Spring/Summer 2019 Capsule Wardrobe

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It’s a new season and time for a new capsule! This one’s a little different for me though as it has to be a maternity-friendly capsule, so it has some new pieces you haven’t seen before. The video above talks through my planning and some of the new pieces, and … more

How to Tell Good vs. Poor Quality

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One of the best ways to shop more sustainably is by buying good quality pieces. Not only will they last you longer and save the waste, energy, and resources needed to replace them, but even if you stop needing the item someone else can use it as well! I’ll be … more

10 Sustainable Bra Brands

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I know bras are already challenging to find, sustainable and ethical bras are even more difficult, and if like me you wear a “non-standard” size (for reference I typically wear a 30E) it can seem impossible. So I have not only made a video reviewing some of the bras I … more

The Magic of Natural Dyes

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This post is in partnership with Sustain who makes naturally-dyed, organic wardrobe staples. I’ve talked before about my love of natural dyeing and even though it’s not very common in the fashion industry, I’m so happy to see some slow fashion brands using this traditional method. In a previous post … more

12 Eco & Ethical Exercise Brands

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Athletic wear can have a larger environmental impact than our every day clothing due to all the synthetics used as well as the fact that we’re harder on it so it can wear out quicker. This is why it’s especially important to look for durable, sustainable, and ethically-made active clothing … more

Clothing Fits…. Who Exactly?

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A few months ago I posted a video about measuring and sizes and it included a link to a survey. I wanted to get some insight into the mystery of clothing sizes and fit and have actual data on what sizes and shapes people are. By far the most common … more

Winter Capsule Wardrobe

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Since moving back to Canada I’ve had to re-think my capsule wardrobes a bit with the new climate. The biggest difference from where I was living in Germany is that winters here are a lot longer and colder. Into November we were already very much in winter so I decided … more

It’s time to Stop Using Fabric Softeners & Dryer Sheets

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Let’s cut right to it, you shouldn’t use fabric softeners. They’re not only bad for your clothes (especially athletic wear which we’ll get into) but also not great for your health or the environment, it’s just not worth it! Fabric softeners became popular in the mid-1900’s because the dyes, detergents, … more

Clothing Dyed with Plants?

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(this post is kindly sponsored by Sustain) I love natural dyeing, it not only is a beautiful process but it can be a lot safer for us and the environment. So I was thrilled when Kat from Sustain reached out to share her slow fashion brand that uses all natural … more

Fall 2018 Capsule Wardrobe

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(please note: this post contains some affiliate links) Now that we’re living in a totally new climate I’ve had to re-think my capsule wardrobe a bit. So far this autumn we’ve had both beautiful warm days as well as snow and temps dipping into the negatives. Since it can be quite … more

Summer 2018 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 to the weather. We can get really hot and sunny … more

Cut, Colour, Carat… Clear Conscience? How to Find Ethical Diamonds

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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 a beautiful gift, these pieces can express love, commitment, and many other meaningful things. Unfortunately though, the reality of jewellery production is anything but joyful – full of corruption, … more

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