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Family Photos

Family photos! The very first thought that went through my mind after I scheduled our shoot was, of course, “what are we all going to wear?”. This was followed by, “I will need to buy us all new outfits.” It is so ingrained in me that these type of events require fresh, new clothes. Or at least, it was. Although this is the initial thought that goes through my mind, I’m snapping out of the habits of actually going out…

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Curated Thrift Fashion For Sizes 10+

Curated thrift and vintage sites. I love them! I love perusing items people have hunted for and I’m a sucker for anything that is presented in a beautiful way. There was, however, one problem I kept running into when trying to shop these sites…they had nothing in my size. Anything being offered up was always in the size 2-8 range. Occasionally I would see a size 10, but I haven’t been a size 10 in years. I’m a proud size…

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Lifestyle Slow Fashion

Elizabeth O. Vintage

One of my favourite things about moving into shopping slower, is the amazing gems I get to add into my closet and my home.  They are things that have had a life and a story before me, and are now a part of my story.   This beautiful vintage blanket is now where my kids cuddle up for a movie night and the blanket we throw down for a a backyard picnic.  These Italian made leather shoes are the exact…

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Slow Fashion Style

Five Tips To Edit Your Wardrobe

As some of you may know, I have started selling some lovely items from my closet as well as some thoughtfully selected thrift and vintage items.  As someone who has been making the move to shop in a more ethical way and include second hand items in my own closet, I found it more challenging to find cute items for the size 10+ crowd.  I figured I couldn’t be the only one looking for this option.  I also wanted to…

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Fashion Revolution
Slow Fashion

Fashion Revolution Week

Six years ago today, the Rana Plaza building in Bangladesh collapsed.  1,138 people died and another 2,500 were injured.  Only five months earlier, at least 112 workers had lost their lives in another tragic accident, trapped inside the burning factory on the outskirts of Dhaka.  These disasters are amongst the largest industrial disasters in recorded in history.  Because of these tragedies, Fashion Revolution was born.  This movement is so we can ask ourselves and fashion companies the question, who made my…

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