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You Can Afford Slow Fashion and Here’s Why

“I can’t afford slow fashion.”  This is something I hear said often.  And i get it!  When I first started moving away from fast fashion and towards slow fashion, I was sure the best way to do that was to buy a bunch of new clothes that aligned with my sustainable mindset.  I desperately wanted to erase my old ways by purging my closet and getting rid of my previous purchases to make room for my new sustainable wardrobe.  How…

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Three Questions With Holly of Elizabeth O. Vintage

I’m back with my mini interview series, Three Questions With. I thought for Secondhand September I’d love to introduce you to some small shops offering beautiful, curated, vintage and secondhand items.  First up is the lovely Holy from Elizabeth O. Vintage.  You may have seen me mention Holly’s shop before, as we’ve collaborated together before and I have some amazing items in my closet from her shop. Without further ado, let’s get to know Holly. Before we get into the…

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A Fresh Take on Secondhand September

When I first started taking part in Secondhand September, it was a way to hold myself accountable to my goal of slowing down my shopping behaviour.  September had always been a big shopping month for me.  I scoured through all the magazines to see all the trends to shop for in the fast fashion shops and cleaned out my closet of the items on that dreaded “NOT” list.  By pledging to only shop secondhand for a month, I had to…

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Back to School Shopping. Hype or Necessity?

Lily (left): top is a hand me down, skirt was thrifted, back pack was new last year, Saltwater Sandals bought new in the Spring / Madelyn (middle): top was a gift last year, shorts were handed down, backpack is 4 years old, runners bought new in the Spring / Sabrina (right): top and pants were thrifted, backpack was bought new last year, Saltwater Sandals bought new in the Spring  I got my first PR back to school pitch email back…

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Am I Still A Fashion Lover?

pants +bra top: Free Label, bag: thrifted, shoes: 6+ years old, Tencel top: Fox + Wit (4ish years ago), earrings: Etsy Over the past couple of years, my style has shifted and morphed again.  Three years ago my SAHM uniform was strong, but I still had media events, meetings, coffee meet ups, photoshoots, and life that I showed up for in my “going out clothes”.  Now, everything has changed.  I’m home a good chunk of the time.  I’ve adapted my…

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