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Let’s Get Ethical

I am, what I like to refer to as, in transition.  I’m not talking about moving from Winter to Spring, I’m talking about moving to a slower, more mindful closet.  There hasn’t been one major “a-ha” moment that pushed me into this new fashion direction, it has been many small things all leading me along the same path. A few years ago I watched the documentary, The True Cost.  This was one of the first times I truly understood the…

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thrift shop
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Shop My Closet + Vintage Finds

I did it!  I finally have some fab items listed for sale on my secondary Instagram page @jenpistorcloset !   So what will you find over there?   A few different things. Gently worn items, right from my closet, that either no longer fit me and/or spark joy and are in need of a new home. T-shrits from my previous gig (pre twins).  Before I had my twins, I had a t-shirt line and online shop.  I’m sitting on a…

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silk kimono
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Clothing That Sparks Joy

If you follow me on social media, you may know I have been doing some major purging to my wardrobe.  The absolute best thing that has come from this purge is that I have been finding myself falling in love with some old favourites again.  I bought this handmade, silk kimono when I was vacationing in Maui with my husband.  This was pre-children…hence the silk, and hence the term vacation;).  I love everything about it.  I can smell the Hawaii…

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as sweet as honey
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Local Shop Love: The Sweet Life Apparel

Does anyone else have a thing for really cute t-shirts?   They are just so versatile.  This super cute newly released tee from The Sweet Life Apparel, is no exception.  I wanted to have a little fun styling it, so I figured why not add my favourite tulle skirt with it for a different take on a holiday outfit?  And this colour is everything. The Sweet Life tees are designed at owner Jen’s home in Coquitlam, and printed locally in Vancouver.…

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plus size fashion
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Local Shop Love: Fox + Wit

There is something about stepping out in clothes that fit me really well that brings a smile to my face.  When Janean, the owner of Fox + Wit, reached out to me last Spring and introduced her lovely store to me, I was beyond excited about what she had created.  An online boutique, curated with stylish, affordable items, for women who wear sizes XL-3X.  They are clothes you want to wear and don’t scream PLUS SIZE when you put them…

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