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sustainable fashion
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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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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 underwear
Slow Fashion Style

Six Pairs of Underwear You’ll Want to Wear and Some Bras Too

Several months back, I went on a mission to find underwear that fit, that I felt good in, and that were comfortable to wear.  I also wanted to move away from toxic companies like Victoria Secret, who’s former CEO had made it clear, their products aren’t for trans or plus-sized women.  I truly believe we get to vote with our dollars, so I did not want my vote to go to a company who is “selling a fantasy” and has…

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jumpsuit
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Encircled Jumpsuit

Versatility!  One of the main words we should keep in mind when we bring a new garment into our wardrobe.  How many ways can I style this garment?  What different occasions could I wear this garment for?  Can this item be worn both casually and dressed up?  Cue the fabulous new jumpsuit from ethical, Canadian, brand, Encircled.  A piece like this can have so much flexibility in your wardrobe.  I would wear this piece for anything from a chill weekend…

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wool dress
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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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