Ethically Made Footwear With Poppy Barley

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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 … Read moreEthically Made Footwear With Poppy Barley

My Best Investment Purchases and Items for a Curated Closet

I’ve always thought that curated “closet essentials” are wily subjects. For example, a wardrobe essential for an ER nurse who works a lot of overtime and teaches college courses on the side will look entirely different from the closet essential of a diplomat who travels 300 days of the year and attends a plethora of … Read moreMy Best Investment Purchases and Items for a Curated Closet

Responsible Travel: Is it Possible?

A long time ago, my sister-in-law asked me what my first love was. You know, the thing you first discover as a child and slowly build an obsession around? Sometimes it’s a sport, sometimes it’s an animal (not going to lie, I totally had a Northern Getaway tee with a giant wolf on it during … Read moreResponsible Travel: Is it Possible?

Why We Moved From the City to a Small Town

I’ve been meaning to write this post for a while. Although I’ve explained it a thousand times to people, friends, and clients who have asked “whyyyy?” in person, it’s hard to put things in writing. But here goes. Since graduating from university I’ve lived in an urban setting. And while I wouldn’t call central Ottawa … Read moreWhy We Moved From the City to a Small Town

Ask Yourself These Questions When Decluttering Your Closet

In this week’s Youtube video I talk about my process when I declutter my closet. I don’t do big seasonal purges as my closet is too small for that, but I do edit on a regular basis. When I’m not sure about an item, I run through these questions, and always keep in mind these … Read moreAsk Yourself These Questions When Decluttering Your Closet

Poppy Barley: Why You Need to Know This Ethical Footwear Brand

If you watch my Youtube, or have ever had a general conversation with me, you’ll know that one thing I am not minimalist about is footwear. I’m sorry if i’ve deceived you, but I’m a firm believer that quality footwear is the foundation of a sustainable capsule/curated closet. Without getting Kardashian-excessive, I think it’s important … Read morePoppy Barley: Why You Need to Know This Ethical Footwear Brand

These 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 … Read moreThese 11 Closet Essentials are the Foundation of a Stylish Wardrobe