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Wearing dumpster dived shoes, 3 year old shorts from a consignment shop, and an old fast fashion top

Hello there! Thanks for finding me on TikTok and wanting to learn more 🙂 My name is Lily (she/hers), I’m 25, and I blog about sustainability, running, and travel (you probably know me from my sustainable fashion stuff).

I like to use TikTok as a way to share bite-sized info, but the topics I cover are often very nuanced. If you want to learn more, check out these detailed posts that I’ve written. I’ll also share some sustainable brands I’ve vetted, ways to support my work, and more about me.

This page does contain some affiliate links, meaning I may earn a small commission on any purchases made, at no extra cost to you. This income allows me to keep creating educational content. Please always consume resonsibly!

Mentioned Recently

Fashion Dump Resources:


Dead White Man’s Clothes

11 Ways to Get Rid of Old Clothes Responsibly

Blog posts:

40 Meaningful Experience Gift Ideas

Is it “Okay” to Buy Fast Fashion?

Is House of Sunny Ethical or Sustainable?

Is Shopping on Etsy Ethical and Sustainable? (how to avoid dropshippers)

How to Make Your Clothes Last Years: Sustainable Care Tips

Is Free People Ethical? + Alternative Brands

Renting Clothes Isn’t As Sustainable As You Think…Or Is It?

Resist Line 3 Actions (by MN350)

9 Affordable or Free Alternatives to Fast Fashion

34 Free and Sustainable Hangout Ideas

23 Places to Donate Clothes Other Than Goodwill

The Inherent Contradiction of Being a Sustainable Influencer

Commonly Asked For

My Ethical and Sustainable Brand Directory (work in progress)

The earrings y’all always ask me about!

Ethical Detachable Collars 

Frog collar

Tulip collar

Cherry collar

Flower or plaid collar

Scalloped collar

Collar with puffy sleeves

Blog Posts

Sustainable or Greenwashing? How to Evaluate Fashion Brands

8 Ethical and Sustainable Underwear Brands (Size-Inclusive Options)

The Gentrification of Thrifting: Is Thrifting + Reselling Ethical?

9 Common Misconceptions About Sustainable Fashion

Sweatshops Still Exist in the US. Here’s What We Can Do About It.

Allbirds Tree Dashers Review

Deadstock Fabrics: A Form of Greenwashing?

Is Girlfriend Collective Actually Ethical and Sustainable?

Is Madewell Ethical or Sustainable? + Alternative Brands

Is SHEIN Ethical? Deep Dive Into Their Greenwashing

Is Everlane *Actually* Ethical and Sustainable?

Is House of Sunny Ethical or Sustainable?

Support My Work

If you’ve found my posts helpful and want to show your appreciation financially, you can buy me a ko-fi. My Venmo is @lilycfang.

Definitely no pressure! There are plenty of ways to support my work for free, through sharing links on social or sharing Instagram graphics to your story.

Please just ask for permission if you want to use any of my work in your own, or put my work on another platform.

About Me

Name: Lily Fang (she/hers)
Age: 25
College: Amherst College (I studied Math and French)
Location: Boston, MA/Columbus, OH; I’ve also lived in France and England

Work: I’m location independent and work as a content manager for an education startup that provides free college guidance.

My sustainable fashion story: I actually used to be a fashion blogger until I realized how detrimental the fashion industry was. At the same time, I was also frustrated with the sustainable fashion world and all the misinformation and misconceptions. That led me to write my first sustainable fashion post in January 2020, which was about sustainable fashion myths. It became one of my most popular posts, so I continued creating sustainable fashion content because I realized people wanted and needed to learn about this sphere.

Personally, I’m definitely not a perfect consumer and make slip-ups every now and then! But I try to buy as little as possible, and shop secondhand before buying new.

Sustainable fashion can feel elitist or not inclusive, so my goal is to advocate for ethical fashion in a way that’s applicable to everyone.

Things I love: I’m a marathoner (I’ve done 3 full marathons and 9 half marathons). I’m also very passionate about fighting food waste; I like to call myself a “wastetarian,” or someone who mostly eats plant-based unless food is about to be wasted.


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About Me

I'm Lily, and I run races and go places (& blog about it). I also try to advocate for the planet & its people.
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