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Curating My Plus Size Wardrobe with Poshmark

This is a sponsored blog post.  Some of the items featured were gifted to me by Poshmark. All of these items of mine were sourced and purchased secondhand on Poshmark. As always, all the opinions and content are all my own. Shopping secondhand while plus size can feel like a daunting task. Many thrift shops have a small selection of items in the size 14+ category, and many of the clothes are outdated and, well, not fun.  As someone who…

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ultra fast fashion
Fashion Truths Style

Why Ultra Fast Fashion Brand Shein Is The Worst

I want to start this conversation off by first saying, if you have bought from Shein before, YOU are not the worst.  That is not what this post is about.  This is about a big corporation and their contribution to a Global issue.  We as individuals are not the ones solely responsible for changing the fashion landscape.  Governments and big business are the ones responsible.  However, if like me, you are wanting to know more about the fashion evils plaguing…

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oge ajibe
Slow Fashion Style

Three Questions With Oge Ajibe

For my  next instalment in my series, 3 Questions With, I’m chatting with Vancouver Fashion Designer, Oge Ajibe. Oge started out as an event clothing brand while still under the brand name Fashion Voice. They focused on making outfits for events such as weddings, proms and birthday parties. However, with the on-set of COVID-19, all events were put on hold indefinitely. Oge was pushed to pivot the business towards ready to wear apparel. Considering their clients’ needs even during a global pandemic, they decided to…

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Fashion Truths Slow Fashion

What To Do With Clothes Once You Are Done With Them

A very big contributor to our global, heaping, landfill crisis is clothing.  Usually cheap, fast fashion, clothing that has been worn less than 7 times and is now considered garbage by the purchaser.  So the best thing to do with your unloved clothing once you no longer want or need that items is to donate it.  Right?  Well, not really. There are many reasons we donate or dispose of our clothing.  Some of these reasons include: They may no longer…

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Six Pairs of Underwear You’ll Want to Wear and Some Bras Too

*Post UPDATED May 6, 2022 About 5 years ago after having my twins, I went on a mission to find underwear that fit, that I felt good in, and that were comfortable to wear.  I also wanted to move away from toxic, big brand companies, who treat their garment workers horribly and often have no idea what we want from our undergarments. I was looking for natural fabrics that breathe and also wash and wear well.  Luckily, there are now…

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