Shopping for Ethical Running Shoes
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Recently I needed to replace my running shoes and decided to film the process of researching and finding a new pair. This is an example of how I approach shopping for an item and dealing with not being able to find exactly what I’d like. With specialty items like this … more

Fall Capsule Wardrobe
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please note: this post contains some affiliate links   The items I’m including in my capsule wardrobe for this autumn: 1. Wine bodysuit from Miakoda* 2. Velvet bodysuit from Underprotection (read my brand review) 3. Navy tee from Lanius 4. Black tee from Funktion Schnitt  5. Grey tee from Kuyichi 6. … more

Hygge Holiday in Belgium
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Ben and I recently planned a little trip to the country. We wanted to relax, spend time hiking and walking in nature, cook meals together, and just enjoy time away from the city. We stayed in this beautifully renovated barn on a Belgian farm and it couldn’t have been a … more

Low Waste Bathroom Swaps
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Some of the changes I’ve made to reduce waste with my care and hygiene products. I now use: Bamboo toothbrush Toothpaste tabs Concentrated mouthwash – you use a few drops in water Menstrual cup – Read my post about switching to a menstrual cup Washable menstrual pads – I have a … more

The “Unflattering” Clothes I Love to Wear
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There are too many style rules about what we can and can’t wear depending on our bodies. I think your personal style should be about wearing what you love and feel good in. This video is about some of the clothes I like that I’m told I shouldn’t wear because of … more

How to Build a Colourful Capsule Wardrobe
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There’s a common misconception that capsule wardrobes need to be neutral coloured. Many examples are all neutrals or have a single accent colour but this doesn’t mean your capsule has to be white/grey/black as well. This misconception is also part of the confusion of minimalism as an aesthetic vs a … more

How to Carbon Offset your Travel
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We know that transportation has a large environmental impact, but it can also be very difficult to avoid. Flying is especially bad (although there are ways to fly better) and one way to help compensate for your CO2 emissions is through carbon offsetting.   How to Carbon Offset Find an … more

5 Product, 5 Minute Makeup
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(This post contains affiliate links, for more info see disclosure policy)   It’s summer so I try to keep my makeup light and natural, also including sun protection. This is the super quick and easy makeup look I’ve been wearing most days using green, versatile products. It also is perfect for … more

Summer Capsule Wardrobe
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Items in my summer capsule wardrobe: Tops 1. Knit draped tank – DIY (video) 2. White silk tank – DIY (video) 3. Purple tank – Comazo | earth 4. Blue bustier/crop top – DIY (video) 5. Black v-neck tee – Funktion Schnitt  6. Brown oversized tee – (dyed) 7. Navy tee – Lanius … more

Can’t wear the same outfit twice
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I was inspired by this image on Instagram by Project Stopshop to talk about the disposable nature of fast fashion. Unfortunately, the idea of not wearing the same outfit twice is too real and can be found all over social media. The fast fashion business model is about selling a high … more

Affordable Sustainable Fashion
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Ethical and sustainable fashion brands are more expensive but building a conscious wardrobe doesn’t have to mean spending a lot of money. Shopping secondhand is not only incredibly sustainable but can also be very affordable. Buying locally from thrift stores or online re-sale sites means you can still buy the brands … more

Guilt & Judgement Doesn’t Help
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I think the idea of being “perfect” with ethical and environmental movements can actually be damaging to getting others involved. Guilt and judgement often doesn’t motivate people, it makes them defensive and can actually strengthen their position. There unfortunately can be a lot of toxicity in online communities and personal … more

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