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

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

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

Eco & Ethical Alternatives to Zoella’s Fall Style

To dispel the myth that ethical/sustainable fashion is boring, ugly, and not in style, I decided to recreate Zoella’s autumn lookbook with conscious alternatives.   Outfit 1 Striped top from Krochet Kids * (US) Stripey organic t-shirt from Braintree * (UK) Light-wash jeans from MUD Jeans (NL) Pom Pom Beanie from Hoodlamb (vegan) (NL) Yellow wool knit hat by Wild Honey Design from Ethical.Market (UK) … Read More

Questions To Ask Before Buying New Clothes

To go along with this week’s video about 5 things I no longer buy, these are some questions I’ve found helpful and think are good to ask yourself before buying anything new:   When/where will I wear this? Clothes should fit your lifestyle, only buy pieces you know you’ll actually wear.   What will I wear it with? Make sure … Read More

Holiday ‘Shop your Closet’ Lookbook

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This year why not shop your closet before buying a new holiday outfit? The holidays are a time where unfortunately a lot of clothes are bought which only get worn once, maybe twice. This is not very environmentally friendly and also creates unnecessary clutter in your closet. I’ve joined some other capsule wardrobe youtubers to create holiday lookbooks without buying … Read More

Fibres & Fabrics Series

The materials you choose are pretty important, they affect the comfort and performance of a garment, how you care for it, and also have an environmental impact, some much more so than others. There are a ton of different textiles available, all with different looks, benefits, and sustainable/ethical issues. I created this series on My Green Closet to talk about common fibres … Read More

Fall ’15 Eco Fashion Picks

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I’m going to start sharing some sustainable/ethical fashion picks again! These are clothes and accessories I’ve found while checking out the new collections from brands that I follow. I hope they help inspire your fall style and maybe introduce you to some conscious brands you haven’t heard of. This comfy, casual, minimalist outfit was inspired by one of my favourite things … Read More

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