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Sunshine & Raine is a content engagement agency and education platform showcasing the possibilities of travel, fashion and living a kick ass lifestyle when incorporating sustainable strategies and social good.
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On The Blog.

June 1, 2017

Meet Sololu! A new ethical clothing brand coming at you from Bali, Indonesia. The new 12 piece collection, including 10 clothing items, a tote bag and sarong, are officially available now through Sololu's Indiegogo campaign, specially crafted with the nomadic femm...

May 22, 2017

Meet Virtue + Vice: a new comer to the ethical fashion industry, looking to influence consumers shopping trends through their 100% conscious production process. Founder, Melanie DiSalvo, stumbled into her leisure line after years of working in the fashion industry in A...

May 14, 2017

I ended off last week super under the weather but in such high spirits thanks to all the wonderful workshops and events happening in the city in honour of Fair Trade month and World Fair Trade Day. The weekend only got better spending Saturday at the Buy Good Feel Good...

May 12, 2017

When Vritti Designs reached out to me and their opening line read "we believe in social, cultural & environmental sustainability", I was like "well, me too!" Over the past year in Toronto, I've found it quite difficult to jive with ethical clothing lines as I find the...

April 14, 2017

I've been extremely addicted to podcasts lately, especially ones honing in on all things conscious living, social justice, and nonprofit management. [My favourites: CBC's Out in the Open + Nonprofit Leaders Network Podcast]. The past few weeks, my go-to has been Consci...

March 18, 2017

What happens when a community of women get together to learn, teach, create, inspire, be inspired, collaborate, and network? Empowerment. And oh man (HA), was there a lot of it, thanks to the incredible energy, confidence, and intention manifesting at last week’s Power...

March 2, 2017

To the very rich people behind every airline business,

I am writing this message as I am continually appalled by the amount of waste produced by airlines everyday. It baffles me and leaves me speechless that even in one of the most unsustainable industries in the world,...

February 9, 2017

One of the biggest struggles of being a conscious eater is finding the right resources. Locally produced, organic, vegan, fair trade, gluten-free; it can be tiring to constantly be on the search for new options. When Nature's Tale found its way into the Studio.89 space...

December 30, 2016

I definitely can't call myself the perfect role model when it comes to conscious, sustainable living, but I do my best with both 1) taking mid-sized steps towards implementing more sustainable practices into every aspect of my life, and 2) advocacy. I've found I have b...

July 21, 2016

On Sunday July 10th, my non-profit Raine Network hosted a hugely successful artisan market in support of Humanity Unified, an organization I've had the pleasure of being a part of since February this year. The event, Arts & Artisans, brought out over 100 peop...

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