Fall/Winter Capsule Wardrobe 2021

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The air is crisp, there are pumpkins out on the porches and yellow leaf drifts in the garden. After an abnormally hot summer, I’m so ready for fall and all the coziness. My goals for this capsule were to build a wardrobe that’s warm … more

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 … more

30 Ideas for a Greener New Year

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Heading into a new year I always think it’s great to have a mix of goals/resolutions including personal, career, relationship, and also things you can do to reduce your impact. So here are some ideas of things you might want to try this new … 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 … 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

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 Patrons about what they … 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

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 came along. I discovered … more

What Eco-Influencers Eat

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What is a sustainable diet? I’ve teamed up with other members of Ethical Writers & Creatives to share what we eat in a typical day and why. The video above ^ shows what I ate on a day of healthy, home-cooked meals. Morning My … 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 evening. The weather was … 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

10 Ways to Change your Shopping Habits

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Changing your shopping habits can be really difficult. We often shop for fun, as a reward, to de-stress, or to spend time with friends or family but bad shopping habits typically result in impulse purchases, unworn clothes, a cluttered closet, and spending time and … more

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