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How to Make Old Clothes Feel New Again: Shop Your Closet!

Combat Outfit Envy By Shopping Your Closet One of my favourite ways to make my old clothes feel new again is by shopping my closet for outfits that I find inspiring on Instagram or Pinterest. Instead of using these platforms as a breeding ground for outfit envy (oh yes, this is a thing) and impulse purchases, turn them into tools for learning to make the most out of the clothes already in your closet. This

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Shop Your Closet for Chic New Holiday Outfits

I don’t think there’s anything more satisfying than shopping your closet. Getting creative with what you already have by styling an old piece of clothing in a new way can be fun, exciting and feel great. Shopping your closet is not only good for your wallet, it’s good for the planet too, because it practices responsible consumption. And it’s fun! In this week’s video, I share the three steps I take to transform an old

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Not So Basic Closet Essentials For Chic Winter Looks

Hi everyone! Here are some thoughts behind last week’s video about winter wardrobe staples that can help build chic outfits for the holidays and beyond. How to Identify Classic Silhouettes Because colour is so subjective depending on your style personality, closet colour palette and skin tone, I always prioritize clothing that has a classic silhouette when adding wardrobe staples to my closet. Classic silhouettes typically have similar characteristics which can still apply to different body

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Ethically Made Footwear With Poppy Barley

It really doesn’t feel like Spring where I am. We have yet to hit double digits and there’s snow in the forecast for today. But style and fashion must go on; we can still look good even though the weather doesn’t want us to right? Enter ethical footwear maker Poppy Barley’s annual popup in collaboration with Vincent! For those of you in the Ottawa area, Poppy Barley’s regular trek to Ottawa is always highly anticipated

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The 11 Closet Essentials are the Foundation of a Stylish Wardrobe

I’ve been posting a new slow fashion vlog every Sunday since October and am loving the process of creating videos and sharing sustainable style tips this way. If you haven’t had a chance, check it out here. This week I shared 11 basics that are the foundation of a versatile and effortless wardrobe. After years of going through closets and working with my own minimal wardrobe, these closet staples provide seasonless versatility that women are

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Banish Outfit Envy with These Easy Tricks – And Without Shopping

How many times have you seen someone else’s outfit – in the street, on Insta, on Pinterest – and immediately logged into your favourite shopping app to locate and potentially purchase whatever items you were coveting just minutes ago? We’ve all been there. As a reformed chronic-comparer, I understand outfit envy very well. But recent slow fashion and sustainable style choices have since come to the rescue! Watch this week’s vlog for some tips I

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What Is Slow Fashion? Basic Principles.

I talk a lot about slow fashion, but the other day got a great question – where to start learning about slow fashion? There are a lot of sustainable fashion and minimalist blogs on the internet, and these are a great place to start. But as far as I’m concerned, having a closet full of ethically made, or ultra basic clothing that you never wear is just as silly as shopping aimlessly and disposing of

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5 Ways to Add Style to Your Capsule Wardrobe

https://youtu.be/r1kYbcX_e5s Guys! I’m on Youtube! I’ll post a new slow fashion / sustainable style video every Sunday. If you haven’t yet, subscribe to my channel so you can find out how to be a more conscious consumer, spend less, and still look stylish on the daily. You can subscribe here!  I’m not going to lie, I am SO proud of my grade 2 level editing skills since I’m a technical disaster – but I’d love

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Vegan Leather Shoes with SOULiers Studio

Although I’m a self-professed minimalist, when it comes to shoes, I honestly don’t think you can have enough. As long as they’re well-made, classic, or so over the top weird that they’ll never go out of style, a solid shoe collection is the perfect compliment to a minimal wardrobe. Why? Because changing shoes can literally change an entire look, resulting in the need fewer garments in your closet. That being said, when I was introduced

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An Easy Alternative to Purging Your Closet Each Season

If the thought of cleaning out your closet has ever made you want to cry into a bottle of wine, this post is for you. Or maybe you went a bit overboard on your last wardrobe purge only to be left with a few underwear and some mismatched socks. Not a great sitch, my friend. While going through a big closet purge every season is awesome and results in a streamlined wardrobe with space to

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How to Make Old Clothes Feel New Again: Shop Your Closet!

