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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  Maybe it’s outdated, or broken, or just not your style?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
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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
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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
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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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sustainable swimwear
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5 Ethical and Sustainable Swimwear Brands

Summer is here!!!!   I have been receiving some DM’s asking about which ethical + sustainable swimwear brands I would recommend, so I thought I’d share 5 amazing brands that are sustainable, ethical, and just happen to all be Canadian and women owned. Vancouver’s Free Label  launched their second swimwear collection today. A sustainable fashion brand that offers up the most comfortable and covet worthy items for any wardrobe, and happens to be a personal fave of mine.   Last…

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