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

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

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

What is Ethical Fashion?

Fashion can be a fascinating industry and debatably, a realm of visual art. But concerns around fashion's impact on our lives are just gaining speed, behind concerns related to the beauty industry. It would seem to me that this is because while beauty and personal care products have direct impacts on each of our personal … Continue reading What is Ethical Fashion?

Unseasonable Warmth | Ethical OOTD

 Hey, kids! So it was 8 degrees Celsius here the other day and raining. Practically spring-like! Very unusual for this part of Canada. Most years January is snowy and about -25 degrees Celsius. So I thought I'd use the opportunity to don an outfit that is probably a little cold for most Januarys, but works … Continue reading Unseasonable Warmth | Ethical OOTD

Winter White | Sustainable OOTD

Hey, kids! Another wintery OOTD for you! I love white, bright colours and pastels in the winter. Am I just being contrary? What do you think? Here's the video: Here's what I am wearing that is sustainable: Thrifted Faux Fur (my favourite one!) Thirfted sleeveless turtleneck top Thirfted shoes I love checking out Value Village … Continue reading Winter White | Sustainable OOTD

Sustainable Outfit of the Day | That ’70s Flare

Hey, kids! Today I'm wearing some massive flares from the last Forever 21 purchase I ever made. It was an online Forever 21 sale last spring, right before I committed to transition my fashion purchases to sustainable ones. No links since Forever 21 is quite arguably the least ethical fashion brand in the world today … Continue reading Sustainable Outfit of the Day | That ’70s Flare

Creating a Sustainable Fall Wardrobe | Part 3: Shopping Tips

Hey, kids! It's Part 3 of my Creating a Sustainable Fall Wardrobe Series! The final part! I have no idea what's going on with my hair in this video. New work schedule; no time for hair. But time for makeup? Anyways, on to the shopping tips! So I've made this nifty little guide for you … Continue reading Creating a Sustainable Fall Wardrobe | Part 3: Shopping Tips

Creating a Sustainable Fall Wardrobe | Part 2: Organization

Hey, kids! I've finally got Part 2 of my Creating a Sustainable Fall Wardrobe series. A couple weeks ago we gathered inspiration from fall fashion trends, and now it's time to organize our closets! I like to use closet organization flow charts to figure out what to do with my pieces. But since thrift stores … Continue reading Creating a Sustainable Fall Wardrobe | Part 2: Organization