Summer 2018 Capsule Wardrobe

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 to the weather. We … more

How To Ensure You’re Buying Ethical Diamonds & Jewelry

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

Dyeing Clothes With Vegetables

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 Patrons about what they … more

Spring 10×10 Challenge

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 Navy tee Sweater Cropped … more

Spring Capsule Wardrobe

(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 are the pieces I have … more

Finding my Perfect Bra

This post was kindly sponsored by Lara Intimates. Bras have been difficult for me – trying to find something that checks my ethical and sustainable criteria, plus looks good, and fits correctly has been a challenge, but then Lara Intimates came along. I discovered … more

Fashion Week | Sustainable & Ethical Trade Shows

Last week I went to Berlin Fashion Week to check out the Ethical Fashion Show and Green Showroom, as well as sustainable brands at the Premium and Seek fairs. I also went to Frankfurt for Innatex, another sustainable trade fair. These shows were for … more

Winter 2018 Capsule Wardrobe

please note: this post contains some affiliate links   The pieces I chose for my winter capsule wardrobe: Velvet bodysuit from Underprotection (read a brand review) Navy tee from Lanius Blue spot tee from Dedicated* Black tee from Funktion Schnitt  Black sweatshirt from Dedicated* Grey jumper from People Tree Grey top from Comazo … more

30 Sustainable Resolutions for the New Year

Living sustainably is all about making small changes and continuing to learn and improve. Incorporate some sustainable goals into your new year’s resolutions for a more conscious year. Eco friendly resolution ideas: 1. Air dry your clothes to help them last longer and save … more

I added up how much I spent on Ethical Fashion this year

The number one response I get when talking about ethical/sustainable fashion is that it’s too expensive. I get it, the price tags are a lot higher when you compare them to fast fashion, but a big part of shopping consciously is also buying less. … more

Foundation of a Sustainable Wardrobe

  The 4 areas I consider to be the basics of building a sustainable wardrobe are:   Wear – make sure you’ll actually wear and get a lot of use out of your clothes. When buying something new, commit to at least #30Wears and … more

Fall 10×10 Challenge Recap

This year I again took part in the fall 10×10 challenge. Created by Lee Vosburgh from Style Bee, the challenge involves selecting 10 items and styling them in 10 outfits over 10 days. What I love about this challenge is that it’s not only … more

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