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News & Updates

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

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

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...
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Best For The World? Why, thank you! (Plus - 4 other BFTW companies you need to know about) by Claire Theaker-Brown July 21, 2022 Have you heard of ...
5 Things We Learned From Fashion Revolution Week 2022

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.

Meet Jen Pistor - Body Positive Model and Blogger

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...
Meet Kimiko Martone - Slow Fashion Blogger and Size Inclusivity Activist

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...
Our hope for February? More kindness. 

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 definite...
Black-owned Ethical and Sustainable Fashion Brands and Creators

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 systemi...
What We’ve Learned About Masks Since 2020

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.
Q & A with Sharlene Rutherford, President and CEO of the Alberta Women’s Health Foundation

Q & A with Sharlene Rutherford, President and CEO of the Alberta Women’s Health Foundation

This week, we had a chance to talk to Sharlene Rutherford, President and CEO of the Alberta Women’s Health Foundation (AWHF), about gender bias in health and how AWHF is working to close these gaps. 
Mental health check-in: How you doin’?

Mental health check-in: How you doin’?

Last week, Unbelts Founder Claire and Director of Operations Krista sat down for some real talk about mental health while momming, business owning, and oh yeah that pandemic thing.
Meet Dr. Dawn Kingston

Meet Dr. Dawn Kingston

She’s helped thousands of women access mental health support through the development of the HOPE app. Now, she’s expanding her mandate.