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Three Questions With Candice of Buttercream Clothing

Meet Candice of Buttercream Clothing.  I have been a customer and have had the pleasure of working with Buttercream Clothing over the past several years with influencer collaborations, styling how to’s, and even guest writing for their The Cozy Corner Newsletter. Buttercream Clothing began at the kitchen table and grew to be the ethical, Canadian made brand we’ve come to know today. After having her first child, Candice started baking cakes for friends and family as a means to contribute…

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Canadian Secondhand Shopping Guide

I’m often asked for suggestions of where to shop when it comes to secondhand.  Yes, I shop the big, well known thrift shops as that is what is closest to me. However, I also love to support the small, independent shops whenever I can.  Months ago, I asked you to help me create a list of the secondhand shops you go to in your communities here in Canada.  I received an amazing list of small shops for clothing, kids clothes,…

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Are We Disconnected From Our Clothing?

top: 4-ish years old from Buttercream Clothing, pants: were from a local, sustainable brand but no longer fit so I sold them, wool blazer: thrifted, straw clutch: small, local shop, shoes: secondhand, hat: 6+ years old I listen to a lot of podcasts on the subjects of slow fashion, sustainable living, and minimalism, even though I’m not a minimalist myself. On a minimalism podcast I heard the host say, and I’m paraphrasing, that we are too attached to our stuff and…

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Three Questions With Cass of Hernest Project

Meet Cass from Hernest Project.  I have had the pleasure of working with Cass as a model and collaborating together on style content. I first fell in love with her brand back in 2019.  The softness of the fabrics, the ease of wear, and the classic designs that felt very modern and timeless. What wasn’t to love? I now have several pieces of Hernest in my wardrobe.  Some for sleep.  Some for day to day life.  All well worn and…

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12 Days With LumberJill Apparel

Happy Holidays Friends!  If you’ve been following along over on my Instagram page, I have been sharing a fun styling series with LumberJill Apparel.  I have  admired and been following this brand for quite some time, so when they reached out about doing something creative together, I was all in.  I spent the last 12 days styling 6 pieces from their collection.  I have been so incredibly happy with all of my selections.  Each piece was a unique and lovely…

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