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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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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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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*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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Streamlining My Shoes

Having an intentional approach to shoes has long been a challenge of mine. When I started simplifying my wardrobe, I started out with approximately 60 pairs of shoes. A few people have told me that is insane (which it is! I know!), and that my roster of 30 shoes is still way too many. But…

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Outfit: Feeling like myself again

I haven’t posted a bunch of great outfits here or on Instagram lately as I haven’t quite been feeling like myself. Today is the first day in a while where I feel like me, so I thought it warranted a little outfit post. You guys have likely noticed, you’re all very perceptive and caring. There…

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