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wool dress
Lifestyle

Wool &

I grew up in the Prairies which meant long cold winters. Wool has always been in my wardrobe whether it’s was a warm sweater knit by my grandmother, my tights I’d layer under my pants, or cozy socks to keep my toes from freezing while playing out in the snow. I still love wool and all of it’s amazing properties like it being wrinkle resistant, odor resistant, temperature regulating, breathable, and quick drying. I was recently introduced to a company…

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Lifestyle

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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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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Style

Nicole Bridger

  One of my favorite things about my job is when I get an up close and personal look at a collection I truly love.  Local Vancouver designer, Nicole Bridger, has been a favorite of mine since she opened her flagship store on 4th Avenue in the heart of Kitsilano.  Nicole’s line is for women who want to look chic and stylish but also wish to keep sustainability in mind. This season, she has teamed up with Vancouver contemporary artist,…

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