eco friendly swaps
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Sustainable Swaps For Your Home

Shopping secondhand for my clothing, as well as, purchasing new items from local, sustainable + ethical brands has been one major shift I’ve made over the past few years.  I am much more mindful when bringing something new, or new-to-me, into my wardrobe.  Why?  I have learned so much about the harmful realities of the fashion industry (harmful to the planet and to people) that it made me want to do better.  When it comes to sustainability, I have been…

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Black owned business
Slow Fashion Style

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
Slow Fashion Style

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
Slow Fashion Style

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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5 Ethical and Sustainable Swimwear Brands

Summer is almost 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.   Em & May  has a collection inspired by funky prints, bright colours, and a whole lot of fun.  This Montreal based brand offers their pieces made to order. They are sustainable + Eco-Conscious. sizing up to…

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