Hemp Hemp Hooray

Fashion is a notoriously thirsty industry. According to the 2017 Pulse of the Fashion Industry Report, the global fashion industry consumed 79 billion cubic meters of water in 2015 – enough to fill nearly 32 million Olympic-size swimming pools. This usage is expected to increase 50% by 2030. But, by more carefully considering the choice…

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The Wholehearted Wardrobe Turns 1! My Favorite Outfits and What I’ve Learned

The Wholehearted Wardrobe is turning 1! Thank you all so much for being here as I’ve navigated my first year of blogging, shared my feelings about getting dressed, talked with you about my day-to-day and worked to manage the growing audience I have. When I asked you on Instagram what you’d like to see as…

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Brand to Know: Maven Women

I was first introduced to the Maven Women brand when I attended the Free the Slaves Fashion for Freedom event earlier this summer. At the event, Maven founder Rebecca Ballard gave an impassioned answer to a panel question about the power that we, as women, have to change the fashion industry. I left the event…

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Late Night Writing in Loyale Studio + Giveaway

Hi friends – gosh, the days are really just flying by. How are you all doing? I have so many cool brands I want to write about, but have fallen so far behind with everything since traveling to Paris and Amsterdam (I know…tough life!). Beyond that, you might have noticed my site was hacked while…

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Ethical Fashion Roundup: My Tradlands Summer Sale Picks

If you’ve spent any time at all on Instagram over the last few days, you’ve likely seen that Tradlands is having its summer sale! Since I am a Tradlands ambassador, I thought it would be fun to show you how I’m wearing some of my favorite ethically-made pieces by them, and round up my favorite items…

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On Turning 28 and Looking to the Stars

It’s my birthday today, and it’s one of those things I increasingly greet with mixed feelings. Not so much because I’m upset about getting older – I actually am glad to be getting older, to be finding my footing and my style, as well as becoming more confident. It’s more about the bittersweetness of it,…

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Slow Sunday in JUN-i, 8.19.2018

We are back from vacation (for about a week, and then it’s off to Paris and Amsterdam for my friend Claire’s wedding!) and I thought I’d revive my Slow Sunday series and end the week on a reflective note. It was great to spend time with Matt’s family and see our nieces. And the beach…

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Living in the Moment with Tense Watches

This post is in partnership with Tense Watches. #mypresenttense Matt and I have been married for approximately 299 days, 7,176 hours and 430,560 minutes. In October, we’ll celebrate our first wedding anniversary. (Remind me to finish my thank you notes, guys.) And over the course of those days, hours and minutes, we have spent a…

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