A Wholehearted Holiday: Gifts for the Environmentalist

Today, I’m continuing my holiday gift guide series with Gifts for the Environmentalist. This one was a lot of fun for me to put together, because I own quite a lot of these items or have been shopping with these brands for a long time. This might be my favorite guide of the bunch! As…

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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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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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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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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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Why We Need Circular Fashion

It has been awhile since I’ve written about sustainability and the fashion industry rather than a personal post, so I thought I’d do so today. You might be hearing a lot recently about circular fashion (or maybe you haven’t been!). I wanted to take some time to talk about what circular fashion is, what it…

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Brand to know: Free Label

Today I want to talk about an ethical fashion brand that is really close to my heart – Free Label. Free Label was the very first ethical brand I purchased from when I decided to truly make a commitment to a more thoughtful closet in March 2017, and so their clothes represent a lot to…

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Instagram outfit roundup

Hi all – speaking of Instagram being perfect for when I don’t have time to write up a full post, wanted to do a roundup of some of the looks I’ve recently posted there and my thoughts on them. It’s a “snow day” here, so it’s the perfect time to get caught up on this…

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Sunday pants on a Thursday + snow day thoughts

Hey everyone! Hope all my friends here on the East Coast are staying warm! So sorry for the lack of entries lately. Those of you who follow me on social probably know I was really ill over the holidays and had to have an outpatient procedure, so there wasn’t too much outfit sharing going on…

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