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
Linen is an amazing fabric: it’s not only wonderful to wear, but is also the oldest known fibre, as well as one of the most sustainable! Linen comes from the flax plant. The plants go through a process called “retting” to help separate the fibres. Flax is a bast fibre, which … more
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
To go along with my video about 5 things I no longer buy, these are some questions I’ve found helpful and are good to ask yourself before buying a new garment: When/where will I wear this? Clothes should fit your lifestyle, only buy pieces you know you’ll actually wear. … more
I decided to make this video is because in the last couple months I’ve: – overheard some girls in a dressing room complaining about how their chests were too small for the clothes – had a client say they are a “weird” shape so clothes don’t fit – had another … more
With capsule wardrobes, investment pieces, or just for a more sustainable wardrobe buying good-quality clothing is important, but how can you tell if a garment is good quality? These are some things to look out for: Check the fabric is it appropriate for the garment’s function can and will you … more
The materials you choose are pretty important, they affect the comfort and performance of a garment, how you care for it, and also have an environmental impact, some much more so than others. There are a ton of different textiles available, all with different looks, benefits, and sustainable/ethical issues. I … more
Video I made with my tips for thrift shopping and what I look for when buying secondhand clothes.