

Lilly HanksAug 31, 20215 min read

As much as we hate “that question” at the dentist’s office, it’s probably safe to say that most of us don’t floss as much as we should. Take a look at…

12 Best Vegan Makeup Brushes For Ethical Beauty

12 Best Vegan Makeup Brushes For Ethical Beauty

Lilly HanksAug 31, 20217 min read

As far as cosmetics are concerned, we’re pretty lucky with ingredients today. No more lead in powder, mercury in skin cream, or belladonna in eye drops. However the animal products…

Recycled Leather 101: Is It Really Sustainable?

Recycled Leather 101: Is It Really Sustainable?

Lilly HanksAug 21, 20216 min read

Leather has had our back and kept it warm for quite a while. Linen and cotton have almost always been mainstays for summer, but leather has been a reliable winter…

15 Best Zero Waste Stores For All Your Plastic-Free Essentials

15 Best Zero Waste Stores For All Your Plastic-Free Essentials

Lilly HanksAug 20, 202110 min read

There are several companies out there willing to get you everything you need without leaving a ton of waste in their path, and we’ve gathered up the best of the…

Shoes To Wear With Flare Jeans All Year Round

Shoes To Wear With Flare Jeans All Year Round

Lilly HanksAug 17, 20215 min read

There are some parts of human history that fashion goes back to time and time again and can’t seem to get enough of. One of those times is the 70s,…

13 Sustainable Sunglasses Brands You Can Wear Year Round

13 Sustainable Sunglasses Brands You Can Wear Year Round

Lilly HanksAug 17, 20218 min read

Trendy eyewear that helps protect the planet? Yes, please! Check out these sustainable sunglasses brands below! Going out in the sun always necessitates a lot of protection, as UV rays…

11 Best Sweater Dresses for Ultimate Coziness (2022)

11 Best Sweater Dresses for Ultimate Coziness (2022)

Lilly HanksAug 13, 20217 min read

Whether you’re doing fashion on a budget or just want to cut your closet down, it’s essential to look for versatile pieces. Ahead, we’ll share some of the best sweater dresses…

15 Best Bra Brands For Support, Fit, and Style

15 Best Bra Brands For Support, Fit, and Style

Lilly HanksAug 6, 202111 min read

Trying clothes on in general can be exhausting, and bra shopping regularly puts us through the wringer. There’s nothing quite as discouraging as trying on 20 bras only to find…

How To Wash Polyester In 4 Easy Steps

How To Wash Polyester In 4 Easy Steps

Lilly HanksAug 6, 20215 min read

Part of polyester’s appeal is that it can be made in almost any color, pattern, and texture you can dream up. But does that mean every type gets its own…

Our Derma E Reviews: Does Clean Beauty Equal Clear Skin?

Our Derma E Reviews: Does Clean Beauty Equal Clear Skin?

Lilly HanksAug 5, 20219 min read

One older brand making a modern-day resurgence is Derma E, and they’re getting the ClothedUp treatment today. Keep reading to find our Derma E reviews, including everything you need to…

How To Clean Faux Leather The Right Way: 5 Different Types

How To Clean Faux Leather The Right Way: 5 Different Types

Lilly HanksAug 4, 20215 min read

You’ve finally done it, saved up for that one faux leather piece that you wanted that you swore you would wear anytime you got the chance. All is well and…

9 Zero Waste Makeup Brands For a Beautifully Clean Look

9 Zero Waste Makeup Brands For a Beautifully Clean Look

Lilly HanksJul 29, 20217 min read

Everybody has their own definition of exactly what beauty is, but every beauty lover has their own slew of go to products to help them achieve their look. And there’s…

16 Best Zero Waste Shampoos (Top Brands for Plastic-Free Shampoo)

16 Best Zero Waste Shampoos (Top Brands for Plastic-Free Shampoo)

Lilly HanksJul 21, 20219 min read

As much as it can be tiring to negotiate your social calendar with your hair washing schedule, we all have to get it done sometime. Shampoo is a necessity, but…

Your Hipster Style Guide + Outfit Ideas for Alternative Fashion

Your Hipster Style Guide + Outfit Ideas for Alternative Fashion

Lilly HanksJul 21, 20218 min read

Fashion is a fickle mistress, but there’s no doubt that your relationship with it says something about you. If you want to say a little something more than your average…

18 Athleisure Brands to Get You To The Gym (or Not)

18 Athleisure Brands to Get You To The Gym (or Not)

Lilly HanksJul 19, 20219 min read

One of the newest trends to blur the lines between dress codes is athleisure, a mixture of activewear and casual dress that says you can wear your sweats outside of…

25 Best Perfumes for Women: Top-Rated Fragrances of 2022

25 Best Perfumes for Women: Top-Rated Fragrances of 2022

Lilly HanksJul 19, 202110 min read

As pleasing as the right outfit can be to the eye, the right scent can provide a multi-sensory experience that ties everything up in a neat little bow.  Whether you…

8 Best Natural Hair Dyes for Toxic-Free Color

8 Best Natural Hair Dyes for Toxic-Free Color

Lilly HanksJul 18, 20215 min read

Experimenting with different hair colors is an awesome way to express your creative side, and sometimes you just feel more like you with pink hair instead of brown.  All of…

Our Naked Cashmere Reviews – The Naked Truth

Our Naked Cashmere Reviews – The Naked Truth

Lilly HanksJul 18, 20218 min read

Natural is the name of the game in fashion lately, and for good reason. What comes from the Earth and stays package-free is usually better for us and the planet…

What Is Slow Fashion? The Ultimate Guide + Our Favorite Brands

What Is Slow Fashion? The Ultimate Guide + Our Favorite Brands

Lilly HanksJul 15, 20218 min read

As long as you haven’t been living under a rock, you’ve probably heard something about slow fashion.  The supposed antidote to everything wrong with the fashion industry, slow fashion has…

Blue vs. Purple Shampoo: What’s the Difference?

Blue vs. Purple Shampoo: What’s the Difference?

Lilly HanksJul 15, 20214 min read

Over the last few years, it seems like the number of beauty products the average woman is expected to own has increased tenfold. You might be able to get away…