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Reflecting On 2022 With Gratitude (And Gifs)

We'll just say it... 2022 was flipping hard. We, like many other small businesses, faced some significant challenges that tested our fortitude and resiliency - and some days honestly, pushed us beyond our p...

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Our prices have changed. Here's why...

Hey there! Thank you for supporting our small but mighty belt company - we truly appreciate it.  Below is information regarding our recent price increases on our belts, which are in effect now. We have give...

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Spring & Summer Recap: 8 Nails, 3 Fails (Plus, What’s Ahead)

So much has happened over the past few months at your favourite pant-keeper-upper company. (We're talkin' SOOO much.) We thought it would be best to do a real-talk round-up to catch back up. We love our jobs...

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10 things to love about the Kids’ 10-Year Unbelt

Founder Claire here! I’ve got a 6 and a 3 year-old now (my grey hairs prove it), but I was child-free when I first prototyped a kids’ belt. Our grown-up customers kept asking for a stretch belt for children...

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Tool for School + Unbelts - Supporting United Way Alberta Capital Region

We're just a few weeks out from our kiddos stepping into their next school year. My daughter's going into Grade Two, and we've got a full shopping list from her school of the supplies she'll need. We're luc...

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Best For The World? Why, thank you! (Plus - 4 other BFTW companies you need to know about)

Have you heard of B Lab’s annual Best For The World designation? It’s an honour bestowed unto Certified B Corporations who rank in the top 5% of all B Corps for their impact in one of five areas: community, ...

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5 Things We Learned From Fashion Revolution Week 2022

Last week was Fashion Revolution Week, the seven days surrounding April 24, the anniversary of the 2013 Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh. Fashion Revolution is a year-round, global movement of which we’ve been flag-waving, pin-wearing supporters since its inception in 2014, when I still lived in China. This year, we opened our warehouse doors for our first Open Studio since "before times." Here are some themes that emerged over the week.

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Meet Jen Pistor - Body Positive Model and Blogger

We’ve admired Jen Pistor for a long time - for her relatable approach to life and fashion, her candidness about her journey to body acceptance, and her sense of humour as she navigates the highs and lows of ...

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Meet Kimiko Martone - Slow Fashion Blogger and Size Inclusivity Activist

Have you ever stumbled across someone's Instagram account and immediately wanted to just like, hang out? That's how we felt when we first connected with Montreal blogger, (and Unbelts Affiliate) Kimiko Marto...

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Our hope for February? More kindness. 

Maybe it’s the cold weather. Maybe it’s the post-holiday blues. Maybe it’s the fifth wave of a pandemic. Maybe it’s all of the above (it’s definitely all of the above). But January was pretty isolating and l...

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Black-owned Ethical and Sustainable Fashion Brands and Creators

February is Black History Month, and when we look around - and within - at the work still to be done to dismantle prejudice, inequality and systemic racism, we can’t help but notice how pretty darn white our...

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What We’ve Learned About Masks Since 2020

New year, new variant - and a lot of new guidelines around masks to prevent Omicron transmission. We’ve got some updates for you about which masks to wear, and how your Unbelts cloth masks and filters fit into the new landscape.

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