Combat Outfit Envy By Shopping Your Closet One of my favourite ways to make my old clothes feel new again is by shopping my closet for outfits that I find inspiring on Instagram or Pinterest. Instead of using these platforms as a breeding ground for outfit envy (oh yes, this is a thing) and impulse purchases, turn them into tools for learning to make the most out of the clothes already in your closet. This

Keep Reading

Shop Your Closet for Chic New Holiday Outfits

I don’t think there’s anything more satisfying than shopping your closet. Getting creative with what you already have by styling an old piece of clothing in a new way can be fun, exciting and feel great. Shopping your closet is not only good for your wallet, it’s good for the planet too, because it practices responsible consumption. And it’s fun! In this week’s video, I share the three steps I take to transform an old

Keep Reading
Everlane, Everlane review, styling closet basics, winter outfit ideas, holiday outfit ideas, holiday outfit ideas using closet essentials, slow fashion, sustainable fashion

Not So Basic Closet Essentials For Chic Winter Looks

Hi everyone! Here are some thoughts behind last week’s video about winter wardrobe staples that can help build chic outfits for the holidays and beyond. How to Identify Classic Silhouettes Because colour is so subjective depending on your style personality, closet colour palette and skin tone, I always prioritize clothing that has a classic silhouette when adding wardrobe staples to my closet. Classic silhouettes typically have similar characteristics which can still apply to different body

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Ethically Made Footwear With Poppy Barley

It really doesn’t feel like Spring where I am. We have yet to hit double digits and there’s snow in the forecast for today. But style and fashion must go on; we can still look good even though the weather doesn’t want us to right? Enter ethical footwear maker Poppy Barley’s annual popup in collaboration with Vincent! For those of you in the Ottawa area, Poppy Barley’s regular trek to Ottawa is always highly anticipated

Keep Reading

The 11 Closet Essentials are the Foundation of a Stylish Wardrobe

I’ve been posting a new slow fashion vlog every Sunday since October and am loving the process of creating videos and sharing sustainable style tips this way. If you haven’t had a chance, check it out here. This week I shared 11 basics that are the foundation of a versatile and effortless wardrobe. After years of going through closets and working with my own minimal wardrobe, these closet staples provide seasonless versatility that women are

Keep Reading

Banish Outfit Envy with These Easy Tricks – And Without Shopping

How many times have you seen someone else’s outfit – in the street, on Insta, on Pinterest – and immediately logged into your favourite shopping app to locate and potentially purchase whatever items you were coveting just minutes ago? We’ve all been there. As a reformed chronic-comparer, I understand outfit envy very well. But recent slow fashion and sustainable style choices have since come to the rescue! Watch this week’s vlog for some tips I

Keep Reading

What Is Slow Fashion? Basic Principles.

I talk a lot about slow fashion, but the other day got a great question – where to start learning about slow fashion? There are a lot of sustainable fashion and minimalist blogs on the internet, and these are a great place to start. But as far as I’m concerned, having a closet full of ethically made, or ultra basic clothing that you never wear is just as silly as shopping aimlessly and disposing of

Keep Reading

5 Ways to Add Style to Your Capsule Wardrobe

https://youtu.be/r1kYbcX_e5s Guys! I’m on Youtube! I’ll post a new slow fashion / sustainable style video every Sunday. If you haven’t yet, subscribe to my channel so you can find out how to be a more conscious consumer, spend less, and still look stylish on the daily. You can subscribe here!  I’m not going to lie, I am SO proud of my grade 2 level editing skills since I’m a technical disaster – but I’d love

Keep Reading

Vegan Leather Shoes with SOULiers Studio

Although I’m a self-professed minimalist, when it comes to shoes, I honestly don’t think you can have enough. As long as they’re well-made, classic, or so over the top weird that they’ll never go out of style, a solid shoe collection is the perfect compliment to a minimal wardrobe. Why? Because changing shoes can literally change an entire look, resulting in the need fewer garments in your closet. That being said, when I was introduced

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An Easy Alternative to Purging Your Closet Each Season

If the thought of cleaning out your closet has ever made you want to cry into a bottle of wine, this post is for you. Or maybe you went a bit overboard on your last wardrobe purge only to be left with a few underwear and some mismatched socks. Not a great sitch, my friend. While going through a big closet purge every season is awesome and results in a streamlined wardrobe with space to

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