6 Accessories That Extend Your Minimal Wardrobe

Originally published on The Minimalist Wardrobe. If you’re embarking on building a smaller, more ethical wardrobe, something you might hear a lot is how the right accessories extend your capsule. Consciously picking accessories can change the entire tone of an outfit, adding versatility and interest. It all makes sense, right? But how do you actually…

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Hands-Free: Ethically-Made Belt Bags

I’ve mentioned a lot in my previous posts how much I’ve wanted a belt bag. Known as a fanny pack in its former life, the belt bag has recently been reimagined into a more classic, versatile item that often doubles as a crossbody bag. I thought that today it would be fun to round up…

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Outfit: Setting the Tone

I recently had the pleasure of updating some of the photos I use for certain sections of my blog, such as my About and Contact pages. It was so fun! I worked with a local photographer who used to work in NYC documenting fashion and street style. While I rarely use a professional photographer because,…

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The Real Challenge of Passing on Plastic & Slow Fashion Summer

This summer, I’ve committed myself to a couple of different environmental and ethical fashion initiatives (which I am participating in imperfectly, but participating in nonetheless). I wanted to take some time to update you all about them here, and to open a dialogue because I have a lot of mixed feelings about them lately. Plastic…

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Ethical Fashion and the Burlap-Sack-Evaluation

Over the weekend, Matt and I attended the wedding of one of his good friends from college. It was an absolutely beautiful, classic and elegant wedding held at a venue overlooking the Hudson River. I realized too late that it was also black-tie optional. Oops. So, instead of going through Rent the Runway, my typical…

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Review: St. Agni Woven Loafers

One of the items I own that I am asked about the most frequently are my St. Agni woven loafers. Every time I feature them on my Instagram, people want to know if they are really worth the cost, how comfortable they are, how they wear and more, since basically every ethical fashion blogger seems…

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Learning to Pack a Minimalist Suitcase

For me, ethical fashion and minimalism go hand-in-hand, because one of the simplest ways to have a more ethical closet is to simply consume less clothing. This is where I have always fallen off the wagon a bit. I tend to get really anxious about not having the right things to wear to a meeting,…

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Brand to Know: Cait Shea Designs (Connecticut-Made)

This past weekend, I had the pleasure of meeting Cait Clark of Cait Shea Designs. I got to learn a bit about her passion for sustainability and conscious living and browse her new shop in Chester, Connecticut. I’m so excited to share her story and shop with you, as well as show you some of the beautiful…

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Why You Don’t Need a Spreadsheet of your Clothes and the Lies They Tell You About Minimalism

Originally published on The Minimalist Wardrobe. It started with a pair of shoes. I bought a new pair of shoes, and the comments followed shortly thereafter – about owning too many shoes, about not being the right kind of minimalist. Building a minimal closet can be a difficult journey. I originally became interested in ethical,…

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*GIVEAWAY* Komuso Design The Shift, Rose Gold

Hi everyone! I have posted before about my love for Komuso’s Shift necklace (it remains one of my most-read blog posts to this day!), so I’m really excited to have the opportunity to profile this brand again and give away a limited edition, rose gold chain Shift to one of you! I’ve been pretty open with…

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