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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No Spend Month, Week 2: Confronting my spending habits

Week 1 was about getting myself to stop thinking about shopping. But Week 2 forced me to think about it again. I had two credit card bills due this week from my last month of spending and some balances carried over. Looking these bills over made it apparent, in no uncertain terms, that while I…

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My Ethical Anniversary

Wow! Without even thinking much about it, it has been approximately one year since I made the commitment to shop more responsibly. I thought I’d reflect a bit on what has happened over the past year, what I’ve learned and what I hope to achieve moving forward. I had a couple glasses of wine before…

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When you want to give up blogging + my rainy day uniform

Wow, you guys. I am really in my feelings with posts these past two days (sorry!) Let me explain… Yesterday, I HAD it with blogging. I published my post I’ve been working on about feeling like I don’t fit the ethical fashion aesthetic, but then I kept reflecting on the topic all day. In this…

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On the ethical fashion aesthetic

One of the things I’ve been struggling with lately in regard to building an ethical wardrobe is the aesthetic that it feels like I need to maintain in order to be relevant. While having a curated, more ethical wardrobe is freeing in a lot of personal ways, I think I’ve also been spending a little…

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Outfit + December thoughts

I never know if I love or hate December. I love the snow dusting the trees and the twinkle lights and the togetherness, but I hate the mad-rush-to-the-finish when it comes to work and obligations, the way I somehow am always still shopping for gifts at the last minute and when I have to scrape…

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