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Slowing Down Fashion

hat: old , shirt: Buttercream Clothing , wool blazer: thrifted , straw clutch: old, pants: Harley Jae   When it comes to the conversation around Fast Fashion, it often goes like this…Fast Fashion is bad and therefore those who consume fast fashion must be bad too, right?   Wrong. Over the past few years, I have taken the deep dive into committing to change my consumer behaviour, moving away from fast fashion, and making purchases with mindfulness and need over…

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up cycled jewelry
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The Metamorphosis Project

Everything old is new again.  Let me ask you, do you have any old silver and/or gold jewelry laying around that you don’t know what to do with?  Maybe it’s outdated, or broken, or just not your style?  Sound familiar ?  I definitely have a stash of old broken, mismatched silver I just wasn’t sure what to do with it.  It’s valuable, so I didn’t want to get rid of it, but I wasn’t using it either.  So what to…

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Black owned business
Slow Fashion Style

Chokitem

Chokitem (pronounced Ch – ok – e – tem), is an innovative, eco-friendly, Canadian, Black owned jewelry brand.  Oh, and did I mention how beautiful their pieces are?  I was introduced to this sustainable jewelry line by local, Vancouver, fashion designer, Jess of Free Label.   She initiated a community based way for influencers, models, photographers, web designers, etc to be partnered up with a Canadian BIPOC owned business.  As someone who is actively seeking out sustainable, BIPOC businesses, this call to…

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jillian harris dress
Slow Fashion Style

emma knudsen dress

It is not Fall yet.  Not even close, in my mind anyway.  We had a late start to the Summer here on the West Coast, so I’m soaking up every minute of sunshine and heat.  I know sartorially we always want to skip ahead to the next season.  Rather than choosing to shop one season or another, opt for pieces that can transition seamlessly from one season to the next. When shopping for new pieces, especially dresses, I like to…

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Sustainable Undergarments
Slow Fashion Style

Earth and Elle

I’ve never been a big fan of lingerie.  Garters and lace.  Buckles and clasps.  Push ups and corsets.  It’s  not how I feel my most beautiful.   I feel my most beautiful when I’m comfortable.  I feel my most beautiful when I’m relaxed.  When I’m wearing soft fabrics in my favourite colours.  When I’m wearing something that doesn’t restrict my body but rather hugs it. For the past few years I have freed myself of constrictive underwire bras.  They cause…

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