Design Forward 2016 | Fashion Takes Action

On June 16th, I attended my first conscious fashion show, Design Forward 2016. Organized by Fashion Takes Action, the show was an exercise in proving that sustainable and conscious designers create garments that are beautiful as well as ethical. Fashion Takes Action is a non-profit organization run by volunteers, and the show they curated and presented was … Continue reading Design Forward 2016 | Fashion Takes Action

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Dancing OOTD | Rebel Yell | Conscious Spring Fashion

 Hey, kids! I'm back with a spring OOTD! Everybody seems to love these videos, and I love filming them, they are some of the easiest to film and put together for you. So here they come! Today, I decided to wear an outfit that is just so me and yet so different from what I … Continue reading Dancing OOTD | Rebel Yell | Conscious Spring Fashion

Eco Fashion Week 2016 | Conscious Fashion

Eco Fashion Week is here!! Last year, I argued that Vancouver's Eco Fashion Week, which occurs every April and is in its 10th year, is the most important fashion week globally. And I believe that that fact still rings true. It may not get enough press as New York, London, Paris or Milan, but those more prominent events … Continue reading Eco Fashion Week 2016 | Conscious Fashion

The Truth About…the H&M Conscious Exclusive Collection

It's coming...tomorrow is the release date of the H&M Conscious Exclusive Collection. But should we, as conscious fashionistas, be excited about this collection that heralds the fast fashion giant's notice of its ecological harm, or should we be wary of it as just another example of greenwashing? You know I just have to find out! The … Continue reading The Truth About…the H&M Conscious Exclusive Collection

Casually Chic | Ethical OOTD

Hey, kids! Today I decided to wear something kind of inspired by the recent J.Crew FW2016 Presentation in NYC. Did you check it out? The great thing about J.Crew is that it's so eclectic and yet timelessly chic that you can easily capture its style with thrifted, vintage and other ethically derived pieces! Here's what … Continue reading Casually Chic | Ethical OOTD

La Parisienne | Ethical OOTD

 Hey, kids! Today I've got something stereotypically Parisienne chic. This is definitely not an outfit that I could wear outside where I live (Ontario) this time of year, but I guess I have spring fever lately. Stay tuned for more spring outfits in the coming weeks! Here's what I am wearing that is ethical: Thrifted … Continue reading La Parisienne | Ethical OOTD

Plaid on Plaid | Ethical OOTD

Hey, kids! Today I've some plaid on plaid for you, with a fleece wrap that I got in a swag bag from Toronto Fashion week in Spring 2015. Here's what I am wearing that is sustainable: Thrifted top Thrifted vintage plaid midi skirt Anything I still have in my wardrobe from that unsustainable and unethical … Continue reading Plaid on Plaid | Ethical OOTD

2016 Trends with a Twist | Denim on Denim OOTD

Hey, kids! Today I've got a twist on one of the trends that's been forecast for Spring 2016 -- Denim on Denim. I'm a little afraid of this trend, personally, so I put my own twist on it with some florals!! Check it out: It's really interesting to me to see which items I own … Continue reading 2016 Trends with a Twist | Denim on Denim OOTD

Rose Quartz | Ethical OOTD

Hey, kids! Today I've got a warm outfit that's inspired by other seasons! My sweater is Rose Quartz, one of the Pantone colours of the year for 2016. And of course I had to throw in some florals to lift my mood a little during this cold month. Check it out: Here's what I am … Continue reading Rose Quartz | Ethical OOTD

Thrift Haul | Ethical Fashion

Hey, kids! I picked up some pieces at the Value Village Supersavers 50% off sale this past Sunday! Check 'em out! By the way, those shoes are not Guess but Guess by Marciano. I looked up some of the booties that the brand currently has on the market, and if the website is any guide, … Continue reading Thrift Haul | Ethical Fashion