What Size Are Conscious Consumers Actually?
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A vicious cycle happens in fashion – most new brands don’t have a customer base to develop sizes with so they turn to “standard size” guides for their patterns (which are surprisingly often based on sizing that was developed decades … more

Favourite Small-Batch Green Beauty Brands
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When you first get into green beauty it’s mostly the big brands you hear about. Lush was definitely my (and probably most people’s) introduction to more natural products, then I found 100% Pure, and moving to Germany it was easy … more

Watching the World Burn
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A couple weeks ago I experienced a forest fire. We were on a trip spending some time in the Okanagan which the night before had a huge lightning storm that started 20 fires in the area. There was a plume … more

Dear Brands: I’m a Small Business Too
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  Hey brands, we need to talk. Every work day I wake up to emails and DMs that go something like this: “We’re an eco-friendly/vegan/natural/fair trade company and we’d love if you shared a photo of our product on Instagram/wrote … more

Plastic Free July
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I’m doing the Plastic Free July challenge again! I’ve already talked about why I’m not zero waste, but I still think challenges can be a great way to learn and try out new things. Especially with our recent move back … more

Summer Capsule Wardrobe
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We’re settling into life in Canada and after about 10 years living in pretty cloudy places I’m really enjoying all the sun we get in Edmonton. ☀ Living in a new place also means thinking about my capsule a little differently due … more

Cut, Colour, Carat… Clear Conscience?
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Giving or receiving jewellery is often part of important celebrations and significant milestones like weddings, engagements, birthdays, or anniversaries. Besides being beautiful these pieces can express love, commitment, and many other meaningful things. Unfortunately though, the reality of jewellery production … more

Finally found a Baking Soda-Free Deodorant that Works!
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I’ve been using deodorant with baking soda as the active ingredient for years (you can get my easy DIY recipe here) however when I talk about how much I like baking soda deodorants I always get comments from people who … more

Dyeing Clothes With Vegetables
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It’s Fashion Revolution Week and one aspect I love is the Haulternative campaign which promotes secondhand shopping, vintage, mending, renting, DIY – basically avoiding buying new clothes for a more sustainable and conscious wardrobe. 💚 This year I polled my … more

Sustainable & Fair Fashion Lookbook
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(this post is a partnership with the featured brands, all thoughts are my own) One thing that I find challenging is wanting to – and getting requests to – showcase and share more sustainable fashion brands but being limited by … more

Spring 10×10 Challenge
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I decided to do the 10×10 Challenge again this spring. It’s such a fun way to do a “mini capsule” and try out some different combinations. These are the 10 items I chose Denim jacket Beige cardigan Grey cotton jumper … more

Spring Capsule Wardrobe
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(please note: this post contains some affiliate links)   Time for another capsule wardrobe! I’m pretty excited for spring and have brought a few lighter colours into my closet through natural dyeing (which I’ll be doing a video about later). Here … more

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