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

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I recently did an Instagram story about why you shouldn’t use fabric softener after buying a pair of secondhand leggings that were full of it. There were a lot of further questions and requests to have the information somewhere more permanent, … 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 … 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 … more

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

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 … 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 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

Finding my Perfect Bra

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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 … more

Green Lisbon

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We recent went on a wonderful trip to Lisbon. This was our first time visiting Portugal and much of what we experienced was from suggestions – thanks to everyone who recommended places! As we visited in mid-February we only saw … more

Carry-On Packing for an 8 Day Trip

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My husband Ben and I just got back from a lovely trip to Lisbon and Sintra and here’s a video of what I brought. We were there for 8 days plus a travel day where we arrived later in the … 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. … 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 … more

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