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Let’s Talk Fabric

Over the past several years, I have been on a journey to a more sustainable and ethical wardrobe.  So, what does that mean?  For me that has meant choosing to buy less, wearing the items I already own more and for longer, mending or altering when possible, shopping secondhand first,  then opting for local sustainable brands next, and choosing natural fabrics whenever I can.  Over this past couple of years, I have almost completely quit shopping with fast fashion brands.…

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Slowing Down Fashion

hat: old , shirt: Buttercream Clothing , wool blazer: thrifted , straw clutch: old, pants: Harley Jae   When it comes to the conversation around Fast Fashion, it often goes like this…Fast Fashion is bad and therefore those who consume fast fashion must be bad too, right?   Wrong. Over the past few years, I have taken the deep dive into committing to change my consumer behaviour, moving away from fast fashion, and making purchases with mindfulness and need over…

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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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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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