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11 Sustainable Denim Brands Who Are Redefining the Fashion Industry

When it comes to your fall denim, I have one simple question. Why buy more jeans when you can simply reuse the old ones? Sustainability, one of our planets most important causes. Yet when it comes to modern fashion the ugly truth is that most of the materials used to produce our garments aren’t recycled for future use at all. But instead thrown away as waste. Owning jeans that are both fashionable and sustainable is a growing epidemic. Yet here...

Packing Guide: Four Tips and What I Wore in Montreal, QC

Old Montreal

Last week I shared our slow travel to Montreal, QC. When I planned the trip, my main goal was to enjoy the experience as much as possible and care less about what to wear. Thus I pre-planned every outfit I was to wear, which saved me tons of time and frustration when getting dressed. I knew exactly what to put on every single day. In the past when packing for a weekend getaway, I would pack a large suitcase with...

Our Slow Weekend Travel to Montreal, QC

Mont-Royal view of Montreal. Sunset

First of all, let me define what I mean by slow travel. While it might be different for everyone, for us it means avoiding the tourist frenzy trying to see as much as we can in very short period of time. It is rather quality over quantity kind of travel: the quality of experience has so much more value than the quantity of sightseeing. But a couple of years ago, you would find us taking as many guided tours as...

How to Buy Only Clothes You Will Love to Wear

Happy Women holding shopping bags

Before I went through my closet and got rid of the majority of my clothes, mornings were exasperating. I had the same struggle countless women in many countries have. What should I wear? It was a near constant battle for me. Blouses, sweaters, and trousers spilled out of my closet. Regardless of this, I had nothing to wear. This is an all-too-common problem. Do women end up choosing items from amidst their own wardrobe? Do they borrow a top from...

Things To Immediately Remove From Your Closet

how to pare down or purge your closet

If you really think about it, you don’t even wear the majority of your clothes. You wake up in the morning and are promptly convinced that you have nothing to wear. Even with a closet brimming full of clothes, you struggle making a decision. If you’re anything like me, you have a select few t-shirts and the same pair of shorts that you wear and wash regularly. While keeping to minimalistic clothing amounts is quite common, there seems to be...

Creating Your Simplified Summer Make-up Routine with Capsule Makeup

capsule makeup

When it comes to your summer makeup routine what if I told you that buying less will actually give you more in the long run? For me this realization manifested in the form of an “ah- ha moment.” I used to spend hours inside Sephora scanning the aisles for the best eyeliners, eyeshadows, and mascaras. Only the most expensive foundations, concealers, and lip liners would due, despite the fact that most of these products create similar illusions anyway. Yet there...

How to Wear a Sundress to The Office

how to style sundress to the office

Summer is in full swing and the soul is calling for some fun, light and airy outfits. But what if your vacation is over or hasn’t began yet, and you still have to show up to the office? Many offices allow a more relaxed, casual dress code during the summer months, and everyone is excited to partake. However, it is very easy to overdo it, especially for women. This post was inspired by one day in the office. I’ll share...

8 Things I Learnt From My Capsule Wardrobe

what i learnt from capsule wardrobe

I switched to a capsule wardrobe back in March 2017. You can read more about what inspired this transition and the beginning of this blog here. It has been more than 4 months since I started. The initial intention was to declutter my closet, get rid of things I didn’t wear anymore, and keep the items I loved. Little did I know how many things I would learn about myself within this short, just-over-four-month journey. This post may contain affiliate...

Summer 10×10 Capsule Wardrobe Challenge Recap

summer capsule wardrobe challenge

Summer 10×10 Challenge Recap Recently I had the pleasure of participating in the summer 10 x 10 challenge hosted by the beautiful Caroline from Unfancy and Lee from Style Bee. Huge-huge thanks for hosting, too, ladies. If you have no idea what I am talking about, the 10 x 10 capsule wardrobe challenge encourages you to create a mini capsule wardrobe consisting of your ten favorite pieces including tops, bottoms, and shoes, and to create ten different looks using just...

5 Steps to Socially Responsible and Ethical Shopping

steps to responsible shopping

I had been guilty of shopping a lot in the past, doing a lot of emotional shopping and just shopping for fun. Eventually I ended up with a closet full of things I never wear or don’t love to wear; things that don’t represent my personal style. Oh, that top that looked so cool in the store? But now I don’t really like it… why bother, I paid just $15 for it. Throw it out, because it is out of...