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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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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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 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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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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Brand to Know: Only Child

Those of you who have been embracing ethical style for some time are likely already familiar with Only Child. But for those of you who are new to slow fashion, I wanted to continue my Brands to Know series with a feature on this company. I only own one piece of clothing from Only Child,…

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