Conscious Fashion Swaps: Switch Christian Dior for BreeLayne

New York Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2016 is coming up quick, followed by London, Milan, and Paris Ready-to-Wear Fashion Weeks: the big four that make up fashion month each September and February/March. The last fashion month, February 2015, I was obsessed. I'd already been blogging on Sense of Aesthetic for some time, basically about random topics … Continue reading Conscious Fashion Swaps: Switch Christian Dior for BreeLayne

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Conscious Fashion Swaps: Switch Coach for Matt & Nat

Coach Stanton Carryall at left, $295 USD. Matt & Nat Wellington Crossbody at right, $140 USD. Here another Conscious Fashion Swap for you -- only this week, I'm focusing on accessories. Specifically, handbags. This one came to as a special request from +Anna Mae and I'm happy to help! If you have a special request in terms of … Continue reading Conscious Fashion Swaps: Switch Coach for Matt & Nat

Creating a Sustainable Fall Wardrobe | Part 1: Inspiration

Hey, kids! Today I'm starting a new series about transitioning your closet for the fall/winter fashion seasons while at the same time transitioning to a more ethical wardrobe and organizing what you've got! Let's start with the fun part: inspiration! The tools I used for inspiration were Next Issue (available in US and Canada), the Pantone … Continue reading Creating a Sustainable Fall Wardrobe | Part 1: Inspiration

Conscious Fashion Swaps | National Thrift Store Day Special | Switch TJX for Savers Value Village

Good Monday morning to you and Happy National Thrift Store Day! And to celebrate, today I'm proposing that we switch from shopping at TJX stores (that's Marshalls, Winners here in Canada, T.J. Maxx in the US and T.K. Maxx in the UK) to shopping at Savers, Value Village, Village des Valeurs in Quebec or Unique … Continue reading Conscious Fashion Swaps | National Thrift Store Day Special | Switch TJX for Savers Value Village

Haulternative Fail | Missguided Summer Sale

Hey, kids! Friday means it's time for a video! Unfortunately, this one is ranty, angry, and sad. 😦 So I shopped the Missguided summer sale, excited after having been informed by a representative of that company that all of their clothes are produced in Manchester. Did that not include accessories? And what about the sports … Continue reading Haulternative Fail | Missguided Summer Sale

Conscious Fashion Swaps: Switch Nasty Gal for Nasty Gal Vintage

Nasty Gal Get a Grip Vegan Skirt on left, $68 USD. Nasty Gal Vintage Ride It Leather Skirt on right, $248 USD. Many favourite brands from the hottest online fashion retailers are made in unsustainable ways. Thankfully, a lot of these retailers and brands offer ways to enjoy the fashion without all the related problematic business models. … Continue reading Conscious Fashion Swaps: Switch Nasty Gal for Nasty Gal Vintage

Conscious Fashion Swaps: Switch Topshop for Topshop Reclaim Range

Topshop Moto White Lucas Slim Boyfriend Jeans on left, $65.36 USD. Moto White Slim Leg Jeans by Topshop Reclaim on left, $70.03 USD. For a few weeks now, I've been suggesting conscious alternatives that come under the umbrella of some of my favourite but unsustainable brands. Today I'm continuing the trend by looking at Top … Continue reading Conscious Fashion Swaps: Switch Topshop for Topshop Reclaim Range