Dear Brands: I’m a Small Business Too

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Hey brands, we need to talk. Every day I wake up to emails and DMs that go something like this: “We’re an eco-friendly/vegan/natural/fair company and we’d love if you shared our product on Instagram/wrote a blog post about us/made a video using our product!” … 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 … 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 are the pieces I have … more

Fashion Week | Sustainable & Ethical Trade Shows

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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

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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

Fall 2017 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 are: 1. Wine bodysuit from Miakoda* 2. Velvet bodysuit from Underprotection (read my brand review) 3. Navy tee from Lanius 4. Black tee from Funktion … more

What is Linen? Why I Love It (and you should too!)

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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! Here’s what you should know about linen: How Linen Fabric is Made Linen comes from the flax plant. … more

Why I No Longer Buy Matt & Nat

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I used to be a huge fan. The first bag I invested in over 10 years ago was from Matt & Nat, and since then, almost all of my bags have been Matt & Nat. But I won’t be buying from them again. First … more

Summer 2017 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 – … 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 … more

Spring 2017 Capsule Wardrobe

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The sun is bright and the flowers are blooming- I’m so excited it’s spring! Last year we had a pretty cold and rainy spring but this year looks like it’s going to be beautiful. I planned this capsule optimistic about good weather but also … more

Winter 2017 Capsule Wardrobe

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The items in my winter 2017 capsule wardrobe (I generally follow the Project 333 capsule wardrobe format): Tops Purple tank – Comazo | earth Dark green tank – Upcycle/DIY Grey linen tee – Kuyichi Navy loose tee – Lanius Light grey cotton jumper – … more

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