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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Summer 10×10 Recap: What I Wore and What I Learned

I just completed the summer 10×10 (founded by Lee Vosburgh of Style Bee), which challenges capsule wardrobe aficionados to wear only ten items of clothing (including shoes!) for ten days – as ten different outfits. It can sound a little daunting, but it’s a really fun way to get creative with your wardrobe and practice…

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How to be a minimalist when you sweat a lot

This post is in collaboration with my dear friend Andrea, who always keeps her cool. Guys. There is something we need to talk about. Sweating. If this 10×10 has revealed anything to me thus far, it is that being a wardrobe minimalist is extremely hard when you sweat a lot.  Seriously, I am doing laundry like,…

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