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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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Three Questions With Connally Mcdougall

Before we jump into the questions, please introduce yourself. Hi, I’m Connally and I run a size-inclusive, sustainable clothing line in Vancouver, Canada.  I’d studied design in England, but it was clear that size inclusion wasn’t important to Central Saint Martins. As such, I left the program to work directly in the industry, working with a silk merchant and as a custom tailor, which allowed for much more real-life application of the skills that I’d taught myself. After moving around several countries…

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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 Many thrift shops have a small selection of items in the size 14+ category, and many of the clothes are outdated and, well, not fun.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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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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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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