Current Go-To Outfit

Spring is here! I’m still using my winter capsule wardrobe and I’ve been repeating this outfit so much. It not only is super comfortable but still looks put together and is perfect for the current weather.   This Kowtow tee dress is my favourite piece. Made from fair trade organic cotton, it’s so soft and comfortable – like wearing pajamas :) I’m … Read More

Share Your Clothing Love Story – Call for submissions!

Fashion Revolution week is coming up (April 24th-30th) and each year to spread awareness of ethical fashion and thinking more about our clothing purchases I like to participate in their Haulternative campaign. This year I want to feature clothing “love stories”, from you!! The Love Story Challenge encourages people to love the clothing they have. We don’t always need new … Read More

5 Clothing Brands Who Empower & Support Women

Today is International Women’s Day and to go along with my video about women working in the fashion industry, here are 5 brands who respect, support, and pay fairly the women who work for them: Raven + Lily A member of the Fair Trade Federation, Raven + Lily employs women artisans around the world to make their clothes, jewellery, bags, and home … Read More

Green Berlin

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In January I traveled to Berlin to attend the Ethical Fashion Show and GreenShowroom and while I was there had some time to also check out some eco fashion stores and vegan restaurants in the Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg area. We stayed at a “biohotel” called the Almodóvar which incorporates sustainability in so much of what they do. For example they have organic foods and … Read More

Ethical Fashion Show & GreenShowroom Interviews

In January I took a trip to Berlin to attend the Ethical Fashion Show and GreenShowroom– a joint trade fair where conscious brands sell their new collections (in this case F/W 17) to retailers. It was wonderful to see and chat with so many sustainable and ethically-minded brands! These are some interviews I did with a small % of the … Read More

Winter 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 – People Tree * Grey jersey top – Comazo | earth Long dolman sleeve top Plaid shirt – … Read More

I’ll have a Green Christmas

This video was made in partnership with Greenvelope.   It’s December! Here are some tips and ideas of things you can do to make the holidays a little greener: Give mindfully Give gifts you know will get used instead of random stuff. Experiences, consumables, your time, charity donations, and digital gifts (subscriptions, games, e-books, music, etc.) all make great gifts without … Read More

Vintage Stores & Veg Food in Brussels

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Early this month my husband Ben and I took a little trip to Brussels. We didn’t have anything really planned, just wanted to wander around a new city and Ben loves beer, particularly Belgium beers, so we wanted to try some different local beers. I also read Brussels had some good vintage and secondhand stores so wanted to check some of … Read More

Minimalism & Sustainability

For me minimalism and sustainability have always been connected. A big part of the environmental issues of our stuff is how much of it there is, so reducing how much stuff you purchase is a wonderful way to reduce your impact. Living more minimally also often means that you can “buy less and buy better”- buy fewer things but invest … Read More

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